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.
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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.
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.
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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?
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.
Clever Leeds United Fan Uses Board to Crowd Surf
Dude was pitted, brah!
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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.
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.
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.
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.