Leeds Rumours Archive July 01 2011


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01 Jul 2011 23:15:50
Leeds United manager Simon Grayson has hit back at another week of speculation that has seen players linked with moves away from the club.
Player of the Year Max Gradel was the latest media reported target, but Grayson has hit back at the stories and says "it's easy to put a headline in a newspaper."
"Max was back with everyone else on Thursday and he was full of the joys of spring, " said the United boss.
"He's fantastic to work with and got stuck right in just as you would expect.
"Unfortunately you can't stop speculation. It shows the calibre of players we have, but there's been no written offers for Max.
"As I always say, any deal outgoing would have to be to the benefit of the club, that's why Kasper went to Leicester.
"If someone offers mega money for a player you always have to weigh up if it's for the best, but we don't have to sell.
"There's so much speculation, too many people get carried away with it. It's easy to put a headline in a newspaper.
"With any deals we do, either in or out, we will do them as quietly as possible."

SG - Official Leeds Utd website

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01 Jul 2011 22:43:13
This is 100% truth johnathan greening will be a Leeds player very soon not sure when exactly but I'm a scarborough White and spoke to his brother who says he is defo signing

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Not sure why ... but I believe you on this one :-)

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01 Jul 2011 22:31:19
Adam Clayton with a good pre season and chance from simon can be a better player than Killkenny.

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I agree totally m8, Clayton is a far more complete player than Killkenny, lets just hope SG realy gives him the chance to prove it..M.O.T

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01 Jul 2011 22:23:37
Just searched this site. I'm a Leeds fan living down south. Quite often see Marcus bent in esher, Surrey. (nice bloke) he told me Bowyer is not interested in a return to Leeds. He is after one final decent pay day and won't get that with us. He was also on loan last season at the blunts and said Montgomary is desperate to move to ER. Grayson however has offered them a pool of players ( Bruce, bessone, grella, bromby) but obviously reading the papers
, they are after paynter
If anyone is interested. Bent seems to have got the arse with football. Said he's not really fussed if he finds a club for next season.

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01 Jul 2011 22:23:33
Press believe if you want Bates out or disbelieve if you want him to stay

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01 Jul 2011 21:57:59
Ed great site firstly, all the people saying we need t sign this and that player, hav u seen our youth that's coming thru, clayton came on loads at mk dons, lees and white also playd well for their loan clubs, I don't think were a million miles away from challenging with wot we've got. Mayb a bit of bite in middle and one cb, we will be better this year
MOT {Ed015's Note - im not the one to thank but il pass it on ;) thanks tho matey.... }

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Mate Clayton and Nunez aint came thorugh our youth plus nunez is 23 and clayton is 21

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01 Jul 2011 21:39:11
Moritz Volz and Maximilian Kruse -St Pauli to Leeds??

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Kruse has moved to anuther club already and it was not Leeds

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01 Jul 2011 20:51:46
we were close to signing bowyer now going to ipswich who have pots of money {Ed015's Note - were have u heard that?

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Ipswich do not have a pot of money most of the wickham cash is going to debts and to the owners pocket. They will sign a replacement for wickham. A lot of my
Mates are Ipswich fans. There chairman is also like bates very tight

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01 Jul 2011 20:51:20
Who here would of have been realistically Over the moon at the start of last season with finishing 7th in our first season back in the championship when we nearly didn't make it up with the terrible second half of the season in league 1?back of pappa smurf and SG transfer window is open for ages yet and Neva underestimate a play who comes in give them chance and get behind our boys with full support MOT

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01 Jul 2011 20:47:39
Come on grayson get some players snapped up. Woodgate, Bowyer, Smith, Reo-Coker, Carew, Parnaby, St Ledger, Gudjohnsen, Stockdale, Kuzscak, Stockdale, Pilkington, Cork, Dudek.

Obviously not all of them.

But come on, mid table at best if we don't sign anyone. {Ed015's Note - ild be worried if we signed them all }

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Reo cocker and carew both left villa as they wanted 50k a week wages. Pilkington is going Norwich and cork to burnley the rest are possible.

