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Even wins may not be enough now for Leeds United

After messing up the first of what was effectively three “cup finals” it is now clear for Leeds United – win against Norwich City this Saturday or the play-off bid will definitely be over.

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Despair for Leeds United's Luke Ayling after the Burton defeat. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Monk vows to fight on after disastrous defeat for Leeds United

Leeds United boss Garry Monk accepted his side’s hopes of reaching the play-offs were out of their hands following defeat at Burton Albion, but vowed that the players would keep fighting to the end of the season.

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Ugo Ehiogu

Former footballer Ugo Ehiogu dies aged 44

Former England defender Ugo Ehiogu has died aged 44, Tottenham have announced.
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Leeds United v Wolves. dejected Leeds players at the end.17th April 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds United face three tests of nerve as they bid to make play-offs

After more than four months spent in the top six Leeds United are waking up to being outside the play-off places and with a real fight on their hands now to prolong their season in May.

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Souleymane Doukara, went closest to a goal for Leeds United.

Leeds United fall out of play-off places after home defeat

A big Elland Road crowd went home disappointed after seeing Leeds United slip out of the play-off places with a disappointing display and a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves.

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Goal scorer: Chris Wood.

Wood claims big point for Leeds United at Newcastle

Chris Wood’s injury-time volley earned Leeds United what could be a vital point with a 1-1 draw against Newcastle st St James’s Park.

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Callum Wheatley netted Littletowns third goal to ensure they reached the Heavy Woollen District FA Wheatley Cup Final with victory over Wyke Wanderers last Thursday. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Littletown defeat Wyke to reach Wheatley Cup final

Littletown booked a place in the Heavy Woollen District FA Wheatley Cup final thanks to a 3-1 win over Wyke Wanderers at Liversedge last Thursday.

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Leeds United head coach Garry Monk.

Easter hunt for crucial points for Leeds United

Easter has never traditionally been a good time for Leeds United, but they can all but seal a place in the EFL Championship play-offs with two good results over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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St John Fisher closing in on Premier crown as treble hopes remain on course

St John Fisher closing in on Premier crown as treble hopes remain on course

St John Fisher are on the brink of clinching the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division title following a 9-0 win over Heckmonwike Town on Tuesday.

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Athletico win opens up Spen Valley title race

Athletico win opens up Spen Valley title race

Athletico moved to within two points of Spen Valley League Premier Division leaders Palestino thanks to a 4-2 win over Girlington last Saturday.

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Preston's Alex Baptiste is red carded after kicking out at Leeds United's Pablo Hernandez. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United boost play-off hopes with win over 10-man Preston

Leeds United were back to winning ways in style as they beat play-off rivals Preston 3-0 at Elland Road.

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Athletico and Palestino face battle on three fronts

Athletico and Palestino face battle on three fronts

Athletico and Palestino face a battle for the three major honours in the Spen Valley League.

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Six of the best sees Lower Hopton emerge as Premier Division title favourites

Six of the best sees Lower Hopton emerge as Premier Division title favourites

Lower Hopton have emerged as the new West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division title favourites following a run of six straight victories.

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Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves have secured the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Division Two title.

St John Fisher close on Premier title after emphatic win over rivals Birstall

St John Fisher took a huge step towards retaining the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division title and completing the first leg of a treble as they thrashed second placed Birstall CC 8-1 on Tuesday.

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The Woodman Batle Carr football team played their final fixture in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League last week and were made to dig deep as they fought back from 3-0 down to beat Woodkirk Valley 5-3.

End of an era as Woodman bring curtain down in style

One of the longest established teams in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League is no more after the Woodman Batley Carr played their final fixture last weekend.

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Liam Cooper, banned for six matches.

Big crowd set to back Leeds United in key home game

DESPITE the setbacks at Reading and Brentford, which have knocked promotion hopes, Leeds United continue to be backed by the fans with another huge crowd set for Elland Road this Saturday.

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Vaughan Redford shoots just over for Liversedge against Cleethorpes Town last Saturday

Liversedge unable to halt slide after double set back

Liversedge’s winless run in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division has stretched to nine matches following defeats to Cleethorpes Town and Parkgate.

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Kemar Roofe cannot believe his luck after seeing a shot kept out for Leeds United in their 2-0 defeat to Brentford. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Out of sorts Leeds United suffer second successive defeat

Two first half goals sealed a second successive away defeat for Leeds United at Brentford as they missed a chance to give themselves valuable breathing space in the EFL Championship play-off race.

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Pablo Hernandez is frustrated in defeat with Leeds United team-mate Rob Green. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Monk backs Leeds United to hit back after narrow defeat at Reading

Head coach Garry Monk reckoned Leeds United were unlucky to see their unbeaten run end as they went down to a narrow defeat away against play-off rivals Reading.

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Joe Jagger scored twice for Littletown.

Lower Hopton rack up fifth straight win to pile pressure on Premier leaders

Lower Hopton earned a fifth straight win to move within touching distance of the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division front runners.

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