LEEDS UNITED

  • Leeds United owner quietly sells off more than half stake August 15, 2013

    Zurich: The Dubaibased investment firm that bought English soccer club Leeds United in December after lengthy negotiations sold more than half of its 100 per cent holding less than six months later, financial statements show. GFH Capital, a subsidiary of Bahraini Gulf Finance House GFHB.BH(GFHK.KW), offloaded a 10 per cent stake...
  • Liverpool upset might not save Oldham boss from the sack January 28, 2013

    Oldham: While the managers of Leeds United, Luton Town and MK Dons were left to bask in the glory of their FA Cup giant killing wins, Oldham Athletic boss Paul Dickov was fighting for his future despite masterminding an epic fourth round victory over English aristocrats Liverpool. Third tier Oldham's 32...
  • Chelsea visit Leeds after Club World Cup loss December 18, 2012

    London: Having flown halfway around the world only to return home tired and trophyless from the Club World Cup in Japan, Chelsea's weary band of jetsetters are unlikely to be savouring a League Cup visit to Leeds United on Wednesday. A trip to Elland Road and Leeds was once an intimidating...
  • Leeds knock out United, holders Chelsea cruise January 4, 2010

    London: Leeds United were handed a tough FA Cup fourth round tie away to Tottenham Hotspur after Sunday's momentous victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Leeds, the League One (third division) leaders, scored the biggest Cup upset for years when they beat United 10. Holders Chelsea, who beat Watford 50 on...
  • Liverpool rescued by N'Gog goal against Leeds United September 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Liverpool edged past Leeds United in controversial circumstances with a 10 victory at Elland Road. The hosts seemed to have taken the lead through a Lubor Michalik header, but referee Alan Wiley judged strikers Jermaine Beckford and Luciano Becchio to be offside. David Ngogs strike proved to be enough for...
  • English soccer club Leeds United up for sale July 7, 2007

    London: Debtridden English third division club Leeds United could go out of existence next week after being put up for sale by the club's administrators. A statement from KPMG on Friday said it had made the decision because of a legal challenge by Britain's Revenue and Customs service over 7.7 million...