Post Tagged with: “Football”

Leeds United legend Eddie Gray backs the club for promotion to the Premier League

Leeds United legend Eddie Gray backs the club for promotion to the Premier League

By Jack Walker Former Leeds United player and manager Eddie Gray expects the club to be pushing for promotion to the Premier League at the end of the season.

read more

Readers need to pay for journalism to survive, says top football reporter

Readers need to pay for journalism to survive, says top football reporter

By Thomas Reyer The former chief football writer at the Yorkshire Evening Post thinks the future of sports journalism relies on audiences paying for content.

read more

Football violence steals the headlines from Leeds United’s centenary week

Football violence steals the headlines from Leeds United’s centenary week

By Thomas Reyer Leeds United marked their centenary week with a narrow victory against Birmingham City at Elland Road, but the celebrations were overshadowed by crowd violence. Kalvin Phillips sealed a 1-0 victory for his boyhood club when he struck in the 65th minute, lifting Leeds to second in the table. However, towards the end of the match, it appeared […]

read more

England Loose First Euro Qualifier in 10 Years

England Loose First Euro Qualifier in 10 Years

by Joe Greenough England have lost their place in the Euros this year after a 2-1 loss to the Czech republic on Friday. This will be the first time in 10 years the team has lost a qualifying match, and impressive 44 games ago. Despite high hopes after an early penalty from Kane at 5 minutes, England struggled to break […]

read more

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 […]

read more

Turning your passion into a profession – “Don’t be a d***head”, “be bold” and “don’t give up”

Turning your passion into a profession – “Don’t be a d***head”, “be bold” and “don’t give up”

By Will Ford “Don’t be a d***head”, “be bold” and “don’t give up” – the sentiments of three journalists who turned their passion into their profession. Tom Farmery, Katie Ridley and Monika Parnarauskaite spoke at Journalism and Media Week on how they turned their respective loves of football, crime and motorsports into a career. Tom Farmery, a sports reporter at […]

read more

United fans praise Luke Shaw’s comeback as he signs new contract at the club

United fans praise Luke Shaw’s comeback as he signs new contract at the club

http://Embed from Getty Images by Abbey Maclure Manchester United have announced that full-back Luke Shaw has signed a new contract until 2023. The club confirmed the new deal today, which will reportedly see the 23-year-old’s earnings rise from £100,000 to £150,000 a week. Shaw suffered a set-back in 2016 when he broke his leg in a Champions League game against […]

read more

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, […]

read more

ROVERS LAYING FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

ROVERS LAYING FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

By Alex Gibbings Doncaster Rovers are putting the foundations in place as they look to develop their young players into first team regulars. Rovers re-entered a side into the Central League North this season, following a season-long absence following their first team’s relegation to League Two in 2016. However, following promotion back to League One at the first attempt last […]

read more

Swansea City welcome Notts County with the visitors in top form

Swansea City welcome Notts County with the visitors in top form

By Alex Thurston Swansea City host League Two fliers Notts County in this FA Cup fourth round replay at the Liberty Stadium, where The Magpies will be looking to create a huge upset by knocking out their Premier League opponents from the competition. The sides ended on a 1-1 draw last month at Meadow Lane, giving Kevin Nolan’s squad a […]

read more