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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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Quiz: Name This Leeds XI From Their Last Season In The Premier League

It’s been almost 17 years since Leeds United’s last season in the Premier League. The 3-time champions of England suffered relegation to the Championship during the 2003/2004 campaign and since then have failed to return to the top flight. They’ve gone through multiple owners and a plethora of different managers, even dropping down to League One for a period, but …

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Patrick Bamford Still Open To Playing For Ireland

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“I have not said yes, I have not said no.” Patrick Bamford has left the door open on potentially playing for the Republic of Ireland. The Leeds United forward has said that he has not made a decision yet on which country he wants to represent – England, the country of his birth, or Ireland, who he qualifies for through …

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Ander Herrera Speaks On Bizarre Methods Of Marcelo Bielsa

Former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera opened up on his experience working under current Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during their time at Athletic Bilbao. Herrera spent two years working under the Argentine in the Basque Country, with Bilbao reaching both the Europa League and Copa Del Rey finals. Bielsa now plies his trade in Yorkshire as he looks to …

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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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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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Five Championship Wonderkids Man United Could Sign This Summer

Manchester United’s first piece of business during what’s sure to be a busy summer appears to be the signing of winger Daniel James from Swansea. Numerous reports suggest that United are closing in on a £15 million deal for the Welsh wonderkid who impressed in the Championship this season. The imminent signing of James, as well as United’s links to …

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Irish Interest Aplenty As Focus Turns To Football League Playoffs

Last weekend represented the final day of the season across the English Football League with the Championship, League One and League Two all wrapping up their 46 game campaigns. In the Championship, Daniel Farke’s N0rwich were confirmed as champions as they beat Aston Villa and will return to the Premier League alongside a Sheffield United side containing a host of …

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Bamford Charged As El-Ghazi Red Rescinded After Leeds & Villa Melee

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford has been charged with ‘successful deception of a match official’ following his involvement in an altercation during their game with Aston Villa. The incident occurred between the striker and Aston Villa’s Anwar El-Ghazi with the midfielder receiving a straight red card from referee Stuart Attwell despite video footage showing the Villa man barely touching his …

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