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MP demands inquiry into Leeds United
Leeds United’s relegation to League One from the Championship, a local MP
has demanded that a public inquiry be
made into the events which led to their downfall.
Left - Willis "gutted".
Beleaguered Leeds United fanatic and Liberal
Democrat MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough Phil Willis was enraged
and crestfallen at his side’s astounding fall from grace, which has seen
them drop from one of England’s top sides to League One no hopers.
Wretched Leeds United battled in vain all season and, despite the support of
one of the country’s biggest fan bases, played like
a team of traffic cones being blown around a car park with a hose.
Frequently dismal displays have seen the team slide further and further.
It is hoped by Mr Willis that an inquiry will get to the bottom of the
matter once and for all. “We have to understand the reasons for the
decline,” Willis today said, “before we drop even further. Who knows what
might happen next if we don’t. League Two? The
Ryman League? Fans of the club simply won’t stand idly by and
allow this to happen”.
MPs have today expressed reservations over the use of public money to
understand why Leeds are such a bad side.
Any inquiry would be likely to focus on the kind of poor management, inept
quality and ham-fisted style of play which has been all too evident
throughout last season. Though no one has yet been put forward to conduct
the inquiry, it is understood that former Leeds manager Howard Wilkinson,
who himself displayed his own ineptitude during a brief stint as England
manager, is interested in taking on the role.