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Leeds United play-off hopes dashed in dramatic game with Norwich

Leeds United’s season is effectively over after they failed to beat Norwich in an incident-packed game at Elland Road.

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Leeds United's Pablo Hernandez and Kalvin Phillips show their disappointment at the end of the Burton game.

Even wins may not be enough now for Leeds United

After messing up the first of what was effectively three “cup finals” it is now clear for Leeds United – win against Norwich City this Saturday or the play-off bid will definitely be over.

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Despair for Leeds United's Luke Ayling after the Burton defeat. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Monk vows to fight on after disastrous defeat for Leeds United

Leeds United boss Garry Monk accepted his side’s hopes of reaching the play-offs were out of their hands following defeat at Burton Albion, but vowed that the players would keep fighting to the end of the season.

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Leeds United v Wolves. dejected Leeds players at the end.17th April 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds United face three tests of nerve as they bid to make play-offs

After more than four months spent in the top six Leeds United are waking up to being outside the play-off places and with a real fight on their hands now to prolong their season in May.

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Souleymane Doukara, went closest to a goal for Leeds United.

Leeds United fall out of play-off places after home defeat

A big Elland Road crowd went home disappointed after seeing Leeds United slip out of the play-off places with a disappointing display and a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves.

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Goal scorer: Chris Wood.

Wood claims big point for Leeds United at Newcastle

Chris Wood’s injury-time volley earned Leeds United what could be a vital point with a 1-1 draw against Newcastle st St James’s Park.

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Leeds United head coach Garry Monk.

Easter hunt for crucial points for Leeds United

Easter has never traditionally been a good time for Leeds United, but they can all but seal a place in the EFL Championship play-offs with two good results over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Preston's Alex Baptiste is red carded after kicking out at Leeds United's Pablo Hernandez. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United boost play-off hopes with win over 10-man Preston

Leeds United were back to winning ways in style as they beat play-off rivals Preston 3-0 at Elland Road.

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Liam Cooper, banned for six matches.

Big crowd set to back Leeds United in key home game

DESPITE the setbacks at Reading and Brentford, which have knocked promotion hopes, Leeds United continue to be backed by the fans with another huge crowd set for Elland Road this Saturday.

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Kemar Roofe cannot believe his luck after seeing a shot kept out for Leeds United in their 2-0 defeat to Brentford. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Out of sorts Leeds United suffer second successive defeat

Two first half goals sealed a second successive away defeat for Leeds United at Brentford as they missed a chance to give themselves valuable breathing space in the EFL Championship play-off race.

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Pablo Hernandez is frustrated in defeat with Leeds United team-mate Rob Green. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Monk backs Leeds United to hit back after narrow defeat at Reading

Head coach Garry Monk reckoned Leeds United were unlucky to see their unbeaten run end as they went down to a narrow defeat away against play-off rivals Reading.

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2 November 2013...     Police patrol Elland Road at Leeds United's match with Yeovil. (TJ1001/01d). Picture Tony Johnson

It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

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Selection poser: Will Pontus Jansson be back in the Leeds United team at Reading?

Leeds United’s run-in starts with huge clash at Reading

The run-in starts here for Leeds United as they face their final group of regular season EFL Championship matches hoping for a successful finish.

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Charlie Taylor.

Leeds United in strong position at break time

Leeds United head into their last international break of the season in fine spirits and with promotion hopes very much intact after possibly their best win yet under head coach Garry Monk.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal with Leeds United team-mate Souleymane Doukara.

Wood spot on to clinch huge win for Leeds United

Another double from top scorer Chris Wood saw Leeds United to a massive 2-0 home victory over top two team Brighton.

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Leeds United's Kemar Roofe is challenged by QPR's Jake Bidwell. Picture: Simon Hulme

Monk draws positives from Leeds United stalemate

Leeds United edged a small step closer to their goal of making the EFL Championship play-offs, but were fortunate to pick up a point at home to Queens Park Rangers after failing to manage a single effort on target.

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Leeds United top scorer Chris Wood.

Wood expected to return as Leeds United aim to home in on promotion

Leeds United will be hoping their impressive home record can help them to still play a part in the race for an automatic promotion place in the remainder of this month.

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Kemar Roofe challenges Tim Ream for the ball in Leeds United's game at Fulham. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Cairney’s last-gasp strike denies Leeds United

Tom Cairney came back to haunt Leeds United again as he came up with a last-gasp goal to deny them what would have been a huge three points in their away game at Fulham.

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No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

The Champions League is set to vanish from terrestrial TV following BT Sport’s £1.2bn deal for the rights to show Europe’s top football competition.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal at Birmingham with team-mates.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Wood at the double as Leeds United win at Birmingham

Chris Wood’s double strike and a first goal in English football from Alfonso Pedraza earned Leeds United another three points with a 3-1 victory at Birmingham City.

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