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.
When Gary Speed made his First Division debut at Goodison Park, against his boyhood team, it was only his 14th start in professional football, and those early months were tough.
Although he was the million pound man, Gary McAllister shared with his teammates a need to prove himself.
Garry Monk’s contribution to a memorable season
These ‘Sun’ soccer pin cards have become something of a rarity, almost forgotten. The cards are never listed in any of the card catalogues or booklets etc.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talks Yeboah, Monk, Hockaday and short shorts
The games that got us… somewhere