Posts Tagged "Leeds United"

“Full Of Thieves And Crooks”  – Massimo Cellino Delivers His Verdict

“Full Of Thieves And Crooks” – Massimo Cellino Delivers His Verdict

By on Mar 31, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Twenty-five thousand people listened to it in two hours, and now a lot of them are looking for some answers. Over the weekend, a Leeds United supporter managed to get hold – from, it should be added, publicly available sources – of the telephone number Man Who Be The New King Of Elland Road, Massimo Cellino, and gave him a call, with surprising results....

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Leeds United & The Lottery Of The Owners & Directors Test

Leeds United & The Lottery Of The Owners & Directors Test

By on Mar 24, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

So there, then, is the decision of the Football League. Massimo Cellino has been adjudged by the Football League to have failed its Owners & Directors Test on account of his conviction under Italian law over the non-payment of tax for a boat that he owned. The League’s statement on the matter was clear enough to leave little quesion in the minds of those...

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Which Way Now For Leeds United?

Which Way Now For Leeds United?

By on Mar 18, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

In a sense, the single most surprising aspect of Massimo Cellino was its timing. As the office workers of this country fumbled their way through their first cup of coffee of the morning, the news came through from Italy that Cellino had been found guilty of evading import duty with regard to the purchase of a yacht which was impounded in 2012 and fined €600,000. It...

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The Madness Of Leeds United Takes Several New Twists

The Madness Of Leeds United Takes Several New Twists

By on Feb 1, 2014 in Latest | 2 comments

Well, at least the supporters of Leeds United can take a crumb of comfort from the fact that, after twenty-four hours that has been their club become the laughing stock of the entire Football League, they have a team and a support of which they can till be proud. At Elland Road this afternoon, a crowd of more than 31,000 people saw Leeds put Huddersfield Town to the...

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