Two of Australia’s greatest football exports have been ranked among the finest Leeds United players of all time.
A well-received article in The Times newspaper placed controversial pair Harry Kewell and Mark Viduka at numbers 13 and 14 in the list of the 50 best-ever Leeds stars.
The lofty ranking was met by surprise by a handful of respondents, but clearly illustrates the standing of the Socceroos duo in the eyes of Leeds supporters despite mixed receptions after leaving Elland Road.
Viduka, again absent for Australia’s vital home World Toto Hk Cup qualifying clash against Uzbekistan next Wednesday, is not expected to remain with Newcastle at the end of his current deal after only a fleeting comeback following Achilles and groin injuries.
But Kewell’s renaissance at Turkish side Galatasaray has banished his injury-blighted spell at Liverpool to distant memory.
“Ignore the inflated ego, the farcical exit and the failure at Liverpool and remember just how good Kewell was in his pomp. He was such a beautifully balanced runner with the ball and the goals he scored were astounding,” praised The Times.
“In terms of natural talent, Kewell was as good as anyone on this list.”
Viduka scored 16 goals in 72 appearances for Leeds after joining David O’Leary’s side from Celtic.
His arrival in 2000 coincided with a golden period for the club and he was one of the cornerstones of the side which reached the Champions League semi-finals in …
It seems Party Poker has a hit on its hands with its new “STEPS” series of sit n go tournaments. The STEPS tournaments are a series of one (or two) table sit n go tournaments which function like a series of satellites, with X number of players going into the next level of tournament.
For example, the one-table STEP one tournaments cost $11 (+ $1 juice). The top two finishers from this ten-person tournament go on to STEP two. You can buy directly into STEP two for $50 (+$5 juice), or qualify in via STEP one. The top two finishers from STEP two go on to STEP three, and so on.
Sit n go Toto HKtournaments have become one of the most popular features of online card rooms, and since the Party Poker started running the STEPS tournaments, they have become the most popular sit n gos by far. In fact, many Party players have found that since the advent of the STEPS tournaments, regular sit n gos, which used to take minutes to fill up, now take much longer.
Having played a number of these over the past few weeks…some observations about the STEPS series of sit n gos…
Firstly, depending on your playing style, you may want to consider whether the one table, or two table STEPS tourneys are for you. Its important to note that just like regular one table sit n gos at Party, the blinds go up every 10 hands on the one table. …