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01 Jul 2011 20:06:12
I really don't see the problem at the mo. When Leeds was in a good run we was really good. We already have the players to compete in the championship. With Leeds it's all about confidence. That's what the manager needs to install in the team. Leeds only start playing when they are 1-0 down so we should be going from the start like we are losing. Same goes for when we take a 1-0 lead we then seem to sit back. I don't think we need loads of great named players. We need someone with a bit of experience to get as going and also calm us down. We make too many mistakes by inexperience. That is my only prob with sg. He will take Leeds far. Leeds will be challenging fir promotion this year, I know it. Have faith. LEEDS LEEDS LEEDS.

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Their is no way with the defence that we've got we can compete for the top six this year. I think this is going to be a stronger league this time round and it shows after last season if you haven't got a strong back line you wont finish where you need to. The aim should always be to better the season before and strengthen the area's that let you down. COME ON LEEDS

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Yeah I see where your coming from. Defence defo needs work but also think we have so much potential in our team. Leeds just need that cutting edge.

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If thats true we sould be in the PL. 4 or 5 players need to move on and bring in replacements of real lasting quality, Not Freebees

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01 Jul 2011 20:12:46
Fulham boss Martin Jol wants to add Leeds winger Max Gradel to his Europa League squad. (Daily Mirror)

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01 Jul 2011 20:10:58
West Brom are lining up a £2.5m bid for Thomas Kuszczak after Scott Carson has completed his move to Bursaspor. (Daily Express)

Guess that's another rumour that we can forget about now.

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01 Jul 2011 19:48:44
Chris Krikland from wigan he now third choice there and avilbel.

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01 Jul 2011 19:30:16
Sorry I've got to comment on the money nonsense spouted on here. We're one of the only clubs IN THE COUNTRY that makes money (not a lot 15k in 2010 I think, excluding the Delph money) but we at ABSOLUTE WORST break even.

Where do some of you think money comes from, the sky ???, we have to take care of ourselves as a business, and KB is securing our long term future by increasing our revenue by renovating the ground etc...

What would you prefer, we blast a load of money on championship level rubbish like Leicester are doing at the moment, seriously 1.7m for Pilkington and 3m for McKail-Smith, both league 1 players. I'd be going mental if we we're throwing cash around we don't have like this.

There are a lot of good free transfers around, and if the right players come along at the right price we will spend the money. We've got to have faith in Grayson. MOT (ed, sorry for the rant but I can't understand where some of it comes from) {Ed015's Note - apology not needed, i totally agree}

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A leeds fan thinkin on my wane length Too many people want a 100 signings. Quantity over quality is all they want. MOT real leeds fans

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Quality should come first MOT had enough of journeymen and loan disasters like bessone, Livermore etc

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I agree with the guy who posted at 7.30.

1. We don't want to get in financial trouble again by spending comaratively big money on average players who have no interest in the club.

2. We have already proved that you can get good players on frees or small transfer fees.

3. If we keep Gradel and Snodgrass, we only need 3/4 players. A couple of defenders and a couple to balance the midfield up.

One final comment. Everyone is slagging Bates off for not spending but the stadium was not full last season. The more people who go to ER, the better the finances will be. Its simple

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Absolutely right considering that the new fifa rules about revnue and spending means that clubs now have to live within their means i think that our long term future is looking the most secure i have ever seen it

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We are spending 7 million on a stand. If we invested that in the team we would be very likely to get promoted and then we could do the stand with all that TV money. Also if you are interested we would have made a 700000 loss last year had it not been for player sales which is pretty damn poor for a 27 million turnover. So please stop making Bates out to be some super businessman because that he is not.

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Mackail-smith isnt a league 1 player, hes quality

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01 Jul 2011 19:26:16
When are some people going to realise on here we don't have the money to compete with the west hams of this world. They still have huge debt but can borrow money to sign players / pay big wages. Leeds live by our means, no one will lend us money because of our past. Let's all face facts we are a team who will depend on frees and loan players. Lets all stop moaning and see who we sign first. MOT {Ed015's Note - Im glad people wont lend us money! ...... }

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I agree, but why doesnt the club let the fans see where the income is going?? come on KB show us some transparency, may be then we will be behind you. I agree there are too many players in this just for the money, and not the club or football.

