Leeds chief executive Angus Kinnear believes it would be a ‘national embarrassment’ if the Premier League and Championship could not complete their 2019/20 seasons. The EFL recently announced plans to decide the outcome of the season using a points-per-game system should the Championship and League One follow League Two’s lead and curtail their seasons. Getty Images - Getty Leeds are top of the Championship so the points-per-game plan would benefit them hugely This would be beneficial to Leeds as it would see them get promoted to the Premier League, but Kinnear insists the club are eager to have matters settled on the pitch. Referring to the Bundesliga’s return last weekend, Kinnear said it was vital that both the Premier League and the Championsh
Ex-England international defender Trevor Cherry has died "suddenly and unexpectedly" aged 72, his former club Leeds United have confirmed.The defender joined Leeds from Huddersfield in 1972 and won a league championship in 1974 and making 486 appearances for the club.He played 27 games for England, captained the side once and was part of the 1980 European Championship squad. Cherry, was also player-manager at Bradford, where he played 92 matches.He managed at Valley Parade from 1982 to 1985, with former Leeds team-mate Terry Yorath as his assistant.Cherry guided the club to the Third Division title in 1985, a promotion overshadowed by the tragedy of the Bradford fire disaster on the final day...
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League says objective remains to finish season but no official deadline set for end of 2019/20 campaign Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter has died from coronavirus at the […] talkSPORT
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League says objective remains to finish season but no deadline set for end of 2019/20 campaign Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter has died from coronavirus at the age […] talkSPORT
West Bromwich Albion moved six points clear at the top of the Championship table after a 2-1 victory over Reading. Despite falling behind to George Puscas’ penalty, goals from Matheus Pereira and captain Kyle Bartley put some clear daylight between Slaven Bilic’s men and the travelling pack. Getty Images - Getty Captain Kyle Bartley scored the winner for West Brom Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw by Millwall in controversial circumstances on Wednesday night as they failed to capitalise on Leeds’ draw 24 hours earlier. It looked like plain sailing for Scott Parker’s men at The Den when Aleksandr Mitrovic stroke home Joe Bryan’s cross in the third minute, but it was soon to go horribly wrong. After failing to clear a corner, the ball managed to find its