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Tiger Or Els

‘LET’S get the other news out of the way first before we return once again to the ins, outs and shake-it-all-abouts at Leeds United FC.

What’s a South Afrian Ern?

South African Ernie Els won the British Open golf yesterday … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, July 2002 | In: Back pages | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


There Could Be Trouble Ahead

‘YOU could say that hundreds of thousands of disgusted Irishmen voted with their feet and stayed away from Roy Keane’s first football match on Irish soil since his dramatic early exit from the World Cup.

Roy Keane plays keep-ball

On … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, July 2002 | In: Back pages | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Unkindest Cut

‘RONALDO, the world’s most in-demand player after Rio Ferdinand and Clinton Morrison, has, in the words of one national newspaper, ‘taken a stand against the financial crisis engulfing European football by urging his club, Inter Milan, to cut his wages’. … READ ON

Posted: 19th, July 2002 | In: Back pages | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Justin’s Time

‘GOOD old Leeds. Not words you often hear in sporting circles beyond the bounds of Elland Road, but if it weren’t for the Yorkshire club, this summer’s post-World Cup sports pages would have been as empty as David Seaman’s hands.… READ ON

Posted: 19th, July 2002 | In: Back pages | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sweet PFA

‘IF history is a lesson, Rio Ferdinand’s move between the Uniteds of Leeds and Manchester will result in another glorious period for the Red Devils. Last time such a transfer was enacted, the player involved was a certain Monsieur Cantona, … READ ON

Posted: 18th, July 2002 | In: Back pages | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Red Devil Within

‘RIO Ferdinand has pretty much burnt his bridges after his agent announced that the England centre-back was looking to play for ‘a bigger and better club’. It may be true, but fans don’t need to hear it – and Pini … READ ON

Posted: 18th, July 2002 | In: Back pages | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0