11
Jul

This round is on Brian

Brian McDermott showed his charitable side during Leeds United’s pre-season friendly against a Slovenian Select XI on Wednesday.

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The United boss responded to chants of ‘it’s your round Brian’ by offering a 50 euro note to one of the 300 supporters so that he could buy some of the fans a drink. He said: “I only had 50 euros on me, I’d have given them more if I’d have had it. I felt a bit bad as that was all I had on me. I did it at Reading and maybe they knew that. It could cost me a few quid this season.”

And to make the day even better Leeds won 3-1. What a guy!

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15
Feb

Robbie Rogers comes out as gay, announces retirement

Former Columbus Crew and United States midfielder Robbie Rogers has come out as gay and announced his retirement effective immediately.

The 25-year-old American, who played for Leeds United and left League One side Stevenage last month, wrote on his blog that he had been afraid of revealing his sexuality - but that he is now leaving football.

Read more here.