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Leeds United 2 Middlesbrough 1: Player Ratings - Alioski and Jansson back to form but Stroud loses control

LEEDS United finally returned to winning ways with a thrilling 2-1 victory against Garry Monk’s Middlesbrough at Elland Road.

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West Leeds edged out in derby thriller at Harrogate

It took extra-time for Harrogate to reach the semi-finals of the Yorkshire Cup, beating plucky rivals West Leeds 22-17 at Rudding Lane.

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THE OLD AND THE NEW: Garry Monk, right, and Thomas Christiansen shake hands at Elland Road.

Leeds United fans take it easy on returning Monk

GARRY MONK was subjected to predictable but by and large low key ‘abuse’ on his return to Elland Road for Sunday afternoon’s Championship clash between Leeds United and Middlesbrough.

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GET IN THERE: Pablo Hernandez celebrates scoring Leeds United's opener in front of an ecstatic South Stand.

Leeds United 2 Middlesbrough 1: Whites hold firm to edge epic on Monk’s return to Elland Road

LEEDS UNITED held firm to record a much-needed 2-1 victory against Garry Monk’s Middlesbrough as part of a Sunday lunch-time Championship thriller at Elland Road.

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Ryan Hall touches down against Papua New Guinea.

England 36 Papua New Guinea 6: England’s display contained the good, bad and ugly – Bennett

England head coach Wayne Bennett concedes his side will need to improve if they are to go all the way in the World Cup.

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OPENING GOAL: Pablo Hernandez fires Leeds in front against Middlesbrough.

RECAP AND REACTION: Leeds United 2 Middlesbrough 1: How the Whites edged an epic on Garry Monk’s return to Elland Road

ALL the latest from Elland Road as the Whites return to action against Garry Monk’s Riversiders.

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Otley's Danny Care is super-sub as England beat Australia at Twickenham

Otley's Danny Care is super-sub as England beat Australia at Twickenham

His 11-minute cameo will be remembered as one of the greatest-ever performances by an England substitute.
Jermaine McGillvary in action against Papua New Guinea.

England 36 Papua New Guinea 6: McGillvary bags a brace as England cruise into semi-finals

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Garry Monk. Picture: Simon Hulme

He said what? A few words from former Leeds United manager Garry Monk ...

GARRY MONK can expect a mixed reception from leeds United fans at Elland Road today - at least if comments on social media are anything to go by this past few days.

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Leeds United v Middlesbrough: Christiansen backs foreign recruits to withstand Championship demands

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN has backed Samu Saiz and Gjanni Alioski to handle the rigors of a full first season in Championship football.

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Haven't we met before? Five previous Elland Road meetings between Leeds United and Middlesbrough

A SELLOUT crowd, a close promotion fight and a returning former manager in Garry Monk will only add to the heat that this fixture has garnered over recent years.
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Wakefield's David Fifita. (
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Wakefield Trinity told Fifita will return despite trauma

FANS’ FAVOURITE David Fifita will be back at Wakefield Trinity next season, despite his wife’s involvement in court proceedings in their native Australia.

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England v Papua New Guinea: England in need of 80-minute effort

ENGLAND WILL go into tomorrow’s World Cup clash with Papua New Guinea in good shape, according to Leeds Rhinos centre Kallum Watkins, but he admits they have to improve as the tournament moves into sudden death.

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Britain's Mick Hill throws the javelin on his way to winning the silver medal at the European Track and Field Championships in Budapest, Sunday Aug. 23, 1998. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

Leeds City Athletics Club: Celebrating half a century of an athletic institution

Around 160 club members gathered at the Queen’s Hotel in Leeds last night to celebrate 50 years of Leeds City Athletic Club.


Video: Leeds United’s Phillips accepts he can no longer have his cake and eat it

LEEDS UNITED midfielder Kalvin Phillips is feeling the benefits of eating better – if not always enjoying the sacrifices – after he was advised to shape up by Whites coach Thomas Christiansen. Phil Hay reports.

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Richard Beck scores Carnegie's first try.

Yorkshire Carnegie 14 Bristol 44: Unbeaten leaders’ victory highlights chasm

WITH nine internationals in their squad, it was always expected Bristol would beat Yorkshire Carnegie last night – and they duly did 44-14.

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Plymouth Raiders 94 Leeds Force 80: More away day blues for beaten Leeds

LEEDS FORCE continued their winless away start to the 2017-18 British Basketball League season, suffering a 94-80 defeat against Plymouth Raiders.

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Video: Leeds United boss Christiansen grateful for backing but insists he doesn’t fear for future

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN said he was confident that Leeds United continued to see him as part of their long-term vision after receiving fresh support from his board ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Middlesbrough.

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Leeds United v Middlesbrough: Christiansen hopes Jansson will prove worth to World Cup-bound Swedes

HEAD COACH Thomas Christiansen has urged centre-back Pontus Jansson to prove his worth to Sweden by excelling for Leeds United to book his place at the World Cup next summer.

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Neil Kelly is out of contract with Dewsbury Rams

Neil Kelly and Matt Adamson in frame to fill Bradford Bulls vacancy

DEWSBURY RAMS boss Neil Kelly could be a surprise contender to fill Bradford Bulls’ coaching vacancy.

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