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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

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York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

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On fire: Hampsthwaite United's Josh Underwood. Picture: Adrian Murray

West Yorkshire League: Hampsthwaite continue to flourish

Hampsthwaite United were in fine form in front of goal again, hitting double figures as they thrashed Garforth Rangers before putting seven past Old Centralians in Division Two of the West Yorkshire League.

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Josh Wilson was on target for Wetherby Athletic in their opening-day success at Oxenhope Recreation. Picture: Peter Arnett

West Yorkshire League: Mixed start to new campaign for all

It was very much a case of mixed fortunes for all of the area’s West Yorkshire Football League sides as the 2017/18 season got underway.

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Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner, with chairman Dean Hoyle.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

2017-18 Preview - Money helps fuel high ambitions of Yorkshire rivals

THERESA MAY spent the election vehemently denying its existence. Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, made so many promises to voters that the only conclusion to be made was that, contrary to the denials of the Prime Minister, he had found one at the bottom of his Islington garden.

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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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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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Philip Allott is heading to the other side of the world to prepare for a post-Brexit trading environment. (S)

Knaresborough PR firm on mission to Oz

A marketing and PR firm in Knaresborough is pre-empting any final Brexit agreement by looking beyond Europe – to Australia.

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Beckwithshaw Saints celebrate a goal on their way to victory over Pannal Sports in Saturday's Premier Division clash. Picture: Adrian Murray

H & D LEAGUE: Kirkby climb off the bottom as Hampsthwaite’s title hopes take a hit

Having spent the majority of 2016/17 propping up the Harrogate & District Premier Division, Kirkby Malzeard finally climbed off the foot of the table when they recorded just their second victory of the campaign.

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No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

The Champions League is set to vanish from terrestrial TV following BT Sport’s £1.2bn deal for the rights to show Europe’s top football competition.

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An example of the surroundings The Old Ticket Office cafe has had to operate in at Knaresborough railway station.

Unlucky family-run cafe's plea for help at Knaresborough station

Passengers are undoubtedly encouraged by all the improvements being made by Network Rail at Knaresborough’s Grade II listed railway station but spare a thought for the station’s unlucky family-run cafe.
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VIDEO: Comedian Jack Whitehall 'bans' Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan from his Arena show

Have you heard the one about Sheffield United legend Chris Morgan getting 'banned' by TV comedy star Jack Whitehall from his Sheffield Arena show?

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Paul Beesley is desperate to see Harrogate Railway return to winning ways this weekend.

Preview of Saturday's football action

We preview this weekend's action involving teams across the Harrogate district.

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Simon Weaver

Marcus Day shines as Harrogate Town battle injury crisis

Simon Weaver urged his Harrogate Town squad to roll their sleeves up and battle through the injury crisis which has sparked a dip in form.

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Peter Crook

Leeds United and Blackpool watch Harrogate Town goalkeeper Peter Crook

Football League scouts continue to monitor the progress of Harrogate Town goalkeeper Peter Crook – despite his FA Cup clanger earlier this month.

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Harrogate Town 0-2 Kidderminster Harriers: Andy Gascoigne sent off as Town dip continues

Harrogate Town 0-2 Kidderminster Harriers: Andy Gascoigne sent off as Town dip continues

Andy Gascoigne saw red in the first half as Harrogate Town crashed to a fourth straight defeat in a 2-0 defeat against Kidderminster Harriers.

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Young talent Fraser Hanson made his debut for Railway on Saturday (photo: Caught Light Photography)

Experience heads guiding young potential at Harrogate Railway, says assistant Ormsby

Early leads have been hard to come by for Harrogate Railway of late and their coaching staff were in no mood to let it slip against Maltby Main, writes Tom Harle.

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Play-off conquerors AFC Fylde topple Harrogate Town again

Two goals in the space of five second half minutes sent Harrogate Town to defeat at league leaders AFC Fylde.

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Railway players celebrate (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

NCEL: Harrogate Railway back on track with five-star show

A freshened up Harrogate Railway Athletic got back to winning ways in emphatic fashion, beating Maltby Main 5-1 at Station View.

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