Posts Tagged ‘Leeds United’

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Football in Yorkshire – Where did it all go wrong?

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It’s been a lean few years for Yorkshire football in terms of Premiership participation, and David Hall looks at the county’s fall from grace. I start off with a question. When was the last time two or more Yorkshire teams competed in the Premier League? 2000/2001. Leeds United (4th) and Bradford City (20th). Leeds got […]

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Leeds United 2 – 1 Bristol Rovers

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Leeds United today ended three years in League One by claiming promotion on the last day of the season with victory over Bristol Rovers at Elland Road. With a number of sides still in the running to join Norwich City in the automatic promotion places, all eyes were on Leeds who knew that matters were […]

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What Became of the Likely Lads? #1 Leeds United 2001

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They were halcyon days for Leeds United A.F.C., a stunning 3-0 victory over Deportivo la Coruna in the first leg of a UEFA Champions League semi-final was an incredible pinnacle for fans of the club who had watched in delight as David O’Leary sculpted a team once again able to mix it with the league […]

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Moments of Magic #15 – Anthony Yeboah

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Leeds United caused a massive shock in the FA Cup at the weekend, and Moments of Magic heads back to 1995 to revisit one of the club’s greatest goals. #15 Anthony Yeboah v Liverpool & Wimbledon, 1995 Ghanaian international Tony Yeboah was a relative unknown when he joined Leeds United for £3.4 million in 1995, […]

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The Week in Football #10

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This week’s trip through the history books sees England toiling, the birth of one of football’s great rivalries, controversial ‘keepers, clashing egos and some dodgy dealings in Yorkshire. October 12 England booked their place at the last World Cup today in 2005, when Frank Lampard volleyed home a late winner against Poland to ensure the […]