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Leeds and the 15 Point Penalty

Vital Leeds user Yorkshirepride1 has done a bit of research, and called himself statto by comparing our points tally with current Football League and Premier League standings. See how you like it!

The findings are actually quite interesting, as it appears that had we applied our start to any other English league we’d probably be in 7th place anyway! It is applying the 15 point penalty to other 7th placed teams that makes very interesting reading. So here goes:

Our Situation
Leeds United: 7th place with 20 points, without the 15 point deduction we would be top with 35, 11 points clear of the

When applied to the Premiership:
The 7th placed team is Portsmouth with 19 points, deduct 15 and that puts them bottom with 4 points!

When applied to Championship
The 7th placed team is Plymouth with 20 points, deduct 15 and that puts them bottom with 5 points!

When applied to League One
Forgetting ourselves, Brighton are level with us on 20 points, deduct 15 and that funnily enough puts them bottom with 5 points!

When applied to League Two
The 7th placed team is Peterborough with 22 points, deduct 15 and surprise surprise, that puts them bottom with 7 points!

So as you can see Football League, Football Association, your attempts to stifle Leeds United have failed, as we are marching on together, back towards the promised land of the Premiership!

Three Cheers goes out to Yorkshirepride1 for his great bit of work!

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Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 2 2007

Time: 4:32PM

Your Comments

Thanks for the front page mention, just wanted to show that teams who are sat in the same league position as us are thinking what a decent start they are having and wanted to show our remarkable achievement.
yorkshirepride1
should have been 30 points!!
will it ever happen
Stop whinging you lot, you should be feckin happy you´re still allowed to play footy. Got off too feckin easy if you ask most of us.
Blue is the colour
Well said bitc.
will it ever happen
Not whinging just showing you losers how easy we`ve made it even giving your poor teams a start!
yorkshirepride1
I am sure come the end of the season everyone will have forgot about the fifteen points when we have secured promotion!
dazza71
Crikey.. You must be bored out of your skull!
Millwalljohn
Crikey, you must be so bored of Millwall you have to come on here!
yorkshirepride1
But Dazza, how will you get promoted if you lose games ? :))
Blue is the colour
get over it you feckin cheated the system and got caught out!
merlin
Lose games? Lose? We don't lose...ahh *****, we did lose. Ah well can't win em all ;) Surely as Chelski fans you should know that.
LUFC1
Take the wins with the loses..At least it aint week in week out like at the Millwall..lol
kazza
You will lose todat trust me!!!
will it ever happen
|I swear you will never get over tyhat will you.
mattdiner
 

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