Posts Tagged "Leeds United"

2009 – Year Of Missing The Point

2009 – Year Of Missing The Point

By on Dec 30, 2009 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

Financial and football journalism have long been distant cousins. And since the formation of the Premier League in 1992, that has largely not mattered. This year, however, it has. Give or take a Norman Lamont-inspired week or two during its inaugural season, the Premier League has lived through economic boom times allied with a bottomless pit of broadcast revenue...

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Match Of The Week: Leeds United 5-1 Kettering Town

Match Of The Week: Leeds United 5-1 Kettering Town

By on Dec 8, 2009 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 9 comments

After the two sides finished level at Rockingham Road a week and a half ago, it was the only draw that could have been made. Manchester United. For Leeds United, this match is an opportunity to make acquaintances again with their rivals from the other side of the Pennines. Their fall from grace has been bumpier than most, and possibly the most hurtful aspect of the...

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Match Of The Week: Kettering Town 1-1 Leeds United

By on Nov 29, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

These are tough times at Rockingham Road. Kettering Town of the Blue Square Premier have less than three years to go on the lease at the ground that has been their home since 1897, and they have nowhere else to go. Relations with the local council are strained, with the club claiming that the council are doing nothing to help them to find a site for a new stadium....

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Football Authorities & The Law

By on Oct 8, 2009 in Latest | 0 comments

Lord Triesman, the chairman of the Football Association, wafted across our television screens earlier this evening, brushing aside questions about Alex Ferguson’s comments about referee Alan Wiley because it would be incorrect of him to comment prior to the FA reaching judgement, just as it would be incorrect to be incorrect to offer an opinion on a criminal...

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