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Leeds United aiming to home in on top six

After the encouragement of taking 10 points from their last five games Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen will be hoping his team kick on further with back to back home games now on the horizon.

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Adam Ravat scored for Mount Pleasant as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Clifton Rangers and lost ground on Heavy Wollen Sunday League Championship leaders Deighton WMC. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Freezing temperatures sees local football programme decimated

Snow and frozen pitches left last week’s Heavy Woollen Sunday League programme decimated, with only three matches across the three divisions taking place.

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Keear Roofe heads in Leeds United's first goal at Queens Park Rangers v. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Christiansen outlines value of Roofe-inspired Leeds United win at QPR

Head coach Thomas Christiansen was delighted with Leeds United’s second half improvement after seeing Kemar Roofe hit a hat-trick in a 3-1 win at Queens Park Rangers.

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Crackenedge, pictured before their impressive West Riding County Challenge Trophy victory over Mount St Marys at St John Fisher School. Picture: Dave Jewitt.

Overthorpe, Crackenedge and Wyke progress in West Riding County Trophy

Overthorpe, Crackenedge and Wyke Wanderers Reserves progressed to the West Riding Coutny Challenge Trophy fourth round with impressive victories last Saturday.

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Navigation's Oliver Fisher challenges Birstall CC's Shaun Housecroft during Sunday's Heavy Woollen League Premier Division clash.

Clarke and McDaid hit hat-tricks in Chickenley’s County Cup win

AFC CHICKENLEY progressed to the West Riding County Sunday Cup fourth round after a superb 7-1 win over FC Casa.

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Crackenedge (blue) in West Riding Trophy action last Saturday. Picture: Dave Jewitt

Hartshead on the up after recording back-to-back Premier Division victories

HARTSHEAD picked up their sixth win in West Yorkshire League Premier Division last Saturday when they overcame Shelley 1-0.

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Luke Newsome attempts to fend off Mick Watson during Crown Gawthorpes Wakefield League clash last Saturday. Pictures: Paul Butterfield

Norristhorpe sides riding high after fine Yorkshire Amateur League victories

Norristhorpe produced a superb away performance as they thrashed Leeds Medics and Dentists fourth team 7-0 in Yorkshire Amateur League Division Three last Saturday.

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Crown Gawthorpe climb Premier table after securing home success

Crown Gawthorpe moved up to fifth place in the Wakefield League Premier Division last Saturday thanks to a 5-2 win over Eastmoor.

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Striker Joe Walton opened the scoring for Liversedge against Clipstone.

Liversedge survive big scare to defeat basement boys Clipstone

Liversedge climbed up to 12th place in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division as they secured a 4-2 victory over Clipstone last Saturday.

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Liam Cooper heads in for Leeds United against Aston Villa, but is ruled offside. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United boss Christiansen pleased with players’ efforts in draw with Villa

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen praised his players despite seeing them let a lead slip to draw 1-1 with Aston Villa at Elland Road.

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Thornhill Uniteds Jack Haigh attempts to take on Howden Clough defender Jack Scott during last Saturdays Wakefield League Division Two clash

Stephenson on target to secure Lower Hopton’s derby triumph

Lower Hopton secured the derby bragging rights with a 1-0 win over Littletown last Saturday, which helped ease their relegation worries in the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division.

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Howden Cloughs Oliver Sullivan sees a shot blocked by Thornhill Uniteds Rich Dennison.

Batelians overcome high flying West End United to progress in Hodgson Cup

Old Batelians Reserves booked a place in the Yorkshire Amateur League’s Hodgson Cup third round as they secured a 2-1 win away to West End Park.

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Howden Cloughs Shane Thornton attempts to get the better of Thornhills Ryan Collomosse.

Thornhill United climb table after impressive victory over Clough

Thornhill United climbed up to fourth place in Wakefield League Division Two after securing a 5-3 win away to Howden Clough last Saturday.

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Bob Gawthorpe has received an award to mark his 50 years dedication to Liversedge FC.

Gawthorpe receives special award to mark 50 years dedication to Liversedge

Liversedge president Bob Gawthorpe has been honoured by the Football Association after 50 years of outstanding service to the club.

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Liversedge FC have been left humbled after the footballing community rallied round to raise more than �1,100 in just 48 hours after the clubhouse at their Clayborn ground was broken into last Tuesday.

Liversedge humbled following overwhelming response to theft

LIVERSEDGE Football Club have been left humbled by the generosity of local people and the wider football family following a break-in at the club last week.

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Overthorpe's Steve Hadden looks to take on Mount Pleasant's Ismail Loonat during Sunday's Heavy Woollen Championship clash.

Heavy Woollen League suffers further set-back as Arms resign

The Heavy Woollen Sunday League has suffered another set back with another club resigning from the Premier Division.

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Mateusz Klich.

Unhappy Klich finding opportunities hard to come by at Leeds United

Mateusz Klich’s days as a Leeds United player are looking numbered after the latest snub he received last Saturday.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen pleased with the result at Barnsley. Picture: James Hardisty.

Confidence is returning says Leeds United boss

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen believes his players have regained their confidence ahead of another big night at Elland Road when they face promotion big-hitters Aston Villa on Friday.

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Leeds United's Samuel Saiz lines up his shot to score the opening goal of the match at Barnsley. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds United enjoy comfortable derby win at Barnsley

First half goals from Samuel Saiz and Ezgjan Alioski proved enough for Leeds United to bounce back from their midweek defeat with victory in a Yorkshire derby at Barnsley.

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Overthorpe's Reece Patterson attampts to beat a challenge from Morley's Danny Robinson during their Wheatley Cup quarter-final.

Littletown survive big scare to reach Wheatley Cup semi-finals

Littletown overcame a huge scare as they edged past Woodkirk Valley 6-5 to reach the Heavy Woollen District FA Wheatley Cup semi-finals last Saturday.

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