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.
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