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01 Jul 2011 19:21:56
Nicky shorey to sign early next week. One of those friend of a friend things. Great site.

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01 Jul 2011 19:13:38
Sky Sports reporting that Crystal Palace are going to sign free agent Paddy Kisnorbo...if this comes to pass I don't know what to make of the current Leeds transfer policy. Ed I know you keep saying hold on, and I'm really trying, but we only appear to be letting players go at the minute, I hope to God we have 4/5 quality players lined up or the season ticket will be going to Master Bates and I'll wait till he's gone. At least we will have a load of executive boxes and a confrence centre, that will help {Ed015's Note - paddy wont go}

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Paddy signed a six month deal to prove his fitness....he will not be a free agent until jan 2012 and by then if he is fit he will sign a new long term deal

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Paddy did not sign a 6mth deal until 2012. His contract ran out today. The club have simply offered to allow him to attend pre-season and prove his fitness, if he can they will offer him a deal, so in theory he could sign for anyone now as he is a free agent.

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No you'll find Leeds wanted to see how he goes in pre season before offering him a year contract

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01 Jul 2011 18:45:10
No need worry Leeds fans, graysons no mug just stay patient. Nunez, white, Sam, kisnorbo will all be like new sighnings. Come on u whites

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Well said I'm looking forward to seeing White I am also looking forward to seeing Tom lees as e did very well at bury last season. Nunez and Sam will create good compotition for places

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Here, here. We will bring in a few additions also, and we'll have a better squad than last year, all we can ask for.

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Are younKB in disguise? Same old tosh. Like new signings? They are not good enough as first team players. Unfortuantely I think paddy will never be the same player again

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01 Jul 2011 18:43:16
I just heard a rumour from a friend of mine who works at Elland Road that Leeds have done jack s**t all today, just like every other day since the season ended. {Ed015's Note - i crnt belive im actually going to let people post pointless post like this ,,,,, anymore and il just delete them}

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01 Jul 2011 18:13:32

1. Frazer Forster
2. Paul Connolly
3. Paddy Kisnorbo
4. Alex Bruce
5. Andy O'Brien
6. Jonathan Woodgate
7. Max Gradel
8. Nick Montgomery
9. Billy Paynter
10. Luchino Becchio
11. Lloyd Sam
12. Paul Rachuka
14. Jonny Howson
15. Adam Clayton
17. Alan Smith
18. Ramon Nunez
19. Ben Parker
20. Eric Lichji
22. Alex Carines
23. Robert Snodgrass
26. Leigh Bromby
27. Dave Somma
32. Aidy White
36. Monty Gimpel
37. Will Hatfeild
38. Nathan Turner
39. Lewis Turner
44. Ross McCormack

This is the only players ive heard from inside the club coming in might be some more sit tight, MOT

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Re smith people seem to think this is unlikely so I'm not sure what's going on there?

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01 Jul 2011 18:11:29
Some really interesting reading on here today, in regards to kb. At times I think we are not kept in the loop enough on what's happening at er, but that's kb all over, everything top secret But after coining out a small fortune every year, like thousands of others, I would say that we are entitled to a bit more info on the leeds website, than just 'becchio on is way back to fitness'.

I know he got us out of the s**t when things went pear shaped, but we do deserve some info, not just larry saying everything will be kept under wraps (leeds website today). Its us who keep the club alive, so a bit more 'in the know would be nice'. Thoughts anyone? Bri

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01 Jul 2011 17:13:03
just bumped into Mickey Mouse at Disneyland Paris was wearing me Super Leeds shirt and he seemed to like it wander if he fancies a season at Elland road ?? {Ed015's Note - aslong as he brings mini mouse ;) }

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Mickey rock solid centre back. As long as he brings Goofy, first choice keeper. We'll be unstoppable ;)

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Add to that Donald Duck up front and shirt sales will go through the roof if we ever get to see it {Ed015's Note - who needs bates or grayson lol }

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Only bring mini mouse because she is a well bangtidy cheerleader ;) Lol

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01 Jul 2011 17:03:07
Having a Leeds fan as an editor is the best thing to happen to this site :) {Ed015's Note - without proper leeds fans i wouldnt be doing this right now, but thanks :) }

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01 Jul 2011 17:01:02
"WE ARE A CLUB AND A BUSINESS" where do you think the money comes from?. WHAT MONEY ED?. {Ed015's Note - the money that pays the wages there is more to a club than big money transfers!}

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Most people have no idea how a club is run Why do you think Scum is in debt to 700 million or more and still surviving??

