Michael Normanton

A photograph of Luke Ayling wearing the captain's armband, pumping his fist, grinning. All the good stuff
Disrespecting tradition
Michael Normanton wants to know if it's too much to ask that every new signing be like Luke Ayling?
Georginio Rutter putting his finger to his ear with a puzzled expression on his face after scoring for Leeds
Being more Klichy
A year on from our former cult hero lifting the Trofeo Festa D’Elx, Leeds are finally learning how to 'be more Klichy', writes Michael Normanton.
A photograph of Daniel Farke, kinda shrugging
Tribute act
The highest praise I can offer Farke is that the team he’s assembled feels as far away from Marsch’s Leeds as Marsch himself did from Bielsa.
A photograph of Crysencio Summerville sitting on the pitch at Elland Road. He's not going on strike, just to be clear
The nice way or the horrible way
Bournemouth? Really? Enjoy, Luis, writes Michael Normanton. You truly deserve it.
A photo of Daniel Farke in a mint green LUFC training jacket, giving instructions to his players
Welcome back
The cynical view is that this looks like a reshuffle of Championship seasons from the last decade.
Andrea Radrizzani, Victor Orta, and Angus Kinnear sitting in the posh seats at Elland Road, wondering why everyone else is making mistakes
Sort it out
Running a football club isn't easy, writes Michael Normanton, but that's no excuse for Leeds United setting fire to themselves for two years.
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A photograph of Luke Ayling in Leeds' disco-stilton away kit
Grown ups
Michael Normanton is wondering if the adults know what they're doing.
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Javi Gracia wrapping up warm in his newest Leeds United training gear, hoping it's not too late
Hello, goodbye
Michael Normanton says goodbye to Jesse Marsch, welcomes Javi Gracia, and pays tribute to a sorely-missed supporter.
Jesse Marsch getting a high five off Jesse Marsch after a match. One of them looks more positive than the other, but I'm not saying who
Speak it into existence!
If Jesse Marsch keeps telling us things are going well, writes Michael Normanton, maybe eventually they will go well.
Tyler Adams being brilliant for the USMNT at the World Cup
Thank you
The Qatar World Cup: an obviously corrupt voting system leading to a widely unpopular result. In other news, I’d like to thank you for helping us win another FSA award.
A photo of Jesse Marsch consolong Rodrigo while Mateusz Klich looks disappointed in the background
No fun
For the majority of Michael Normanton's time watching Leeds the football has been crap. We need to remember other ways we can have fun while waiting for the magic to return.
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A photo of Jesse Marsch pointing to his watch at Frank Lampard, during the latter's latest visit pretending he's a football manager at Elland Road
Re-education, re-education, re-education
The summer had gone so well, writes Michael Normanton. And then they Leeds'd it right up.
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Leeds United are unbeatable
Who needs subs, anyway? And left backs. And strikers. Us, probably, but we're Leeds United and we don't do things like that.
Style or Substance?
A show in which we answer your questions. This week, they just so happen to be about cocks.
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