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    Five favourites to finish as Championship top scorer this season

    English football’s second tier remains one of the most fascinating domestic competitions in world football, the annual rat race to reach the promised land of the Premier League providing fiercely competitive battles throughout the division. Each side, regardless of their aspirations, will need a player to spearhead their charge, and we’ve decided to look at […] More

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    Causing a racket: Seven times football fans protested with tennis balls

    The method of protesting with tennis balls has become more and more commonplace among disgruntled football fans. Ireland fans inundated the Lansdowne Road pitch with tennis balls tonight during the national team’s Euro 2020 fixture against Georgia. But why? Irish football fans have long been frustrated with the CEO of the Football Association of Ireland, […] More

  • Casilla reveals how Bielsa was key to him deciding to join Leeds

    The Spanish goalkeeper revealed why he left Real Madrid for Elland Road this month.  Warming the bench at one of the two biggest clubs in Spain sounds like a pretty great job if you enjoy picking up a nice pay cheque for your trouble while enjoying the near-constant sunshine. But for Kiko Casilla it wasn’t […] More

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    Middlesbrough set to announce signing of former Chelsea midfielder Obi Mikel

    The Nigerian international has reportedly passed a medical at the Riverside club.  John Obi Mikel is set to make a shock return to English football, according to the Guardian, who are reporting that the midfielder has agreed terms with Middlesbrough. The 31-year-old is a free agent after leaving Chinese outfit Tianjin Teda and has agreed terms […] More

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    Bielsa reckons Stoke game was a fixture Leeds ‘could have won.’

    Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa believes his side’s 2-1 defeat to Stoke City was a fixture they could have won. The Championship leaders were shocked away to struggling Stoke City, as they lost their sixth league game of the season. Goals from Sam Clucas and Joe Allen were enough to give Nathan Jones his first […] More

  • Ayling hails ‘truly amazing’ Leeds fans

    Leeds United right-back Luke Ayling has hailed the club’s “truly amazing” supporters as the Yorkshire side push for promotion to the Premier League. Ayling, who has recently bounced back from a serious knee injury, has captained The Whites seven times this season, as they continue to stride towards a return to the big time under […] More

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    Bielsa admits to spying on every team Leeds have played this season

    Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has admitted to spying on every team his side have faced in the Championship this season. Bielsa’s admission that he sent a spy to Derby County’s training ground to gather information on Frank Lampard’s side ahead of their clash last Friday night has been dominating the headlines in recent days, […] More

  • Anger is too easy an emotion for beleaguered fans to fall back on

    In a sport that so often lacks perspective, anger and frustration are the crutches upon which football fans rely when their team sucks. When is it right to be angry and when is it misplaced? “Thanks a lot, mate. You’ve killed our club.” The climax of Netflix’s superb documentary, Sunderland Til I Die, is, of […] More

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    Karanka leaves post as Nottingham Forest manager

    Nottingham Forest have parted ways with their manager Aitor Karanka it has been announced today. The Spanish coach was not sacked but instead asked to be released from his contract a club statement revealed. Former Middlesbrough boss Karanka became Forest boss in January of 2018 and his team started this campaign well, but a loss […] More

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