Teams are living on money borrowed against assets which are rapidly devaluing....

One day they are going to come tumbling down to reality like we did, hopefully Uncle Ken won't be there to help out....

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01 Jul 2011 16:47:01
Craig Woods (Fulham) says...
Sergio Aguero to Leeds on a free transfer. Max Gradel to move to PSV for 4m


Nice to see sky sports take there rumours seriously lol


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01 Jul 2011 16:36:00
I hate this time of year , Nothing happens till right last minute {Ed015's Note - thats what makes it interesting}

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01 Jul 2011 16:33:12
we have never been in a massivly great financial situation apart from the champions league season and then we over spent on s**te. ill give grayson his dues, he brought in some flops on freebies but he has learnt and they have been shown the door. we should have faith, wilko was never the best manager but he took punts on journey men and youth and that won us the league, whatever bates/grayson have or havent done we should be in no position calling for their heads and that is a fact

we are leeds fans so f*****g act like it

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Like you say, get real...

Untill we get taken over by someone with more money than sense we are in this for the journey, and when (not IF) we get back where we belong, we can stand up and say 'we did it the hard way'

MOT FOREVER, keep the faith

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01 Jul 2011 16:27:50
Just bumped into Gradel down in West Ham, signed, sealed, delivered, gutted. {Ed015's Note - Last i checked he was in leeds}

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That's a load of rubbish since we've already seen today that Leeds haven't had a single offer from any club for Gradel.

Think before you start spouting s**t.

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Why waste your time even replying to this crap, why the hell would we sell our second highest scorer to our main rivals...?????

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Just spoke to a West Ham supporter he has no idea what you are talking about

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Your on drugs . this site should not allow u to comment again . timewaster .

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To be honest though guys, i see so many guys who look like gradel. anyone agree?

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Gradel nt goin anywer mate so dream on.id b more worried that snoddy cud go, that wud b a blow.wot u tink ed?

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01 Jul 2011 16:21:16
Ed, could you confirm is Paddy Kisnorbo still a Leeds player? I was under the impression we gave him a new contract but Sky Sports says Palace are making a move for free agent patrick Kisnorbo. {Ed015's Note - I can confirm that Sky sports are incorrect}

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Ed you are wrong, we have offered Paddy a short term contract but he has not yet sined it. {Ed015's Note - not according to our sources}

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Leeds offers kisnorbo a short term contract at end ofthe season to prove his fitness. But as he as been back home in rehab he has not signed yet. So as from now yes he is a free agent until he signs a new deal.

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01 Jul 2011 16:17:17
To the guy who says we are fake leeds fans , get a grip, if you think bates has done a good job you must be kidding, LUFC is still here in spite of bates not because of him, agree we sould not fall back into over spending, but this guy shows no ambition at all, Grayson should leave out of protest, the only reason Grayson was employed was to build a team on nothing, if things start to go wrong then bates will have him out and spout bile about Grayson not being good enough, {Ed015's Note - i actually like KB.... does that make me fake?}
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Bates as done nothing for LUFC, yes he steped in at time when the club was in a bad way, but it would have been someone else if not bates.
He is not strong enough. he should be shouting from the top of the east stand how good leeds are, make people belive in the club again. Give the fans, players but most of all, INVESTERS a vision of the future so good players want to join a club going somewere.

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Bates is STILL here, enough said? Or would you like to put the money up and buy him out, please? The man saved us from obliteration, and is STILL here, no quick buck, no sell out?

I have supported Leeds for well over 40 years and was totally devasted to see what A**holes like Ridsdale were allowed to do to OUR team, and is still being allowed to do to others.

