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Lewis Grabban goal boosts Aston Villa promotion bid against Leeds

Aston Villa moved to within two points of the Championship automatic promotion places with a 1-0 win over Leeds. Lewis Grabban’s first-half header was enough to give the hosts victory at Villa Park as Leeds fell to their 10th defeat of 2018.Villa, who …

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Benik Afobe rounds off Wolves’ return to form against Leeds

The Championship leaders Wolves returned to form as they defeated Leeds 3-0 at Elland Road.Nuno Espírito Santo had seen his side’s rampant form stall in recent weeks following a three-match winless streak. That run allowed their nearest challengers Car…

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Garry Monk will draw on Leeds experience to heal Birmingham

• New manager confident of avoiding drop from Championship• Former assistant Pep Clotet will link up with Monk againGarry Monk has said he will use the experience from his time at Leeds United to galvanise Birmingham City after becoming the Championshi…

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Championship roundup: Nelson Oliveira stuns Wolves to earn draw for Norwich

• Leaders held 2-2 thanks to Nelson Oliveira’s 35-yard screamer• Derby and Leeds and Bristol City and Fulham draw; Cardiff winNelson Oliveira’s spectacular late strike saw Norwich grab a point in stoppage time for the second time in four days as they d…

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Billy Sharp punishes Leeds as Paul Heckingbottom gets off to losing start

Paul Heckingbottom’s tenure as Leeds United manager got off to a disappointing start after Billy Sharp’s double ensured Sheffield United took the spoils in a feisty Yorkshire derby at Bramall Lane.It took only 70 seconds for Sharp to open the scoring. …

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Leeds’ move for Paul Heckingbottom is a gamble for both parties

Heckingbottom can focus on coaching in a way that became impossible at Barnsley but inherits a mishmash of a squad which looks meek beside most of Leeds’ promotion rivalsThis season was supposed to be different for Leeds United. But an embarrassing FA …

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Leeds set to name Barnsley’s Paul Heckingbottom as new manager

• Heckingbottom could be in the post by Tuesday• Thomas Christiansen was dismissed on Sunday after poor runLeeds United expect to name the Barnsley manager, Paul Heckingbottom, as Thomas Christiansen’s successor within the next 24 hours.After sacking t…

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Leeds United sack manager Thomas Christiansen after dismal run

• Leeds yet to win in 2018 and winless in past seven matches• High-flying Cardiff City won 4-1 at Elland Road on SaturdayLeeds United have sacked head coach Thomas Christiansen following a dismal seven-match winless run, with the Championship club yet …

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Leeds United’s new crest has irked fans. Could you do a better job for your club?

Everton, Manchester United, Hull City and now Leeds United fans have taken issue with their club’s change of crest. If you were designing one for your team, what would it look like? There have been quieter lunchtimes in West Yorkshire. Leeds United’s n…

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‘It looks like a Gaviscon ad’ – Leeds United criticised for new club crest

• Crest result of ‘consultation involving more than 10,000 people’• Supporters of the club seemingly underwhelmed by new crestLeeds United have revealed a new crest to commemorate the club’s centenary. It has not been universally welcomed.The crest, th…

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Quiet, thoughtful and good – Jimmy Armfield was a top manager | Gordon McQueen

Jimmy Armfield didn’t shout when I had to miss Leeds’ 1975 European Cup final through suspension and I’ll never forget how he treated my mum and dadJimmy Armfield’s time in management is often overlooked and that’s understandable in a way because it ca…

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Former England captain Jimmy Armfield dies aged 82 – video obituary

The former England captain Jimmy Armfield has died aged 82. He spent his entire career playing for Blackpool, featuring in more than 600 matches for the club. At one time Armfield was regarded as the best right-back in the world. He was part of Sir Alf…

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Jimmy Armfield obituary

Blackpool and England footballer who was a member of the winning World Cup squad of 1966Around the time of the World Cup quarter-finals in 1966, the footballer Jimmy Armfield, who has died aged 82, was asked what chance he thought England had of winnin…

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Football League: Jed Wallace seals epic late win for Millwall at Leeds

Millwall gave up a 2-0 lead at Leeds to trail, before winning 4-3Shrewsbury slipped to third in League Two • Despite the shock at the top of the table, the game of the day in the second tier was at Elland Road where 10-man Leeds came from 2-0 down to l…

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Football League roundup: Derby ease past Birmingham as Wolves are held

Wolves draw at Barnsley, Leeds’ poor run goes on at IpswichChesterfield upset League Two leaders Luton as Newport win again• A sixth win in eight matches for Gary Rowett’s Derby County ensured they remain hot on the heels of leaders Wolves. As integral…

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Spitting is reviled but is it really football’s most heinous crime? | Paul MacInnes

A six-game ban for Leeds’s Samuel Sáiz is the mandatory FA punishment for spitting but is it really twice as bad as elbowing or punching?When Samuel Sáiz spat at the Newport County midfielder Robbie Willmott he revived the forgotten scourge of football…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best FA Cup photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from Saturday and Sunday’s FA Cup third round matches Continue reading…

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Newport’s Shawn McCoulsky condemns Leeds to another shock FA Cup exit

This was classic third-round FA Cup tie territory in every sense and Newport County relished the chance to play up to the script, inflicting on Leeds United a humiliating exit from the competition for the second season running. Shawn McCoulsky, on loan…

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Ex-Leeds manager Neil Redfearn named Doncaster Rovers Belles head coach

• Redfearn left Rotherham United in February 2016 after four months in charge• ‘The women’s game is on a steep upward curve,’ says former Leeds managerDoncaster Rovers Belles have appointed the former Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn as the Women’s S…

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Football League: Adkins makes flying start at Hull while Wolves fire blanks

Hull beat Brentford while Wolves draw with Sunderland Accrington chairman questions referee after postponement• Nigel Adkins got off to a flying start at Hull City after his team came from behind to see off Brentford. Stunning goals by Kamil Grosicki a…