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Marching On Together: Red Ladder and WYP’s The Damned United

6 months ago / 0 comments

The famous blue and yellow of Leeds United has become somewhat synonymous with locally based Red Ladder of late for their co-production of The Damned United with the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Nevertheless, I was intrigued to see if Director Rod Dixon could transform David Peace’s bestselling book into another piece … Read More

New Leeds Boss Gets First Win

7 months ago / 0 comments

Paul Heckingbottom’s Leeds United claimed a 1-0 win at Elland Road on Saturday to give fans their first taste of victory since Boxing Day, as fellow play-off chasers Brentford were made to suffer. United captain Liam Cooper’s glancing header from a free kick just after half an hour is all … Read More

Can ‘The Damned United’ Unite for a Successful Show?

7 months ago / 0 comments

“Take all your medals, all your caps, all your pots and all your pans and stick them in the biggest dustbin you can find.” That’s the first act legendary football manager, Brian Clough, asks of his recently-inherited Leeds United squad upon his appointment in Red Ladder Theatre Company’s upcoming tour … Read More

Transfer Deadline Day: How It Happened

8 months ago / 0 comments

19:30 And with that, we are sadly going to have to bring this to an end. We shall be bringing you a round-up of all the transfer dealings at the end of the night, but for now, we have to bring this live blog to a close. It’s been fun. … Read More

Crestfallen Leeds United become laughing stock of the Championship with new club logo proposal

8 months ago / 0 comments

As a celebration of the club’s centenary next year, Leeds United FC have released designs for a new club crest. Depicting a white chest performing the ‘famous Leeds Salute’ (don’t worry, you’re not the only person who’s never heard of it), the design was announced by the club’s official twitter … Read More

Millwall grab last minute winner to break Leeds’ heart

8 months ago / 0 comments

Bitter rivals Leeds United and Millwall played out one of the games of the Championship season as the South Londoners saw off the Elland Road outfit, and also bagged their first away win of the season, in a mouth watering clash that ended 3-4. The last five meetings between the … Read More

Interview: Marching Out Together – Leeds United’s LGBT+ Support Group

11 months ago / 0 comments

Sports Editor Elliot van Barthold had a chance to speak to Leeds United LGBT+ support group, Marching Out Together, about the issue of homophobia in professional football. With the group up and running for two months now, how has the general reaction from the Leeds fan base, and other supporters, … Read More

The Championship Climax: All Still to Play For

2 years ago / 0 comments

With just 9 games left of the regular season, the race for promotion and relegation in the Championship is set to reach an exciting climax.  Newcastle lead the pack at the top of the league, whilst bar Rotherham, 22 points adrift at the bottom, there are 7 teams all danger … Read More

Yorkshire clubs flying high in Championship

2 years ago / 0 comments

The English Premier League has never been so financially lucrative. The Championship has probably never been so competitive to promote from. Both of these statements serve to add even more happiness to the already positive fact that, at the time of writing, four out of the top eight placed teams … Read More

Leeds – the Place to Be for Live Sport

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds is undoubtedly one of the best cities in the country for watching great live sport. Here, The Gryphon takes a brief look at four of Leeds’ most successful sporting teams. The most successful county cricket side of all time, with 33 titles since winning their first in 1893. The team, also … Read More