Kick the A**holes, not Ken Bates....

Anyone who went through the Wilkinson years will appreciate the comeback we are now making, if you don't then you AINT LEEDS

MOT forever {Ed015's Note - Thank you!}

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What are you talking about not done anything for the club, he stepped in when we needed him the most, we was days away from not being Leeds United.. hes a business man, thats all he is. Why would he want to invest millions, he might not even have that amount of money, who knows how much money he has.. f**k**g act like a Leeds fan

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01 Jul 2011 16:12:39
Leeds haven't signed anyone ba the keeper, we are only to sign free transfer players, Bates will only pay 10k a week with a max of 15k to ?, So don't get your hopes up of anyone big, the rumours are exactly that rumours, nothing concrete. The top free players want more money than what we can offer them and there getting snapped up fast....As for getting in the top 6 this coming season, at the mo we don't stand a chance, mid table at best.....M.O.T

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Amazing how many people seem to know ins and outs of bates dealings and what goes on at E R does make me laugh super leeds

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01 Jul 2011 16:11:24
Whats this about paddy leaving for cyrstal palace ed? {Ed015's Note - lies}

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01 Jul 2011 16:01:15
palace after kisnorbo. im guessing if we let him go he isnt fit enough to be offered a new deal, im sure if we wanna keep him he will stay and fight. {Ed015's Note - he will stay}

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01 Jul 2011 16:01:03
Patrick kisnorbo to crystal palace possibly.

Source sky sports {Ed015's Note - sky are calling him a free agent. he isnt! he is under contract}

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I thought he was still under contract, strange might just be someone at sky sports a bit bored. Would love to see him
In a Leeds shirt next season he's a solid cb who deserves a real attempt on championship with Leeds. {Ed015's Note - i thought it was only a 6month contract till xmas to prove his fitness, i have since been informed he has 1 year left}

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01 Jul 2011 15:57:41
Ed your opinion , do you agree that kb should seriously look at our name ? Leeds united FOOTBALL club , and not Leeds united and sons co. ? Bates treats us more like a business scheme and should seriously look at investing in what are name says {Ed015's Note - We are a CLUB and a BUISNESS, were do u think the money comes from? .... }

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01 Jul 2011 15:43:18
waheey i made the ed lol

de akko {Ed015's Note - its not hard to make me laugh tho, some off the stuff posted on here is pure laughter}

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01 Jul 2011 15:38:22
To the guy who says we are fake leeds fans , get a grip, if you think bates has done a good job you must be kidding, LUFC is still here in spite of bates not because of him, agree we sould not fall back into over spending, but this guy shows no ambition at all, Grayson should leave out of protest, the only reason Grayson was employed was to build a team on nothing, if things start to go wrong then bates will have him out and spout bile about Grayson not being good enough, {Ed015's Note - i actually like KB.... does that make me fake?}

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Who says he aint spending? he has spent wisely, we aint got the money like qpr had and leicester now have, we have paid debts off but if we are to stay in a profit making business we cant go splashing out like we did 10yr ago. its smart what they are doing and its not like we are playing footie manager is it.

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No does not make you fake, but just because you and others think KB is ok doesn't make the ones who dont like him fake fans either,

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Not playing footie manager, but bates needs to show more ambition then he has so far,

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No one is fake we all got our opinions wether we like him or not fact is he saved us and we are making a profit which is more than most clubs are today although i would like to see a little more ambition from him i think hes doing a good job.

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01 Jul 2011 15:15:57
Im getting quite pi**es of with people saying theres no transfer activity goin on and were going to struggle. ANY LEEDS FAN KNOWS EVEN IF THERE WAS ACTIVITY GOING ON WE WONT HEAR ABOUT IT TIL THEY HAVE ACTUALLY SIGNED

Source - Its a fact {Ed015's Note - Also Grayson has stated in the last 24hours that any transfer activity will be done as quiet as possible}

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01 Jul 2011 15:13:04
ed- any possibility of filtering out FAKE leeds fans comments?? its a bit boring now and clearly must not be leeds fans slamming a chairman who has saved us and a manager who has done great on a shoestring and whom keeps on improving {Ed015's Note - you have no idea how much actually get deleted lol but obviously its difficult as it is a rumours site so fans do get their say even if they dnt support leeds}

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01 Jul 2011 15:11:10
Where has people heard that there is going to be a press conference ? just i aint seen nothing {Ed015's Note - no idea}

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It's not a press conference it's just some of the press going to thorp arch to interview SG about preseason and trying to get and news on signings. That is why there is a small interview with SG on SSN and it shows you some of the players training.

