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Marcelo Bielsa's four main Leeds United summer transfer targets analysed

Marcelo Bielsa will pack up his things later this week and head back to England for the start of his second dance with the Championship. Training starts for most of Leeds United’s players on Monday at the end of what will feel like the briefest of breaks.

Bielsa discussed his plans ...

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Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years

Dozens of British drivers have been caught breaking the speed limit at least 10 times in the last four years, according to official figures.

While nearly 250,000 motorists have multiple speeding convictions, 38 have been caught more than 10 times, with one driver clocked breaking the limit ...

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Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase

One in four British drivers would welcome tolls on the country’s motorways if it improved road conditions, according to new research.

The study into attitudes towards road charging comes ahead of increases to costs on Britain’s only privately funded motorway – the M6 ...

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From Massimo Cellino to Marcelo Bielsa - Phil Hay on 13 years of covering Leeds United

“You’ll never be short of a story,” he told me when I first started this job and people who think that 13 years in it has the makings of a good book always get the same answer: where to start and how long would it be?

Twitter worked out the other day that the 13 seasons ...

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Subaru Forester review – leftfield SUV still going its own way

With a new Subaru Forester due in the UK late 2019 you could forgive the Japanese all-wheel drive specialists for running down the clock and shifting focus onto other models like the XV compact crossover, or the Outback estate.

But the Forester SUV is still a key part of Subaru’s ...

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Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range

The company behind the electrified London taxi has revealed a new eco-friendly van that is say will transform inner city deliveries.

Based on the same platform and hybrid drivetrain as the LEVC TX cab, the new LCV van is designed for businesses operating in low-emissions zones which also ...

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I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong

It’s come to something when one of Formula 1’s leading lights says he’s falling out of love with the sport because drivers “all sound like lawyers” and aren’t allowed to say what they think.

But I know what Sebastian Vettel meant in the wake of his controversial penalty at the ...

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Supermarkets slash fuel prices again, with up to 4p off a litre

The UK’s big four supermarkets have cut up to 4p per litre from the price of fuel in the latest round of a price war sparked by the fall in wholesale costs.

Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco all announced over the weekend that they were making further cuts to their ...

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Leeds United announce two pre-season fixtures ahead of Australia trip

Leeds United have announced two pre-season friendlies against York City and Guiseley.

The club will open their summer schedule away at York on Wednesday, July 10 before visiting Guiseley the following evening for a second game in the space of 24 hours.

The matches precede United’s ...

yesterday 15:14 open_in_new
Leeds Quarry Hill Flats in 26 photos - rise and fall of the UK's largest social housing complex

Quarry Hill Flats became the largest social housing complex in the United Kingdom and helped to reduce the housing problem during the war. It was seen as a modern build at the time which included lifts, electric lighting, a laundrette and even a swimming pool. The flats were popular, encouraging ...

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A to Z of Leeds - 26 reasons to be proud of your city

There are many reasons for this bold claim, from the people who've called this place home, to the history of the region, the developments underway and the talent and creativity we see on a daily basis. Here, we go through the alphabet to give you some reasons to be proud. READ MORE: 20 random ...

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Ireland's Robbie Keane singles out Leeds United's Patrick Bamford in sweary rant

The 38-year-old is assistant to boss McCarthy and will remain in his international role following his appointment onto Middlesbrough's coaching staff under former United defender Jonathan Woodgate.

Bamford's international allegiance has been a hot topic of debate with the Leeds United ...

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Why Kallum Watkins has not ruled out a return to Leeds Rhinos

AS HE prepares to bid farewell to Leeds Rhinos, captain Kallum Watkins admits it may not be forever.

Watkins has two more games left in his Rhinos career before joining Australian NRL outfit Gold Coast Titans on a contract until the end of 2021.

The 28-year-old will be available for ...

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'He could have been disqualified.' Josh Warrington's camp hit out at Kid Galahad tactics after IBF title win

Josh Warrington and his camp hit out at Kid Galahad’s tactics and claimed the Sheffield fighter should have been disqualified for persistent holding in their IBF title clash.

Warrington retained his featherweight belt for a second time last night but edged a split decision at the ...

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Frank Warren commends Leeds puncher Jack Bateson after 'classy' showing on Josh Warrington undercard

LEEDS super bantamweight Jack Bateson easily took his record to 10-0 with a classy victory on points against Nicaragua's Bayardo Ramos on Saturday evening at First Direct Arena.

Bateson featured on the undercard of the IBF featherweight title fight between Josh Warrington and Kid Galahad ...

2019-06-15 23:14 open_in_new
Mateusz Klich leads way with hard yards for Leeds United and nears 60 club as quick turnaround to pre-season looms

Instead, the Whites travelled to Ipswich Town on May 3 knowing two but hopefully three more games stood in front of them through the Championship play-offs.

Derby County ensured that only two more matches ensued as Marcelo Bielsa’s Whites suffered heartache in the semi-finals and a ...

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Josh Warrington aims to use licence to thrill to take down Kid Galahad

JOSH WARRINGTON vowed to serve up another thrilling performance in tonight’s all-Yorkshire battle with Kid Galahad as he set his sights on earning a reputation as one of boxing’s finest ever featherweights.

The Leeds boxer said he would look to match expectations created by his ...

2019-06-15 08:32 open_in_new
Kallum Watkins to exit Leeds Rhinos and join up with NRL’s Gold Coast Titans in July

LEEDS RHINOS captain Kallum Watkins has signed for NRL club Gold Coast Titans and will join them on July 1.

Watkins told Rhinos’ players after last night’s 23-14 defeat against Wigan Warriors at Emerald Headingley.

His final game for Leeds will be the home clash with Catalans ...

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VIDEO: No lack of fireworks as Josh Warrington looks to silence Kid Galahad en route to American dream

Fight number 27 led to crazy scenes of jubilation at Elland Road as Warrington defeated defending champion Lee Selby to become IBF featherweight champion of the world.

Not interested in an easy defence, the Leeds Warrior then took matters to an even higher level by retaining the belt with ...

2019-06-14 20:56 open_in_new
Former Leeds United goalkeeper Nigel Martyn outlines second season aim for 'breath of fresh air' Marcelo Bielsa

The 63-year-old guided his side to a third-placed finish during his first season in English football following his arrival in West Yorkshire last summer.

Bielsa, though, saw his side crash out of the play-offs at the semi-final stage at the hands of Derby County, which ended their hopes of ...

2019-06-14 19:53 open_in_new
Leeds United coach Carlos Corberan to remain at Elland Road following Cultural Leonesa interest

The 36-year-old helped guide the Whites Under-23s side to the Professional Development League national title last season and was a key figure in Marcelo Bielsa's backroom staff.

The Spaniard has occupied a dual role since the arrival of the Argentine last summer overseeing the transition ...

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