Leeds United – BBC Sport

Leeds United – BBC Sport
From the press box banner

Adam Pope, BBC Radio Leeds

At any time when I consider AS Monaco, my thoughts conjures up a picture of Noel Whelan and Tony Yeboah within the Thistle Lodges inexperienced and blue stripes in 1995 as United stormed to a Uefa Cup first leg 3-0 victory.

The Unbiased’s ‘Yeboah hits jackpot to wreck Monaco’ headline highlighted the Ghanaian’s second hat-trick for the membership and emphasised his rising affect. His tally was at 20 targets in 23 video games.

Heady instances for Yeboah who had already scored that thunderous winner towards Liverpool and was but to juggle and thrash dwelling an arguably higher strike as a part of one other hat-trick towards Wimbledon.

Though tonight’s fixture is a pleasant it’s a reminder that the Whites are again within the Premier League and capable of entice opponents with a wealthy custom.

Monaco at present sit sixth in Ligue 1 however are eight-time French champions, most just lately in 2017. The checklist of well-known gamers who’ve represented the Monegasques is in depth and contains 2022 World Cup Golden Boot winner Kylian Mbappe.

The sport is after all the ultimate one earlier than the restart of the Premier League at dwelling to defending champions Manchester Metropolis.

Though the occasions in Qatar have given us the possibility to observe England together with some spectacular performances from Tyler Adams, Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen, I believe all of us really feel it’s time for regular service to renew after a number of disrupted years to the footballing calendar.

Questions round Fifa and the internet hosting of the World Cup will proceed for a while however on the pitch there was a lot to admire. The ultimate itself was sensational with Lionel Messi and Mbappe residing as much as their billing as two of the best world abilities. It was satisfying to see a terrific story culminate in a very sensible participant bestowed with the sport’s best honour.

Have a wonderful Christmas and thanks for listening to us on BBC Radio Leeds and interacting throughout our social media platforms.

If you would like a little bit of enjoyable then obtain the most recent episode of our Don’t Go To Mattress Simply But podcast on BBC Sounds the place we be a part of up with The Sq. Ball for some festive enjoyable and frolics.

It is right here – good luck answering a number of the teasers

Leave a Reply

NFL: Franco Harris, who made ‘Immaculate Reception’, dies aged 72
Sport

NFL: Franco Harris, who made ‘Immaculate Reception’, dies aged 72

Franco Harris (left) and John Fuqua attended a ceremony commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the ‘Immaculate Reception’ in 2012 Corridor of Fame working again Franco Harris has died on the age of 72. Harris gained the Tremendous Bowl 4 occasions with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the course of the Nineteen Seventies however was most well-known […]

Read More
Arsenal – BBC Sport
Sport

Arsenal – BBC Sport

For the primary set of festive fixtures, from 26 to twenty-eight December, Chris Sutton is up in opposition to singer and West Ham fan Chesney Hawkes. Sutton’s prediction: 1-1 Arsenal are 5 factors clear on the the highest of the desk however we’re going to discover out within the subsequent few weeks whether or not they […]

Read More
England 6-2 Iran: Three Lions win World Cup opener emphatically
Sport

England 6-2 Iran: Three Lions win World Cup opener emphatically

England’s Fifa World Cup marketing campaign opened in totally convincing trend as they outclassed Iran in an incident-packed match in Doha. Gareth Southgate’s aspect strolled to victory, with Iran’s hopeless plight made worse by the early lack of goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand to concussion after a conflict of heads with team-mate Majid Hosseini. Jude Bellingham obtained […]

Read More