The Square Ball: Leeds United Podcast

The Square Ball

An award-winning show for fans that celebrates the magic and madness of Leeds United, the world's greatest football club. Brought to you by the team behind the award-winning fanzine. Featuring a weekly show, with the latest news from Elland Road, match previews and the week's heroes and villains; The Match Ball, with instant reaction on the final whistle; Propaganda, with what opposition fans are saying about us; The Match Ball 30, charting the club's journey to being league champions in 1992; and guest interviews. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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What a finish! Rapha's late penalty secured the points for Leeds United. Elland Road was absolutely bouncing and so are we! Full time reaction. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Dec 1

36 min 13 sec

Leeds had to scrap and fight to hold on to top spot in the table in this clash versus the Toffees. Chris Fairclough saw red in the second half, but it didn't deter United, whose victory came via a late strike from the high kicking Rod Wallace. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 30

29 min 17 sec

To mark the 10 year anniversary of the passing of Gary Speed we thought we should do something big, befitting Gary's stature within the game. So Dan and Michael from the podcast are leading a crack team of Leeds United fans on a 92 mile odyssey from North Wales, where Gary Speed grew up, back to Leeds - all to raise money for Andy's Man Club and the Samaritans.We need to work out some of the logistics, so full details of the trek will follow. Have a listen to this short show to get all we have so far and follow the episode link to register your interest. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 29

8 min 31 sec

Our thoughts on the whistle as Leeds ground out a dire goalless draw at the Amex against Graham Potter's men, who were booed off at full time. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 28

29 min 11 sec

The weekly show sees us look at the latest Leeds news - just who made Rapha ill? - preview Brighton & Palace - although we almost forgot one of the M23 twins - and pick heroes and villains - Antonio Conte's eyes are too blue. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 24

1 hr 16 min

A breathtaking televised performance saw United dismantle a dangerous Villa side. With Tony Daley nullified by Chris Fairclough and a famous corner routine, a series of close range goals secured the points. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 24

31 min 39 sec

Much like the game itself, this is a show of two halves: first we get the Leeds fan reaction to the match, before we find out what the Spurs fans made of it, and we check in on the wider world of Propaganda. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 23

1 hr 14 min

Reaction on the whistle as Leeds United fell to a second half defeat at Posh White Hart Lane after dominating the opening period. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 22

29 min 9 sec

It's a good job Harry Kane has got it out of his system before the weekend. We round up the international break and preview Spurs as the first names start to drip through for the January transfer window. Hopefully we'll do better than Steve Morison. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 16

1 hr 10 min

United had top spot in their sights and Roy Wegerle in their mind's eye as they faced off against Gerry Francis's men. The Whites were back in action after an international break that brought yacht-sized headlines. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 16

21 min 32 sec

It's another international break, but with everybody getting sacked and the 49ers buying more LUFC shares, there's still plenty to talk about. Adam Forshaw and Kasper Schmeichel feature heavily in Heroes & Villains. Can you guess which is which? With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 10

1 hr 5 min

United are back and the Foxes are whack! That's the general consensus on this week's show, in which we find out what both you and the Leicester fans thought about the draw at Elland Road. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 9

46 min 24 sec

Full time thoughts as we hop straight in the studio next to Elland Road to chat about the Whites and their point against Leicester. Should it have been three? With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 8

34 min 18 sec

His name is Kasper, he's had a sense of humour bypass and he's back at Elland Road on Sunday. We preview Leicester, round up the week's news and pick more heroes & villains. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 3

1 hr 7 min

Hear Norwich's fans sound sad and dejected following our win at Carrow Road at the weekend. Fan reaction from the world of Propaganda. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 2

48 min 39 sec

United returned to Selhurst Park for the second time this season, this time without David Batty, to face a mid table Dons side. The goalless outcome meant we were knocked off the top of the division. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 2

17 min 14 sec

Full time reaction as Leeds United secured the three points in a second half five minute spell, with our two Brazilians bagging the goals. Samba de Janeiro! With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 1

34 min 19 sec

On the weekly show we paw through the latest Leeds United news, including an injury update, an Italian brainteaser and women's tour of crap towns. There's a preview of the game with Farke's Norwich and we pick our favourite baddie from the Wolves team in Heroes & Villains. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 28

1 hr 4 min

Reaction from fans of Leeds and Wolves to the diving and cheating and moaning and shouting and NOISE. Plus some fun from the 5-0 gigglefest at Old Trafford. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 27

59 min 38 sec

Leeds exited the League Cup with a weak second half performance as a goal line check and a Cooperism were the cause of United's grief. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 26

32 min 45 sec

We are top of the league! United top the table for the first time in 17 years thanks to an ugly goal in a hideous game against a team of glamorous haircuts. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 25

20 min

A late equaliser from the penalty spot brought Leeds a well-earned point against a bunch of men who fell over quite a lot. Full team reaction live streamed from our studio near Elland Road. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 23

41 min 1 sec

We run through the latest Leeds United news and come up with a comprehensive plan to fix our injury woes. We preview Wolves and look at ways to give Adama Traore a matte finish. We pick the week's Heroes & Villains. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 20

52 min 35 sec

It's the show that we didn't want to make, but turned out better than we expected. Fan reaction from both sides after the Southampton away game. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 19

