Gallery

Clough & Taylor

Brian Clough and Peter Taylor was a match made in heaven. The pair had a unique style and partnership in the dressing room which helped perform miracles out on the pitch. Starting out at 4th Division Hartlepool United in 1965, the management pairing transformed Pools plight which prompted 2nd Division Derby County to appoint the […]

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Speedo

Gary Andrew Speed was born in Mancot, North Wales on 8th September 1969. The talented sportsman was equally as proficient with a football at his feet as he was with a cricket ball in his hand. His football skills soon started attracting the attention of professional clubs whilst playing for Flintshire Schoolboys and his local […]

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Jamie ‘Fozzy’ Forrester

The quick footed striker started his youth career at Auxurre in France before moving back to England to team up with an exceptionally talented Leeds United youth team under the pupillage of former Leeds player Paul Hart. During his time at Elland Road, Jamie will be fondly remembered for his opening goals in both legs […]

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Match

Newcastle United 5 Leeds United 2

Mighty Micky Quinn certainly made an impact on his Newcastle United debut back in 1989. The new arrival from Portsmouth bagged four goals on the opening day of the season to help give the Magpies a 5-2 victory against Leeds United at St James Park. The striker went on to become the league top goal […]

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Reminiscent Rams

I wasn’t born when the Derby County team assembled by Brian Clough stormed out of the second division and rose onto become the champions of England.  But my dad was and I’m surprised that he refrained from naming me Colin, Roy or Kevin, after one of his heroes. Brian Clough and Peter Taylor may have […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 5

Sid Lambert is a 43-year-old man playing Retro Football Manager on his iPhone. He’s gone back to 1995/96 to take over Newcastle United and put right what once went wrong: beat Manchester United to the title. And he’d love it if he beat them. Love it. We’re six games into the season and it’s fair […]

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Gallery

The Norman Hunter Stand

In 2020, Leeds United renamed the South Stand at Elland Road to ‘The Norman Hunter Stand’ as a permanent tribute to late club legend Norman ‘bite yer legs’ Hunter.

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Polls

Bremner Vs Souness

Former Scotland midfield generals, Billy Bremner and Graeme Souness will both be remembered for being fierce competitors on the pitch for club and country. As captains they we’re both leaders of men, driving the Tartan Army into battle like William ‘Braveheart’ Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. They both had footballing ability which meant […]

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Leeds by Example – Peter Lorimer

“The greatest player in the world” That was the view that then-Scotland manager Tommy Docherty had of Hotshot. Eddie Gray’s view is that you wouldn’t get a Lorimer in today’s market for £50-60m. It was while playing for Scottish Schoolboys against England at Hampden that Gray first saw just how good a player Lorimer was, […]

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