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Perks heads up Prince promotion booster

FC Prince maintained their promotion challenge in Division One of the Wakefield Saturday League as they ran out convincing winners at home to Fieldhead Hospital.

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Adam Hayton, right, who was on target for Hemsworth MW against Pickering.

Hemsworth frustrated after Pikes hit them with late goal

Hemsworth MW’s return to action in their first game for three weeks was an unlucky one as they fell to a last minute goal in their top six clash with Pickering Town in the Toolstation NCE Premier League.

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John Cyrus, back in action for Frickley Athletic.

Frickley fail to cash in on flying start against rivals

Frickley Athletic were unable to bounce back from a disappointing week as they hosted Alvechurch in a key Evo-Stik South game on Tuesday night.

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Pierre-Michel Lasogga heads the ball past Derby keeper Scott Carson to score Leeds United's opening goal.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

Leeds United boss: Players can hold their heads up high

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom told his Leeds United players that they could hold their heads up high after they battled to earn a point from a 2-2 draw at Derby County.

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Ezgjan Alioski celebrates scoring Leeds United's second goal at Derby.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

Injury-time goal denies Heckingbottom first win as Leeds United boss

Injury-time goals in both halves left Paul Heckingbottom still looking for his first win as Leeds United boss as his side drew 2-2 with Derby County at Pride Park.

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Thomas Christiansen.

Leeds United squad not big enough says former boss Christiansen

Thomas Christiansen has spoken for the first time on his sacking as Leeds United head coach, citing too high expectations and the inability to adequately replace Samuel Saiz after he was handed a long suspension as major reasons for his departure.

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Samuel Saiz, available again for Leeds United after suspension.

Key players back as Leeds United look to end winless run

The winless run is now up to nine matches, but at least the way they ended the latest will give Leeds United a confidence boost ahead of their trip to Derby County tonight.

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Jacob Hazel, scored two and saw a last minute penalty saved for Frickley Athletic.

Late penalty save denies Frickley three points in eight-goal thriller

Frickley Athletic were involved in a remarkable Evo-Stik South game against Kidsgrove Athletic at the Big Fellas Stadium on Saturday.

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Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring Leeds United's equaliser against Bristol City. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds United hit back to win point in Heckingbottom’s first home game in charge

Leeds United produced a stirring fightback and came within a whisker of a win in Paul Heckingbottom’s first home game as head coach at Elland Road.

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Frickley AFC.

Frickley aiming to home in on double success

Frickley Athletic face two potentially crunch home matches in the next week as they look to get straight back to winning ways after their defeat at Peterborough Sports.

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Ryhill FC's Lee Carrington.

It’s a double and off for Carrington against White Swan

Lee Carrington had an eventful game for Ryhill FC in his side’s 7-3 victory over White Swan in Division One of the Wakefield Saturday League.

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Frickley Athletic manager Spencer Fearn. Picture: Onion Bag Photos

Fearn confident Frickley will bounce back

Manager Spencer Fearn was unhappy with his side’s display against Peterborough Sports, but is backing the Frickley Athletic team to bounce back quickly.

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Jacob Hazel on the attack for Frickley Athletic at Peterborough Sports. Picture: Onion Bag Photos

Frickley miss out on club record

After a record-equalling eight league wins on the spin Frickley Athletic’s 2018 team could not go one better and earn the record outright as they came back down to earth with a 3-2 defeat away to Peterborough Sports in the Evo-Stik South.

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Pierre-Michel Lasogga scores for Leeds United against Sheffield United. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

New Leeds United boss not daunted by tough run ahead

As starts go it was not exactly a success with Leeds United suffering another defeat at Sheffield United, but new head coach Paul Heckingbottom is still talking positively about the rest of the season.

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Frickley AFC.

Frickley Athletic drop to third place after points deduction

Frickley Athletic have been deducted three points by the Evo-Stik League for playing an ineligible player.

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Leeds United's Gianni Alioski feels the pain after being fouled by Sheffield United's Lee Evans. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United hit by Sharp start again as Heckingbottom loses first game

New head coach Paul Heckingbottom got off to a losing start as two goals from former Elland Road striker Billy Sharp condemned Leeds United to a 2-1 defeat against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

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Brian Bellwood, Terry McCroakam, Jimmy Aisbitt at Frickley Athletic's first Honorary Vice President induction evening.

First induction evening honours Frickley stalwarts

Frickley Athletic’s inaugural Honorary Vice President induction evening took place to mark long service and dedication to the club by Brian Bellwood, Terry McCroakam, Jimmy Aisbitt (all pictured, right) and Steve White.

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Frickley AFC.

Frickley out to make history

Frickley Athletic will be confident of keeping up their incredible run of victories when they travel to Peterborough Sports for their next Evo-Stik South game this Saturday.

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James Dyson, on target for Rock Inn.

Saturday football: Rock go nap to stay ahead in title race

Premier Division leaders Rock Inn remain top on goal difference after another victory in the Wakefield Saturday League.

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Jacob Hazel with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick for Frickley Athletic against Market Drayton. Picture: Onion Bag Photos

Big win sees Frickley equal club record run

Frickley Athletic equalled their best-ever winning run of league matches in style as they hammered in eight unanswered goals at home to Market Drayton Town last Saturday.

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