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It was part of the Radio Leeds report on the sports programme yesterday following the 6pm news. Definitely said there would be a press conference which I then informed my mates about leaving us all wondering what the news would be

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Fair enuff i just wondered if it was true or not.

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01 Jul 2011 15:01:35
Leeds to sack manager simon Grasyon to be replaced with pat dolan former cork city manager in leauge of ireland {Ed015's Note - seriously.... By the way ken bates has sold leeds united according to wikipedia.... to Ed015 (me) for 50p .... }

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Congrats, if you need a new manager i'm willing to take the reins, got loads of experiance, won the the league 4 out of the last 7 years (on league manager) good enough ah. M.O.T {Ed015's Note - sorry im player chairman, owner and manager... i took Bath town from the the sunday league to CL winners in 15seasons.... Fifa manager ;) .... you any good in goal tho? }

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Glad you brought Leeds Ed. Who you gonna buy? {Ed015's Note - no body. just spent my last 2 on a can of coke and some monster munch}

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01 Jul 2011 14:57:45
i don't think bates wants us up. prem crowds paying prem prices but paying staff championship wages. thats what he wants {Ed015's Note - i seriously doubt that, how can u even think that? }

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01 Jul 2011 14:33:42
i have tried being patient but im now starting to get concerned about the lack of transfer activity at leeds.if uncle ken had invested in a decent central defender and a holding midfielder last january we would be in the prem now, if he really wants leeds back were we belong he needs to pull his finger out or sell the club to someone else.ive got this bad feeling that were going to bring in kids and loan signings nobody else wants.i hope im wrong.

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If we got promoted last yr we would b 35 mil down to the tax man part of out argreement after leaving administration. Now however that clause is outdated and void so we will push for promotion this season

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I believe Simon Grayson is expecting a couple of players to come in next week. {Ed015's Note - He has promised a stronger squad than the one that finished last season... this has been done in the last few minutes}

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01 Jul 2011 13:50:27
Eidur Gudjohnsen is not getting his contract renewed....he would be a nice gamble..

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Would be a good signing, but I don't think he is willing to play at 2nd tier. With his reputation, he can get a decent contract in some other league (1st tier, obv) and he isn't actually afraid of moving around.

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01 Jul 2011 13:46:46
Is there actually a press-conference planned or this just bull@#$% too? {Ed015's Note - well i aint heard anything}

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01 Jul 2011 13:31:07
Alan Smith to play as striker when he joins not in CM

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Why, when we have a perfectly good strike force. He doesnt have the legs to be a striker.

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Why when he hasnt scored in however many seasons

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We have no central midfielders and 4 good strikers... and u think were going to re convert him to a striker should he sign?? get a grip

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Hes not signing anyway so let's all get a grip? unless ed has info to the contrary? {Ed015's Note - sorry to disappoint you but i doubt he will sign}

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01 Jul 2011 13:18:58
I heard that we are in talks with James Mcfadden, he is a free agent so that would obviously attract bates haha. But also he is a commanding midfielder, as johnson were (at times) i think he would be a good signing. {Ed015's Note - wouldnt say no to him}

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James mcfadden is a left sided winger/striker not a comanding cm

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I would love this to happen... Mcfadden can play in the center and for me would be a better option to Smith (I am not a Smith hater, but I think his best days are behind him... the broken ankle killed his career)

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01 Jul 2011 13:12:35
I hope we get promoted next year, and Norwich get relegated. Then we can all laugh the greedy boys. Johnson in championship with Norwich and Killkenny with Bristol City. The grass certainly isn't greener boys. You have took a massive step back all because of money. Greedy

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Their day will come, look at the old boys that ahve jipped us ;)

