Take a break

2023/24 Issue 07: Editor’s Note

Written by: Michael Normanton
Daniel Farke saluting the crowd after yet another Leeds United win. He looks justifiably smug

I can usually judge how a season is going by my reaction to an international break. There are breaks when I want the pause just to help stem the bleeding, or at the very least allow a break from watching us getting tonked every week. There are breaks when I feel momentum will be lost and the season will be derailed. Some breaks come at a point when it’s really time to just sack the blatantly useless manager, even if you have just won 4-3 against Bournemouth (that was a one off, admittedly). This break, I don’t know, it feels sort of like I could take it or leave it. We were doing well before it and I think we’ll be fine after it. It’s a rare sort of calm that Daniel Farke has brought to Elland Road.

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