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Leeds fans can dream after win over Derby

Leeds fans can dream after win over Derby

Leeds United supporters will be both anxious and excited for Wednesday’s play-off second leg against Derby County. The side are just two wins away from a return to the premier League, 15 years after last being in the competition. Matthew Ramage reports.

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Do teams perform better when playing in front of more of their own fans?

LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Leeds United fans look on during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Leeds United and Preston North End at Elland Road on August 28, 2018 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

By Ed McIntyre Embed from Getty Images You would assume that when football teams play in front of a large support of their own fans spurring them on would result in more success, and when teams have more success their attendances increase. But research shows that teams who do have a large following aren’t doing so well. Focusing on the […]

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ROVERS AT WEMBLEY: 10 YEARS ON

ROVERS AT WEMBLEY: 10 YEARS ON

By Alex Gibbings May 25 2008. A day that will live long in the memory for all connected with Doncaster Rovers. Almost 10 years ago, Rovers defied the odds and defeated the famous Leeds United at the new Wembley Stadium, sealing promotion to the second tier of English football for the first time in 50 years. Just 20 days earlier, […]

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Wakefield Trinity face uncertain future with stadium exit looming

Wakefield Trinity face uncertain future with stadium exit looming

By Jake Ashby Wakefield Trinity have given their notice of exit to leave historic ground Belle Vue at the end of the season, following stalls in onsite developments. Belle Vue has been Trinity’s home since the Super League began in 1985, however it is unable to meet ‘minimum ground standards’ which will be implemented by the Rugby League’s top tier next season. […]

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Terriers look to close gap on leading pack in chase of Premier League dream

Ashton Gate prepares for a 19:45 kick off

By Peter Hampshire Back to back 1-0 victories for Huddersfield Town sees the Terriers within touching distance of an automatic promotion spot, following a slight blip by this season’s remarkably high standards. The win adds to an astonishing stat that 20 of Town’s 22 victories this season have been by a single-goal margin. A win for David Wagner’s men against Bristol City leaves them […]

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David Wagner’s return looks to secure Huddersfield’s promotion push

David Wagner’s return looks to secure Huddersfield’s promotion push

By Billy Wilkinson Huddersfield will look to continue their promotion push as Aston Villa travel to the Kirklees stadium. The two game ban that Huddersfield manager David Wagner picked up against Leeds, has now ended. It’s safe to say the Terriers have definitely missed his presence on the touchline. In their FA Cup fifth round replay against Manchester City, Wagner […]

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Leeds United shock defeat rests heavy on the minds of their supporters

Leeds United shock defeat rests heavy on the minds of their supporters

By Ryan Stewart, It’s been a couple of days since Leeds United were left in dismay as their superior run of form, having only lost one match in their previous nine games, came to a devastating end as Jamie Collins spot kick sends National League side, Sutton United into the last 16 of the FA Cup. Modern football is often […]

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Sutton United v Leeds United: FA Cup fourth round match preview:

Sutton United v Leeds United: FA Cup fourth round match preview:

By Ryan Stewart. Leeds perform Live on BT Sport 2 on Sunday the 29th of January. The television cameras and the plastic, 3G pitch at Gander Green Lane will pile the pressure on the away side as the eager eyes of a nation judge the 3rd place championship side to see if they warrant a place in England top tier […]

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Championship boxing battle comes to Leeds

Championship boxing battle comes to Leeds

by Hayley Longster Some of the UK’s finest young championship boxing talent will compete in a major event at the First Direct Arena on September 5. The main event will feature Josh Warrington face off with Joel Brunkner for the WBC international and commonwealth featherweight title.

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Purtell extends stay with Bulls

Purtell extends stay with Bulls

By Anders Anglesey Australian centre, Adrian Purtell, committed his future to Bradford Bulls after agreeing a one-year-deal with the club, yesterday. The 29-year-old is now the fifteenth member of the Bull’s squad to re-sign ahead of the new campaign and takes the squad roster to 23. Purtell said he was happy to extend his stay at the club stating it […]

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