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Former Jamaican international Deon Burton set to sign on loan for York City

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10:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

YORK City are set to sign former Jamaica international Deon Burton on loan from Scunthorpe.

Coach raves over Knights' central strength following Corey Hanson signing

York Press:

12:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

NEW boss James Ford reckons York City Knights could have landed themselves a gem in Corey Hanson - and says his arrival coupled with the retention of Tyler Craig gives the club superb strength in depth in the centres.

Michael Ingham back in contention for York City after recovering from thigh injury

York Press:

12:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MICHAEL INGHAM has recovered from a thigh strain in time for York City's SkyBet League Two trip to Cheltenham on Saturday.

Knights pack pair sign up for 2015 season

York Press:

12:26pm Thursday 30th October 2014

NEW boss James Ford expects bigger things from Jack Pickles and Jay Leary in 2015 after the pack pair pledged their futures to his York City Knights evolution.

Marcus Hoggarth planning full assault on GT Cup after Ferrari success

York Press:

12:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WHO would not want to race a Ferrari? Marcus Hoggarth certainly did and the York-based driver enjoyed a sensational first season in the iconic Italian sports car.

Bowls: Three full houses rattled home by York bowlers

York Press:

12:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire glee was enjoyed by York Indoor Bowls Club, whose ‘A’ team got their Yorkshire Over-55s League division one campaign off to the best possible start.

Bowls: Featherstone too strong for New Earswick's over-60s

York Press:

11:58am Thursday 30th October 2014

NEW EARSWICK IBC had a bad day at the office against a strong Featherstone team in the over-60s double rinks competition.

Dr Richard Newland's Grand National links bode well for Durham tilt

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Durham National, which forms the feature at Sedgefield this afternoon, holds no fears for Dr Richard Newland. He’s the trainer who sent out Pineau Du Rea to gain a 25-1 success in the ‘real thing’ - the Grand National at Aintree in April.

Golf: Simon Dyson hoping to continue success in Shanghai

York Press: England's Simon Dyson on the 1st green during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit

12:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

YORK golfer Simon Dyson was among the early starters in the penultimate tournament ahead of the European Tour season-ending World Championship next month.

New Earswick All blacks hope home advantage will help them end Queenbury’s unbeaten start

York Press: New Earswick All Blacks’ Adam Caddie makes a break

12:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

JACK STEARMAN is hoping home fires can burn to help New Earswick ARLC rise up the Pennine League championship.

York City boss targets lucrative run to FA Cup third round

York Press:

1:14pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PLUM third round tie is manager Russ Wilcox's aim when York City start their FA Cup adventure next month.

York City Ladies fourth after second league defeat

York Press:

1:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

YORK CITY Ladies lost 3-2 in a top of the table clash with Brighouse in the North East Regional Women’s Football League.

Seven Yorkshire players called up for England Lions touring party

York Press:

1:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

YORKSHIRE have got a magnificent seven players in the provisional England Lions touring party for their New Year trip to South Africa, where they will play a mixture of first-class and one-day cricket.

Horse racing: North Yorkshire Boxing duel thrills Nottingham

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire jockey David Allan will be aiming to put one over on his boss Tim Easterby in the opening race at Nottingham this afternoon - but may well come unstuck.

Silviniaco Conti's Gold Cup trail to begin at Wetherby

York Press:

12:51pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

STAR chaser Silviniaco Conti begins his bid for Gold Cup glory next year at Wetherby on Saturday.

Hockey: Hard-earned win for Acomb at Harrogate

York Press: Acomb I’s Matt Dickenson

12:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ACOMB Hockey men’s I took a hard-earned 2-1 win away from Harrogate IV in Yorkshire League division four north.

Hockey: York men’s IV go eight points clear

York Press:

12:41pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

IN-FORM City of York Hockey Club men’s IV are riding high in division three of the Yorkshire League.

Snooker: Heworth hit with shock Acomb loss

York Press:

12:38pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HEWORTH ‘A’ crashed to their first defeat of the York Conservative Clubs’ Carlsberg UK Snooker League season losing 5-2 to Acomb ‘B’.

