Over the last 5 years or so there has been an emerging trend; young players leaving elite clubs in search of first team football. Jadon Sancho being the most notable name to do so recently after he believed he was ready for first team football, however, the opportunity at Manchester City simply wasn’t there. This … Continue reading From Cobham to Thorp Arch: Why Leeds United Signed Lewis Bate
Victor Orta will be working hard over the summer transfer window to make sure that he fills the positions and gets the players that manager Marcelo Bielsa wants. The main position and arguably the most important to fill this window is left back. Leeds have been linked with a number of left backs already and … Continue reading Using data to find Leeds United a potential left back
Behind every transfer and new contract is a football agent who must work hard in order to achieve these results. Some agents are in the business to make as much money as possible while some do genuinely have the players and clubs best interests at heart. Kevin Sharp of Palm Sports management, a UK based … Continue reading Kevin Sharp: Life as a football agent!
Under Marcelo Bielsa's leadership, academy players at Leeds United are daring to dream. Well known for playing and developing youngsters into world class players, there is no better time to be playing for Leeds United at academy level. One player who has had a taste of first team football and will be hoping to become … Continue reading Player Profile: All you need to know about Alfie McCalmont!
Leeds United faced an away trip to Luton Town looking to get another win and move into the automatic promotion places. The home team set up in a 4-4-2 diamond in possession but out of possession lined up in a 4-3-3. Leeds lined up roughly in a 3-1-5-1 but as always, played a number of … Continue reading Luton Town vs Leeds United: Tactical Talking Points!
The Leeds United academy is well known in the world of football and has produced talent for many years. Recently the likes of Jamie Shackleton, Jack Clarke and this season, Alfie McCalmont have all come through the academy and gone on to play for Leeds United first team. A player many Leeds United fans have … Continue reading Nohan Kenneh: Future Leeds United and England Star?