Why, Leeds? Why?

2023/24 Issue 08: Editor’s Note

Written by: Michael Normanton
A photo of Ilia Gruev, Joe Rodon, and Georginio Rutter looking dejected at Loftus Road, as miserable as 4-0 defeat to QPR

I’m someone who always expects the worst when it comes to Leeds. Did I see four points from five games coming? I did not. By the time I write this, minutes after Ipswich’s win at Coventry, normal service has well and truly resumed. I’m now pondering how exactly it goes wrong from here. Hull sneaking into 6th place and Liam Rosenior Frank Lamparding all over the Elland Road pitch? Corberan back to haunt us? Maybe it’s as straightforward as a Wembley defeat to Farke’s former side. Sky would love that. Urrrgghhh. Why, Leeds? Why?

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