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Isaac Mourier: We must get our ‘minds right’ from the outset

Leeds Force’s difficult start was key to our loss against London Lions last week – if you find yourself 17 points behind right out of the gates, it’s always going to be an uphill battle.

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Isaac Mourier

Force fail to recover from terrible start

Leeds Force slumped to a fourth-straight defeat to start 2018, losing out 94-62 against the BBL title-chasing London Lions at Carnegie Sports Arena.

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Danny Nelson.

Leeds Force can compete with the best insists coach Nelson

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson insists his new-look roster have the heart and determination needed to challenge the league’s biggest threats in the final few months of the 2017/18 BBL campaign.

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Isaac Mourier (Picture: Brendan Chadwick Photography)

Isaac Mourier: Leeds Force stars need to be accountable for their actions

We travelled up to Glasgow last week to represent Leeds Force in the right way, no matter the circumstances.

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Eric Curth kept Glasgow on the rocks. PIC:  Bruce Rollinson

Glasgow Rocks 125 Leeds Force 91: Under strength Force give high-rolling Rocks a good run for their money

short-handed Leeds Force suffered a 125-91 BBL defeat at Glasgow Rocks, despite registering their second-highest offensive tally of the campaign with only seven available players, writes SEB GIGNER.

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Danny Nelson.

Proud coach Nelson eyeing up Leeds Force turn around

Head coach Danny Nelson hopes Leeds Force’s brave effort against Bristol Flyers last week can spark a much-anticipated season turnaround, as Leeds look to fight back into the BBL play-off race in the second half of the 2017/18 campaign.

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New YEP columnist Isaac Mourier in action against Bristol Flyers on Sunday. (Pictures: Brendan Chadwick Photography)

Isaac Mourier: Times they are a changing but Leeds Force stay strong

Leeds Force have definitely made strides forward in the last few weeks – we had a new lease of life against Bristol last week, and found that togetherness we’ve desperately been searching for as a team.

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Leeds Forces' Eric Curth. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Force 83 Bristol Flyers 91: Force miss notching only second win of season by whisker

Leeds Force fell agonisingly short of a memorable second victory of the campaign on Sunday night, suffering a heart-breaking 83-91 defeat against playoff-chasing Bristol Flyers at Carnegie Sports Arena.

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Basketball. Leeds Force 2017-18 v Surrey Scorchers. October 13, 2017

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Losing streak extends into new year for sorry Force

The tenacious Leeds Force stumbled to a first defeat of 2018 on Friday night, suffering a 92-65 BBL road defeat against Surrey Scorchers at Surrey Sports Park.

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Revitalised Leeds Force ready for new year push

Head coach Danny Nelson hopes Leeds Force can use their first fixtures of the new year to get their British Basketball League play-off charge back on track, taking on Surrey Scorchers tonight before hosting Bristol Flyers on Sunday to complete a hectic weekend double-header.

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Leeds Force.

Leicester Riders 105 Leeds Force 53: Riders hit back to crush Force’s resolve

Leeds Force’s hopes of ending 2017 on a high ended disastrously tonight, as they suffered a 105-53 battering against the high-flying Leicester Riders despite Force claiming a shock lead to end the first-quarter.

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Danny Nelson, 
Leeds Force head coach

Leicester Riders v Leeds Force: Willpower of ailing Force heartens coach Nelson

Head coach Danny Nelson is hoping Leeds Force can register a shock upset of British Basketball League high-flyers Leicester Riders at Leicester Arena tonight, WRITES SEB GIGNER.

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Isaac Mourier. PIC:  Bruce Rollinson

Veteran Isaac Mourier sets out on mission to reshape Leeds Force’s future

ISAAC MOURIER believes that Leeds Force’s band of new recruits must come together and shape their identity over the festive period to salvage their hopes of challenging for the British Basketball League playoffs in the new year.

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Isaac Mourier. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

BBL: New team leader Mourier tips Leeds to be a force to be reckoned with in 2018

Isaac Mourier insists that Leeds Force will be primed and ready to tackle the best of the British Basketball League in 2018, targeting a change in form that could enable an assault on the playoff spots in the new year, writes SEB GIGNER.

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Eric Curth

No respite as poor Force are thrashed

Leeds Force’s BBL Trophy dreams came to a crushing end on Sunday, being blown away 104-59 against reigning BBL champions Leicester Riders as the holders began their Trophy defence in dominating fashion, writes Seb Gigner.

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Video - Leeds United: Versatile Roofe is best playing as striker admits boss

THOMAS Christiansen has hailed the effect of Kemar Roofe in his Leeds United squad, admitting the star’s best position is up front.

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Sad Force are ripped apart by 
the Wolves

Leeds Force slumped to a resounding 122-66 BBL away defeat against a resurgent Worcester Wolves last night.

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Leeds Force coach Danny Nelson.

Coach Nelson’s relishing Leeds Force’s weekend double header

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson insists his team will be up for the fight ahead of tonight’s road clash with Worcester Wolves (7.30pm) and Sunday’s BBL Trophy knockout duel at home to Leicester Riders (4pm).

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Eric Curth hit 12 points for Leeds Force (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Samuel Toluwase: Criticism of Leeds Force hurts but is vital to our journey

That fourth quarter against Manchester Giants last week in a losing effort, showed that when we practice what we preach at Leeds Force, we get better results.

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Tre Bennett.

Leeds Force v Manchester Giants: Opponents wising up to Bennett’s points threat

Leeds Force head coach Danny Nelson says his side must improve if they hope to pull off a crucial second British Basketball League victory of the season against fellow strugglers Manchester Giants at Carnegie Sports Arena tonight.

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