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If someone offered to double or more your wages for doing the same job, you'd jump ship too. Can't blame them for being greedy, they are looking after their own interests - No loyalty in football ( The odd one excepted ) - That's life

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01 Jul 2011 12:54:19
Johnson has signed a three year deal with Norwich.
Source Sky Sports

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Come on Grayson letssign some players now..smith, bowyer and woodgate quickly. Even i'm not worried but becoming slightly concerned. We need some defenders. Go get Ian Hart too? do a good job guys

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Well at least I don't need to take a crash helmet with me to games any more

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I don't like all these rumours..it's getting out of hand. He needs to sign players quickly and we need a defence because we havn't got one really have we? Lets face it 7th in league without a defence..with a defence then 2nd maybe Snoddy and Gradel have to stop though, or take 8 million for snoddy and spend like bloody mad

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01 Jul 2011 12:46:47
Becchio seen at villa park and snodgrass subject to a 8.5m bid from rangers

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Let him go for that price, I'll pack his bags

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Come on then, where's this one come from? yawn at the random rumours

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Look at the pictures on the website most show becchio and when did rangers have 8 mil to spend on one player.

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Rangers pay 8.5 mill for any players shut up ya muppet

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Rangers couldn't find 8.5 million if they were offered iniesta and messi in a double deal

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1stly snoddy is a big celtic fan and 2ndly rangers have not got 8 mil 2 spend on 1 player

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For 8.5 million ill drive him to glasgow myself

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01 Jul 2011 12:40:46
Why are the leeds board or manager not defending the club angaist all the slander, i.e club are selling all the best players, clubs in debt, won't pay higher wages, and so on...

If it's not ture we need to be telling other clubs to get stuffed when they are linked with our best players, and how the hell are we going to attract the right players if the are doubts about the likes Snod's & Gardel staying. we need tp pratray an image that we are a club moving forward not standing still.

I think Bates as done a great job saving the club and Grayson also on a shoe string, but i think it's time bates stands down and get some fresh blood in.

We are Leeds, MOT

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We have only had offers for kasper who we sold and snoddy whos offer we laughed at, its only paper talk. bates has already said stick offers up ya arse to people, its the leeds haters who are posting rubbish on here. snoddy and gradel wil sign improved contracts and we will get some class in, wont spend alot but we will be in a better position than last year.

de akko MOT

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Bates Didn't save, he is only person who ever seriously threatened to close the club down, {Ed015's Note - so all the debts that we had before bates would off magicly vanished and everything would off been fine without bates?.....wake up people seriously}

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They aren't responding because it is all complete 'tosh'... we sold Kasper for 1.5million, which is 100% profit and his wages off our books (He will have been one of the highest paid players at the club) - Good business for a 'dodgy' keeper. The club have shown their intent to keep our better players by rejecting 7million for Snoddy, but seriously, if Norwich came back with 9-10million, I think we would be stupid not to accept it - If Bates put the money back in to the team we could get at least 4-5 decent players for this

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01 Jul 2011 12:18:40
Smith - Likely
Bowyer - Maybe
Woodgate - Maybe

All spoken to Leeds for a FACT.
To that giuy who said i speak a load of sh**t and that i am misleading Leeds fans, and what fan am i? Well heres your link seen as you couldnt find it yourself princess ;-) ok I admit i got wrong it wasnt Paul Dews from yorkshire evening post it was Richard Sutcliffe from Yorkshire post. hers your link. listen to it all. tell me what u think.


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But this was a couple of weeks ago now and that has been posted on here, Smith is the most likely admittedly but there has been whispers that this has fallen or will fall down, on wages.
Not sure what Ed reckons? {Ed015's Note - crnt see any of them happening}

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What's this about Owen Hargreaves? surely he'd be even more expensive wages wise than Smith?

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It was me that posted it all mate. its true. even in january grayson said smith was interesteing him if he became available, along wi woodgate. This guy from yorkhire post said bowyer been in discussion wi leeds. it says to me any of these quality players want to come back, maybe just checking out the wages tho.

