Last night at Elland Road, home of course to Leeds United, Josh Warrington won the IBF Featherweight title with victory over Welsh boxer Lee Selby. It was a sweet victory for local lad Warrington who is a self-confessed Leeds United fan. Winning the world title, and remaining unbeaten, at the ground where he watches his [...] The post Leeds United fans respond to Cardiff City player taunt over boxing result appeared first on The72.
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According to Alan Nixon on Twitter (below) Leeds United are looking to swell their ranks by adding young Scottish midfielder John McGinn to the Elland Road fold. On paper it seems strange does Leeds United’s ‘interest’ in McGinn, midfield being the one department at Elland Road where there is cover in depth. Players such as [...] The post Leeds United linked to £5m Scottish midfielder appeared first on The72.
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According to the Yorkshire Evening Post (YEP), Leeds United are interested in bringing Liverpool’s young striker Harry Wilson to the club on loan next season. Ask any Leeds United fan and they’ll gladly tell you that the Whites struggled last season, ending the campaign in a decidedly shambolic manner. From a sparkling start to the [...] The post Leeds United in Liverpool striker hunt £250,000 fee appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United, Aston Villa and Rangers are keen on Liverpool winger Harry Wilson, according to The Sun. The 21-year-old has spent the latter part of this season on loan at Hull City and scored 7 goals in 13 appearances. This has made him a man in demand and he could leave Liverpool on loan again [...] The post Leeds United, Aston Villa and Rangers keen on Liverpool winger appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United’s need for an accomplished centre-back partner for Pontus Jansson was no more evident than last season. Far too many Leeds United games saw implosion in the middle as opponents simply overwhelmed and over-ran the Leeds United defence. For these fans, it reminded them of previous seasons when Massimo Cellino was in charge and [...] The post Leeds United Bartley signs still “positive” says journalist appeared first on The72.
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Pontus Jansson is Leeds United’s sole representative at the 2018 World Cup in Russia this Summer, and Leeds fans will be routing for him and the Swedish national team. However, some slightly worrying news for fans of the Yorkshire club is that Jansson has told the Swedish media that he will sit down and discuss [...] The post Leeds United star to discuss future after World Cup appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United’s interest in Northern Irish winger Gavin Whyte has been reported for a number of weeks now, but it seems he may be edging ever closer to moving across the sea and joining an English club. The Crusaders winger had an amazing season for his side, helping them to their second successive Irish Premier [...] The post Leeds United target ‘on the verge’ of move to England appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United’s famed conveyor belt of producing youth talent continued to roll last season, depositing left-back Tom Pearce into the first team. It was more of a necessity than through choice decision, but nonetheless it was a brave decision by Whites boss Paul Heckingbottom. The 20-year-old, who was signed from Everton after his release two [...] The post Leeds United youngster ‘accepts’ contract offer claim – journalist supports appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United fans were crying out for a natural replacement for the 30 goals of Chris Wood last season – they didn’t get one. Kemar Roofe led the line with 11 goals across the campaign, with German loanee Pierre-Michel Lasogga weighing in with 10 in a sporadic spell. Yet the one thing that remained missing [...] The post Leeds United target ready for chance – are fans ready though appeared first on The72.
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Hull City player Abel Hernandez has rejected the chance to move to Russia. According to Sports Mole’s website, CSKA Moscow made an approach to bring Hernandez to the club and he turned the club down, which means that Aston Villa, Leeds and newly-promoted Wolves can all still sign him. The Hull player has been linked [...] The post Leeds and Aston Villa target rejects Russia move appeared first on The72.
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