Old rivals and new faces for Leeds tie

Eric Cantona Leeds United Manchester United

Manchester United visit Elland Road for the first time in eight years on Tuesday night, with Sir Alex Ferguson set to ring the changes for the Carling Cup third round tie with Leeds United. Yet, with so many young faces in the Scot’s first team it is Ferguson’s older hands that be asked to impress. And […]

Leeds expose United’s midfield frailties

Jermaine Beckford

This one hurt. While both sets of fans were up for a renewal of hostilities with the club’s Yorkshire rivals – delivering an electric atmosphere at OT – only Leeds rose to the occasion on the pitch, securing a famous victory that saw United dumped out of the FA Cup at the third-round stage for […]

Youth can wait with Leeds in town

Eric Cantona

Sir Alex Ferguson will deploy a full-strength side as Leeds United arrive in Manchester for the FA Cup third round tomorrow. The Scot will roll out the big guns for the arrival of the League One leaders from across the Pennines in the most anticipated match between the clubs since Leeds’ relegation from the Premier […]

FA Cup pairs United with Leeds

Eric Cantona versus Leeds

Manchester United may face Leeds United in the FA Cup third round at Old Trafford following today’s draw. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men will play their great rivals from across the Pennines if Leeds overcome Kettering in a second round replay. The sides have not played since a 2003 Premier League draw at Old Trafford – […]