When, on 25 May 2017, Garry Monk penned his resignation as head coach of Leeds United, everyone concerned with the Whites were in shock. Having guided Leeds to a seventh-place finish on the back of a remarkable season – Monk’s first year in charge – expectation was that the former Swansea player would begin building for
News of Garry Monk’s Leeds United departure surprised many on Thursday afternoon and bookmakers were quick to draw up the odds on his successor. With the Yorkshire club’s chequered recent history of managerial appointments, the current pool of unemployed coaches provides a minefield of uncertain options. But here are two candidates sure to stand out
Leeds fans have had a bizarre existence the last decade or so. Fans of a certain age will remember taunts of being glory hunters or ‘dirty Leeds’ jibes. The last few years they have been used to pity or humiliation; once giants in English football, now consigned to the lower leagues, bringing 6,000 plus fans
With Leeds flying high in the English Championship under Garry Monk after years struggling to find their feet in the English Championship due to financial and managerial turmoil, below is a quiz quizzing you on Leeds United’s 100 all-time greatest ever players. This list was based on a poll voted on by Leeds United supporters.
With reports claiming that he’s on the verge of moving to Leeds, below is a video uploaded by YouTuber Canco Rodriguez showing Alfonso Pedraza in action for Villarreal B. The Spain U-21 international will reportedly cut his loan stint with Lugo in order to sign with Leeds on another loan deal. Like O-Posts on
According to reports, Leeds United are close to signing Alfonso Pedraza on a loan deal from Villarreal. Villarreal are reportedly going to cut the Spanish youth international’s loan deal short with Lugo in order to facilitate this move. As reported by the Daily Star: “Villarreal winger Alfonso Pedraza is set to join Leeds on loan
In official news, Barnsley have signed Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt. The 21 year old midfielder signed on a two-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee. As reported by BBC: “Barnsley have signed Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt on a two-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Mowatt, 21, came through the academy at Leeds and
According to reports, Barnsley are interested in Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt. The 22 year old is reportedly being tracked by the Championship side as a possible replacement for Conor Hourihane. As reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post: “Barnsley are interested in Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt, the YEP understands. The South Yorkshire club have
According to reports, Leeds United are interested in signing Massimo Coda. The Salernitana forward has been in excellent form in this season’s Serie B and is reportedly valued at £2.5 million. As reported by HITC: “Leeds United will have to stump up £2.5 million to secure the signature of Massimo Coda, Tuttomercatoweb reports. The 28-year-old,
According to reports, Leeds United are interested in signing Stuttgart midfielder Alexandru Maxim. The 26 year old Romania international has been in excellent form for the second division so far this season. As reported by the Daily Express: “Maxim has been linked with a move to Leeds this transfer window. The Romania international has enjoyed
According to reports, Leeds midfielder Toumani Diagouraga is set to join Championship rivals Ipswich Town. The 29 year old has barely received any gametime this season. As reported by the Daily Star: “The 29-year-old midfielder has made just one appearance this season – the opening-day trouncing at QPR. “I have spoken to Leeds about Toumani
According to reports, Leeds United are interested in making a move for former player Fabian Delph. The 27 year old England international midfielder has barely featured for Manchester City this season under Guardiola’s stewardship. As reported by the Daily Express: “Delph has struggled for game time since Pep Guardiola was appointed Manchester City boss in
According to reports, Leeds United star Chris Wood is a wanted man at West Ham and Sunderland. The 25 year old forward is reportedly valued at £15 million. As reported by ESPN FC: “West Ham United and Sunderland are interested in Leeds United striker Chris Wood, but have been put off by the Championship club’s
According to the latest reports, Celtic’s Emilio Izaguirre is a wanted man at Leeds United. The Honduras international has fallen down the pecking order at Celtic and is said to be looking for a transfer this window. As reported by the Daily Express: “Celtic could cash in on Izaguirre this month. The Honduras international has
In official news, Leeds United have signed on-loan Spaniard Pablo Hernandez from Qatar’s Al Arabi on a permanent deal. The deal will reportedly last until the end of the season. As reported by BBC: “Leeds United have signed on-loan forward Pablo Hernandez from Qatari side Al-Arabi until the end of the season for an undisclosed
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’