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Leeds United defy Wood’s absence to beat Sunderland

Leeds United showed a terrific team bond as they kept another clean sheet and won 2-0 at Sunderland despite the late pull-out of striker Chris Wood after he stated he was not in right frame of mind to play.

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Liversedge prepare for FA Cup trip

Liversedge prepare for FA Cup trip

Liversedge travel to Ramsbottom United in the FA Cup Preliminary Round on Saturday bidding to maintain their decent start to the season.

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Bradford City played Blackpool at Valley Parade earlier this month. Stock pic.

Police keep peace at Bradford City match with just eight liaison officers

A West Yorkshire Police commander has described how his force kept the peace at a Bradford City home game with just eight actively deployed officers after adopting an approach used at major protests.

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Chris Wood is denied by Fulham goalkeeper David Button. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United boss gets first hand taste of how tough Championship is

After what amounted to a fairly gentle introduction to life in English football for new head coach Thomas Christiansen he is now aware of what lies ahead for him and his Leeds United team.

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Pablo Hernanadez holds off the Fulham defence. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United held to another goalless draw at home

Leeds United remain unbeaten after three matches in the EFL Championship, but had to settle for a second goalless draw in four days at Elland Road after a hard working display against Fulham.

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Ben Pearson lunges in on Eunan O'Kane to earn the first of his two yellow cards for Preston at Leeds United. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United draw a blank in opening home league game

Leeds United were left frustrated in their first home game in the EFL Championship as they were held to a goalless draw by a Preston team down to 10 men for the last half-hour.

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Hat-trick hero Samuel Saiz celebrates scoring for Leeds United against Port Vale. Picture: Tony Johnson

Saiz sizzles for Leeds United with debut hat-trick

A brilliant hat-trick on his Elland Road debut by Samuel Saiz lit up Elland Road as Leeds United cruised into round two of the Carabao Cup with a 4-1 win over Port Vale.

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Norman Bettison approaches the court in Warrington

Hillsborough: Five charged over disaster appear in court for first time

Five men charged following an investigation into the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath appeared in court for the first time this afternoon.
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Samuel Saiz, expected to get a chance for Leeds United against Port Vale.

Leeds United expected to ring changes for Port Vale cup tie

After seeing his side pass their first test in making a flying start in the EFL Championship Thomas Christiansen now takes charge of his first cup tie as Leeds United head coach with Port Vale providing the opposition at Elland Road tonight.

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Leeds United's Tyler Denton in action last season.

Denton goes out on loan after Manchester United player joins Leeds

Port Vale have signed Dewsbury-born footballer Tyler Denton on loan from Leeds United for the season.

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Kalvin Phillips after his two-goal performance for Leeds United. Picture Tony Johnson.

Phillips at the double to give Leeds United a winning start

New Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen got off to a winning start as the Whites struck three times in the opening half to beat Bolton Wanderers 3-2 at the Macron Stadium.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Fresh start for Leeds United after summer of activity

With all the activity at Elland Road over the summer months it does not seem that long since fans were saying goodbye to last season, but the new campaign is here again with Leeds United starting the long road to what they hope will be promotion this Sunday at Bolton Wanderers.

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Dembele: Star of the future Karamoko Dembl, of Celtic with hisYoudanTrophy player of the tournament award 2016

Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.
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Liversedge hope to attract a record attendance for the visit of Garforth Town on August 22.

Liversedge FC set ambitious goal of breaking Clayborn’s attendance record

LIVERSEDGE FC have set an ambitious goal of attracting a record crowd to Clayborn when they face Garforth Town in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division on Tuesday August 22 (kick off 7.45pm).

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Ezgjan Alioski, who has impressed so far in pre-season for Leeds United.

Leeds United have plenty to ponder ahead of new season

Leeds United are back home from their Austrian training camp with plenty to ponder ahead of the new season, which is now less than two weeks away.

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Batley footballer Ellie Dobson, in action for Middlesbrough Ladies, has been selected in Great Britains 20-strong squad to compete at next months Universities World Cup in China.

Batley lass Ellie aiming for University World Cup glory

BATLEY Footballer Ellie Dobson is heading for China having been selected for the Great Britain squad to compete in next month’s Universities World Cup.

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Liversedge seal second pre-season friendly win

Liversedge seal second pre-season friendly win

Liversedge FC recorded a second win of pre-season last Saturday when they overcame Immingham Town 6-4 at Clayborn.

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Disney Princess advice from the Lionesses (from L-R) Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton, Siobhan Chamberlain, Ellen White, Nikita Parris giving advice to young girls.

England women's footballers become Disney Princesses to inspire girls

England women's footballers have kicked off a campaign with Disney to redefine the term 'Princess' and inspire girls to make their own dreams come true.
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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Famous name next up for Leeds United as they look to learn from training game loss

Leeds United head into their first high profile pre-season game against Borussia Monchengladbach tomorrow off the back of their first defeat.

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