Leeds Rumours Archive March 02 2011


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02 Mar 2011 19:10:36
The same fans who want Bates spend money and go into debt to watch Premiership football are probably the same ones cheering Ridsdale & co. Look what happened then. Being backed by Russians, Saudis or Indians is fine if you are prepared to be just bit parts in some millionaire/ billionaire's fantasy league/ hobby. I don't envy Man. City or Chelsea fans at all. At least at Leeds there are still some players/ management who care about the club and have some history with it. Dont think you can say that about the premiership - with maybe a few exceptions.

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02 Mar 2011 18:44:49
Takeover bid: Some more facts.

Leeds United have 9th biggest club ground in the English leagues.Present capacity 40, 296 Present Avg this season: 66%

Currently 12th in Avg attendance behind West Ham LUFC = 26, 935

Premier league capacity vs avg attendance = 94%
So if Leeds went up and were at 94% attendance this would be 37, 878 7th in attendance averages. . above Villa, Everton and Spurs. .

Hank Steinbrenner failed in his "bid" for Spurs last summer. There was a report at the time.The report cites Hank Steinbrenner's interest in owning a soccer team directly.

"The only [other kind of franchise that would interest me] would be a major soccer team in Europe, preferably in the Premier League, " said the elder Steinbrenner. "That's always a possibility for me."

Leeds United have the best growth potential for any Football team in the UK, maybe Europe. . Watch out, Watch out. .

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02 Mar 2011 16:15:38
Leeds are waiting on three Premier League player to come in this week or next, due to injuries and suspensions they have been on hold from there clubs but should be at leeds within 12 days. .

from ken bate himself

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02 Mar 2011 16:08:11
Leeds to sign lee bowyer on loan with a view to a 2 year deal in summer. Ideal player just what we need.

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