So who will replace Larry? Hopefully somebody who knows how to build a team from the back and plug the leak in the Leeds defence that has been dripping for at least 4 years without anybody bothering to fix it. Neil Warnock appears to be favourite. If he does get the job he could well create the ultimate axis of evil in Football terms with Capt Birdseye but he does have a good record at getting teams promoted.....and without significant resources. Mick McCarthy is another one who is in the frame but would the bearded one want to pay compensation? I doubt it. Di Matteo has also been mentioned along with Roy Keane and Steve Bruce? Whoever comes along though is in a bit of a "can't lose" situation as he will have limited opportunity to bring players in other than the famous emergency loan window so he will always have the "it's not my team" excuse. Sadly this is yet another day when the football world are looking at Leeds United and wondering what the hell is going on. Unfortunately I get the feeling that we will have plenty more such days whilst Capt Birdseye remains at the helm.
So farewell Simon good luck in your next job and a massive thanks for the good things you brought to Leeds especially that win on Jan 3rd. To the new guy coming in good luck you're going to need it. There is a rarefied atmosphere on Planet Leeds where nothing is quite what it seems. Don't suppose Ian Holloway would be interested would he? Seat belts and harnesses tightened more turbulence ahead me thinks?