46 min 4 sec

Sgt Wilko returned to his former club to face off against Neil Warnock's men. United ran out winners, despite the windy conditions, but sustained more injuries. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 18

18 min 57 sec

A single goal put paid to Leeds United's hopes at St Mary's. Here we pick over the bones of a game in which the Whites had zero shots on target. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 16

29 min 38 sec

Raphinha is now the best player in the world and we're here for it. There's an international roundup, plus hot geographical tips for getting our Brazilian Boy to the church on time. Will St Mary's provide sanctuary for Leeds United? And what of the unholy developments on Tyneside? With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 12

1 hr 14 min

What is wrong with spoilsports Arsenal? No standing, no singing, no fun. We run through the news concerning Leeds United over the international break, while we celebrate the good and the bad from the past week in Heroes & Villains. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 6

54 min 8 sec

We dive into the Hornets fan channels to find out what they thought of Watford's defeat at Elland Road. Plus reaction from Leeds United fans to the weekend's talking points. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 5

54 min 51 sec

Good friends Howard Wilkinson and Dave Bassett faced off in the dugouts as Leeds United raced into a four goal lead. By the end, the Whites were hanging on in this Yorkshire Derby. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 4

21 min 11 sec

Leeds United earned their first win of the season thanks to Diego Llorente's first half goal. Full time reaction straight from the stadium, from our studio near Elland Road. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 2

31 min 16 sec

United's unbeaten record finally fell at Selhurst Park, as the Whites fell to a late goal. With injuries and fixtures piling up, will they manage to keep in touch at the top of the table? With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 1

16 min 5 sec

We mull over the latest Leeds United news, with Kalvin linked to the bad place and Adam Forshaw's torn thigh, we take comfort in the fact that the U23s are doing us proud, plus the potty mouthed player we've sponsored in the women's team. We preview Watford and wonder if victory will finally arrive. We pick the week's Heroes & Villains. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 29

1 hr 10 min

Reaction from Leeds fans and West Ham fan channels to the game decided by Antonio's last gasp winner. What did we get right and wrong on The Match Ball? How much do the Hammers love their mums? And just what is Michael Owen talking about? With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 28

56 min 54 sec

Still unbeaten since the season kicked off, Leeds travelled to Carrow Road without Gordon Strachan and took on the Canaries. United hadn't conceded a goal for weeks, but came undone due to some slack defending. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 27

17 min 17 sec

Reaction on the whistle from our studio next to Elland Road. Leeds United fell to late defeat to West Ham, despite taking a first half lead. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 26

31 min 16 sec

The latest Leeds United news and the latest in the world of football. Dan James's journey into fatherhood on a helicopter, Derby's downfall, Harry Kewell is sacked again, and an impromptu music quiz. West Ham preview and Heroes & Villains. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 22

59 min 16 sec

Reaction to Leeds United's victory on penalties at Craven Cottage, when they faced Fulham in the third round of the Carabao Cup. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 22

25 min 43 sec

Reaction to the Tyneside trip. We hear from our nervous fans and their despondent ones. Plus a quick detour to Derby, just for you. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 21

44 min 33 sec

Unbeaten United travelled to Highfield Road to face a Coventry side that man-marked Gordon Strachan in a bid to stifle our creativity. Unusually, Lee Chapman had an off day in front of goal. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 20

16 min 50 sec

Unbeaten United travelled to Highfield Road to face a Coventry side that man-marked Gordon Strachan in a bid to stifle our creativity. Unusually, Lee Chapman had an off day in front of goal. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 18

13 min 58 sec

Full time reaction following Leeds United's 1-1 draw at St James's Park against Steve Bruce's beleaguered Newcastle team, including the view from inside the stadium. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 18

37 min 55 sec

Magpies in formation! Coming for your breakfast! We preview the short flight to SJP on Friday while we contemplate Marcelo's plan to fix football. We pick the week's Heroes & Villains, too. Will he win it? Of course he will! With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 15

1 hr 6 min

Deep breaths. Here's the Liverpool fan reaction for the three goal defeat at Elland Road. A young man pretends to be outraged, everybody goes home. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 14

32 min 55 sec

Leeds United fan reaction - and more from us - about the dramatic game against Jurgen Klopp's Reds. Reaction to Struijk's red card and Klopp's touchline antics. With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 14

33 min

The scoreboard looked beautiful at Bates's Bridge on this day in 1991. Carl Shutt, back from his injury sustained at a wedding, scored the winner and vaulted the advertising hoardings to celebrate at the non-electrified fence in front of the Leeds fans. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 13

17 min 4 sec

Full time reaction as Leeds United lost comprehensively against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side. Was it a red card for Pascal Struijk? With levisolicitors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 12

36 min 2 sec

Birthday Boy Bamford finally played for his country - England not Ireland - and had a great time, even if it was ruined by Gareth Southgate. Reaction to the international week and a look ahead to the game against a special club. With levisolictors.co.uk/thesquareball See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 8

1 hr 2 min

In a memorable sunny day at Elland Road, an injury to Rod Wallace meant midfield was instructed to push forward by Sgt Wilko. The result? A David Batty goal and pandemonium on the terraces as United remain unbeaten. With wearecallidus.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 6

20 min 49 sec

Last season's champions visited Elland Road and took a two goal lead, before the Whites rallied and levelled matters late on. Wee Gordon contributed by scoring one of the great penalties. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 2

16 min 16 sec