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Tom Adeyemi completes Leeds United move

Leeds United's new signing Tom Adeyemi

  By Mike Berriman Leeds United have completed the loan signing of Cardiff midfielder Tom Adeyemi in a season-long deal.

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Leeds United hero Eddie Gray awarded honorary degree by Leeds Met

Former Leeds United player and manager, Eddie Gray MBE.

By Joseph Keith Leeds United icon Eddie Gray MBE was honoured by Leeds Metropolitan University this afternoon as he received an Honorary Doctorate of Sport Science. The University’s School of Sport acknowledged Mr Gray’s glittering career with Leeds, where he rippled the net 68 times from the winger position and featured 561 times throughout his 20 years at Elland Road. […]

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Leeds United Ladies forced to rebrand

Leeds United Ladies.

Leeds United Ladies are set to be re launched tonight as Leeds Ladies after Leeds United club owner Massimo Cellino withdrew support. It was feared the city’s leading female football team, set up in 1989, might fold after the Italian businessman took over in April and hinted he did not want the Ladies to use United branding. Chairman of Leeds […]

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Leeds United players’ wages not paid and club ‘hopes to avoid administration’

Leeds United players’ wages not paid and club ‘hopes to avoid administration’

By Joseph Keith Leeds United players have not been paid their wages for March, amid a row over who should be funding the wage bill. However, there are now unconfirmed reports from PFA Chief Gordon Taylor that the players will receive a “proportion of their wages” from prospective buyer Massimo Cellino today and that players “agreed to defer wages” this morning. […]

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Leeds United refuse to comment on administration rumours

Leeds United refuse to comment on administration rumours

    By Mark Kielesz-Levine Leeds United today failed to quash rumours that the club may enter administration. There has been speculation that the club is suffering financially in the wake of Cellino’s failed takeover of the club, which was blocked by the Football League 0n Monday. It was reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post that the club may not be […]

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Leeds United: “Club will find a solution”

Leeds United: “Club will find a solution”

By Joseph Keith Leeds United will continue negotiations between Massimo Cellino’s company Eleonora Sport Limited and the Football League, after the prospective club buyer failed their Owners’ and Directors’ Test.  The club issued a statement saying: “The club and its shareholders are disappointed at the decision of the Football League not to approve Massimo Cellino as a director of Leeds United FC. […]

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Prospective Leeds United owner fails FL Owners’ and Directors’ Test

The East Stand of Leeds United's Elland Road stadium.

By Joseph Keith The Football League have announced that Massimo Cellino, current owner of Serie A club Cagliari, has failed their Owners’ and Directors’ Test and therefore cannot complete his proposed buy out of Leeds United. A statement on the governing body’s website says: “Having fully considered the matter, the Board agreed unanimously that the decision of the Italian Court does […]

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Leeds United demand decision from Football League

Leeds United demand decision from Football League

By Mark Kielesz-Levine The lawyers of the current owners of Leeds United have written to the Football League to demand an answer regarding the Cellino takeover bid by the end of today. The club believes that the delay from the Football League is stopping the club’s ability to progess. Gulf Finance House’s lawyers have also stated that the Football League’s […]

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Former Leeds United player arrested in London

Cantona playing for Leeds on his debut vs Oldham in 1992.

By Mark Kielesz-Levine Former Leeds United player Eric Cantona has been cautioned for common assault after an incident in London yesterday, The Telegraph has reported. The ex footballer and recently turned actor, accepted the caution but it is not known if the victim will press charges. The Metropolitan Police have said in a statement: “Police were called to  Regents Park Road, NW1, […]

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Leeds United administration rumours are false: says Managing Director

Leeds United administration rumours are false: says Managing Director

By Gayathri Kanagasundaram Leeds United Football Club has announced that there is “no chance’ that the club will be going into administration. Managing Director of the club David Haigh last night told The Yorkshire Post  the club is “in good hands” and that the club is in stable financial position. Last night Twitter was in furor over rumours that the club may be […]

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