Jesus said to them, “Take off the clothes he was buried in and let him go.” With those words Lazarus of Bethany was returned from the dead and gifted back to the land of the living. In a football sense, that is what needed to happen at Elland Road, a place that Leeds United fans [...] The post Leeds United epic second half sees Biblical story come true appeared first on The72.
Published 18 hours ago on The 72
Paul Heckingbottom took control of Leeds for the second game today, his first game in charge of the Whites at Elland Road. His first game in charge, the Yorkshire derby against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane last weekend, saw him suffer a début loss. This came from a brace from ex-White Billy Sharp that was [...] The post Leeds United crumble early against Bristol City – fan reactions appeared first on The72.
Published 19 hours ago on The 72
With 2/3 of the Sky Bet Championship campaign behind them, all 24 sides are now entering the ‘business end’ of their 2017/18 campaign. It is now that fans will be casting nervous glances and worried thoughts as to where their side will finish come early May. Will it be mid-table mediocrity that beckons, or will [...] The post Super computer predicts Sky Bet Championship final standings appeared first on The72.
Published last Thursday at 06:26 pm on The 72
Barnsley are looking at Swansea u23 coach Cameron Toshack and St Mirren boss Jack Ross to replace Paul Heckingbottom, according to journalist Alan Nixon. Barnsley have now approached Premier League side Swansea City in order to hold talks with coach Cameron Toshack over their vacant managers role. Toshack, who is the son of Wales legend John [...] The post The 2 names on the Barnsley new manager shortlist appeared first on The72.
Published last Wednesday at 04:41 pm on The 72
With many Leeds United fans commenting that the Bristol City game at Elland Road is the ‘last chance saloon’ for the Whites to hit towards the play-offs, here’s some injury news that they won’t want to hear. According to a report on the club website, the Whites will be without new signing Tyler Roberts for [...] The post Leeds United advance team news £2.5m man will miss out – “extended period” appeared first on The72.
Published last Wednesday at 12:41 pm on The 72
A lot of people didn’t hold out much hope for Bolton surviving on their return to the Championship this season. While they had done well to get promoted, the financial situation at the club and their inability to therefore really strengthen was always going to make things difficult. Phil Parkinson has had to make use [...] The post Why Bolton Are Now On Course For Championship Survival appeared first on The72.
Published last Monday at 04:51 pm on The 72
With just 15 games left to play, Middlesbrough’s victory over Reading reduced the gap between them and the play-offs from six points to four points. Play-off rivals Fulham, Preston and Bristol City all dropped points, and this meant Middlesbrough’s win was needed to keep tabs on the top six. Adama Traore’s brace secured Middlesbrough’s first home [...] The post Middlesbrough win boosts play-off hopes appeared first on The72.
Published last Monday at 01:06 pm on The 72
West Ham United are showing an interest in signing Fulham right-back Ryan Fredericks in the summer, according to FutNSoccer. The report suggests that the Hammers are close to agreeing a deal for the defender. His contract with Fulham expires in the summer meaning he is free to leave for nothing. However, how close this move [...] The post West Ham United showing interest in Fulham defender appeared first on The72.
Published last Monday at 12:01 pm on The 72
Up, down, slightly up, down a bit, down a bit. These are simultaneously directions for hanging a picture straight and a summary of Leeds United’s 2017/18 campaign thus far. They started of at a gallop, unbeaten through their first raft of games and tighter at the back than a duck’s derriere in a waterfall – [...] The post Three good reasons why Leeds United will fail in a play-off chase appeared first on The72.
Published last Sunday at 08:31 pm on The 72
Sunderland staged an incredible three goal comeback to draw 3-3 with Bristol City. Everything indicated that this would be a match that Bristol City would win. They were in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs while Sunderland looked dead and buried in the relegation zone with the mood at Stadium of Light getting worse and worse [...] The post Reactions from Ashton Gate as Sunderland stage incredible comeback appeared first on The72.
Published last Sunday at 03:11 pm on The 72
|Bristol City's Results|
|Feb 18||Leeds United||2 - 2||A|
|Feb 10||Sunderland||3 - 3||H|
|Feb 2||Bolton Wanderers||0 - 1||A|