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Hull City v Swansea City

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Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday

Huddersfield Town v Birmingham

Wigan Athletic v Rotherham United

Nottingham Forest v Leeds United (kick off 5.15pm)

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Barnsley v Leyton Orient

Bradford City v Scunthorpe United

Gillingham v Chesterfield

Sheffield United v Walsall

Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers

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Bury v York City

Wimbledon v Mansfield Town

Yorkshire duo make England World Cup squad

Yorkshire's Gary Ballance and Joe Root have both been named in England's ICC 2015 World Cup squad.

Gary Ballance (centre) and Joe Root (right) have both been included in England's World Cup squad Credit: Press Association

Ballance replaces Alistair Cook in the 15-man squad, who has been dropped as captain in favour of Eoin Morgan.

Ballance is one of three changes to the squad that suffered a recent 5-2 series defeat in Sri Lanka.

Yorkshire's Jack Brooks, Liam Plunkett, Tim Bresnan, Adil Rashid and Jonny Bairstow, who were all named in England's preliminary 30-man squad, have not been selected.

Leeds Bradford airport expecting 'busiest Christmas ever'

Leeds Bradford Airport says it's expecting its busiest ever Christmas and New Year with 100,000 passengers due to fly in and out of the terminal.

Leeds Bradford airport Credit: PA

Tenerife is the top selling destination as holidaymakers go in search of winter sun over the festive season -and the Algarve is also proving popular, says the airport.


Two men die in early morning smash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after two men died in an early morning crashin Sheffield.

The crash between a black Vauxhall Astra and a blue Peugeot 206 happened in Blackburn Road, Wincobank, at around 1am.

A man in each car died at the scene of the crash. Three others in the Peugeot were injured and were taken to hospital for treatment.<

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision."

Police are appealing for any witnesses who saw the crash or either car before the incident to contact them.

The road was closed for six hours, following the accident, but has now re-opened.

Bikers bring festive joy to children's ward

A group of bikers are descending on Scunthorpe Hospital today to bring some Christmas cheer to children being cared for on the Disney ward.

Members of Scunny Bikers are delivering a bumper load of toys to the unit.

The annual event is aimed at bringing a bit of festive cheer to poorly patients at Christmas time. The bikers also organise an annual Easter egg run every year as well.

We are always extremely grateful to Scunny Bikers for their kind donations. It helps to bring a smile to our young patients' faces when we hand out the goodies.

– Sharon Vickers, Ward manager
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