You bet we won't take Leeds lightly, says Parkinson as Bantams made favourites by bookies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds' under pressure manager David Hockaday

7:29am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PHIL Parkinson has bashed the bookies for making City favourites to topple Leeds in tonight’s Capital One Cup derby and declared: We are still the underdogs.

Billy Clarke dreams of fast-tracking his way to Bradford City derby glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Clarke is challenged by Blackburn's Corry Evans

9:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

BILLY Clarke knows better than anyone how quickly players can cement themselves in the affections of the fans on derby days.

Former captain Andy Lynch wary of resurgent Bradford Bulls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: LYNCH: Played more than 200 games for the Bulls

8:35am Wednesday 27th August 2014

FORMER Bulls captain Andy Lynch admits Castleford are desperate to get back to winning ways in their Super League clash at Wheldon Road on Sunday.

For a manager to be under pressure after four games is ridiculous - Parkinson's sympathy for Leeds boss as rival feels the heat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Massimo Cellino and David Hockaday in happier times

6:17am Wednesday 27th August 2014

UNDER-FIRE Leeds boss David Hockaday has received derby-day backing from Phil Parkinson over the “crazy” situation at Elland Road.

Sedbergh to host annual fun day on Saturday in honour of former Bulls coach

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:53am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ODSAL Sedbergh are to host the annual fun day to honour the memory of former Bulls coach Eddie McGuinness on Saturday.

Bulls Foundation celebrating after summer of success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Bradford Bulls Foundation are celebrating following the end of a highly successful Summer Camp Programme.

Visit to Headingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire's head groundsman Andy Fogarty will be showing the local IOG branch round his facility

6:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WEST Yorkshire branch members of the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) are being taken round Headingley today and hope to see both the rugby and cricket grounds, courtesy of Ryan Golding and head groundsman Andy Fogarty.

Cup tie can put smile on Bradford City fans' faces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City fans celebrate after Valley Parade's largest crowd in over half a century saw the hosts stun Arsenal in the Capital One Cup two seasons ago

7:58am Tuesday 26th August 2014

JULIAN Rhodes reckons a "once-in-a-lifetime" win over Leeds tomorrow would even top the great Valley Parade cup nights against Arsenal and Aston Villa.

'Not in public interest' to reveal how much of Omar Khan loan has been repaid, Council insists

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Omar Khan, who has started to repay his loan.

7:22am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BRADFORD Council insists it is not in the public interest to reveal how much of a £200,000 loan of taxpayer cash to former Bradford Bulls owner Omar Khan has been repaid.

Bradford Bulls star Walker backs State of Mind charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:11am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CHEV Walker has spoken of the importance of players' mental health ahead of this weekend's round of Super League fixtures which are dedicated to the State of Mind programme.

John Hendrie column: It's a great time for Bradford City to be playing Leeds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fans packed into Valley Parade for the latter stages of the Capital One Cup run two season ago and another huge crowd is expected to watch City take on neighbours Leeds

6:43am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Capital One Cup continues to be great news for Bradford City.

Gillsepie will not allow trophy talk to deflect him from Durham preparations

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire first-team coach Jason Gillespie

5:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

JASON Gillespie is determined not to look too far ahead even though it is clear that winning a one-day trophy with Yorkshire would mean a great deal to him.

Tough for Bilham in Woodpecker Rally

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Bilham in action in his 'The Next Big Step' Nissan Micra – Picture: MCR Marketing Solutions

7:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

TEENAGER Sam Bilham has every incentive to stay out of trouble as he heads into one of the "toughest rallies of the year" in Shropshire at the weekend.

Matamala takes running from Bradford to Chile

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hardy Matamala

7:15pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Bradford fires still burn bright in Chile.

Buttershaw St Paul's closing in on surprise promotion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: cricket generic

6:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BUTTERSHAW St Paul's have emerged as this season's surprise Central Yorkshire League promotion contenders after a convincing win over leaders Batley lifted them to second place in the Championship Division.

Naveed inspires Wibsey Park Chapel to glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wibsey Park Chapel were crowned Bradford Evening League Finals Day champions for the first time

5:48pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WIBSEY Park Chapel crowned a great season in the Bradford Evening League by adding the Finals Day trophy to their Division Two crown.

