Leeds United face Brentford on Sunday knowing that it is once again all or nothing in the battle for Premier League survival, and Jesse Marsch will be hoping not to repeat the events from 18 years ago after their last relegation. The club’s loyal fanbase know that they have to better Burnley’s result on to guarantee their Premier League status as they prepare for an away trip to west London. The last time they were in this position, the Yorkshire outfit fell short in disastrous circumstances after a 4-1 thumping away to Bolton condemned them to relegation. The circumstances were somewhat different due to their alarming financial situation at the time. But many felt the team Leeds had at the time was too good to go down — as proved by their impressive draw against Manchester United — and Daily Star Sport looks at what happened to the team that was relegated back in 2003-04. Goalkeeper: Paul Robinson This Leeds side certainly was not lacking in quality as shown by … [Read more...] about What happened to the last Leeds squad relegated from Prem – including Man Utd drama
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By ELENA BECATOROS, OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Concern mounted Saturday over Ukrainian fighters who became prisoners at the end of Russia’s brutal three-month siege of Mariupol, as a Moscow-backed separatist leader vowed they would face tribunals. Russia claimed full control of the Azovstal steel plant, which for weeks was the last holdout in Mariupol and a symbol of Ukrainian tenacity in the strategic port city, now in ruins with more than 20,000 residents feared dead. Its seizure delivers Russian President Vladimir Putin a badly wanted victory in the war he began in February. The Russian Defense Ministry released video of Ukrainian soldiers being detained after announcing that its forces had removed the last holdouts from the plant’s extensive underground tunnels. Denis Pushilin, the pro-Kremlin head of an area of eastern Ukraine controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, claimed that 2,439 people were in custody. He said on Russian state … [Read more...] about Russia’s claim of Mariupol’s capture fuels concern for POWs
Escape to the château: Dick and Angel say their kids aren't spoilt Sign up for the big storylines FIRST , star interviews and exclusive access SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Escape to the Chateau has been airing at weekends on Channel 4 , with Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree fixing up their idyllic home in the repeat episodes. The French chateau has become a global icon, with viewers across the world lining up to take a look inside. Express.co.uk has all you need to know about whether the venue is available for weddings and visits. Related articles Coronation Street theory: Max Turner's boyfriend unmasked Lorraine warns Emmerdale guest to ‘behave' after appearance remark Is the … [Read more...] about Is the Chateau de la Motte Husson from Escape to the Chateau open for bookings?