Leeds United Kicks Off The Club’s Centenary Season

After many weeks with heavy hearts for all those connected with Leeds United, the club finally kicked-off its centenary season on Sunday 4 August. All signs of the play-off heartbreak in May were banished as they swept aside Lee Johnson’s Bristol City 3-1.  The game was played in the typical fashion of a Marcelo Bielsa team, […]

From a Lover of The Beautiful Game

Ben Scott ponders on how football chose him – or how he chose football.  Whichever the case, the two are still very much in touch. I lived within a mile of Elland Road until I was in my early 30s, and Leeds United was a love all my family had. It was in my blood […]

Leeds United’s Centenary – A Pre-Season Assessment (Part Two)

The second of my pre-season assessments begins with the options in goal.   As I said in Part One, I expect Kiko Casilla will be that man, assuming he remains with the Club. Pushing him for that starting place will obviously be Northern Ireland international Bailey Peacock-Farrell, but Joshua Rae has emerged from the U18s over […]

Preview Part One: Leeds United – Under Orders For The New Season

The signs around Elland Road and Thorp Arch this summer won’t read any differently from last summer. The messages from Marcelo Bielsa and his staff will be a continuation from this time last year, with the demand that we execute his plan in a more clinical fashion and avoid playoff agony by mathematically securing promotion […]

It’s a Good Time to Get on Your Bike

Leeds City Council has made it a priority to improve Leeds’ air quality.  Amongst the measures being introduced is encouragement for people to use cycling as their alternative mode of transport.  ‘What?’ you might ask ‘Breathe in yet more pollution?’ In fact, we’re told cyclists are less exposed to air pollution than people sitting in […]