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Marching on together: Bielsa and Leeds show team spirit as wait goes on

The manager, squad and coaching staff have accepted wage deferrals to help others as football takes a back seatThe plinth supporting the landmark statue of Billy Bremner outside Elland Road bears a simple, yet evocative, message. “Side before self, eve…

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Chelsea v Leeds United: 1970 FA Cup final replay – live!

Launching our new twice-weekly reports, kick-off 3pm GMTBoth teams bidding for first FA Cup after Wembley draw Feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 2.20pm GMT Both teams are unchanged from the first match, with one exception: David Harvey re…

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Marcelo Bielsa: a method actor in football’s theatre of the absurd

Leeds are homing in on a Premier League return, and it is hard to know just what the top flight will make of their unique and brilliant Argentinian managerIt’s happening. Mateusz Klich plays a delicious back-heel to Pablo Hernández. It’s definitely hap…

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Leeds United’s Kiko Casilla was banned for using N-word

Spaniard aimed racial slur at Charlton’s Jonathan LekoFA independent panel satisfied with evidence of incidentAn independent Football Association regulatory commission suspended Kiko Casilla for eight games after being satisfied that the Leeds United g…

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Football League: Leaders West Brom slump against Wigan after Leeds win

Sam Morsy winner consigns leaders to home defeatDavid Nugent own-goal helps Fulham past PrestonTeaders West Bromwich Albion saw their lead cut to a point by Leeds’ crushing 4-0 lunchtime win at Hull City and promptly slumped to a damaging 1-0 home defe…

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Tyler Roberts double helps Leeds hammer sorry Hull and close gap at top

Leeds coped without suspended goalkeeper Kiko Casilla as they beat Hull 4-0 at the KCom Stadium to keep up the pressure on Championship leaders West Brom.The Spaniard had been banned for eight games and fined £60,000 by an FA disciplinary commission on…

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Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla gets eight-game ban for racist language

Player found to have used racist language against CharltonLeeds hit out at FA ruling while keeper denies the chargeThe Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has been given an eight-match ban after he was found to have used racist language towards a Charlton pl…

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Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla gets eight-game ban for racist language

Player found to have used racist language against CharltonLeeds hit out at FA ruling while keeper denies the chargeThe Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has been given an eight-match ban after he was found to have used racist language towards a Charlton pl…

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Mateusz Klich sinks Middlesbrough and gives Leeds breathing space

By the final whistle Marcelo Bielsa’s smile was as bright as the stars shimmering in the cold, clear night sky above Teesside. Leeds United’s manager had not merely seen his second-placed side put a decent chink of daylight between themselves and the C…

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Luke Ayling gets Leeds back to winning ways against Bristol City

Luke Ayling scored against his former side as Leeds eked out a gritty 1-0 win over Bristol City to go three points clear in the Championship automatic-promotion spots.The defender lashed home early on but despite dominating the encounter, the hosts cou…

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Liam Cooper earns Leeds draw against Brentford after Kiko Casilla blunder

Brentford were thoroughly dominated by a revitalised Leeds and even needed their visitors to gift them a goal, but still came away with a point in this intriguing top-of-the-table encounter.A horrible mistake from Kiko Casilla, not his first this seaso…

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Brentford v Leeds, Nottingham Forest v Charlton and more: clockwatch – live!

Live updates from around the Football LeagueScoreboard – keep track of all Tuesday’s goals!Email Simon here or tweet @Simon_Burnton 8.13pm GMT Naby Sarr’s left-wing cross has been smashed into the back of the net by Lyle Taylor, and Charlton seem quite…

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Pontus Jansson: ‘Bielsa had bad sides but I learned so much from him’

Brentford defender talks about facing former club Leeds on Tuesday and the pain felt by him and other Malmö fans when Zlatan Ibrahimovic invested in a rival club“I think I was almost this tall, 1.94m [6ft 4in] but like 25kg [4st] less,” says Pontus Jan…

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Nottingham Forest’s Sammy Ameobi piles pressure on struggling Leeds

It’s happening again. The same old story played out another time. It happened at Athletic, it happened at Marseille and it happened last season. This is what Marcelo Bielsa sides do. They start brilliantly, they ignite the enthusiasm and then they fade…

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Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Ancelotti is changing the culture at Everton, Ibra returns for the Milan derby and Forest can extend Leeds’ slumpEverton face Crystal Palace knowing victory will lift them into seventh and, for 24 hours at least, level on points with Sheffield United. …

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Ten uncapped players who could feature for England at Euro 2020

Gareth Southgate has two games left before he picks his squad. Should he give Grealish, Greenwood or Foden a chance?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe next six weeks are crucial for players on the periphery of the England squad. Gareth Southgate has j…

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Championship: Bamford at the double to leapfrog Leeds over West Brom

• Leeds come back from 2-0 down to beat Millwall 3-2• Previous leaders West Brom lose 2-1 to CardiffLeeds climbed back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship after fighting back from 2-0 down at Elland Road to beat Millwall 3-2. Marcelo Bielsa’s side a…

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Leeds United sign French striker Jean-Kévin Augustin

France U-21 forward arrives on loan from RB LeipzigAugustin becomes third Leeds signing in JanuaryLeeds have signed striker Jean-Kévin Augustin on loan from Leipzig with a view to a permanent move.The France Under-21 international, who spent the first …

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QPR’s Nahki Wells hands wasteful Leeds defeat with controversial goal

Nahki Wells’ controversial goal gave QPR a 1-0 victory and dealt another blow to Leeds’ promotion bid. Wells clearly hand the ball before scoring after 20 minutes at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium, where Patrick Bamford had a second-half penalty s…

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QPR v Leeds United: Championship – live!

Live updates as Leeds looks to regain top spot at Loftus RoadDerby hit out at EFL and claim FFP charges are unlawfulGet in touch! Email Alex or tweet him 12.44pm GMT 12 mins: Eze carries the ball down the left and zips it into the feet of Wells, who la…