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A view of Elland Road

Transfer news: Leeds United confirm 'funds are in place' for new signings

The Yorkshire club are soon to be taken over once more

Neil Warnock once joked that he would take over Wednesday and try to get them relegated

'Blade' Neil Warnock in running to rescue Sheffield Wednesday

Neil Warnock once joked if he ever became Sheffield Wednesday manager he would do his best to get them relegated, instead he may become the man tasked with keeping the Championship club up.

Ross McCormack of Leeds United challenges Birmingham City's Dan Burn during Leeds 4-0 victory on Sunday

Leeds United 4 Birmingham City 0 match report: McDermott finds winning mentality for Leeds to brush aside feeble Blues

Home side were 3-0 up before half-time in rout at Elland Road

Ex-Sheffield United manager David Weir

Time for Steel City to show mettle

With Wednesday winless and United sacking David Weir Sheffield is desperate, writes Simon Hart

Newcastle United's French striker Yoan Gouffran (C) celebrates scoring a goal against Leeds

Capital One Cup: Alan Pardew praises homegrown Newcastle duo after victory over Leeds United

Paul Dummett and Sammy Ameobi come in for praise after 2-0 win

Papiss Cissé scored shortly after the half-hour mark

Newcastle United 2 Leeds United 0 match report: Papiss Cisse takes Magpies into the Capital One Cup fourth round

The romance of the cup, it transpired, was limited to a good old-fashioned away following of 6,000. For Leeds there was no shame, and a reminder, in such sizeable numbers, of what the club once was.

Loïc Rémy celebrates one of his two goals for Newcastle

Newcastle United v Leeds United: Capital One Cup match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Capital One Cup fixture at St. James’ Park

Martin O’Neill: Has been out of work since being sacked by Sunderland in March

Leeds manager Brian McDermott rules out Republic of Ireland switch – for now

But Martin O'Neill remains the clear favourite to succeed Giovanni Trapattoni as Republic's manager

Brian McDermott would still be in charge at Reading if it was up to the club’s chairman

Leeds United manager Brian McDermott distances himself from Republic of Ireland job

Former Reading manager was among favourites to replace Giovanni Trapattoni

Bill Shankly leads his team out for the 1971 FA Cup final

James Lawton: Bill Shankly's story was filled with heroes and monsters, stranger than any fiction

David Peace's latest football confection doesn't tell us anything that we don't already know

Luke Murphy turns to celebrate his late winning goal for Leeds in the 2-1 victory over Brighton

Leeds United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 match report: Injury time winner from debutant Luke Murphy hands home side opening day victory over Seagulls

Disputed winner ruins Brighton's day as Leeds begin life after Bates with three points

Leeds United manager Neil Warnock has resigned

BT Sport releases further details of its new programmes and presenters ahead of the channel launch

Neil Warnock heads the list of new appointments that will bring all the coverage from its 'state of the art' studios

Geoff Strong: Footballer who won League and Cup with Liverpool

Some footballers become utility men because they can't quite reach the required standard in any one position. But in the case of Geoff Strong, who starred for Arsenal as a prolific striker before tasting glory as a serial chameleon with Bill Shankly's Liverpool in the second half of the 1960s, he was so efficient everywhere he played that it was well-nigh impossible to pinpoint his most effective role.

Heads Up: David's Peace's Bill Shankly novel Red or Dead

What are we talking about? A new novel about the rise of Liverpool Football Club, and its manager, Bill Shankly – until his surprise resignation at the height of the club's success in 1974.

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