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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #555 on: May 01, 2017, 09:35:20 PM »
This article from 2004 re Leeds gives a bit of the history

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2004/feb/10/sport.comment
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #556 on: May 15, 2017, 08:16:37 PM »
Look how much spons Leeds miss out on every year they fluff promotion

https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2017/may/15/hull-sunderland-middlesbrough-relegation-premier-league-championship
"Hull will receive 47m in parachute payments next season and 38m in 2018-19 (had they been in the Premier League for more than a single year they would also have been due a third instalment of 17m, in 2019 20)"
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #557 on: May 17, 2017, 12:08:59 AM »
Look how much spons Leeds miss out on every year they fluff promotion

No Leeds fan needs reminding of that. I'd say having money from just one of the big transfers and contracts of the Ridsdale era would represent some lift now.

I thought that Fulham would have been favourites to go up but they fell at the semi-final stage this evening. Hope the winners of Wednesday and Huddersfield make it to the Premier League now.
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #558 on: May 17, 2017, 09:51:26 AM »
Look how much spons Leeds miss out on every year they fluff promotion

No Leeds fan needs reminding of that. I'd say having money from just one of the big transfers and contracts of the Ridsdale era would represent some lift now.

I thought that Fulham would have been favourites to go up but they fell at the semi-final stage this evening. Hope the winners of Wednesday and Huddersfield make it to the Premier League now.

Galling when you see how poor both Reading and Fulham were last night - come on the Owls. 
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #559 on: May 17, 2017, 10:17:07 AM »
Hard to believe a team with Paul McShane in it has a chance to go up.  Surprised at Fulham.  Hope Wednesday go up.

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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #560 on: May 25, 2017, 01:46:00 PM »
Monk has resigned.
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« Reply #561 on: May 25, 2017, 03:08:10 PM »
Just when things were beginning to look up with the takeover of Radrizzani. Gutted by this news and it's a real blow to the Club.

I get a sense, trying to read between the lines of the BBC Report that the Club was trying to tie him down long term but although willing to stay, he did not want to commit to the long term.
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« Reply #562 on: May 25, 2017, 04:20:19 PM »
I heard the opposite Rufus, he wanted a 3-yr contract, but he was only being offered 12-months. 
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #563 on: May 25, 2017, 04:51:44 PM »
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #564 on: May 25, 2017, 05:13:54 PM »
I don't think the new owner ever wanted Monk. He'll bring in his own obscure foreign manager and Leeds will be back to square one.
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« Reply #565 on: May 26, 2017, 11:42:16 AM »
I heard the opposite Rufus, he wanted a 3-yr contract, but he was only being offered 12-months.

Definitely appears to be versions here Billy that are conflicting to a degree.

I see early talk of Aitor Karanka. His Premiership tenure with Middleborough was very uninspiring but he does have a promotion on his CV.
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #566 on: May 26, 2017, 12:30:58 PM »
Heading to Leeds for a piss up this weekend, Good city for pubs/clubs?
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #567 on: May 26, 2017, 01:58:22 PM »
I heard the opposite Rufus, he wanted a 3-yr contract, but he was only being offered 12-months.

Definitely appears to be versions here Billy that are conflicting to a degree.

I see early talk of Aitor Karanka. His Premiership tenure with Middleborough was very uninspiring but he does have a promotion on his CV.

He appears to be a bit of a diva - he'll fit in well with the board so.
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