The job is not done. But the hard work is.
Luke Ayling started his run down the right wing to set up the winning goal here in June 2018, when Marcelo Bielsa arrived to coach Leeds United.
Stoke were so beaten that Leeds opted for puppy gums on their arms, gripping not biting.
Leeds United won in Blackburn by scoring three goals I’ve dreamt of seeing, two of them I’ll forget as easily as a dream.
Tuesday’s Leeds United match was behind closed doors but not apart from the world.
If Pablo Hernandez is going to heaven a nutmeg won’t do. He’ll need to argue his way through the gates, because as a footballer Hernandez has dared to be God.
106 days since Leeds United’s last game was a long time for Marcelo Bielsa not to change his plans, and after three cruel months of deteriorating certainties I’m grateful for the Peacocks’ constant rosarino.
These players, many of whom have been at Leeds a long time, have remembered what fifteen years of patience have done to the fans, and decided their fate is not to wait anymore.
Go on Tyler Roberts, get one yourself, son.