TSB can reveal that Leeds United’s academy manager Chris Sulley has left the club, only a year after starting his new role at Thorp Arch. Sulley was appointed by the club early last year after a protracted search for a new academy boss. He started work on 1st March 2011, but TSB understands that his… Continue Reading
The four-and-a-half month search for Leeds’ new Academy manager finally ended today when the club announced that Chris Sulley would be taking over the Thorp Arch hotseat.
Whilst not a big name appointment to set the fans pulse’s racing, it looks like at the very least Sulley will bring in new ideas and a new philosophy to club. In a five-minute interview broadcast on LUTV he managed to cram in references to his MBA, recent socio-economic changes in youth football and the introduction of best practice to Thorp Arch. The contrast between Sulley’s managment speak and his predecessor, the affable Beverley-born Neil Thompson who is very much an old school footballing man, couldn’t be greater.… Continue Reading
IN THE centre pages of the brand new The Square Ball featuring an exclusive interview with Howard Wilkinson, we roll back the years to a time when a football man set the Leeds United agenda and we fans reaped the rewards.… Continue Reading