Leeds United

the urge to merge

When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Soccer Club Mergers

Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
Jim Weeks
4.6.17
oh rocky rocky

The Life and Legacy of Rocky Rocastle In The Words of His Son and Ian Wright

In March 2001, Arsenal legend and fan favourite David Rocastle died from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at only 33 years of age. We spoke to his son Ryan and former teammate Ian Wright about his life and career.
Will Magee
3.30.17
down football's html rabbit hole

The Social, Political and Cultural Significance of Old-School Football Message Boards

While one might assume that the pub is still the primary social hub for football fans, there are in fact vast online communities based on outmoded internet forums. For many, they are where the last vestiges of true football fandom reside.
Will Magee
2.6.17
the football pink

Whisper it Softly, But Are Leeds United on the Way Back?

While it's not nearly time for Leeds fans to start thinking about promotion parties, the vast improvement in the team's form under Garry Monk cannot go unmentioned. Could the Yorkshire side finally be headed back to the Premier League?
Kevin O'Neill
12.7.16
liverpool

17-Year-Old Ben Woodburn Becomes Youngest Player to Score for Liverpool

He is 17 years and 43 days old and was barely in the game 20 minutes before making club history.
Sean Newell
11.29.16
premier league

Clever Leeds United Fan Uses Board to Crowd Surf

Dude was pitted, brah!
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.7.16
the clever deception of footballers

Jack Wilshere, Harry Kane and Mesut Özil participate in Bizarre “Time To Go, Massimo” Protest Video

Though the exact origins of the clip are unclear, we’re guessing it took some fairly elaborate trickery on one Leeds fan’s part.
Will Magee
4.21.16
Highlights

Leeds United and Eintracht Frankfurt Fans Clash After Friendly, 25 Arrested

A brawl erupted between Leeds United and Eintracht Frankfurt fans immediately after a friendly in Austria.
Sean Newell
7.22.15
soccer

The 'Manager-Eater' Is the World's Weirdest Sports Team Owner

Massimo Cellino is equal parts entrepreneur, criminal, hero, and villain. And that doesn't even begin to cover the full story of soccer's most eccentric team owner.
Dylan Fahy
10.6.14
Leeds United

How It Feels to Root for Britain's Most Dysfunctional Soccer Team

Leeds United is normally a train wreck, but this coming season could turn out to be the most fucked up in living memory.
Ben Machell
8.5.14