Posts Tagged "Leeds United"

Match Of The Midweek: Leeds United 0-2 Millwall

Match Of The Midweek: Leeds United 0-2 Millwall

By on Mar 22, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The favourites for promotion before the start of the season, Leeds United started 2009/10 as if they were in something of a hurry to finally lay the ghosts of lower division football to rest and get back to something approaching the normality of the Championship. Their credentials seemed to be confirmed by their January FA Cup win at Old Trafford and grabbing a draw...

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Leeds United’s Owners Benefit From “League” Politics

Leeds United’s Owners Benefit From “League” Politics

By on Mar 4, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

It may be heading in the direction of cliché somewhat to start any sort of public statement with a definition from a dictionary, but on some occasions it is so wholly and completely appropriate that we are left with no alternative but to do exactly that. When football competitions started to form themselves into competitions in which everybody played each other home...

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Lies, Damned Lies & The Words Of The “Official Club Spokesman”

Lies, Damned Lies & The Words Of The “Official Club Spokesman”

By on Feb 9, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 5 comments

As football sinks further and further into the financial mire, the official statements made by clubs themselves are becoming more and more odd, and more and more telling. Mark Murphy has been looking at some of these statements, and is less than convinced by them. Word games have been in the football news lately, at least the bit of it that hasn’t been about John...

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Peter Ridsdale: Chairman Turned Repeat Offender

Peter Ridsdale: Chairman Turned Repeat Offender

By on Jan 28, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 23 comments

Cardiff City are due in court in a couple of weeks fighting off a winding up order, and the man in charge is a rather familiar one to supporters of Leeds United and Barnsley. Mark Murphy reports on Peter Ridsdale’s repeated misdemenaours and finds a predictable and depressing set of themes. Of all of football’s recent winding-up petition sagas, Cardiff City’s...

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