Familiar faces lead Jer Lane charge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A modern-day cricket match not unlike the one AG Macdonell and other writers have written about

5:19pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

JER Lane continued their march towards the Foster's Halifax League title after banking maximum points from their 92-run Premier Division success over Blackley.

Robinson seals promotion for Horsforth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clearing water from the Horsforth pitch ahead of their game against Silsden

4:22pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ANDY Robinson produced a stunning spell of bowling to put Horsforth on the way to a crushing eight-wicket win over Silsden as they clinched promotion from Division Three of the Aire-Wharfe League.

Six-shooter Filkin leads Oakworth closer to title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Filkin's 6-19 haul sped Oakworth towards victory

4:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PACESETTERS Oakworth were in an uncharitable mood on their visit to Division One bottom side Cowling as they eased to a ten-wicket win in the Mewies Solicitors Craven & District League.

Horizon pair keep GB squad places

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Horizon Taekwondo Academy pupils Jamie Simpson-Kidd and Ellie Bowden, who have retained their Great Britain squad places – Picture: Karl Mann

3:38pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

HORIZON Taekwondo Academy pair Jamie Simpson-Kidd, from Silsden, and Ellie Bowden of Cullingworth have successfully retained their places in the Great Britain cadet development squad.

Parkinson backs Bradford City to overcome Davies loss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A distraught Andrew Davies leaves the pitch after treatment for what turned out to be a broken arm

7:49am Monday 25th August 2014

PHIL Parkinson is confident that City can cope without defensive talisman Andrew Davies.

Latest Bradford Bulls recruit can't wait to reunite with Lowes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:02am Monday 25th August 2014

BOYHOOD Bulls fan Vila Halafihi has become the 14th addition to Jimmy Lowes' squad for next season after agreeing a one-year deal.

Bradford City must quickly adapt to life without Andrew Davies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Hanson tries to find a way through the Peterborough defence

6:24am Monday 25th August 2014

City 0, Peterborough 1

Chilaka doubles up as Bradford Park Avenue edge out bottom side

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:22pm Monday 25th August 2014

Bradford Park Avenue 3, Hyde 2

Saints alive as Waite plays key role in Priestley Cup win

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Priestley Cup winners Pudsey St Lawrence

7:33pm Monday 25th August 2014

IT ISN'T every day that a plan comes together as well as it did for Pudsey St Lawrence in the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup final at Undercliffe.

All aboard the J train at Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jack Brooks often picks up his wickets in clusters

6:58pm Monday 25th August 2014

JASON Gillespie is hoping the 'J train' steams in and keeps Yorkshire on track for the LV= County Championship title.

Keighley boxer Muhammad Ali claims Youth Olympic bronze

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRONZE BID: Muhammad Ali. Picture: Garry Bowden/SIPPA/BOA

6:12pm Monday 25th August 2014

KEIGHLEY boxer Muhammad Ali admitted he was relieved to put his injury nightmare behind him and walk away from the Youth Olympic Games with a bronze medal around his neck.

Avenue stung by late Stockport settler

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Substitute Danny Frost scores for Bradford Park Avenue against Stockport County - Picture: John Rhodes (9622040)

6:48am Monday 25th August 2014

Stockport County 3, Bradford Park Avenue 1

Nicholson catching seals Waddilove Cup triumph

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley wicketkeeper Paul Nicholson picked up the man of the match award in the Waddilove Cup final

4:54pm Monday 25th August 2014

OTLEY'S 25-year wait for a record 11th Waddilove Cup win came to a spectacular end as they crushed Collingham by eight wickets in the final.

Brighouse brought down to earth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: football generic

7:59pm Monday 25th August 2014

Brighouse Town 0, Scarborough Athletic 4

Three and easy for Farsley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: football generic

7:54pm Monday 25th August 2014

Harrogate Railway Athletic 2, Farsley 4

Guiseley stunned by Trinity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Footballer banned after alleged attack on ref

7:47pm Monday 25th August 2014

Guiseley 1, Gainsborough Trinity 3

Silsden Development hit for seven

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:20pm Monday 25th August 2014

SILSDEN Development's unbeaten Lancashire League record was shattered as they lost 7-0 at home to AFC Emley Reserves.

