There’s more to Leeds United than promotion.
Back in March 2011, TSB published a centre spread by Wayne Gamble of The Beaten Generation, bringing all 54 of the players Leeds United had signed on loan since 2004 together in one handy graphical guide — 54 players who played for Leeds (well, most of them) who weren’t even ours.
“Massimo? It’s Terry.”
There’s a fresh feeling at Leeds United, like we’ve never played a home league game ever, or at least, like the worst of the last five years since Simon Grayson was sacked never happened.
Look what football is doing to Leeds United; look at Samuel Saiz.
Leeds United started the season by answering a question we haven’t even thought to ask for years: is it going to be exciting now?
Tense? Nervous headache? That’s either the start of a new football season, or it’s Leeds United’s chairman doing the rounds of the media.
Elland Road is still pre-makeover, and Leeds United is not yet brand new. Samuel Saiz is pretty new, though.
The quandary for Leeds United, as they try to set ticket prices, is that they’re a football club trying to compete within a league structure that continues to seriously deviate from reality.
If there is one current Leeds United player you do not want to meet roaming the countryside on a dark night, it’s Gaetano Berardi.
After all, this is the player who, when he was at Sampdoria, was nicknamed The Werewolf, because of the way he changes when he’s near a football pitch.