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Nigel Gibbs Keeping a Cool Head as United Sit in Top Six

Assistant manager Nigel Gibbs isn’t getting carried away despite United currently holding a top six spot in the Championship table. Gibbs says that nothing has changed for him and manager Brian McDermott and the pair are not looking beyond the Blackburn game at the weekend. United currently hold a Play-Off spot thanks to a fourth […]

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Football – Boro’s Battling Boosts Karanka

The former Real Madrid defender saw goalkeeper Jason Steele sent off shortly before the interval but was happy with what his side accomplished afterwards in the 2-1 loss at Elland Road and is now convinced they can climb the Sky Bet Championship table Karanka said: “It would have been better if we had won, but […]

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Football – Zaliukas Set For Leeds Start

The Lithuania international will replace Scott Wootton , who has been ruled out with an ankle injury sustained in the recent win at Charlton. Leading goalscorer Ross McCormack is expected to start despite being withdrawn from the Scotland squad due to a hamstring injury earlier this week. Right-back Sam Byram (thigh) and left-back Stephen Warnock […]

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Football – Smith Relishing Striker Challenge

Smith, sealed from Oldham in the summer, has scored 5 goals in 15 appearances this period but proposed on the dais in the week end win at Charlton when Blackstock, on loan from Nottingham Forest , done his initial Leeds start. “There’s 7 strikers at the club,” mentioned Smith. “So there’s a lot of pressure […]

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Karanka Suffers Losing Boro Start

New Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka suffered defeat in his first game in charge going down 2-1 at Leeds. Ross McCormack opened the scoring with a close-range header before winger Mustapha Carayol equalised for Boro. Jason Pearce, with another header, grabbed the winner to see Leeds go into a play-off spot. Burnley’s lead at the top […]

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Leeds Boss Expects Karanka to Be a Success at Middlesbrough

BRIAN McDERMOTT expects Aitor Karanka to prove a success at Middlesbrough, but the Leeds United boss will be doing everything he can to ensure the Teessiders’ new head coach suffers a disappointing start to his time in England. Karanka was formally appointed as Tony Mowbray’s successor ten days ago, but the international break has meant […]

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Middlesbrough Boss Aitor Karanka Prepared For Leeds United Clash

Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka has said that an away trip to Leeds United is the perfect way to start his tenure. The former Real Madrid coach, who was appointed as Tony Mowbray‘s successor last week, will take charge of the side for the first time in Saturday’s match at Elland Road. Karanka has admitted […]

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Lucas Radebe Part of Consortium Looking to Buy Stake in Leeds United

Former Leeds defender Lucas Radebe has confirmed he is part of a consortium looking to buy a stake in the Championship club. The 44-year-old made over 250 appearances for the Whites during his playing career and returned to Elland Road in October as a special guest for the game against Birmingham. Now the South African […]

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Scott Wootton: I’ve Loved Every Minute at Leeds United

Scott Wootton says trading the surroundings of Manchester United for the dressing room at Leeds United has been the best move for his career after settling quickly into the Elland Road defence. Wootton believes he is already feeling the benefit for 10 appearances in less than three months – a quarter of the competitive starts […]

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Everton And Leeds Chase Boro Ace Clarkson

Scarborough Athletic frontman Lewis Clarkson is a player in demand according to the national press. The tabloids have reported that Clarkson’s recent burst of form has caught the eye of a number of teams from the upper echelons of English football. The former Hull City man, who has struck nine in five starts for the […]

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