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Archives: Leeds United

Classic Brian Clough Interview By TV Presenter David Frost, 1974 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Shortly after getting the sack from Leeds United, football manager Brian Clough sat down with TV presenter David Frost for an exclusive interview. I’ve never seen this one before today, but it’s a must-see for anyone who has any respect … Continue reading

Is Enough Being Done to Promote Tolerance in Soccer?

Posted on by Matt Duncan
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The world has another homosexual professional footballer. Robbie Rogers, the former U.S.A. international and Leeds player has revealed via a well-written statement on his website, that he is gay and that he is now to step away from the game … Continue reading

Bayern Munich’s Guardiola Coup Began After Their Defeat to Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Congratulations to Bayern Munich for capturing the signature of one of the most sought after managers in world soccer. While some had thought that former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola would be taking a long sabbatical from the game, The Guardian’s Rafa Honigstein … Continue reading

Roberto Mancini Rues Manchester City’s Failure to Land Robin van Persie: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Happy New Year folks! Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Roberto Mancini rues Manchester City’s failure to land Robin van Persie — The Guardian Reading pay £600,000 for Sporting Lisbon’s captain Daniel Carrico — The Guardian Graphic: Gary Neville’s team … Continue reading

Rafael Benítez Drops Real Madrid Hint for His Options After Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Rafael Benítez drops Real Madrid hint for his options after Chelsea — The Guardian Ryan Giggs can play for Manchester United for another two years, says Sir Alex Ferguson — The Telegraph Sol Campbell … Continue reading

Leeds United vs Chelsea, Capital One Cup Quarter-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Leeds United and Chelsea has traditionally been one of the big rivalries in English football both on and off the pitch. On the pitch, there are lots of memories of the two teams who battled each other during the early … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Reveals Secrets of His Success to Harvard Academics: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Fascinating quotes today from Sir Alex Ferguson hot on the heels of several interviews and classes he did at Harvard University where the football professor shared many secrets of his success of his managerial career — everything from dealing with … Continue reading

Alex Ferguson Rules Out Any New Signings in the New Year: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Either Sir Alex Ferguson is playing mind games leading up to the January transfer window or he’s trying to manage the expectations of the fans. Either way, the Manchester United boss has come out today and ruled out any new … Continue reading

Look At These English Football Clubs And Badges From 1962: Collector’s Card Photos

Posted on by Christopher Harris

On day three of cleaning out my garage, I found a pleasant surprise in a 1962 collection of 25 cards entitled “Football Clubs and Badges” from a company named Lamberts Of Norwich. The cards were included in packets of tea … Continue reading

Andrey Arshavin Couldn’t Hit a Barn Door; Thierry Henry Shows Him How

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s only fitting that in a game where Arsenal monopolized the number of shots taken against Leeds United in Monday’s FA Cup match that late substitute Thierry Henry would stride on to the pitch and show his fellow teammates how … Continue reading

FA Cup Footballers From 1988-89 Featured In Match Magazine: Photo

Posted on by Christopher Harris

While cleaning out my garage over the weekend, I came across an old box of football/soccer collectibles. I haven’t peeked inside the box yet to see what’s in there, but I thought I’d reach in and pick out the first … Continue reading

Whatever Happened to Michael Ricketts? (Who Are Ya)

Posted on by Ally Poole

‘WHO ARE YA?’ is a new weekly feature on EPL Talk that profiles players who have been capped for England and fallen from grace and players who never really reached their full potential, with the help of some anecdotes .Feel … Continue reading

Brian Clough: Nobody Ever Says Thank You (Book Review)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Jonathan Wilson’s biography about legendary football manager Brian Clough manages to combine the two best attributes by which a book should be judged: how it teaches things you never knew, and how spellbinding it was. Brian Clough: Nobody Ever Says … Continue reading

Gary Speed Commits Suicide, Hangs Himself At Home

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Premier League veteran footballer Gary Speed is dead, aged 42. The former Bolton Wanderers, Everton, Leeds United and Sheffield United footballer, who most recently held the post as Wales national team manager, apparently committed suicide at his home overnight, according to … Continue reading

1974 Charity Shield Between Liverpool and Leeds (Video)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’ve watched or read The Damned United, you’ll know that the 1974 Charity Shield between Leeds United and Liverpool plays a pivotal role. It was a real life drama featuring remarkable characters Bill Shankly and Brian Clough. And on … Continue reading

Stoke City vs Leeds United, 1973-74: Friday Flashback Videos

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In this week’s installment of Friday Flashback Videos, we take you back to the 1973-74 season for a then glamor tie between Stoke City and Leeds United. Feel free to post your observations about the game in the comments section … Continue reading

Video: Why Brian Clough Remains a True Legend in English Football

Posted on by Jesse Chula
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You’ve see the film The Damned United, or read the book by David Peace that inspired it. The question that remains is, to what extent has the outspoken, charismatic and often times hilarious manager left a lasting impression on you? … Continue reading

The Damned United Movie Trailer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

One of the most eagerly anticipated movies of the year is scheduled to debut on March 27 when “The Damned United,” the story of Brian Clough’s 44-day reign as manager at Leeds United, hits the silver screen in the United … Continue reading