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Football
Slow to act for Jonathan Leko, PFA mustn't be slow to learn
12:00 Friday 6th March 2020

Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was banned for eight games last Friday and fined £60,000 for being found to have racially abused West Bromwich Albion winger Jonathan Leko, during a game between Leeds United and Charlton Athletic…

Premier League
Does Adam Webster define the contemporary centre-back?
08:01 Saturday 29th February 2020

Adam Webster arrived in the Premier League last summer when Brighton matched their club-record transfer fee, paying Bristol City £20 million. He'd been with the Robins for a single season, coming over from Ipswich Town. He made 45…

Championship
Could Leeds United miss out on Premier League again?
12:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

It's been 16 years since Leeds United last played in the Premier League. They seemed certain to gain automatic promotion last season, but a patchy run-in dropped them into the playoffs where they failed to progress Worryingly, the…

Reviews
Review: Me and My Big Mouth - When Cloughie Sounded Off In TV Time
12:01 Monday 2nd December 2019

Brian Clough is one of the biggest names in football.  At his peak in the 1970s, the outspoken manager dominated the English game. In the dug-out, on the telly or in the papers, Clough was everywhere. Controversial and hard-hitting…

Championship
Can Preston become the Premier League's 50th club?
12:00 Saturday 23rd November 2019

The Championship may not be a top-flight league but winning it can be even sweeter than clinching higher profile tournaments such as the League or FA Cup. Earning the chance to play at English football's highest level alongside…

Reviews
Book Review: Colin Grainger - The Singing Winger
15:01 Saturday 16th November 2019

When reading footballers’ autobiographies, I often get the impression their ghostwriters had the devil of a time getting anything interesting out of them. Picture some overpaid hack begging an ex-international to say something interesting,…

Championship
Monk and Bielsa face off with eccentricity at stake
09:00 Saturday 26th October 2019

To English speakers, Marcelo Bielsa is known alternately as the Mad Scientist or Mad Tinkerer. Spanish speakers are undivided, referring to him as El Loco. This afternoon, the Leeds United boss runs up against a gaffer who could be considered…

Championship
Can Slaven Bilic take West Brom back to the Premier League?
08:00 Tuesday 1st October 2019

When Slaven Bilic took over as the new manager at West Bromwich Albion in the summer, eyebrows were raised in some quarters. Sure, if The Baggies were still in the Premier League fighting for a place in the top half of the table few will…

Championship
What happens next at Charlton Athletic?
09:00 Sunday 29th September 2019

Charlton Athletic are adjusting well to life in the Championship. Yesterday, they defended the Valley against table-topping Leeds. The Addicks 1-0 victory lifted them from eighth to sixth and dropped the Lily-Whites to fourth. Under Lee…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-United XI
17:01 Wednesday 25th September 2019

If you've travelled much, you might have noticed that places in different parts of the world share the same name. This has a great deal to do with the limited imaginations of famous English-speaking explorers. There's a Paris, Texas…

Championship
Can Swansea City maintain their promotion push?
09:01 Saturday 31st August 2019

Swansea City’s blistering start to the season has shocked and delighted in equal measure.  An air of hesitation hovered over the club entering the campaign, yet those clouds of doubt have since parted, with entertaining football…

Championship
How Nathan Jones can kickstart Stoke City season
12:00 Friday 30th August 2019

Nathan Jones is a man under immense pressure. The Stoke City boss' payback victory over Leeds United on Wednesday in the Carabao Cup only temporarily soaked the tension. Bottom of the Championship, the Potters are winless after five…

Championship
2019/20 Championship preview
15:00 Friday 2nd August 2019

As is the case every Championship season, 2019/20 will be an open affair. Last campaign, Sheffield United proved any team at this level can get on a roll to gain promotion. The division is arguably the most competitive anywhere. With…

Championship
How will Leeds United spend their summer?
08:00 Saturday 6th July 2019

The terminally non-promoted Leeds United have yet another “what if” summer to reflect on for at least one more Championship campaign. This past season, however, was the closest they’ve come to promotion…

Championship
What’s next for Leeds United following playoff disappointment?
12:00 Monday 20th May 2019

Leeds fans were disappointed to fall to Derby County in the Championship playoffs, denying the Lilywhites Premier League football for a 16th consecutive season. The 2-4 defeat at Elland Road was a bitter end to the campaign, especially after…