Posts Tagged "Leeds United"

Another Three Years Of “Match Of The Day”

By on Jan 31, 2009 in Latest | 1 comment

The news that the BBC has secured a further three years of Premier League highlights makes for a potentially intriguing situation. In August 2014, a year after their next contract ends, the BBC’s flagship (and, it’s probably fair to say now, only) football show will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, but the new contract will expire in May 2013....

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Match Of The Week: FA Cup Second Round – Histon 1-0 Leeds United

By on Nov 30, 2008 in Non-League | 0 comments

Three times they have been the champions of England. FA Cup winners thirty-six years ago. Leeds United’s mere presence in the early rounds of the FA Cup is a powerful symbol of how far from grace they have fallen in recent times. In contrast, ten years ago Histon were a village club playing in the Eastern Counties League. Their rise towards the top of the Blue...

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In Praise Of… Brian Clough

By on Nov 18, 2008 in English League Football | 0 comments

The unveiling of a new statue of Brian Clough in Nottingham last week seems like as good a time as any to to take a quick look back at the career of arguably English football’s greatest manager. It’s probably fair to say that the managerial achievements of Brian Clough will never be repeated again. He took two clubs from the middle of the Second Division...

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Match Of The (Mid)Week: Leeds United 2-1 Bradford City

By on Sep 3, 2008 in English League Football | 1 comment

Spare your sympathy for the League Cup. It has a massive live match on Sky Sports and a place in UEFA Cup as a reward for the winners. There are no such rewards for the Johnstones Paint Trophy, the first round of which was played last night. Started by the Football League as the Football League Trophy in 1983, it continues to suffer what could be described as...

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