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Leeds are being made to suffer for knuckling down and, for the first time in years, putting their pants on the right way round before leaving the house.
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Blackburn and Leeds played like enforcing parents, attempting to entertain with the idea not that good things come to those who wait, but that waiting is not the enemy of fun.
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If Pascal Struijk upfield is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
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It’s not so long ago that every team was coming to Elland Road filled with optimism, but it’s only recently that they’ve been made to pay for it like this.
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‘I never knew things were so bad at Leeds until I got there,’ Terry Venables might say. ‘We never knew things were so bad until you got here,’ we might reply.
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As Leeds discovered in 2012 and again on Friday night, once you’re used to playing at Pelts’ pace, it’s hard to change gears.
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After another good win Daniel Farke was joking about still going down. And if there’s one thing Leeds fans love, it’s joking away our fears.
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Why are Leeds beating Ipswich and Leicester? Because they’re a brilliant team. They’re only 3rd in the table? That’s just propaganda.
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Why don’t more players just do what Rutter is doing this season, and Summerville and James, and play at a level where they can frolic?
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If I’ve ever seen a full-back being so deliberately dismantled they were probably playing for Leeds between 2003 and 2018 and I’d rather not think about it.