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Lee Sobot

Leeds United v Barnsley: Jansson returns to training ahead of Yorkshire derby

PONTUS Jansson will return to training tomorrow following a blow to the head, with the Swede back in contention to feature for Leeds United in Saturday’s Championship hosting of Barnsley.

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Barrie Frankland. PIC: Steve Riding

Park Life: Five-star HT Sports flying flag for Leeds in West Riding FA County Sunday Cup final

new FARNLEY outfit HT Sports are heading to another West Riding FA County Sunday Cup final after a five-star showing in Friday night’s semi-final.

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Kemar Roofe

Roofe: Preston defeat summed up Leeds United’s season of failure

LEEDS UNITED forward Kemar Roofe has admitted the current campaign has been a failure, saying the Whites are guilty of “spoiling” things and that this year’s squad “should be doing better than we are.”

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Turf Talk: Anibale Fly needs a little luck around Aintree admits trainer Tony Martin

trainer Tony Martin believes luck will be a crucial factor in determining how Anibale Fly performs in Saturday’s Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

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Off: Gaetano Berardi sees red.

Verdict: Leeds United youngsters provide ray of hope

DEBUTANT defender Paudie O’Connor said he was ready for the rough and tumble of Championship football after proving a ray of light for Leeds against League One-bound Sunderland at Elland Road.

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Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds United: Heckingbottom urges ‘no-fear’ approach

head coach Paul Heckingbottom is urging his Leeds United side to adopt a “no-fear approach” whatever the opposition with the Whites chief admitting he is “jealous” of high-flying teams such as Tuesday night’s conquerors Fulham.

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Caleb Ekuban prepares to tackle Fulham's Ryan Fredericks.

Leeds United: Heckingbottom reaffirms his confidence in Ekuban

STRIKER Caleb Ekuban has received the strong backing of Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom who is determined for the forward to remain his “bright and bubbly” self.

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Leeds boxer Ellis Price. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Boxing: Hunslet Club’s Price claims national title

The Hunslet Club’s Ellis Price has continued his ascension up the ranks by winning the National Junior Cadet title.

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Concerned Leeds United coach, Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds United: Soft-tissue injuries becoming a concern for coach Heckingbottom

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom said Leeds United would look to address the club’s current problem with soft tissue injuries with Eunan O’Kane and Matthew Pennington joining seven other injured players on the sidelines.

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His and hers: Husband and wife duo Chris and Gabby Adcock, the latter from Leeds, with their gold medals from the mixed team event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games badminton tournament. (Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA)

Commonwealth Games: Royal approval helps Adcocks seek a repeat

PROUD Leeds badminton star Gabby Adcock hopes to become a double Commonwealth Games champion on the Gold Coast of Australia.

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Natasha Gale: Makes her bow in a multi-sport event in Australia. (Picture: Howard Roe)

Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast part of triple bid for European champion Gale

LEEDS boxing prospect Natasha Gale admits she is spoilt for choice pin-pointing a 2018 sporting highlight but there is no denying the lure of her first team event at the Commonwealth Games.

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England's Nile Wilson with his gold medal won in the Men's Horizontal Bar Final, at the SSE Hydro, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: Nile Wilson sets bar on being the best of British

Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson will forever hold fond memories of 2014.

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Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds United: Top tier return will be a battle – Heckingbottom

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom says Leeds United must fight “tooth and nail” to turn themselves into promotion contenders against wealthier sides in the Championship, but that promotion would consequently be even sweeter as a result.

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Pablo Hernandez in recent action against Sheffield Wednesday.

Leeds United: Aggression key to ‘new-look’ Whites

THE LEEDS United shirt – and badge – has been a rich topic of conversation over the years, and certainly in the current campaign.

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Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds United: Heckingbottom reckons fans should have ‘no regrets’ when renewing their season tickets

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom is urging Leeds United’s season ticket holders to have “no regrets” and take advantage of a “good offer” by renewing their tickets before the end of Good Friday’s price-freeze deadline.

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Leeds United banking on fans keeping the faith for next season

ANY Leeds United fan yet to renew their season ticket for next season has a quick decision to make.

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Exclusive: Leeds United MD Angus Kinnear predicts ‘exciting summer’ ahead after learning valuable lessons

ANGUS KINNEAR admits “lessons have been learned” at Leeds United with the managing director predicting an “exciting summer” at Elland Road with all monies generated from season ticket sales reinvested in transfer fees or salaries next term.

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Leeds United's Ronaldo Vieira.

Leeds United: England recall can kick-start Vieira’s career

IN just seven weeks in charge, Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom has already faced frequent questions about teenage midfielder Ronaldo Vieira.

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Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday: Whites ‘desperate’ for derby victory, insists Heckingbottom

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom is keen to stress the importance of tomorrow’s Yorkshire derby against visiting Sheffield Wednesday, admitting: “bragging rights are at stake and we are desperate for the points.”

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Liam Cooper

Leeds United: Cooper, Roofe and Lonergan still on Whites’ injury list

LEEDS UNITED trio Liam Cooper, Kemar Roofe and Andy Lonergan are all expected to miss Saturday’s Championship hosting of Sheffield Wednesday through injury, joining longer term casualties Luke Ayling, Tyler Roberts and Conor Shaughnessy on the sidelines.

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