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Phil Hay

Josh Warrington prepares for a fight in Manchester with Carl Frampton.

Josh Warrington v Carl Frampton: Fighting for a city - the one Leeds needs and wants

The fighting began early for Josh Warrington, who was born prematurely with a bout of pneumonia. He laughs about the midwives who told his parents to take him home and wrap him in cotton wool. Warrington’s father, Sean O’Hagan, had him in a boxing ring by the middle of primary school. “The training was exercise for the asthma in his lungs,” O’Hagan says. “That’s how it all started.”

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Phil Hay - Inside Elland Road column: Marcelo Bielsa's injury-crisis hands Leeds United's youngsters chance to shine

Carlos Corberan’s job title, convoluted though it is, gives him the task of quality control. He is part of Marcelo Biesla’s iron circle, the often impenetrable backroom team which assists Bielsa anytime and anywhere, but Leeds United left one of Corberan’s feet in the academy with “responsibility for creating a pathway with the Under-23s and Under-18s, and ensuring consistency of football philosophy.”
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