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San Francisco 49ers buy minority stake in Leeds United

The investment arm of NFL giants the San Francisco 49ers has bought a minority stake in Leeds United.
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What does the San Francisco 49ers investment mean for the Leeds United?

In low-key style and with their heads under the radar, senior officials at the San Francisco 49ers kept a close eye on Leeds United this season.
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Kyle Bartley. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United fans on Twitter: ‘£20m gets a decent squad’

We round up what Leeds United fans are discussing on social media.

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Jack Ormondroyd.

Leeds Rhinos: Ormondroyd is ready to answer Leeds’ call

GIANT FRONT-ROWER Jack Ormondroyd says he is determined to be fit and ready for if and when his Leeds Rhinos call-up comes.

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Castleford Tigers' Alex Foster dives in to score against Leeds Rhinos.

Peter Smith: Weekend maybe not as Magic as RFL thinks

EVERY YEAR, on the Sunday of the Magic Weekend, the Rugby Football League (RFL) issue a press release stating how great the event has been.

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Kallum Watkins.

Leeds Rhinos Jury: Rhinos looked ‘tired and defeated’ – before they even ‘get started’

Our YEP Jury look back on Leeds Rhinos’ display at the Magic Weekend against Castleford Tigers.

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Castleford Tigers v St Helens: A Cas win would get people talking about us says McShane

A WIN against Betfred Super League leaders St Helens tonight would set tongues wagging, Castleford Tigers ace Paul McShane reckons.

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Paul Robinson.

Former Leeds United star’s message to axed England goalkeeper Joe Hart

Paul Robinson believes Joe Hart is capable of rediscovering the form that earned him 75 England caps, and therefore regaining his place as the national team’s goalkeeper.

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Yorkshire's Cheteshwar Pujara strikes the ball on his way to a century against Worcestershire. 'Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Yorkshire v Worcestershire: Vikings fall short in record one-day run chase

YORKSHIRE conceded the highest total in the history of one-day cricket at Headingley before almost chasing it down as they lost for a second time in three One-Day Cup games.

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Championship rumour mill: Swansea City snap up Leeds United target

Here are the latest Championship transfer rumours from around the web...

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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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Referees boss Steve Ganson

Obstruction off limits for video referees at Summer Bash

VIDEO referees will not be allowed to check for obstruction, foul play, onside/offside or challenges in the air during a new system trialled at the Betfred Championship Summer Bash this weekend.
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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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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson during the nets session at the Cardiff Wales Stadium. (Picture: PA)

‘Unexpected workload’ reduces Kane Williamson’s Yorkshire involvement

KANE WILLIAMSON’s stint as Yorkshire’s overseas player has been abbreviated.

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Chris Annakin.

Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity: Coach Chester opts for a couple of changes to squad beaten by Giants

Trinity coach Chris Chester has made two changes for Wakefield’s Super League visit to Widnes Vikings on Friday.

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'This is where I belong. I came home,' reveals Leeds United legend Lucas Radebe

Leeds United legend Lucas Radebe revealed that he was reminded why the city holds such a special place in his heart after witnessing Josh Warrington's defeat of Lee Selby on Saturday.
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Who is Tyler Roberts and what will he bring to Leeds United next season?

What will striker Tyler Roberts add to Leeds United's attack next season? Here, we profile the January deadline day signing who is yet to make his debut for the club.
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Leeds Bobcats. PIC: John Sewell

Leeds Bobcats seem to be making all the right moves

Of all the very strange sporting comparisons there are to make, American Football and chess certainly has to be near the top.

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Guiseley Vixens. PIC: Guiseley Vixens AFC

Women’s Football: Vixens pull off great escape with Town win

AFTER many months of seemingly being nailed on for relegation from the Premier League North, Guiseley Vixens defied the odds and survived with a 2-1 victory against West Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town, writes CONNOR CRAIG-JACKSON.

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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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