Sporting heroes and heroines of Hambleton hailed

York Press: SPORT STARS: Some of the winners with Councillor John Prest

12:52pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SPORTING heroes in Hambleton have been rewarded for their commitment to sport.

Five days training with no distractions for York City

York Press: York City's John McCombe in action against Newport County. Pic: Mike Tipping (11317348)

12:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOHN McCOMBE believes York City will benefit from their first full week on the training ground under new manager Russ Wilcox.

James Haynes is new Knights team captain

York Press: Coach James Ford (right) with new signings at the York City Knights Meet the Players event (from left) Corey Hanson, Jamel Chisholm, Nev Morrison, Josh Nicklin, Pete Aspinall, Liam Cunningham and Mark Applegarth. Pic: Mike Tipping (11936622)

12:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JAMES HAYNES is staying at York City Knights' and will be the new team captain, head coach James Ford has announced.

York Minster Engineering Football League round-up

York Press:

12:06pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The second round of the York FA Cup saw a reduced fixture list this weekend in the York Minster Engineering League. In the Premier Division, the only fixture saw two lowly teams collide as Terrington Glory defeated Easingwold Town 2-0 with first-half goals from Josh Ward and Chris Rhodes.

Tough task as Selby Town host Guiseley

York Press:

12:06pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SELBY Town's unbeaten knockout record will be put to the test this week.

New Earswick All Blacks defeat King Cross Park to find winning trail

York Press: Sherburn Bears forward Matt Orford bursts through the Farnley defence to score a try

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC picked up their first victory of the season as they beat King Cross Park 34-22 in the Pennine League Championship.

New kit is fitting tribute to New Earswick's Dennis Harrison

York Press: Heworth All Blacks captain Adam Kirby (foreground) with Dennis Harrison's son Richard, daughter Sarah and granddaughter Emily, with sponsors and other memebers of the team in the new kit. (11925498)

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

NEW EARSWICK All Blacks players will remember the name of Dennis Harrison every time they don their distinctive shirt.

Darts: York's Neil Hart reaches Top of Ghent semi-finals

York Press: darts - cxz

11:55am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YORK’S Neil Hart paired up with England international Zoe Jones to reach the Top of Ghent mixed pairs competition semi-finals on his BDO debut.

Win for Lord Collingwood in Ladies Darts League

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

LORD Collingwood won the last two games to snatch a 4-3 victory at The Ebor in division one of the York White Rose Ladies Darts League.

Third place for Simon Dyson in China

York Press: North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson

11:54am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YORK-BORN Simon Dyson was in the frame at the Mission Hills pro-am celebrity tournament held in China.

Darts: Sandra Bruce takes on Tracey Farmeary in final

York Press:

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CASTLE Howard Ox 'B' ace Sandra Bruce will defend her York John Smith's Ladies Darts League title against York City Supporters captain Tracey Farmeary tonight.

Hockey: High five in York’s promotion charge

York Press: Yorks Dan Ellwood in action against Harrogate.Pic:Nigel Holland (11929862)

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

IN-FORM City of York men's I maintained their unbeaten start to the North Hockey League division one season with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Harrogate I.

Hockey: City of York Ladies topple Lancaster in War of the Roses battle

York Press: Hockey - cxz

11:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CITY of York ladies I erased their recent poor form with a 2-0 victory over Lancaster I in the North Hockey League premier division.

George Chaloner teams up with winning pair at Catterick

York Press:

11:44am Tuesday 28th October 2014

GEORGE CHALONER teams up with two horses at Catterick today who will always have a place in his heart.

Rowntrees RUFC lose 20-13 to Castleford 2nds

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ROWNTREES RUFC conceded a late try and penalty to lose 20-13 at home to leaders Castleford 2nds.

York City handed home FA Cup first round tie against AFC Wimbledon

York Press: New City manager Russ Wilcox and Steve Torpey in the dugout.Pic:Nigel Holland (11639656)

7:15pm Monday 27th October 2014

YORK City will host AFC Wimbledon in round one of the FA Cup.

