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Playing Hull stars was "very good exercise" says York City boss Nigel Worthington

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12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington hailed a "very good exercise" following a 2-0 friendly defeat against Premier League Hull.

Wilby makes waves at Commonwealth Games

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5425396)

12:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby swept into the final of the 200 metres breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games today.

African internationals Aluko and Sagbo earn Hull a 2-0 win over York City

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12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AFRICAN internationals Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo scored second-half goals to earn Premier League Hull City a 2-0 win at York City.

Six of the best to ignite Lokos title challenge

York Press: York Lokomotive ARLC

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SIX games, six wins. That is what York Lokomotive head coach Simon Moat wants as his men go all out for championship glory in Yorkshire Men's League Group 2.

Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale chasing One-day Cup dream

York Press: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 01/04/2014 - Cricket - Friendly - Yorkshire CCC v Leeds/Bradford MCCU, Day 1 - Headingley, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Andrew Gale. (8537657)

11:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire success in the forthcoming Royal London One-day Cup will help him achieve a long-term career goal.

Title challengers Holgate WMC close in on division one leaders

York Press:

11:48am Thursday 24th July 2014

HOLGATE WMC dodged the stormy weather to close the gap on leaders Holgate to 5.5 points in division one of the York Amateur Bowling Association League.

Bowls: Super 7 ready to swing into summer action

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11:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

ENTRIES are now being taken for York's annual Super 7 bowls competition.

Doncaster chance for Goldie’s oldie, Nanton

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11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

NANTON, in the autumn of his career, can show his junior rivals a clean pair of heels at Doncaster this evening.

A Fleet footed victory sends Selby crashing out of Mitchell Cup

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

STILLINGFLEET eased into the semi-finals of the Mitchell Cup by thumping Selby in the only HPH York Vale cricket game to finish in a rain-lashed weekend.

York’s James Wilby takes the plunge as Commonwealth Games get under way

York Press:

11:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby gets his Commonwealth Games under way today - going for glory in the 200 metres breaststroke in front of a packed Glasgow crowd.

Plain sailing for Yorkshire Ouse Club pair

York Press:

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

PETE LEE and Steve Bingham, of Team Enterprise, got their timing just right to sail to a clear win in the Yorkshire Ouse Sailing Club’s annual Roundabout Race on the River Ouse at Naburn, writes Matthew Graves.

Yorkshire overseas star Kane Williamson banned from bowling

York Press: Kane Williamson has been reported for a suspected bowling action

2:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORKSHIRE overseas player Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling in all cricket due to an illegal action.

Injury lift for York City ahead of Hull City clash

York Press: Luke Summerfield  in action against Sheffield Wednesday supported by Ryan Jarvis.Nigel Holland. (8354872)

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK CITY chief Nigel Worthington is optimistic midfielder Luke Summerfield might yet make the start of the Sky Bet League Two season next month.

Knights bag team of the week award

York Press: York City Knights man of the match Ben Reynolds in action against OldhamPicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK City Knights' demolition of Championship One title rivals Oldham earned them the Kingstone Press performance of the week accolade.

Foss Cricket League: Weather reigns in top of the table tie

York Press: Woodhouse Grange batsman Chris Bilton in action against York II.Nigel Holland. (8470223)

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RAIN ruined the top of the table clash between York and Woodhouse Grange in division one of the Foss Evening Cricket League.

Pilmoor Cricket League: Chasing pack bridge gap to division one leaders

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ONLY one point separates the top three sides in division one of the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League after Thirsk's defeat at the hands of Sessay.

Knavesmire Harriers soar to York series team glory

York Press: TEAM LEADER: Emma Yates, of York Knavesmire Harriers

12:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RUNNERS from York Knavesmire Harriers are celebrating a superb performance in the York & District Summer League.

York Lokomotive rue missed chances as Pirates smuggle points from New Lane

York Press: York Lokomotive ARLC

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK Lokomotive ARLC crashed to a shock 10-6 defeat at home to basement side Scarborough Pirates in group two of the Yorkshire League.

Darts: Mark McLoughlin reaches Pro-am Grand Finals

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12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MARK McLoughlin has won through to the York Darts Promotions' Pro-am Grand Finals.

