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Season’s greetings: Everything you need to know about who, where and when Yorkshire will play in 2017

ANDREW GALE is relishing the prospect of Yorkshire’s first County Championship match under floodlights.

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Wanted: Adil Rashid key to coach Andrew Gale’s 2017 plans for Yorkshire CCC

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire have drawn a line under Adil Rashid’s controversial request to miss last season’s County Championship title decider.

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VIDEO: Continuity key factor as Andrew Gale is elevated to Yorkshire CCC head coach

ANDREW GALE is confident that he can fill the big shoes vacated by Jason Gillespie and rise to the challenge of coaching the Yorkshire first team.

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Chris Waters: Elevation of Andrew Gale at Yorkshire could be the perfect fit ... again

ON the one hand, it is something of a calculated gamble.

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Andrew Gale is pictured as he is announced as the new head coach for Yorkshire CCC. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

How Twitter reacted to Andrew Gale’s appointment as Yorkshire’s new first-team coach ...

ANDREW GALE will go down as one of Yorkshire’s most successful post-war captains, having led the county to back-to-back County Championship titles during his six-year tenure as captain.

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Video: Andrew Gale appointed as first-team coach at Yorkshire CCC

ANDREW GALE said the chance to become coach of Yorkshire CCC was “too good to turn down” after being announced as the successor to Jason Gillespie.

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Andrew Gale: It’s time to take stock after a draining Championship season

THINGS are still a little bit raw after what happened to us at Yorkshire in our final game of the County Championship season against Middlesex at Lord’s last week, if I am being honest.

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JUST REWARD: Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow, in action for England against Pakistan at The Oval earlier this summer. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow gets his just rewards with England central contract

YORKSHIRE’s Jonny Bairstow has been awarded his first central contract after an outstanding year at international level.

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Yorkshire's departing coach Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie’s exit will not slow Yorkshire’s progress – Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON believes that Yorkshire will continue to be successful despite the departure of first team coach Jason Gillespie as he steps up the search for the Australian’s replacement.

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Video: Emotional Andrew Gale to consider role as Yorkshire captain

ANDREW GALE said he will consider his position as captain after Yorkshire failed in their attempt to win a hat-trick of Championships.

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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones celebrates after taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Andy Hodd.

Yorkshire fall short in Lord’s pursuit of hat-trick

IT was a picture-perfect day at Lord’s.

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Captain Andrew Gale puts blame on batting problems as champions dethroned

AN emotional Andrew Gale criticised Yorkshire’s batting and the ECB’s decision to block Jonny Bairstow representing the county following yesterday’s dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Video: Yorkshire’s Tim Bresnan takes the positives despite Lord’s dismay

TIM BRESNAN believes Yorkshire’s squad can take heart from a gutsy performance after the County Championship title slipped through their hands on a dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Tim Bresnan will be looking for wickets on Friday after rescuing Yorkshire's title hopes yesterday.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: As it happened

Yorkshire missed out on a third straight County Championship title on a thrilling final day against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Tim Bresnan is embraced by Azeem Rafiq after reaching his century for Yorkshire against Middlesex (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Tim Bresnan ensures champions’ hat-trick hopes are kept alive

IF Tim Bresnan was a stick of seaside rock, the word “Yorkshire” would run through it from top to bottom.

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Azeem Rafiq and Tim Bresnan celebrated milestones in the morning session

Yorkshire v Middlesex (day three) - As it happened...

Yorkshire ensured a thrilling final day of the County Championship season awaits tomorrow after moving into a commanding position against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Yorkshire's first team coach Jason Gillespie and Ryan Sidebottom look dejected on the balcony at Lords.

Bresnan leads defiant Yorkshire in pursuit of testing Lord’s target

SLOWLY but surely, the picture is becoming clearer.

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GALLERY: Yorkshire v Middlesex - Day one in pictures...

Middlesex and Yorkshire played out an even first day’s play in the crucial County Championship title showdown at Lord’s on Tuesday.

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Yorkshires Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesexs John Simpson lbw in the sides crucial County Championship match at Lords (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins poses questions for champions

THERE are those who feel that England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has already done his bit to thwart Yorkshire’s bid for a third successive title by denying the club permission to play Jonny Bairstow in this match.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesex's John Simpson lbw Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day one): Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins hits ton to dent White Rose hopes at Lord’s

Nick Gubbins defied Yorkshire’s five-man seam attack with a battling 120 not out at Lord’s to guide Middlesex to 208 for 5 on the opening day of the potential Specsavers County Championship title decider between the top two in Division One.

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