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Leeds Striker Gets Banned For ‘Doing A Luis Suárez’ On Opponent

LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 20: Souleymane Doukara of Leeds United during Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Huddersfield Town at Elland Road Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Leeds, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ryan Browne/Getty Images)

Leeds United forward Souleymane Doukara has been charged with violent conduct and suspended for eight games for biting an opponent. The incident occurred on February 23rd, when Doukara is alleged to have bitten Fulham defender Fernando Amorebieta in his side’s 1-1 draw with the Cottagers at Elland Road. BREAKING NEWS: Leeds striker Souleymane Doukara banned for eight matches after being found …

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Could A World Cup Winner Be About To Take Over At Leeds?

KASHIMA, JAPAN - APRIL 07: Coach Fabio Cannavaro of Guangzhou Evergrande looks on prior to the AFC Champions League Group H match between Kashima Antlers and Guangzhou Evergrande at Kashima Stadium on April 7, 2015 in Kashima, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

There are reports emerging that Leeds United owner, Massimo Cellino, is to wield his axe once again and dismiss current boss Steve Evans and replace him with former Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro this summer. After yet another disappointing campaign for Leeds and Cellino, this summer promises to be another rebuilding job for the Yorkshire club. According to the Daily Mail, Cellino …

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Transfers That Shook The League Of Ireland: Part Three

With the domestic transfer window well and truly underway, Pundit Arena continues its look back at some moves that sent shockwaves throughout the League of Ireland. In this, the third of a four-part series, Niall Newberry tells the story of how a German World Cup legend was ‘tricked’ into playing a match for Cork Celtic and of a superstar who arrived at Shamrock …

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The Leeds United Cycle Of Upheaval Continues

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino had a less than flattering nickname back in Italy. Due to his penchant for firing managers, he was given the title Il mangia-allenatori – ‘The Manager Eater’. As if to live up that name, Cellino, on Monday morning, dispensed with boss Uwe Rösler after less than five months in the job. Rösler is the fifth …

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The Rise And Fall Of Leeds City

Given the recent troubled times of Yorkshire-based clubs, it should come as no surprise that football has always been a bittersweet thing in the region. This is none more so true than in the case of Leeds. Long before Leeds United made headlines for overpaying players, eccentric chairmen and bouncing through the divisions, there was another side in Leeds. They …

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Brian Lenihan Completes Loan Move To Blackpool

Today it has been announced that Brian Lenihan will spend a month on loan with Blackpool. The young right-back moved from Cork City to Hull City in August, in which time he has earned enough recognition to be called into Martin O’Neill’s most recent Republic of Ireland squads. Blackpool manager Lee Clark had this to say, on Blackpool F.C.’s official website, about the loan deal. …

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Leeds United & The Massimo Cellino Affair

Conor Heffernan discusses the bizzare world of Leeds United owner Massimo Cellini, and his hatred for the number seventeen. In 2010, Massimo Cellino attempted to buy West Ham United for a rumoured £68 million. It was big money from the Italian tycoon and when it became apparent that West Ham had refused the offer, it seemed that English football missed …

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