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Match Review: Norwich 0 – 3 Leeds United (Game Week 5)

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In truth, Leeds cruised to a comfortable victory and have now scored 14 goals in their five league games so far this season. Former Spanish international Pablo Hernandez produced a sublime man of the match display to help the whites claim their second away victory of the season. Norwich, who currently sit in 17th place in the table, have now lost three of their opening five fixtures.  The home side began the ...

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Norwich City v Leeds United Preview (Championship Game Week 5)

How both teams currently stand Fresh from their exciting 2 – 2 draw at Swansea on Tuesday, Championship leaders Leeds face another away game at Norwich on Saturday. The West Yorkshire side has been the talk of the English footballing fraternity so far this season. The Whites have adopted a high-intensity attacking gameplan, which is the hallmark of their legendary Argentinean head coach Marcelo Bielsa. The Leeds fans have dubbed their ...

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Leeds move for Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford

Leeds United are set to sign Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford, with the player set for a medical, ahead of a deal being concluded worth up to £10 million, once bonuses have been factored into the equation. The Daily Mail reports that Leeds have reached agreement both with club and player for the 24-year old to move to Elland Road. A ...

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Leeds sign Wolves left-back

Leeds United have completed their first signing of the summer with left-back Barry Douglas joining from Wolves for an undisclosed fee. The 28-year old Scot becomes new manager’s Marcelo Bielsa’s first permanent signing, after loan moves were agreed for Chelsea players Lewis Baker and Jamal Blackman. According to The BBC Douglas has agreed a three year deal at Elland Road. ...

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Chelsea goalkeeper moves to Leeds on loan

Leeds United have completed a season-long loan deal for Chelsea reserve goalkeeper Jamal Blackman. A graduate of the Stamford Bridge academy, Blackman knows the Championship well, having spent last season on loan at Sheffield United for whom he made 33 appearances. Blackman becomes the second Chelsea player to move to Leeds on loan this summer, as he follows in the ...

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Derby striker stays home as Leeds lodge bid

Striker Matej Vydra is edging closer to a move to Leeds United after reports emerged that he had been excluded from Derby County’s pre-season training camp in Tenerife. The 26-year old Czech forward has been left at home by new manager Frank Lampard to work on his fitness, as Leeds negotiate the fee, which, according to The Daily Telegraph, is ...

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Chelsea youngster becomes Marcelo Bielsa’s first Leeds signing

Marcelo Bielsa has made his first signing since taking over as manager of Leeds United, after agreeing a deal to take Lewis Baker from Chelsea on a season-long loan. A graduate of the Chelsea academy, the midfielder has only ever made one appearance for Chelsea, a three minute cameo as a substitute against Derby County in January 2014. Instead his ...

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Marcelo Bielsa appointed new Leeds coach

Leeds United have chosen Marcelo Bielsa as their new head coach, appointing the Argentine on a two-year deal. He replaces Paul Heckingbottom who was relieved of his duties at Elland Road last month. Bielsa said in a statement “’It has always been my ambition to work in England and I have had several opportunities to do so during my career, ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Brian Clough

The outspoken and fearless Brian Clough remains one of the greatest managers in the history of football. He did endure setbacks, notably at Leeds United and the fact that he never landed the England job, but his achievements overshadow any blemishes. Tactics and man-management Most of Clough’s success can be attributed to his ability to find the right players for ...

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Football’s Biggest Controversies – Doping

Diego Maradona The 1986 World Cup winner is considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time. The way he led Argentina to the pinnacle of world football in 1986 has very few parallels in any sport. Maradona was blessed with superhuman abilities. His intelligence on the pitch, never say die attitude, and most importantly, his close control ...

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