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Archives: Leeds

Ken Bates in No Rush to Fill the Leeds Manager Hot-Seat

Posted on by Declan Bull

Leeds United under Simon Grayson rose from a League One side to a promotion contender into the hallowed Premier League. Grayson took over and steadied a rocking ship and has to be given credit for this. Despite starting strongly in … Continue reading

Can Leeds United Overcome Defensive Frailties to Earn Promotion to the Premier League?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Leeds United have long enjoyed the support of boisterous fans with Elland Road considered as one of the most intimidating and hostile environments for visiting teams. Despite the financial crisis which resulted in the fall of Leeds into the third … Continue reading

How Sheffield Wednesday Let Eric Cantona Slip Out Of Their Grasp (Video)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

  Things could have been so different for Sheffield Wednesday. The Yorkshire club, currently in League One, were the first English club to give a trial to French legend Eric Cantona in 1992. As you’ll see from the video accompanying … Continue reading

When Nobby Stiles Was a Leeds United Supporter

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester United legend Nobby Stiles was, for at least one day, a Leeds United supporter. If you don’t believe me, watch the video below to see a clip of Stiles being interviewed during half-time of the Leeds United against Coventry … Continue reading

Championship Game of the Week – Burnley v Leeds 11th Dec 2010

Posted on by Kristian Downer

This week’s stand out result for entertainment value in the Championship this weekend has to be the game between Burnley and Leeds at Turfmoor.

Leeds entered the game in the play off places whilst Burnley were sitting in the top half of the table within striking distance of the play off mix. Continue reading

Championship Round Up – Saturday 4th December 2010

Posted on by Kristian Downer

Due to the weather it was a much reduced Championship fixture list with Doncaster, Hull, Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest and Portsmouth all unable to host a match due to pitch and safety concerns. This did not stop this weekend being … Continue reading

FA Cup Third Round: A Tough Draw for The Championship

Posted on by Kristian Downer

Overall the draw is a tough one for the Championship with more than 10 sides facing Premiership opposition, whilst increasing the chances of a relative upset it also means that a strong Championship presence in the fourth round and beyond is limited. Continue reading

How Are The Promoted Sides Faring In The Championship So Far This Season

Posted on by Kristian Downer

Tomorrow night two of the promoted sides from League One Millwall and Norwich, face each other in a division where making the step up from the division below, does not automatically limit the ambitions of that club to securing safety.

This season two previously established Premier League sides and a London team at peace with it’s less than wholesome image, have set out to prove that in the Championship, you are only as good as your last performance and clamber their way towards the promised land of the Premier League.

So with a third of the season already under their belts how have the three promoted teams fared so far? Continue reading

Where Does Your Team Stand In The Championship?

Posted on by Paul Scanling

We have just passed the quarter mark on the season and it’s time to take a look at how the clubs are faring.  This is the first of three installments covering each of the 24 clubs in the nPower Championship.  … Continue reading

Southampton and Charlton’s Demise Is Nothing New

Posted on by Dan Trelfer

Sheffield Wednesday, QPR, Manchester City, Wimbledon (aka MK Dons), Leeds, Oldham, Nottingham Forest, Swindon, Leicester, Barnsley, Bradford. Soon to be joined by another two and probably three in Charlton, Southampton and Norwich. All these clubs have tasted the sweet nectar … Continue reading

Carling Cup Round Four Fixtures

Posted on by Shakira Graham

  The Carling Cup returns on Tuesday and four Championship sides are still in the mix for the Cup.Here are the fixtures for Round Four of the Carling Cup. Derby County v Leeds United – Pride Park Stadium 2:45 pm … Continue reading

Carling Cup Second Round Draw

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Here are the match-ups for the CCC clubs that have advanced to the Second Round of the Carling Cup. Ties will be played on August 26th and 27th at 7:45 GMT unless otherwise changed. August 26th  Burnely v Oldham Athletic … Continue reading

Final Matchday Preview

Posted on by Christopher Harris

All of the action in the Coca-Cola Championship takes place on Sunday with only the play-off places to be decided. A recent report from Deloitte’s Sports Business Group estimates that promotion from the Championship to the Premiership will be worth … Continue reading

From Bad to Worse

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The news just keeps getting worse for Leeds United Football Club (LUFC). The club has called in administrators and is facing a major financial crisis. LUFC had made a public appeal for would-be investors to contact the club as a … Continue reading

A Dark Day in the History of Leeds United

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I keep using the word “unbelievable” to describe so many of the events this past weekend in football whether it was Man United’s comeback win against Everton, or the unbelievable (in a disgusting sense) developments at Elland Road. To relive … Continue reading

Video Highlights of Championship Relegation Battle

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Here’s video footage of the relegation battle from the Championship including the demise of Leeds and Southend along with the already-relegated Luton Town (who were top of the table near the beginning of the season).

Weekend Recap

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A massive win for Birmingham on Sunday in a tough Midlands derby with Wolverhampton sent the Blues back to the top of the Championship. On-loan striker Andy Cole opened the scoring, Nicolas Bendtner powered in a header and Cameron Jerome … Continue reading

Leeds 2-1 Preston

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A major blow for Preston’s play-off hopes as they dropped three points to struggling Leeds on Friday. Northern Ireland’s mid-week hero David Healy scored in the 90th minute to steal three valuable points and pull Leeds off the bottom of … Continue reading