The fifth issue of The Square Ball’s 30th season is available to buy now online, or from one of our friendly sellers outside Elland Road before home games, after first going on sale before Garry Monk slithered back into Elland Road with Sheffield Wednesday on 11th January 2020.

£1.50 for the digital version or £2.50 (plus postage) for a paper copy gets you 72 full-colour pages of brilliant Leeds United related words and pictures, from some amazing writers, artists and photographers. You can buy individual issues from us here.

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(cover artwork by Lee Shackleton)

2019/20 Issue 05: Editor’s Note

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The main thing we need to take from the Arsenal game is the same thing we need to take from the Wigan and Derby games of last season.

Saturday 14th January, 1933

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Trouncing the FA Cup holders in 1933 felt like a breakthrough for Leeds United.

Talk of The Town

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Most of Eddie Nketiah’s time at Leeds was spent talking about when he would leave. Then, just like that, he was gone.

Darren Huckerby

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The hastily Photoshopped presence of Darren Huckerby on the finished squad posters showed how late in the summer of 1999 Jimmy Hasselbaink had left Leeds in the lurch.

The Last Word: Everything & More

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"We need lots of positive feeling," Andrea Radrizzani recently tweeted, or more accurately clapped back, to a fan worried about the January transfer window.