Dandy Nicholls' Cahal napped for Summer Festival success at Catterick

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12:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival rolls on to Catterick today and North Yorkshire trainers Dandy Nicholls and Mark Johnston are fancied to figure among the winners.

Summer of football fun with York City

York Press: FOOTBALL FUN: Former York City striker Richard Cresswell, now the club's development consultant, presents medals to youngsters at a recent York City in the Community's football camp at York Sport VillagePicture: David Harrison

12:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK City in the Community are running football camps at eight difference venues during the summer holidays.

York City left-back’s 100 per cent vow

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1:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FEMI Ilesanmi has insisted that being the only recognised left back on York City's books will not affect his performance levels.

Tykes tipped for top after crushing victory over Middlesex

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7:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LOSING Middlesex captain Chris Rogers says Yorkshire remain his tip to win the LV= County Championship after the hosts completed a comprehensive 220-run win at Scarborough to return to the top of Division One.

Woodhouse oust Sessay in Village Cup final

York Press: York II bowler Chris Burn appeals for LBW and Woodhouse Grange batsman Nick Hadfield is dismissed.Nigel Holland. (8426588)

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WOODHOUSE Grange Cricket Club are one step away from a sixth Davidstow National Village Cup final.

Commonwealth Games glory bid for swimmer James Wilby

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmers James Wilby and Annie Johnston. Picture : Garry Atkinson (8438654)

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby is counting down the hours to the Commonwealth Games.

Darts: Marcia’s Hunter and Smith thwart whitewash bid

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4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MARCIA 'B’s Joan Hunter and Sue Smith combined to deny City Supporters a full house in their York John Smith’s Ladies Darts League division one fixture.

Starbeck in top spot for Men's Tennis League promotion

York Press: FIRST TIME LUCKY: Appleton Roebuck 2 hit the top in their inaugural season in division six of the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League. Pictured are, from left, Ben Lister, Doug Strachan, Jack Swarbricke, captain Geoff Steel, Richard Barwick and Steve T

1:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE contest for automatic promotion from level two in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s League is hotting up.

North Yorkshire runner on a Cumbrian mission

York Press:

1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Peter Niven, who sent out Sugar Town to win at 33-1 at Thirsk last week, heads to Carlisle this evening aiming to complete a quick double with the lightly-raced filly.

Tennis: Reigning champions topple title challengers York

York Press: Tennis - cxz

1:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK surrendered their unbeaten record in division one of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League to reigning champions Poppleton.

Tennis: Cliffe top of the table after Wigginton win

York Press: Tennis - cxz

1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CLIFFE edged past Wigginton 58-50 in division three of the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League to climb to the top of the table.

Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale sets up County Championship victory chance against Middlesex at Scarborough

York Press: CENTURION: Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale in full flow at Scarborough

7:26pm Monday 21st July 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale scored an unbeaten century during the third day of their LV= County Championship match against Middlesex at Scarborough to put his side on course for victory.

York City's Luke Summerfield doubtful for start of new season

York Press: Luke Summerfield  in action against Sheffield Wednesday supported by Ryan Jarvis.Nigel Holland. (8354872)

12:53pm Monday 21st July 2014

LUKE Summerfield could miss the start of York City’s SkyBet League Two season with a knee injury.

Heworth ARLC lose at home to Coventry Bears

York Press: Heworth's Liam Richmond and Charlie McGill try to win the ball back.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8396863)

12:31pm Monday 21st July 2014

HEWORTH ARLC failed to reproduce their winning form as they went down 22-6 at home to Coventry Bears in National Conference League division three.

York Acorn snatch draw from jaws of Sharks defeat

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12:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

ANTONY CHILTON kicked a last-gasp penalty as York Acorn ARLC snatched a 24-24 draw with Shaw Cross Sharks in National Conference League division one.

Senior Cricket League: Woodhouse Grange easing clear in premier division

York Press: DOWNPOUR: Heavy rain affects the pitch at Heworth, where visitors Folkton & Flixton had reached 49-2 off 15.2 overs before the heavens opened in division one of the Hunters York & District Senior LeaguePicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

11:47am Monday 21st July 2014

CHAMPIONS Woodhouse Grange gained a couple of points over second-placed Easingwold with the best of a draw at Sewerby in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League premier division.

