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Sunderland 0 Leeds United 2: Social media - Wood’s on his bike but Whites fans Saiz-ing up promotion bid

Leeds United enjoyed a fine 2-0 victory against Championship rivals Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Sunderland 0 Leeds United 2: Player ratings - star man shows great mix of finesse and bite

Leeds United enjoyed a fine 2-0 victory against Championship rivals Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Sunderland 0 Leeds United 2: Whites shrug off absence of Wood as Saiz and Dallas down Black Cats

A LEEDS United side without Burnley-bound Chris Wood moved up to fifth as goals from Samuel Saiz and Stuart Dallas recorded an excellent 2-0 win at Championship hosts Sunderland.

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Leeds United striker Chris Wood

BREAKING: Wood pulls out Leeds United's clash with Sunderland as Burnley close in

Chris Wood is expected to undergo a medical at Burnley tomorrow ahead of a move to Turf Moor after pulling out of Leeds United’s clash with Sunderland tonight.
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Leeds United Live.

RECAP: Sunderland 0 Leeds United 2 - In-game analysis as Leeds claimed victory at the Stadium of Light

Leeds United rose up to fifth place in the Championship after beating Sunderland 2-0, without Burnley-bound Chris Wood.

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St Helens and Leeds Rhinos players lining up on the pitch. Picture: Steve Riding

Pictures and video: How Leeds Rhinos players and fans said farewell to the South Stand

Leeds Rhinos players past and present stood shoulder to shoulder as they said an emotional farewell to the South Stand at the club’s home ground in Headingley.

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Leeds Rhinos 16 St Helens 14: Rhinos dig deep to edge out St Helens

Leeds Rhinos 16 St Helens 14: Rhinos dig deep to edge out St Helens

HEADINGLEY’S FAMOUS South Stand has witnessed some great matches and memorable moments in its 86 years, but its final game wasn’t among them.

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Wakefield's Reece Lyne tackles Castleford's Paul McShane.

Wakefield Trinity: Lyne confident Trinity can seal top four place and book Cas return

WAKEFIELD TRINITY remain firmly in contention for a Betfred Super League semi-final place and centre Reece Lyne insists they would return to Castleford Tigers in confident mood.

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Hunslet face “must-win” game

TODAY’S VISIT of Gloucestershire All Golds (3pm) is a “must-win” game for Hunslet, coach Gary Thornton reckons.

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VERSATILE: Leeds United's Conor Shaughnessy. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Christiansen: Shaughnessy an “important guy” for Whites

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN believes Conor Shaughnessy will be an “important guy” for Leeds United after excelling on his full league debut against Fulham.

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Richard Mayhew

Mayhew honoured to lead Carnegie

NEWLY-APPOINTED Yorkshire Carnegie captain Richard Mayhew maintains the club’s disrupted pre-season schedule will not affect their start to the Championship campaign.

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Felix Wiedwald.

Leeds United: Wiedwald relishing next step of his career at Whites

The goalkeeping fraternity class themselves as a union but no position is more dog-eat-dog. Felix Wiedwald was reminded of that when Werder Bremen pulled the carpet from under him in June by signing Jiri Pavlenka from Slavia Prague.

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Castleford's Greg Minikin, Zak Hardaker and Mike McMeeken celebrate with the League Leaders' Shield.

Castleford Tigers: We’ll celebrate Shield success then get back to business says Junior Moors

THE CELEBRATIONS are continuing, but forward Junior Moors says Castleford Tigers will be all business when the time comes.

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Batley forward James Brown needs surgery on a biceps injury. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Coach Diskin’s determined to keep Batley Bulldogs’ momentum at fever pitch

BATLEY BULLDOGS will be facing desperate opposition when Oldham visit Mount Pleasant tomorrow (3pm), but boss Matt Diskin insists his team have just as much motivation.

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Featherstone coach, John Duffy. PIC: Tony Johnson

Widnes v Featherstone: Rovers told to engage brain before opting to switch gear

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS will be in confident mood when they travel to Widnes Vikings tomorrow (3pm), but have been warned to avoid “brain explosions”.

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Neil Kelly.

Dewsbury Rams: Coach Kelly has still not ruled out late charge for third spot

DEWSBURY RAMS are a win away from guaranteeing Kingstone Press Championship survival, but coach Neil Kelly is targeting a higher finish in the Shield.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Sunderland v Leeds United: Christiansen’s predicting ‘tough’ test at Black Cats

LEEDS United head coach Thomas Christiansen believes another “tough game” at Championship hosts Sunderland tonight will be decided by which team makes the fewest mistakes.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Leeds Rhinos coach “proud” after vital win over St Helens

Leeds Rhinos coach “proud” after vital win over St Helens

LEEDS RHINOS boss Brian McDermott declared himself “extremely proud” of his players after their 16-14 win over St Helens.

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Danny McGuire

Leeds Rhinos 16 St Helens 14: How the players rated

The YEP’s rugby league writer Peter Smith rates the players after Rhinos’ 16-14 victory over top-four rivals St Helens at Headingley.

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