A hat-trick of new deals as Aspinall, Presley and Mallinder join Knights

York Press: Jonny Presley

12:58pm Monday 27th October 2014

A "LIGHTNING quick" player, a hard hitter and an "outstanding athlete" - the latest trio to put pen to paper for James Ford at York City Knights.

York City 1, Mansfield Town 1

York Press:

12:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

ON-LOAN Blade Diego De Girolamo scored his second goal in three outings for York City but new boss Russ Wilcox will be looking for a greater cutting edge to revive the team’s fortunes in coming weeks.

Riccall United strike late to oust White Horse

York Press:

12:32pm Monday 27th October 2014

RICCALL United scored twice in the last three minutes to dump Church Fenton White Horse out of the York FA Saturday Senior Cup.

Bissett and Stewart seal Tadcaster Albion's win

York Press:

12:37pm Monday 27th October 2014

TADCASTER Albion maintained their three point lead at the top of the Northern Counties East League premier division with a 2-0 home victory over Garforth Town.

York RUFC hold off battling Heath

York Press:

12:23pm Monday 27th October 2014

YORK RUFC stayed in the promotion chasing pack in Yorkshire One with a battling 25-19 victory over Heath.

Resurgent York RI RUFC thwart late Ossett thrust

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

12:21pm Monday 27th October 2014

IN-FORM York RI RUFC maintained their promotion push with a 26-10 victory at Ossett in Yorkshire Four.

Pocklington RUFC let it slip at Newcastle

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

12:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

IT was a bad day for Pocklington at Newcastle in North One East as they looked in complete control only to let Northern off the hook and slide to a 19-14 defeat.

New lease of life for ace jockey Jack Garritty

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:09pm Monday 27th October 2014

JACK GARRITTY, who enjoyed a career milestone at Doncaster on Saturday when riding his first treble, can extend his winning run at Redcar this afternoon.

Three-way fight for goalkeeping role at York City says boss Russ Wilcox

York Press:

10:15pm Saturday 25th October 2014

YORK City boss Russ Wilcox is looking forward to a three-way fight for the goalkeeper’s shirt at Bootham Crescent.

York City chief stresses need for reserves

York Press: New City manager Russ Wilcox and Steve Torpey in the dugout.Pic:Nigel Holland (11639656)

12:09pm Saturday 25th October 2014

YORK City boss Russ Wilcox wants to bring competitive reserve-team football back to Bootham Crescent.

Brining's in to bolster ranks of Knights

York Press: Kriss Brining passes to Jack Iley, York City Knights (11898698)

12:08pm Saturday 25th October 2014

KRISS BRINING has pledged his future to York City Knights.

Yorkshire bowler plots regime to stay in tip-top condition

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:07pm Saturday 25th October 2014

LIAM PLUNKETT has revealed the demanding winter fitness schedule which will leave him in peak physical condition in time for a hectic year of cricket with Yorkshire and England in 2015.

Ex-champion jockey poised for Group 1 finale

York Press: Trainer Richard Fahey smiles after Imshivalla ridden by Jack Garritty wins the sportingbet.com Stakes at York Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 11, 2014. See PA story RACING York. Photo credit should read Anna Gowthorpe/P

12:04pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN, who has enjoyed an outstanding year, heads to Doncaster this afternoon with bright prospects of causing an upset in the final Group 1 race of the campaign.

York City net Alex Cisak on lone deal

York Press: York City - zxc

12:17pm Saturday 25th October 2014

YORK City have signed former Australia under-20 goalkeeper Alex Cisak on loan from Premier League Burnley, writes Dave Flett.

Aces rev up for Malton Forest Rally

York Press: VICTOR: Charlie Payne in action in the Dukeries Rally

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A STRONG field is being assembled for the Malton Forest Rally on Sunday, November 2.

Largesse of union grates with league

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

RUGBY League must feel it has been cheated – and that’s nothing to do with the outrageous clout delivered by Wigan’s Ben Flower in the fateful opening minutes of the Grand Final against St Helens.

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