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Expectation, Dread & Pressure: A Day at Elland Road Supporting Leeds

Last Saturday’s defeat to relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic was a perfect microcosm of what life at Leeds United is like under Marcelo Bielsa. Elland Road was as good as full with over 35,000 in attendance. For the majority of the game, the home side dominated with their free-flowing and possession-based football that has become synonymous with the iconic Argentine coach. But …

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Championship Clubs Reportedly Interested In Signing Aiden McGeady

A host of Championship clubs are reportedly interested in signing Irish international winger Aiden McGeady after the 33-year-old was told he could leave League One side Sunderland. McGeady was Sunderland’s player of the season in 2018/2019 when the Black Cats were beaten in the playoff final, scoring 11 goals and notching up five assists in 34 league games. He had …

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Stoke City Make Approach For Northern Ireland Manager Michael O’Neill

Northern Ireland have given Michael O’Neill permission to speak to Stoke City about their vacant manager’s position. The Irish Football Association announced on Thursday that the Potters have made an official approach for O’Neill. Stoke are rooted to the bottom of the Championship, with eight points from 15 games and are looking for a new manager after sacking Nathan Jones. …

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Leeds United Keen On Sealing Deal For Irish Defender Ryan Nolan

Leeds United are keen on completing a deal for Irish underage international Ryan Nolan ahead of the end of the transfer window next week. The central defender has spent the last four years at Italian giants Inter Milan which included captaining their U19s, however, as Pundit Arena reported last month, the Nerazzurri have been listening to offers for Nolan with …

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Ireland’s Alan Judge Linked With Move Back To Championship

Ireland international midfielder Alan Judge has reportedly been linked with a move to Championship side QPR, despite recently signing a two-year contract at Ipswich Town. Judge joined the Tractor Boys on loan from Brentford in January before making the move permanent in April despite Ipswich’s impending relegation to League One. The 30-year old was seen as one of their best …

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Report: Leeds United Linked With Shock Move For Gianluigi Buffon

Championship side Leeds United have reportedly emerged as shock contenders to sign legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon after his departure from PSG this summer. The 41-year old confirmed his exit from the French champions last month opting not to extend his one-year deal by another 12 months. According to a report by Italian publication Corriere della Sera, Buffon is weighing up …

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Roy Keane Leaves Nottingham Forest After Just Five Months

Nottingham Forest have announced the departure of assistant manager Roy Keane after just five months at the Championship club. Keane joined Forest in January as the assistant to Martin O’Neill following the pair’s departure from the Irish national team after a string of disappointing results. Forest, who finished ninth last season, announced Keane’s departure on their website with the former …

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