Flora Snelson

A photograph of Katie Astle playing for Leeds United Women against FC United of Manchester
Livin’ breathin’ scorin’
A non-league ground lined with golf brollies for a rainy FA Cup tie reminded me of being at Histon as an 11-year-old. This time, Leeds brought the magic.
Leeds United Women players celebrating under the floodlights against FCUM
Shouting, screaming, boozing
Leeds United Women were hoping for continuity, writes Flora Snelson, but a season of changes isn’t slowing their momentum.
Sarah Danby on the ball for Leeds United Women against FCUM at Garforth
Right thoughts, right words
Injustice is infectious — it clings like a fever and spreads just as fast.
Alex Greenwood playing for the Lionesses in the World Cup final with her head bandaged, set against a backdrop of disappointed England players at full-time
Flora Snelson is back from the World Cup, and wondering how the players do it.
David O'Leary with his arm around Harry Kewell, in front of the numbers 99/00, and an image of David Wetherall celebrating his goal for Bradford that put Leeds into Europe
Happily ever after
The day David Wetherall sparked a spending spree, by Flora Snelson.
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Gary Kelly shrugging his shoulders in reaction to his dramatic half-volley against Wigan in 2006, as if he'd scored all the time and not four times in 531 appearances
Late night
Paul Jewell just wanted an early night, writes Flora Snelson. Gary Kelly wanted to keep the party going.
An illustration of Andrea Radrizzani holding the head of Jesse Marsch, like Hamlet holding Yorick's skull. Jesse doesn't look happy about it
Exit stage
A dethroned king, a grieving fanbase, and a hapless uncle. Sounds dramatic and it was, writes Flora Snelson.
A graphic showing various photos of Leeds United Women players, including Cath Hamill, Carrie Simpson and a team huddle
Swallow the poison
Leeds have beaten four teams from the division above them, but hopes of winning promotion and taking on those clubs every week are fading.
A graphic showing various photos of Leeds United Women players, including Cath Hamill, Carrie Simpson and a team huddle
2 x 3 = 6
A County Cup tie against seventh-tier opposition was meant to be a chance for Leeds' squad players. Abbie Brown did't get the memo.
Wilf Gnonto set against a bar chart, next to Lisandro Martinez. Martinez is much smaller, both physically and figuratively
The legs you've been dealt
They say the best things come in small packages, and this is certainly true of Elland Road’s surprise baby. He’s ours, and he’s perfect. What's Lisandro Martinez's excuse?
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It rained and Leeds lost
It should be a big deal when Leeds come to town.
Missing The Champ?
We worked so hard for so long, but now, what matters?
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Go Wild in the Country
We wanted goals, we got goals. Now it’s time for the passion of Patrick.
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