Posts Tagged "Leeds United"

Match Of The Past: Leeds United

By on Sep 29, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We continue our series of archive matches from the clubs from the Football League Championship this evening with six of the best from Leeds United, but this selection is a little different from most of the rest because it contains two full-length compilation videos. First up, however, we have four matches from the 1970s. Our first match sees Leeds travel to Arsenal...

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Have We Entered The Last Days Of Ken Bates Empire?

By on Sep 27, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

There was a hint of what might have been and what might yet be at Elland Road last night as Leeds United knocked Everton out of the League Cup with a win by two goals to one which, if we disregard the empty seats between a crowd of only just over 21,000 people, rolled back the years to the days when this club was a Premier League force. It was a result which might...

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100 Owners: Number 96 – (George Cripps &) Joseph Connor (Leeds City)

By on May 28, 2012 in History, Latest | 1 comment

As those of you that have been keeping up to date with this series will already be aware, there was probably no golden age for football in England when the game was completely free of corruption and malign influence. We have already looked at the controversial promotion of Arsenal into Division One of the Football League in 1919, but that year also saw the expulsion...

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Ken Bates’ Grand Game Of Divide And Rule

By on Mar 6, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 28 comments

Sometimes, the oldest ones are the best – or, in this case, the worst. There are plenty of rogues operating in and around football clubs these days, but the old master, Ken Bates, can still teach others a thing or two about dealing with those that they hold in contempt with an almost breathless degree of disrespect.  Elland Road has not been a happy place this...

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Is The Tide Beginning To Turn At Leeds United?

By on Jan 23, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 22 comments

We have noted before on this site that football supporters can be considerably more patient than we are ever given credit for. Indeed, some might even say that we are too patient. In recent years, we have put up with increasing ticket prices, the desecration of the atmosphere inside grounds and policing methods that would raise an eyebrow were they to be practiced...

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