Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. For the first time since 2011, when Arsenal travelled up to Yorkshire for an FA Cup tie, Elland Road will be a sell-out on Sunday for when Leeds United welcome Newcastle. Both clubs have gone through difficult recent periods, but this weekend the 39,460 seater-stadium will be packed with
Leeds United’s Sam Byram has been scouted by a number of Premier League clubs this season. Byram has been involved in a contract dispute with his club as he becomes a free agent in the summer and the club naturally want him to sign a new contract so as to avoid losing him for cheap.
The football players I once knew – were the cream of the crop. And when they went on the pitch – we’d see who came out on top? I remember Francis Lee, and Mike Summerbee, Then came Colin Bell, who all played for Manchester City. Even the Arsenal – now they also were the stunners.
Billy Bremner had a temper, which was plain to see, And if you tried to tackle him – he’d kick you on your knee! There was also Peter Lorimer, if he came at you, you’d know it, He also had a lethal right foot – a shot just like a bullet! Joe Jordan was a
‘Better the devil you know…’ and all that. I didn’t really get the grasp of this saying until recently. The only time I had come across this was when I used to work in a concrete factory and we had a new boss taking over. All my co-workers kept saying ‘better the devil you know’