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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #795 on: August 26, 2019, 01:16:09 PM »
What station was that documentary on?  Heard it being discussed on the radio.

Amazon Prime, I think.
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #796 on: August 26, 2019, 09:30:09 PM »
You can get a one month trial for free as long as you remember to cancel it within the deadline. It is beautifully filmed and very atmospheric, and, while it should really have been shorter, the six episodes fly by. While Russell Crowe's script is a little cliched, it also has its iconic moments and you are left with the sense of a club which is more determined than ever to get back to the Premiership. A huge game awaits on Saturday against Swansea, who have matched the start by Leeds and are only one behind on goal difference.

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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #797 on: September 16, 2019, 11:31:13 PM »
There is another great leeds documentary on Amazon prime called "do you want to win?" its about the 90 promotion and 92 champions team. Very very good watch.

Good win at Barnsley at the weekend. Derby at home on Saturday.
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #798 on: September 23, 2019, 09:42:46 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/sep/23/leeds-united-marcelo-bielsa-win-fifa-fair-play-award-aston-villa-equaliser

Leeds United and their manager, Marcelo Bielsa, have won the 2019 Fifa Fair Play Award at the governing body’s annual award ceremony in Milan.

The Championship side won the award after Bielsa ordered his team to let Aston Villa score an equaliser at Elland Road in April. Mateusz Klich had put Leeds ahead while Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia was down with an injury.

Klich’s goal led to a melee between both sets of players, with Anwar El Ghazi sent off for the visitors. When play restarted, Albert Adomah was allowed to run through and level the game – although defender Pontus Jansson still tried and failed to tackle the Villa winger....


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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #800 on: December 19, 2019, 07:57:53 AM »
I'll probably regret posting here, as the team have been going great recently with little talk on this thread, and my post will likely put the scud on them.

Great winning run came to an abrupt end at home to Cardiff when we spurned a three goal lead, shipping 3 goals in thirty minutes when we had only conceded four at home, all season.


Christmas and New Year is going to be huge, starting with Fulham away this weekend. There are home games against Preston and Wednesday and an away trip to West Brom on New Year's Day. I'm probably being very optimistic, but if we could retain the gap of ten points between us and third by the time we go to Arsenal in the Cup, then we will have done brilliantly! 


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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #801 on: December 19, 2019, 09:07:40 AM »
I'll probably regret posting here, as the team have been going great recently with little talk on this thread, and my post will likely put the scud on them.

Great winning run came to an abrupt end at home to Cardiff when we spurned a three goal lead, shipping 3 goals in thirty minutes when we had only conceded four at home, all season.


Christmas and New Year is going to be huge, starting with Fulham away this weekend. There are home games against Preston and Wednesday and an away trip to West Brom on New Year's Day. I'm probably being very optimistic, but if we could retain the gap of ten points between us and third by the time we go to Arsenal in the Cup, then we will have done brilliantly!

I regret it for you already, Rufus.  Happy Christmas.
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #802 on: December 19, 2019, 09:30:08 AM »
Surely not another Leeds after Christmas collapse this year lads.  Loaning a striker in Jan would go a long way to securing top two. Someone like Gayle maybe....

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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #803 on: December 19, 2019, 11:42:13 AM »
Leeds and West Brom will canter to automatic promotion. The points tally they got last year for 3rd and 4th place would have them finishing 1st and 2nd this time around. 33 points from their remaining 24 games would be enough for Leeds. None of the chasing pack are consistent (or good) enough.
Playoff chase will be interesting at least.

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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #804 on: December 19, 2019, 12:59:46 PM »
I regret it for you already, Rufus.  Happy Christmas.

Ha ha, Billy!!   ;D


Happy Christmas to you and the family, my friend!! Hope it's a good one!! 


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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #805 on: December 19, 2019, 01:01:32 PM »
Leeds and West Brom will canter to automatic promotion. The points tally they got last year for 3rd and 4th place would have them finishing 1st and 2nd this time around. 33 points from their remaining 24 games would be enough for Leeds. None of the chasing pack are consistent (or good) enough.
Playoff chase will be interesting at least.

Your confidence in Leeds is making me nervous!!   :-X


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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #806 on: December 19, 2019, 02:53:33 PM »
Leeds and West Brom will canter to automatic promotion. The points tally they got last year for 3rd and 4th place would have them finishing 1st and 2nd this time around. 33 points from their remaining 24 games would be enough for Leeds. None of the chasing pack are consistent (or good) enough.
Playoff chase will be interesting at least.

Your confidence in Leeds is making me nervous!!   :-X

Just my unemotional, unbiased view. I couldn't care less who gets promoted. It's a great league - but this season seems much less competitive at the top than last season.

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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #807 on: December 19, 2019, 03:13:09 PM »
Just my unemotional, unbiased view. I couldn't care less who gets promoted. It's a great league - but this season seems much less competitive at the top than last season.

I think the next two weeks will give an insight into how competitive the rest of the season will be. Leeds have a tough run of fixtures and my fear would be dropping points and being pulled back into the pack. If we can emerge relatively unscathed and get dumped out of the FA Cup (which is more or less a given), then for once some optimism might be justified. *


*I know I shouldn't have said that!!   :-\


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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #808 on: December 20, 2019, 12:18:37 PM »
I'll be looking for these quotes in April, Rufus. 
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Re: The Super(ish) Leeds United Thread
« Reply #809 on: January 01, 2020, 07:25:17 PM »
1-1 v West Brom and the peleton well behind
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