Casper Sloth becomes Leeds United's 12th summer signing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds United logo - zxc

6:12pm Monday 25th August 2014

LEEDS have completed the signing of midfielder Casper Sloth for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £600,000.

Turner turns the screw as Peel Park score 14

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nat Dacres of Swaine Green heads against the Cuedos Rangers bar

5:32pm Monday 25th August 2014

PEEL Park head Stanningley Albion on goal difference at the top of the Premier Division after two matches of the new Bradford Sunday Alliance League season.

Goals galore as five-star Missin leads way

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark McGee, right, celebrates his goal with Sam Rooke but their Steeton side went on to lose 3-1 to Bay Athletic

5:08pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE first Saturday of the new West Riding County Amateur League season featured a glut of goals, with 100 scored in 18 matches.

Guiseley lack quality as they surrender 100 per cent start

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Guiseley boss Mark Bower

6:31am Monday 25th August 2014

AFC Fylde 0 Guiseley 0

Savory and Harris double up as Farsley go nap

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Farsley's Spencer Harris dives to head past behind Padiham keeper Sean Davis

6:02am Monday 25th August 2014

FARSLEY'S season sprung into life with a 5-0 victory over Padiham in Evo-Stik League Division One North at Throstle Nest on Saturday.

Hockaday spared chop at Leeds United

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BILLINGHAM BOY: Leeds head coach Dave Hockaday started his career as a teenager with Billingham Synthonia

9:08pm Sunday 24th August 2014

LEEDS owner Massimo Cellino has given boss Dave Hockaday an unexpected lifeline after reversing out of his decision to sack him just five games into the season.

Pudsey St Lawrence win Priestley Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:25pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Pudsey St Lawrence defeated Cleckheaton by 107 runs in the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup final at Undercliffe today.

Cleckheaton closing in on Bradford League title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cleckheaton batsman Tim Jackson batting against Lightcliffe

5:34pm Sunday 24th August 2014

NO ISSUES are settled yet in Division One of the JCT600 Bradford League but, with only two matches to play, leaders Cleckheaton need only 16 points to retain the championship.

Keighley boxer Muhammad Ali targets bronze after Stevenson gets better of him again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRONZE BID: Muhammad Ali. Picture: Garry Bowden/SIPPA/BOA

8:18pm Sunday 24th August 2014

MUHAMMAD Ali insists he can hold his head up high despite the Keighley boxer seeing gold slip through his grasp at the Youth Olympic Games.

Winger's try Cooks Wharfedale's goose

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wharfedale V Stourbridge: Adam Howard makes the hard yards for the Greens

8:57pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Wharfedale 12, Stourbridge 17

Late Belcher try gives Salem pre-season derby victory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:20pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Old Brodleians 22, Bradford Salem 26

Jonny edges Alistair in Brownlee double

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:41pm Sunday 24th August 2014

BINGLEY Harrier Jonathan Brownlee was an impressive winner of Saturday's World Triathlon Series in Stockholm.

Alex Lees column: Rashid almost unplayable against Hampshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adil Rashid bagged his first five-wicket haul in 50-over cricket

6:01pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Alex Lees column

Stand-in keeper Patterson can't boss it for Thackley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thackley manager Andy Patterson

4:19pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THACKLEY manager Andy Patterson found himself in goal as his under-strength team headed to Maltby Main in the Northern Counties East League – and it cost them dearly.

Saltaire so close to sealing promotion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lightcliffe bowler Chris Greenwood can hardly believe it as an appeal against Cleckheaton batsman John Wood is turned down

4:10pm Sunday 24th August 2014

SECOND-placed Saltaire are on the verge of returning to Division One at the first attempt following their six-wicket JCT600 Bradford League win over Spen Victoria.

Henderson earns Silsden a handy point

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: football generic

4:01pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Glossop North End 1, Silsden 1

New Wortley frustrated in title chase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A modern-day cricket match not unlike the one AG Macdonell and other writers have written about

3:59pm Sunday 24th August 2014

SECOND-placed New Wortley found themselves worse off than before in the Dales Council League title race despite being awarded victory without having to play.


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