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Copy from Football Unlimited of 02/04/2006.
Five matches without a win for Leeds and on the internet bulletin boards the knives were out for Kevin Blackwell. Leeds United are still heading for the play-offs but do not assume they are marching there with their supporters grateful for small mercies.
Leeds were rescued from the brink of bankruptcy last season but, if the boardroom has been stripped of its delusions of grandeur, some supporters still imagine that their rightful place is alongside Manchester United, not losing a rumbustious Yorkshire derby to Hull City.
There were some sane voices. "Grow up you fickle, shallow numpty," wrote one. "We'd have no club without Kevin Blackwell. Remember last season?" But few care to remember last season; they remember only that a few weeks ago they had second-placed Sheffield United in their sights and that now the gap is seven points, all but irretrievable.