Senior Cricket League: Leckenby falls just short of century again

York Press: Duncombe Park's Brian Leckenby on his way to 90 against PocklingtonPicture: David Harrison

11:45am Monday 21st July 2014

PROLIFIC Duncombe Park batsman Brian Leckenby was out in the 90s for the second time this season in a rain-hit division two north game at home to Pocklington.

Senior Cricket League: Sheriff Hutton and Duncombe Park denied by weather

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:41am Monday 21st July 2014

RAIN ruined an intriguing contest between Sheriff Hutton II and Duncombe Park II in division four central of the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Ollie Pears' Noodles Blue Boy tipped for return to form

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11:33am Monday 21st July 2014

NOODLES BLUE BOY, who is no stranger to success at Beverley, returns to the Westwood this evening with a sound chance of resuming winning ways.

Weather wipes out York Cricket Club double

York Press: Jake Murphy

11:34am Monday 21st July 2014

CHAMPIONS York took three points from their home fixture with Rotherham Town in the Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier Cricket League.

Tristan Robbins wins sprint finish in Junior Road Race Cycling Championships

York Press: British Junior Cycle Race at Ampleforth Abbey, on Saturday. Picture David Harrison. (8398979)

12:07pm Monday 21st July 2014

TRISTAN ROBBINS won the National Junior Road Race Cycling Championships at the Ryedale Grand Prix weekend.

York City Knights boss Gary Thornton thrilled with Oldham triumph

York Press: York City Knights try scorer Ben Dent is congratulated his team-mates during the win over OldhamPicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

7:53pm Sunday 20th July 2014

GARY THORNTON believes a “special team” is coming together at York City Knights after the Championship One league leaders humiliated Oldham 54-12 in the top-of-the-table battle at Huntington Stadium.

Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom rolls back years with seven-up Middlesex display at Scarborough

York Press: Yorkshire's Steven Patterson celebrates the wicket of Middlesex's Nick Gubbins at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

7:56pm Sunday 20th July 2014

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM took seven wickets in a first-class innings for the second time in his career as Yorkshire claimed the initiative at the halfway stage of their LV= County Championship match against Middlesex at Scarborough.

York City Knights 54, Oldham 12

York Press: York City Knights' Pat Smith scores the first of his try hat-trick against OldhamPicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

7:42pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A PSYCHOLOGICAL blow was what Gary Thornton wanted his York City Knights side to land on Oldham.

York City to work on finishing after St Johnstone stalemate

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5:32pm Saturday 19th July 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington wants his players to brush up on their finishing after drawing 0-0 at pre-season hosts St Johnstone.

Dominant York City held to a 0-0 draw at St Johnstone

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4:49pm Saturday 19th July 2014

YORK City failed to take a glut of chances on the way to a goal-less draw at St Johnstone.

Thornton: Knights shaping well for promotion run-in

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12:26pm Saturday 19th July 2014

YORK CITY Knights chief Gary Thornton says his side are not yet the finished article ahead of their top-of-the-table Kingstone Press Championship One tussle with Oldham at Huntington Stadium tomorrow - but he believes they are getting close.

York City set-piece star getting ample kicks

York Press: Michael Coulson in action against Sheffield Wednesday.Nigel Holland (8360569)

12:24pm Saturday 19th July 2014

MICHAEL COULSON has told his York City team-mates they might need to wrestle him off the ball if they want to take a free-kick next season.

Flashback to glory of Knights gone by

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12:18pm Saturday 19th July 2014

WHO can think about any game against Oldham without casting their minds back to one of the most glorious episodes in the history of York City Knights?

Emma Brown wins York Ladies Championship for sixth time

York Press: Malton & Norton GC's Emma Brown with the York Ladies Championship trophy

12:04pm Saturday 19th July 2014

EMMA BROWN recorded a super six at the York Union of Golf Club's York Ladies Championship.

Second North Yorkshire win on the cards for Penhill

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:59am Saturday 19th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer James Bethell, aiming to strike while the iron is hot, is on the trail of the feature race at Ripon this afternoon with Penhill, who won as recently as Thirsk on Tuesday night.

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