Posted by sean on October 25, 2008 at 8:24 pm in Bath City, Leeds United with No Comments

Why is it that my well-loved clubs, Bath City and Leeds United, never manage to both win on the same day? This season, I am yet to have the joys of celebrating a duo of football victories.

I now believe something strange and unexplained is linking my teams…

Take today for example. Bath City are playing St. Albans. 1-0 up at half time and cruising. I check the score from Leeds to find they are drawing 0-0 with Walsall.

Shortly into the second half of the City game, I check the Leeds score. To my joy, I see Leeds are wining 1-0. Within minutes of learning this news, St. Albans equalise. I then hear that Leeds are 2-0 up; only to see Bath totally lose the plot and concede a second goal, winning the game for St. Albans.

Something strange is going on….

Sat 9th Aug
City 0-4 Welling LOSS Scunthorpe 1-2 Leeds WIN
Tue 12th Aug
Maidenhead 0-0 City DRAW Chester 2-5 Leeds WIN
Sat 16th Aug
Bishops Stortford 0-2 City WIN Leeds 0-2 Oldham LOSS
Sat 23rd Aug
City 1-1 Team Bath DRAW Yeovil 1-1 Leeds DRAW
Sat 30th Aug
City 2-2 Wimbledon DRAW Leeds 2-2 Bristol Rovers DRAW
Tue 2nd Sep
City 0-1 Hayes & Yeading LOSS Leeds 2-1 Bradford WIN
Sat 6th Sep
Havant 0-0 City DRAW Leeds 5-2 WIN
Sat 13th Sep
Hampton 3-1 City LOSS Swindon 1-3 Leeds WIN
Sat 20th Sep
City 1-1 Eastleigh DRAW Carlisle 0-2 Leeds WIN
Sat 27th Sep
City 2-0 Clevedon Town WIN Leeds 1-0 Hereford WIN
Sat 4th Oct
Bognor 0-2 City WIN Peterborough 2-0 Leeds LOSS
Sat 11th Oct
City 0-1 Aylesbury LOSS Leeds 3-1 Brighton WIN
Sat 18th Oct
City 1-0 Fisher WIN Millwall 3-1 Leeds LOSS
Tue 21st Oct
Street 2-3 City WIN Leeds 2-1 Leyton Orient WIN
Sat 25th Oct
St. Albans 2-1 City LOSS Leeds 3-0 Walsall WIN
Yes, I am aware that both my teams won on 27th September and 21st October BUT on both these dates, Bath City were playing in the FA and Somerset Cup; therefore I believe my theory only applies when both teams are playing league games.
I’m hoping to jinx this theory, by both of my clubs winning next week. It could, however, go the other way with City and Leeds both losing :o(

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