FREE Visit Beeston desktop wallpapers

Visit Beeston desktop wallpaperFREE desktop wallpapers are the latest in an ever-expanding range of downloadable “Visit Beeston” items by TBG. Check them out now on the FREE: Visit Beeston page, where you’ll also find free avatars and an A4 sticker sheet.

Biting back at Bates’ blueprint

Self Before Side, 2007.IT WAS with a characteristically bombastic and half-cocked rant that Ken Bates dismissed the concerns of Leeds United fans during the club’s 2007 administration. His behaviour has continued to baffle and anger supporters ever since, but such is the club’s stranglehold through the Members Club, LUTV and Yorkshire Radio that their voices are increasingly peripheral to that of its chairman.

However, a more recent comment that “a football club is a property business that hosts a football match 25 days a year and is shut for the other 340 days” has meant that not even the club’s own veneer can mask the mediocrity of its ideas. The dawning realisation is that if Bates has his way, Leeds United will be overwhelmingly focused on those who do not care for the club, marginalising even further those of us that do.

Visit BeestonOn Saturday, The Square Ball magazine’s latest issue featuring TBG’s centre spread “Visit Beeston” became this season’s biggest seller. If you’re quick, you’ll pick up a copy of “the only publication about our team that we’re likely to get anything even approaching the truth” when Oldham Athletic visit Elland Road tonight.

“I think they’re beginning to understand me,” Bates reckons. If that were truly the case, there probably wouldn’t be queues of fans imaginatively pledging hard-earned cash to publicly humiliate him. Be in no doubt that we are not merely consumers of Ken Bates’ Leeds United narrative, for this football club’s story is our own. Let’s take to our keyboards and printers or whatever else is at hand, clear our throats and tell it the only way it should be told.

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Visit Beeston in The Square Ball

The Square Ball issue 8AWAITING departure from The Square Ball’s centre pages is TBG’s brand new poster, “Visit Beeston”. Just £1 buys the trip of a lifetime through Ken Bates’ mind to the LS11 of the future: a snip at a mere “£80m to £90m of debt”.

Issue 8 of the magazine is on sale from vendors around Elland Road at Saturday’s game against Brighton and Hove Albion, and also online at thesquareball.net.

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