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Leeds's reputation as a 'dirty' side (deserved or not) is unlikely to go away. The key to future success will be in how we deal with it - do we try to deny it, not commit to tackles for instance (in case a decision goes against us) and end up as the nicest team in the Conference League; or do we use it to scare the bejeebas out of opponents?
Tonight's game against Milwall, a team with a similar reputation to Leeds, will be an interesting match, if only from a referee's point of view.
NO, NO & NO We DO NOT try to deny what was and has been! To do so would be to deny a great team of the past! Yes they went in hard, yes they earnt a somewhat unenviable reputation, not ALL of it deserved! For all that they where FEARED! There where teams wearing chocolate colour shorts under their strip, even before Bremner & Co stepped off the Bus! You cannot tell a player to go lightly into a tackle, that is how players get hurt! No, but you pßlay fair, to yourself and the other player and go for the ball hoping the Referee has got eyes in his head and his head screwed on right! Nice game last night Andy!