Don't be rubbish

Harder, better, faster, stronger

Written by: Steven York
Artwork by: Rob Palmer
An illustration of Angus Kinnear, Victor Orta, and Andrea Radrizzani, all three have their legs replaced by the bottom half of a pig. They're reading a list of 'transfer targets/unicorns'. Rodrigo de Paul and Cody Gakpo have been crossed out

Football teams decay. This erosion naturally occurs over time, like harsh weather battering coastal cliffs. Players get older, injured, and sold. Regimes change and philosophies tend to shift with them.

We’re witnessing the much beloved Championship-winning Leeds United transitioning into its next era. Bielsa, Hernandez, Alioski, Berardi, Douglas, Phillips and now Klich have departed. I’m not suggesting Pablo and Gjanni are comparable in terms of quality or sentiment, but they were both familiar faces from an incredible era. Time forces evolution and progress; were there a way to de-age Pablo I imagine we’d have crowdfunded that years ago. As there isn’t, however painful it is, Leeds United marches on.

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