Save us, Lubo

By hook, crook, or blind luck

Written by: Flora Snelson
Artwork by: Eamonn Dalton
Casper Ankergren and David Healy wearing 2006/07 Leeds shirts that absolutely stink of relegation

“Their survival may be written in the stars,” the Yorkshire Evening Post said on Easter Monday 2007, the morning that Leeds United were due to travel to Colchester. The general consensus was that the Whites’ season had been so fucked up that only luck — and Ľubomír Michalík — could save them now. Brought in from Bolton Wanderers on a short-term deal, Leeds went undefeated in Michalik’s first four games at Leeds, having not gone a fortnight without losing since the start of the season. The lad was a miracle.

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