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Leeds United, top of the table for the fourth decade in a row

Leeds United begin the 2020s top of the league. The league in this case is the Championship, the second tier of English football. Here, for the sixth month in a row on this Blog, is a screenshot taken from the BBC website confirming the current state of things. As you can see, Leeds are ahead… Continue reading Leeds United, top of the table for the fourth decade in a row

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This month’s screenshot showing Leeds United top of the Championship

Here, for the fifth successive month on this Blog, is a screenshot from the BBC website showing Leeds United at the top of the Championship, the second tier of English football. As mentioned in many earlier pieces, like this one from November, I have followed Leeds since childhood, and I have timed these regular posts… Continue reading This month’s screenshot showing Leeds United top of the Championship

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Unsuccessful sporting decades (Cork hurling, Yankees baseball, Spurs football)

We are a few weeks away from the end of the current decade, the least successful of my lifetime for three different teams, playing three different sports, in three different countries. From at least the 1940s onwards, Cork (hurling, Ireland), the New York Yankees (baseball, USA) and Tottenham Hotspur (football, England) had won at least… Continue reading Unsuccessful sporting decades (Cork hurling, Yankees baseball, Spurs football)