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

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…

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September 3, 2008
Ian

A Kewelling Off Period

It’s unlikely that Leeds United will be playing Galatasaray in the next couple of years or so. An element of racour still exists between the two clubs following serious crowd disturbances surrounding their Champions League matches played in 2000 which resulted in the death of two Leeds supporters in Istanbul. The subsequent police investigation and…

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July 13, 2008
Ian

Football League Play-Off Preview

It’s that time of year again, when Wembley fills with expectant supporters for the play-off finals. Over the course of Saturday, Sunday and Monday, three matches will be played that decide who will be in what division next season, and it’s time to have a look forward to those three matches, starting with Monday’s match…

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May 23, 2008
Ian

He’s At it Again

It looks like Leeds United’s Ken Bates started legal action against his team’s fifteen point deduction for not following Football League rules on administration just in time because, on the pitch, his team is falling to pieces. They haven’t won a single match in their last seven games, and have collapsed from being being contenders…

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February 24, 2008
Ian

When Soap Operas Collide

The Simpsons has a habit of occasionally dropping in cameo performances from the stars of other animated series, and it always leave me feeling strangely uncomfortable. Seeing Fred Flintstone sitting on the couch at 742 Evergreen Terrace has the effect of making me look around, just to check that the world is still turning and…

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January 29, 2008
Ian

Dirty, Dirty Leeds

Tonight at Elland Road, Leeds United play Sunderland in the Championship (for the sake of avoiding confusion, I will be reverting to these competitions current names, rather than using their old ones). It is, in it’s own peculiar way, a significant match. Have Sunderland really turned the corner under the tutelage of Roy Keane? And…

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September 13, 2006
Ian
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