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Match Report: Leeds United 0-2 Derby County (Leeds fan perspective)

There are only three certainties in the universe: death, taxes, and Leeds United losing to Derby County. Derby have beaten Leeds in the last six competitive meetings to establish themselves as the ultimate Leeds United bogey side; understandably, optimism was at a premium going into the bank holiday fixture at Elland Road. Now, in my previous match report on Good ... Read More »

Seeing Red

There was an enormous debate over the Vincent Kompany red card, which was awarded in the FA Cup tie against Manchester United. There is always a flip-side to every decision awarded by the referee.  There will be a significant number either agreeing with the decision the man with the whistle has awarded, while the other half will be busy preparing ... Read More »

Was Kompany’s Red Card Harsh?

Vincent Kompany’s Red Card in the FA Cup Third Round has been well covered with Roberto Mancini being very vocal in his condemnation of the decision by Referee Chris Foy and in the role that Wayne Rooney played in the aftermath of the tackle. However, let us have a look at the tackle again and look at the criteria in ... Read More »

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