Wigan Athletic are being linked with a surprise loan move for AFC Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe, as reported by The72 earlier today. The Latics are looking to bolster their attacking options in the January transfer window and are targeting the 36-year-old. Defoe has played just twice in the league for AFC Bournemouth this season and [...] The post “Surely not”- Wigan Athletic fans react to Jermain Defoe links appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
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Last season, based on the level of their performances, Leeds United had about as much chance of getting promoted as I had of getting close to Rihanna without receiving a restraining order. This season is different. I’m still not likely to get near Rihanna without the force of law coming down hard on me, but [...] The post Leeds United – “bad for English football” – fans react to commentator appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published yesterday at 12:11 am on The 72
West Brom are not ruling out the potential of signing Greg Halford on a short-term deal to provide cover to their squad, Express & Star. He played for the Baggies’ Under-23’s against Reading on Saturday. Halford, who is 34 years-old, is versatile and can slot in anywhere which would make him a useful acquisition for Darren Moore’s [...] The post West Brom weighing up move for ex-Sheffield United, Portsmouth and Cardiff City man appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published yesterday at 09:51 am on The 72
Leeds United paid a decent chunk of money to bring in Aapo Halme across to England. He had made an impact in the HJK Helsinki side and with Leeds United’s new scouting range in place under Victor Orta the club decided this was another youngster who may make the grade at Elland Road, the fans [...] The post Called upon for the Fin-ish – Another Leeds youngster making the step-up appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Sunday at 09:16 pm on The 72
Sheffield Wednesday are eyeing a move for Steve Bruce, according to journalist Alan Nixon on Twitter. The experienced boss has emerged as a potential replacement for the under-pressure Jos Luhukay. There has been conversations with Bruce. The 57-year-old is available after he was sacked by Aston Villa in early October. Steve Bruce has won promotion [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday eyeing up move for Steve Bruce appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Sunday at 10:16 am on The 72
Norwich City maintained their advantage at the top of the Sky Bet Championship table with a last-gasp 3-2 victory over struggling Bolton Wanderers. Leeds United kept the pressure on the Canaries with a 2-1 victory at Elland Road over Queens Park Rangers and are now five points clear of third place. Derby County have risen [...] The post Excellent El-Ghazi – The72 Championship Team of the Week #21 appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Saturday at 08:01 pm on The 72
Ever since Leeds United were promoted back to the second tier in 2010, there has been an air of expectation, even inevitability for them to make to back to the top flight. Marcelo Bielsa’s side sit in the automatic promotion spots, with 20 games gone. Leeds’ last promotion came courtesy of a 2-1 win over [...] The post Leeds United last promoted side: Where are they now? appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Friday at 06:46 pm on The 72
Bristol City’s player loan manager Brian Tinnion has revealed that no other than Premier League giants Manchester United are interested in The Robins’ 18-year-old striker Antoine Semenyo. Manchester United are keeping tabs on Bristol City’s young striker Antoine Semenyo, the club’s player loan manager Brian Tinnion has revealed. Tinnion spoke to Bristol Live regarding the [...] The post Bristol City coach reveals interest from Manchester United in 18-year-old attacker appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Friday at 06:01 pm on The 72
December is only six days in, but it seems that the Advent cheer is flowing at Elland Road after the Whites opened three doors this afternoon. For Leeds United fans, it’s been a great campaign so far under the wing of new boss Marcelo Bielsa. Riding the crest of a wave in 2nd place, rather [...] The post Leeds United advent calendar reveals three opened doors appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Thursday at 08:21 pm on The 72
It was reported yesterday that Leeds United’s young prospect Jack Clarke was on the radar of none other that Premier League giants Manchester City, and that a “clutch” of Premier League sides were also looking at the winger. Today, The Mirror have reported that Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea are one of the fellow Premier League side’s [...] The post Chelsea join Manchester City in hunt for Leeds United’s young star appeared first on The 72 - We Love the Football League.
Published last Thursday at 05:36 pm on The 72
|Sheffield United's Results|
|Dec 8||Reading||-1 - -1||A|
|Dec 1||Leeds United||0 - 1||H|
|Nov 27||Brentford||3 - 2||A|
|Sheffield United's Fixtures|
|Dec 14||West Bromwich Albion||H|
|Dec 22||Ipswich Town||A|
|Dec 26||Derby County||H|