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Leeds United duo Pearce and Vieira in the frame for England Under-21 duty

LEEDS UNITED duo Tom Pearce and Ronaldo Vieira could get their chance for England’s Under-21s tomorrow but Eunan O’Kane has pulled out of the Republic Of Ireland squad with a shoulder injury.

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Kachy's trainer Tom Dascombe. PIC: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Connections confident Kachy can handle quick turnaround

Kachy will take his chance in tomorrow’s Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock Park.

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Trainer, Roger Charlton.

Turf Talk: Aspetar out to knock rivals into a cocked hat after encouraging debut

Roger Charlton’s Aspetar can build on a hugely encouraging debut when he tackles the British Stallion Studs EBF Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood tomorrow.

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Leeds' IBF World Featherweight champion, Josh Warrington. PIC: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Josh Warrington leaving no stone unturned in effort to fight Carl Frampton

JOSH WARRINGTON has suggested that a mouth-watering fight with Carl Frampton at Windsor Park in August could still be on, declaring: “We will see if we can make it possible.”

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Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

Leeds United: Lonergan united behind fellow stopper Peacock-Farrell

Andy Lonergan is delighted with the progression of younger Leeds United goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell as the experienced custodian develops a different view on football whilst taking his coaching badges.

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Leeds Combination League Trophy final winners Leeds City Rovers who overcame Whitkirk Wanderers Sunday, 4-2. PIC: Steve Riding

Cup round-up: Rovers and HT vying to seal a cup ‘double’

HT SPORTS have put the prestigious West Riding FA County Sunday Cup in their cabinet for the fourth time after Friday night’s 4-2 victory against Olympic.

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Ilkley goalkeeper Harry Higgins makes a brave save but eventually Carlton won through this Premier Division contest 4-2. PIC: Steve Riding

Saturday leagues: Carlton eye early finish to title race

Premier Division outfit Carlton Athletic are showing no sign of letting up in their pursuit of the title as their tremendous form continues.

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Josh Warrington, left and Lee Selby

Warrington claims world title on a night no-one will forget

IN THE war of words leading up to Saturday night’s world title fight, Leeds featherweight Josh Warrington can well remember one remark made by defending champion Lee Selby at a press conference in January.

Nicola Adams  in action against Soledad Del Valle Frias.

Nicola Adams closes in on Leeds world title bout after impressive victory

NICOLA Adams looked for Frank Warren to organise her a world title fight in Leeds after blasting to victory in the latest bout of her perfect professional career.


Jubilant Josh Warrington crowned world IBF featherweight champion at Elland Road

LEEDS boxer Josh Warrington was crowned IBF featherweight champion of the world amid a superb atmosphere at Elland Road after producing a brilliant performance to defeat defending champion Lee Selby on points despite a rather mystifying split decision from the judges.

Josh Warrington weighs-in at Leeds Civic Hall yesterday.

Financial security is the spur for Josh Warrington’s world title bid

LEEDS boxer Josh Warrington will fulfil a long-term plan when stepping out for tonight’s IBF featherweight world title showdown at Elland Road.

Lee Selby (left) and Josh Warrington during the weigh-in at Leeds Civic Hall. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story BOXING Leeds. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire

Write me off at your peril underdog Warrington warns champion Selby

JOSH Warrington has stoked the coals ahead of tonight’s eagerly-awaited dust- up with IBF featherweight world champion Lee Selby, insisting his Elland Road opponent is no “elite” fighter and declaring: “You will get a big surprise on Saturday night.”

Nicola Adams at The Trinity ahead of her fight at Elland Road.

‘Fighter’ Adams is still up for battle

LEEDS fighter Nicola Adams clearly has no issues with motivation.

Nicola Adams sparring at The Trinity ahead her fight at Elland Road on Saturday

Golden girl Adams fires warning to world title holders

GOLDEN girl Leeds boxer Nicola Adams believes she has set herself a realistic target in winning all four world championship belts in the professional flyweight division over the next two years before hanging up her gloves.

Harry Angel, ridden by Adam Kirby, winning at Haydock last September. PIC: Clint Hughes/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Star sprinter Harry Angel to take on six of the best on seasonal bow at York

STAR sprinter Harry Angel will face six rivals on his seasonal reappearance in tomorrow’s Duke of York Stakes.

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North Leeds' 'Callum Carson is stumped by Horsforth's Bailey Worcester off Alex Myers' for 11 in Horsforth's nine-wicket Waddilove Cup win.

Thompson fires off telling ton for Otley

OTLEY enjoyed the perfect weekend in the Aire Wharfe League as victory against Adel was followed by success against leaders Burley in a first-round clash of heavyweights in the Waddilove Cup.

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Trainer, Aidan O' Brien. PIC: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Turf Talk: O’Brien saddles three mounts in hunt for ninth 2000 Guineas win

Aidan O’Brien runs Gustav Klimt, Saxon Warrior and Murillo among a field of 14 as he goes in search of a ninth win in tomorrow’s Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.

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Frankie Dettori. PIC: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Turf Talk: De Sousa on standby to take on Dettori’s mount, James Garfield, in Qipco 2000 Guineas

Silvestre de Sousa will come in for the ride on James Garfield in Saturday’s Qipco 2000 Guineas if Frankie Dettori is unavailable.

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Liam Moore, of treble-chasing Carlton Athletic, contests the ball with Leeds City's Cieran Mallon during Monday evenings's West Yorkshire Premier Division encounter. PIC: Steve Riding''''Carlton v Leeds City West Yorkshire League Premier Division mon 30th april Carlton won 2-0'Liam Moore of Carlton  and Cieran Mallon of Leeds City

Park Life: Carlton still on course for treble

CARLTON ATHLETIC remain in with a chance of landing a terrific treble after roaring to victory in the final of the Leeds & District FA Senior Challenge Cup.

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Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds United: Heckingbottom admits he’s still under pressure at United

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM admits the pressure on his job as Leeds United head coach is “still there” but the 40-year-old believes and hopes he will still be in his role next season.

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