UK time is: 11:28:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Uncle Ken Opts for Radio Monopoly

Ken Bates has opted to sign an exclusive contract with his own radio company as Yorkshire Radio is announced as the sole carrier of live Leeds match commentary.

We should of course, be grateful to Mr Bates for this move. It will encourage us to no longer listen to that evil analogue radio, instead switching to the wonderful world of internet based streaming radio or even the DAB system.

I never liked listening to BBC Radio Leeds anyway. Of course this is all good for the club and Ken Bates, who is effectively paying for a service via his own company. Total investment coming into the club, likely to equal 0 so at least that nice Mr Bates won’t be out of pocket. Leeds fans however; there may be another story as they look for alternatives to paying the over-inflated ticket price hike that is set for the 2008/09 season.

I should probably report the details of the deal as Yorkshire Radio station director Ben Fry told leedsunited.com:

“This is a big step forward for Digital Radio in Yorkshire and for Yorkshire Radio. Having covered the club for the last two seasons we have now got a team and a product we feel can deliver the standard of coverage Leeds fans deserve.”

Click Here To Join Vital Leeds United




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 13 2008

Time: 12:05PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC On This Day - October 31st (Friday October 31 2014)

LUFC On This Day - October 30th (Thursday October 30 2014)

LUFC Warnock - Players respect Redfearn (Wednesday October 29 2014)

LUFC On This Day - October 29th (Wednesday October 29 2014)

LUFC On This Day - October 28th (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 461
2. deslondon 121
3. erni 118
4. King Billy 84
5. SimonTVW 70
6. Oyper 57
7. bago 45
8. Tiny T 32
9. ultraleeds 30
10. iwa 22

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Millwall 14 4 5 5 -2 17
16. Rotherham 14 4 5 5 -3 17
17. Huddersfield 14 4 5 5 -6 17
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13

Breaking League News

The Bolton Preview
Norwich : 31/10/2014 10:24:00
Villa to get rebuffed over Sako move
Wolves : 31/10/2014 10:14:00
Former Man Utd Keeper set to sign?
Wolves : 31/10/2014 10:09:00
Team news: Blackburn vs Reading
Reading : 31/10/2014 10:00:00
RUFC - Evans 'Pringle Is A Threat'
Rotherham : 31/10/2014 09:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Darko Milanic
Suggested By:  
He should have got more time 12%
He should never have got the job 17%
Redfearn should have been installed five weeks ago 48%
Cellino needs to take the blame 23%