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Date TimeAugust 21, 2019
VoiceStuffed full of agony, redemption and melodrama, football is the perfect fit for the streaming age, as Amazon’s engrossing Leeds United documentary proves
The ultimate binge-watch: why football docs top Game of Thrones for drama
Very few Leeds United fans regard the denouement to the 2018-19 football season as anything other than the cruellest and cheapest of dramatic devices. It was as painfully inevitable as a dutiful cop being shot in the head on his last assignment before retirement. But like all football fans, Leeds supporters are suckers for punishment. They will relive this misery and pay for the privilege of doing so. In fact, they will look forward to the prospect – Leeds Twitter has been abuzz with talk of a new Amazon documentary series about their glorious failure for several months.
Related: Russell Crowe, Kalvin Phillips’ gran and hope – Leeds documentary has it all (apart from Bielsa)

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