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"I'm an easy target, I'm not a bad guy, I'm a good guy:" Controversial former Doncaster Rovers star hits back at critics

Controversial former Doncaster Rovers star El Hadji Diouf has hit back at his critics insisting: "I know in my heart I'm a good guy."

Kasper Schmeichel

Leeds United Nostalgia: Former keeper Schmeichel was upset with decision to sell him

THE prospect of big-money offers for Leeds United striker Chris Wood this summer is obvious.

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Rhinos' Brent Webb is tackled by Tigers' Joe Westerman and Michael Shenton.

Leeds Rhinos: Understrength Leeds bounce back to defeat their old foes the Tigers

NINE YEARS ago this week Castleford Tigers were the victims of one of the most spirited performances from Leeds Rhinos in the summer era

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Lighting up: England and Australia walk out to play under floodlights for the first time in a Test on these shores at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff in 2009.

Yorkshire v Surrey: Debate opens on whole new pink-ball game at Headingley

YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur admits that he has reservations about the pink-ball experiment as the club prepares for its first day-night County Championship match.

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Reece Thompson

Lions make final bid for new striker Thompson

Guiseley say they “have made their final offer” to North Ferriby United for striker Reece Thompson who has agreed to join the Lions for the upcoming National League season.

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Leeds Rhinos' Brett Ferres playing in his 300th career match against Castleford Tigers. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

How Leeds Rhinos’ sloppy play marred milestone night for Brett Ferres

DEFEAT TO his hometown club and an error-ridden team performance were not how Brett Ferres wanted to celebrate his 300th career appearance.

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VIDEO: Mateusz Klich - Why I could not turn down Leeds United

NEW recruit Mateusz Klich did not know a great deal about the city of Leeds before signing for its football club.

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Reece Lyne. PIC: Simon Hulme

Centre Lyne urges Wakefield Trinity to toughen up after setbacks

REALISTIC Wakefield Trinity centre Reece Lyne concedes his side must toughen up if they are to be serious about being a top-four Super League team.

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Jake Webster celebrates the Tigers 23-12 win with the fans taking selfies.

Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Castleford Tigers exorcised demons against Leeds Rhinos

THE race for Super League’s leaders’ shield already seems to turning into a procession, but there is no talk from Castleford Tigers of the job being done.

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Lizzie Deignan added the National Road Race win to her Tour de Yorkshire title.

Lizzie Deignan reels in Elinor Barker to win National title on the Isle of Man

OTLEY’S Lizzie Deignan overhauled long-time leader Elinor Barker in the final stages to claim her fourth National Road Race title on the Isle of Man.

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New Leeds United signing Mateusz Klich

New Leeds United signing Mateusz Klich aiming for Polish ‘home’ support

MATEUSZ KLICH hopes his move to Leeds United will encourage more of his fellow countrymen living here to come down to Elland Road.

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New Leeds United signing Mateusz Klich

Leeds United: Klich pledges to help the Whites back to the top

POLISH international Mateusz Klich immediately set his sights on helping Leeds United to the Premier League after becoming the club’s first new signing under new chairman Andrea Radrizzani.

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Jordan Baldwinson

London Broncos 36 Featherstone Rovers 30: Rovers sunk by three late tries in the capital

FEATHERSTONE Rovers missed a chance to climb above London Broncos to second in the Kingstone Press Championship when they lost to them for the second time in four weeks.

Jack Walker. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos: Five talking points from Rhinos’ third defeat to Cas

LEEDS RHINOS are picking up the pieces after their third defeat of the season to Castleford Tigers. Here are five talking points following the big West Yorkshire derby.

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Police officers man a cordon in Finsbury Park, north London, after a van struck pedestrians. PA

Vigil in Batley to remember terror attack victims

A vigil is to be held in Batley today to remember the victims of the terror attack in Finsbury Park.

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Batley Bulldogs' coach Matt Diskin. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Rochdale Hornets v Batley Bulldogs - Matt Diskin eyes momentum for Shield tilt

IT IS a case of better late than never for Batley Bulldogs, who will travel to Rochdale Hornets tomorrow (3pm) looking for a third successive win.

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Neil Kelly.

Dewsbury Rams v Toulouse Olympique - Rams ‘in the mix’ in fight to avoid relegation

BOSS NEIL Kelly reckons Dewsbury Rams are “right in the mix” as they battle to stay in the Kingstone Press Championship.

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Mitch Garbutt presses forward

Leeds Rhinos: Mac concedes Leeds won’t finish top after Tigers loss

BOSS BRIAN McDermott has conceded defeat in the race for the Betfred Super League leaders’ shield after last night’s 23-12 defeat to Castleford Tigers.

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Jockey Paul Hanagan, right, and trainer Richard Fahey

Paul Hanagan: Aiming to strike at Royal Ascot

Growl jumped straight into Group Three company at York after triumphing in his maiden race at the start of his career and could give me a chance of a winner on the final day of Royal Ascot.

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How many did you get right?

Leeds United quiz: How well do you remember last season?

Calling all Leeds United fans! How well do you remember last season?

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