Middlesbrough Football Club, also known as The Boro, are an English football club based in Middlesbrough, who play in the Football League Championship for the 2009–10 season, following relegation from the Premier League. Formed in 1876, they have played at the Riverside Stadium since August 1995, their third ground since turning professional in 1889. Their longest-serving home was Ayresome Park, where they played for 92 years, from 1903 to 1995.
York City Football Club is an English football club based in York, North Yorkshire. The club participates in the Conference National, the fifth tier of English football. Founded in 1922, they joined the Football League in 1929, and have spent most of their history in the lower divisions. The club briefly rose as high as the second tier of English football, spending two seasons in the Second Division in the 1970s.
Middlesbrough Ironopolis Football Club were an English association football club which briefly played in the Football League in the 1890s. Their entire history was played out during the Victorian era in Middlesbrough. Although they were only in existence for five years, the club managed to win three Northern League titles, two cup competitions and reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Scarborough Football Club was an English football club based in the seaside resort of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. They were one of the oldest football clubs in England, formed in 1879, before they were wound up on 20 June 2007, with debts of £2.5 million. In the 2006–07 season Scarborough competed in the Conference North.
York Racecourse is a horse racing track in the southwest of the city of York in North Yorkshire, England with a spectator capacity of 60,000. The most famous race to be held at York on an annual basis is Ebor Handicap, which is run during the Ebor Festival meeting in August. The course also stages three of the UK's 31 Group One races, the International Stakes, the Nunthorpe Stakes and the Yorkshire Oaks.
York City Knights Rugby League Club are a British professional rugby league team hailing from York. They play at the Huntington Stadium, situated to the north of York city centre. They currently play in the Championship One.
Whitby Town Football Club, commonly known as just Whitby Town or Whitby is an English football club based in Whitby, North Yorkshire. The club participates in the Northern Premier League, the seventh tier of English football. Founded in 1880, Whitby are one of the oldest clubs from the North Riding of Yorkshire, the club has spent their entire history in the amateur leagues, though they have reached the second round of the FA Cup in both 1983–84 and 1985–86.
Guisborough Town F.C. are an English football club based in Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland. They were founded in 1973 and currently play in the Northern League Division Two. Their home ground is the King George V Ground (sometimes abbreviated to 'KGV Ground') in Guisborough.
Thornaby F.C. are a football club based in Thornaby-on-Tees, England. They were established in 1980 when Stockton Cricket Club's football team joined the Wearside Football League. The club were known as Stockton until 2000. In 2005-06, they finished 17th out of 21 in the Northern League Division One, but were demoted to Northern League Division Two due to the poor quality of their ground. Thornaby continue to play in the second division.
Pickering Town Football Club is an English football club based in Pickering, North Yorkshire. The club was founded in 1888 and are currently in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division. The club is currently managed by Ex-Assistant coach Mark Wood after former Ipswich Town player Alex Mathie resigned on 6 January 2007.
Tadcaster Albion A.F.C. are an English football club based in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, formed in 1892. Their ground is situated behind the John Smith's brewery in Tadcaster, thus the reason for their nickname "The Brewers". Currently, they are members of the Northern Counties East Football League Division One. They are managed by Paul Marshall who was appointed in May 2008. Marshall is assisted by coaches Rob Hunter & Mark Smitheringale.
Northallerton Town F.C. is an English football club based in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. They were established in 1895 and continue on to this day. They are currently playing in Northern League Division Two.
The Ebor Festival is a three day race meeting held at York Racecourse in Great Britain during the month of August. In 2006 it was held between August 22 and August 24. The Ebor festival was first established in 1843 with the first running of the Ebor Handicap. Each of the three days has feature races. Tuesday is called Juddmonte International day and features the Juddmonte International the Great Voltigeur Stakes and the Acomb Stakes.
The Antient Scorton Silver Arrow is an archery tournament that was incepted on Sunday the 14th of May 1673 in the village of Scorton in Yorkshire, England. Twenty-two archers competed in the first event for the prize of a silver arrow. This was won by Henry Calverley of Eryholme on Tees, who had provided the trophy. The event proved so successful that a new organisation, the Society of Archers, was formed to hold the event on an annual basis.
The Craven and District League (currently sponsored by Devonshire Carpets) is a football competition based in England. The league was founded in 1905 and presently has a total of four divisions, the highest of which, the Craven and District League Premier Division, sits at level 14 of the English football league system and is a feeder to the West Riding County Amateur Football League.
The York Football League is a football competition based in North Yorkshire, England, founded in 1897. Currently it is known under the terms of a sponsorship agreement as the York Minster Engineering Football League.
Nestlé Rowntree Football Club are an English football club from York, North Yorkshire. The team as their name suggests are affiliated with the chocolate factory of the same name; Rowntree's. It was founded during Joseph Rowntree's ownership of the factory.
Catterick Bridge Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in the hamlet of Catterick Bridge in North Yorkshire, England. The Catterick Sunday Market, held on the racecourse grounds, is the largest Sunday Market in the North of England. The international flat racing champion Collier Hill won his first race here in March 2002.
Redcar Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Redcar, North Yorkshire, England. Its address is Redcar Racecourse Ltd, Thrush Road, Redcar TS10 2BY Redcar is Yorkshire's seaside track, oval-shaped and perfectly flat. The present racecourse was opened in 1870, or 1875 and prior to this Redcar races were held on the sands at Coatham. The course itself is a left handed oval of just over 1m4f with relatively tight banked bends.
Ripon Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Ripon, North Yorkshire, England. It has been used for horse racing for more than 300 years and is nicknamed the Garden Racecourse. The course is a right handed oval of approximately 1m5f with a 5f finishing straight and a 6f chute. The racecourse competes with three other North Yorkshire racecourses, being Thirsk, Catterick and York. The West Yorkshire racecourses, Wetherby and Pontefract are also nearby.
Thirsk Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. The course is a left handed oval of about 1m2f with a 3f finishing straight and a 6f chute. The present course opened in 1923, but racing had taken place on the old course over 200 years earlier. The main road from Ripon to Thirsk runs past the course, and it is very popular with northern trainers. In 1940 it staged the war-time substitute St. Leger.
York Railway Institute is a sports club in Acomb, York, North Yorkshire, founded in 1886. The club plays football, rugby, tennis and hockey. It is most notable for its football team, which won the Northern Counties East Division One championship during the 1987-88 season.