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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.


In pictures: Knaresborough Reserves beat the weather to sink Hall Green and claim fourth win in five

Knaresborough Town Reserves were the only one of the area’s West Yorkshire League sides to beat the elements on Saturday, overcoming Hall Green United 3-0.

Harrogate Railway suffered more disappointment against Liversedge in midweek. Picture: Rob Barraclough

Struggling Railway well-beaten by visiting Liversedge

Harrogate Railway slipped to a seventh straight defeat when they lost out 3-0 at home to Liversedge on Wednesday evening.

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In pictures: Harrogate Town knocked off the top after ‘frustrating’ draw at Tamworth

Harrogate Town were knocked off the top of National League North after being held to a 1-1 draw at struggling Tamworth.

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Nick Black fires home Boro's second goal against Rossington Main. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Early goals pave the way for another Knaresboro’ success

Knaresborough Town struck twice in the opening eight minutes to set up a 14th win in 16 unbeaten matches as Rossington Main were sunk at Manse Lane.

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Tadcaster Albion 's Casey Stewart in action in the snow at Trafford. Picture: Matthew Apppleby

Old boy Frost strikes in the snow as Brewers are frozen out

Tadcaster Albion’s eight-match unbeaten run came to an end as former Brewer Danny Frost struck in the snow to earn Trafford a 1-0 victory.

Tadcaster Albion
Boro players celebrate Sam Cook's 86th-minute goal against Shirebrook. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Cook serves up late winner for Knaresborough at Shirebrook

Centre-half Sam Cook came off the substitutes’ bench to net a late winner for Knaresborough Town at Shirebrook on Tuesday evening.

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Action from Tadcaster Albion's home clash with Atherton Collieries. Picture: Matthew Appleby

Albion’s winning streak ended by Atherton stalemate

Tadcaster Albion remain unbeaten in eight matches following a goalless draw at home to Atherton Collieries.

Tadcaster Albion
Harrogate Town Ladies are celebrating a second league title in as many seasons. Picture: Town Pix

Town Ladies are champions - again!

Harrogate Town Ladies were crowned league champions for the second successive season on Sunday - without even kicking a ball.

Harrogate Town's George Thomson celebrates his first goal against FCUM. Picture: Town Pix

Thomson treble takes Town top as FC United are hit for six

George Thomson hit a hat-trick as a devastating display from Harrogate Town saw them beat FC United of Manchester 6-0 on their way back to the top of National League North.

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Harrogate Railway's young winger Nathan Merchant attempts to get to grips with Pickering's Ryan Blott

Adams blasts shambolic Rail following Pikes humiliation

Harrogate Railway manager Marlon Adams branded his side a “shambles” in the wake of a humiliating 9-1 defeat at Pickering Town.

Harrogate Railway
Knaresborough Town's Rob Youhill in action against Armthorpe Welfare. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Boro stretch unbeaten run with Armthorpe success

NCEL Division One leaders Knaresborough Town extended their unbeaten run into a 14th game when they got the better of Armthorpe Welfare at Manse Lane.

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Jake Wright in action for Harrogate Town against Telford. Picture: Town Pix

Jake’s the Wright man for Town

Harrogate Town have bolstered their attack with the signing of former Sheffield United loanee Jake Wright.

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Harrogate Town's players have had plenty to celebrate so far this season. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Town flourishing under pressure

Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver says that his players are flourishing under the pressure of their National League North title bid.

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Harrogate Railway's Shane Hamilton in action against Bridlington Town. Picture: Adrian Murray

No complaints from Rail boss as Bridlington take the spoils

Harrogate Railway boss Marlon Adams conceded that the better team won the game as Bridlington Town left Station View with a 3-1 victory to their name.

Harrogate Railway
Aiden Savory in action during Tadcaster Albion's 4-0 win over Droylsden. Picture: Matthew Appleby

Brewers move into play-off contention after crushing of Droylsden

Tadcaster Albion recorded a fourth straight league victory, beating Droylsden 4-0 to climb into an Evo-Stik North play-off spot.

Tadcaster Albion
Simon Ainge has left Harrogate Town to join Wrexham on loan. Picture: Town Pix

Town boss: Decision to let Ainge depart was the right one

Harrogate Town manager Simon Weaver feels that the decision to let prolific striker Simon Ainge leave the CNG Stadium was the “right one for the club at this time”.

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Steve Bromley was on target for Knaresborough Town in Saturday's success at Brigg Town. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Boro cruise past Brigg to open up nine-point gap at the top

Knaresborough Town made a return to winning ways, and in some style, beating Brigg Town 4-0 away from home to open up a nine-point lead at the top of NCEL Division One.

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Harrogate Town players celebrate one of their four first-half strikes during Tuesday's thrilling success over Alfreton. Picture: Town Pix

First-half blitz takes Town top of the table

Harrogate Town scored four times in the opening 34 minutes of Tuesday night’s victory over Alfreton Town as they moved top of National League North.

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