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 Post subject: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:37 pm 
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http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/25992204

More madness emanating from Elland Road :wall:

Brian McDermott shafted.
Club Captain McCormack ringing Sky Sports.
Italian nutjobs apparently taking over.

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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:01 pm 
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does any one really care about leeds [shrug65465.gif]

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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:48 pm 
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Just a little... :shifty:


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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:21 am 
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McDermott was dragging Leeds down... though sacking him makes no sense whatsoever...

.. They should have got rid at the start of the month and let another manager have a couple of bob to spend.

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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:44 am 
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Strongly disagree on the McDermott issue.
As do most of the Leeds faithful.

Granted, the results haven't been going too well, but it's pretty much acknowledged that this has been due to a culmination of factors. Chiefly, the ownership issue has filtered down to the pitch and indeed the support. There are crowds outside Elland Road tonight voicing their objections to this Italian takeover. With the proposed Sports Capital bid collapsing, there was even a brief mention of administration and an inability to honour wages.
In saying that, the players themselves need to take a great deal of the blame. McCormack aside, they just have not performed since early December. But since you cannot sack a whole squad, the manager must shoulder a lot of it.. And he has made his mistakes. But to say he has brought the club down is far too simplistic, not to mention grossly erroneous.
Of course it's a results business and results have been shite, but all the messages and indications coming from the McDermott set up had been positive whilst knowledgeable of the tasks ahead. A massive majority of Leeds fans knew and supported this. The club was finally getting "real" as it were in it's aspirations and targets.
It's back to chaos now.. Italian style. Steeped in the usual subterfuge that has tested the fans' patience far too often.

It's desperately frustrating.


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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:05 am 
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And it gets worse...


Enterprise Insurance say tonight that they will be withdrawing their sponsorship of Leeds United in protest at this decision
sponsors (theme park Flamingo Land) has said they're withdrawing sponsorship in protest over mcdermott sacking


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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:18 am 
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but but splutters leeds are bigger than manchester city arent they?
lol at flamingo land sponsors,me and my brother took our kids there a few year back
rip off


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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:29 am 
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Sgt Pepper wrote:
And it gets worse...


Enterprise Insurance say tonight that they will be withdrawing their sponsorship of Leeds United in protest at this decision
sponsors (theme park Flamingo Land) has said they're withdrawing sponsorship in protest over mcdermott sacking


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I've never heard of that before.. fcuk knows what it's got to with the sponsors if the club chooses to sack the manager.


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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:56 am 
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It's basically vultures scattering BM mate.

Enterprise are heavily involved with Sports Capital, the initial bidders for a majority share in the club. Now that the Italian Massimo Cellino and his bunch have hijacked that, the sponsors are jumping ship.
The Italian apparently wants a "coach" and not a "manager", hence McDermott's dismissal. Reports over the last few days have indicated that Gianluca Festa has been waiting in the wings as a replacement, due to his connections with Cellino's Cagliari.
The Italian has money, but a wretched reputation when it comes to financial irregularity, not to mention a penchant for sacking said "coaches" at a frequent rate.
What Leeds need now, and actually have enjoyed for a short (yet blissful) period of time, is stability.
Apparently the utter craziness going on behind the scenes in recent weeks has been nothing short of outrageous.. Indeed prompting McDermott to come out and say the other day that it has been one of the worst periods in his life, not only professionally, but personally.
Tiggs is spot on with the timing of it all, and how it couldn't be more disastrous, what with a hungry Huddersfield rolling into town tomorrow for a Yorkshire derby and the prospect of a scalp. Not to mention a group of players who are demoralised and rudderless.
Add to that a VERY agitated crowd.

Oh and cose, I don't ever recall saying Leeds were bigger than anyone.. let alone Man City.
However your malicious glee at this desperate time for the club is duly noted.
As are Tiggs' and BM's measured and much appreciated contributions.


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 Post subject: Re: Leeds Fiasco
PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:51 am 
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Sgt Pepper wrote:
It's basically vultures scattering BM mate.

Enterprise are heavily involved with Sports Capital, the initial bidders for a majority share in the club. Now that the Italian Massimo Cellino and his bunch have hijacked that, the sponsors are jumping ship.
The Italian apparently wants a "coach" and not a "manager", hence McDermott's dismissal. Reports over the last few days have indicated that Gianluca Festa has been waiting in the wings as a replacement, due to his connections with Cellino's Cagliari.
The Italian has money, but a wretched reputation when it comes to financial irregularity, not to mention a penchant for sacking said "coaches" at a frequent rate.
What Leeds need now, and actually have enjoyed for a short (yet blissful) period of time, is stability.
Apparently the utter craziness going on behind the scenes in recent weeks has been nothing short of outrageous.. Indeed prompting McDermott to come out and say the other day that it has been one of the worst periods in his life, not only professionally, but personally.
Tiggs is spot on with the timing of it all, and how it couldn't be more disastrous, what with a hungry Huddersfield rolling into town tomorrow for a Yorkshire derby and the prospect of a scalp. Not to mention a group of players who are demoralised and rudderless.
Add to that a VERY agitated crowd.

Oh and cose, I don't ever recall saying Leeds were bigger than anyone.. let alone Man City.
However your malicious glee at this desperate time for the club is duly noted.
As are Tiggs' and BM's measured and much appreciated contributions.


I said it .cosy doesnt understand what makes a big club and its not how much money you have


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