Rob Conlon

Rob Burrow lifting a Leeds Rhinos flag aloft after winning the 2017 Super League Grand Final in his final game as a professional rugby league player
Leeds were playing champagne rugby, and Burrow was dancing through defences with the electricity of Diego Maradona if he’d been born in a West Yorkshire mining town.
Pat Bamford looking slightly spooked and concerned, as if he's about to take a penalty, superimposed with the view of Elland Road from the penalty area in the background
Which Leeds players are definitely missing in a penalty shootout, and who might at least hit the target?
Two Leeds fans in one of the NW corner bars, viewed through the window from outside Elland Road stadium, one of them leaning on the windowledge and gazing out at Beeston
Sometimes the best view of a Leeds game is a view of a pint instead.
A photo of Brian Deane looking ace as he celebrates scoring for Leeds in 1994
Floating bone
Leeds wanted better than 5th, writes Rob Conlon, but they could still score five.
Luciano Becchio and Jermaine Beckford celebrating another goal by saluting each other in the sunshine. All the good stuff
Feeling sick
Becchio, Beckford, Snodgrass. They were ready for the Premier League but, writes Rob Conlon, they had to get out of League One first.
Leeds U21s midfielder Charlie Crew playing for Wales U17s and wearing the captain's armband. He's got a big sweepy fringe 'cos he's young
Dicking around
The U21s haven’t been the best place to search for some respite this season. Against Derby on Monday, they did their bit.
Joe Rodon chasing down and winning the ball off Ozan Tufan during Leeds versus Hull City
Back pain
Rodon was yelling at everyone. The opposition, the referee, his own team. He wasn't even sparing himself the occasional verbal lashing.
A photograh of former Leeds academy player Dan Nimick greeting fans at Canadian Premier League side Halifax Wanderers
Different vibe
Dan Nimick didn’t follow teammates Jack Clarke and Jack Shackleton up through the ranks at Leeds. But now, Rob Conlon discovers, he’s aiming for the World Cup anyway.
Gary Speed looking resplendent in the 1990 home shirt, next to Gordon Strachan looking like Gordon Strachan
Go on, Gary Speed
Howard Wilkinson was keen to remind his players that a promotion battle is as much a test of nerve as a test of skill ahead of what he described as “the biggest test of character we have had all season”.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink scowling while kicking a ball really hard, next to Ian Harte looking cool while casually curling a free-kick into the top corner
What's wrong with us?
Caught between comparisons with past glories and promises of an equally successful future, David O'Leary's Leeds would have been better off appreciating the present.
A collage of cartoons from the Leeds United Fans Against Racism and Fascism fanzine Marching Altogether, including a drawing of fans pointing out the 'dickhead in the crowd'
Don't be a
On Holbeck Moor after the Millwall game, Rob Conlon had to revive a tradition: calling out dickheads.
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