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Grayson would be interested in 90% of better plaeyrs than what we have, what does that prove? We talk to load of potential players doesnt mean anything, weve already lost 3 players we wanted. None will return mark my words ;)

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01 Jul 2011 12:16:27
bradly johnson leeds to norwich 3yr deal

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01 Jul 2011 12:13:42
Bradley johnsons signed a 3 year deal for norwich, sky sports news

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Does mean Leeds will get their finger out and sign a midfielder asap?? (I wish)

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01 Jul 2011 12:13:13
Bradley Johnson has just signed for Norwich according to Sky Sports News channel...

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01 Jul 2011 12:09:43
Cannot wait to find out our signings

Papa Smurf has said, ''This week is when things start happening.''

Back to the promised land before long boys.


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You sound like a retarded welshman with your abbreviation at the bottom

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01 Jul 2011 11:53:49
Tamir Cohen has been approached by leeds swansea and blackpool

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01 Jul 2011 11:52:17
This news conference today, does anyone know what time it is at? Cheers {Ed015's Note - not heard anything}

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01 Jul 2011 11:48:34
Well Am Getting Quite Pi**ed Off That I Wake up every morning, check all the sites to find out that LEEDS STILL HAVENT SIGNED ANYONE {Ed015's Note - give it time}

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The transfer window has only just opened today do give it abit of time and if still nothing has happened that is when as fans we should worrie {Ed015's Note - we shouldnt worry! would u rush and sign loads off players 4 the sake of it or wait, take the time to bring in the right players?}

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Im the same, seems other clubs have made quite a few signings. ie leicester

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I agree soon there will be no one good to sign.

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Sick of hearing all these so called leeds fans moaning about us not yet signing any1.has the season started yet?.are we currently playing pre season friendlies?.no so shut up and give it time.maybe instead of checking all the sites every morning and coming on here moaning like a biatch you should go find a job then maybe you wouldnt be so pi**ed off all time

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01 Jul 2011 11:46:19
Leeds Utd announce 2 year sponsorship deal with Nationwide Car Hire UK Ltd on their commercial partner programme.

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01 Jul 2011 11:34:45
www.skysports.com/story/0, 19528, 11688_7012855, 00.html

Leeds have also announced a two year deal with nationwide car rentals UK (on Leeds United Facebook pages)
insert joke here lol {Ed015's Note - also on the leeds website}

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To be fair my iphone kept crashing so I couldn't check the leeds site. One of those days. At least the sun is shining, come on MOT folks signings will happen when we least expect it

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01 Jul 2011 11:34:56
not definates, just speculation that my friend told me who is a football agent.

Charlton are set to make an offer in the region of £150k for Leeds full back, Federico Bessone after impressing coaching staff with his attitude last year whilst on loan at the Valley.

Phil Brown is interested in taking Mike Grella to Preston. Grella has been transfer listed by his current club, Leeds United.

Conor Clifford is a target for many championship clubs this summer on a loan basis. The Chelsea youngster spent last term on loan at Notts County and has attracted the interest from Southampton, Ipswich Town and Leeds United.

QPR and Norwich are taking a closer look at Preston's Sean St Ledger. The Preston captain who has also been linked with many championship club (including Leeds) will not refuse the chance to play Premierleague football if offered.

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01 Jul 2011 11:19:12
People are carrying on about Leicester and how they way ahead of us and we will be left behind. But has any other teams had that much activity? ppl are getting paranoid. West Ham still have a team to buy once all there players go. Chill guys

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If i were a Leicester fan i'd be worried, too many players can mean that they wont be a cohesive unit stright away, could mean they start poorly. Plus sven is just showing his true managerial ways of buying success.

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Agree with both of these posters... Who have they actually signed... a keeper who conceded 70 league goals last season, a couple of league 1 players and Neil Danns (Ok, I would have loved him at Leeds) - Lets see how they do, give Sven a couple of months and if results don't go for them, he will be on his way

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01 Jul 2011 10:54:39
Any news on sponsor yet ?? would have thought we could see some pics of strip even without Logo Tottenhams shirt minus sponsor was on FSC ??? mot

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01 Jul 2011 10:27:19
snograss is poo y are we worries about him leaving but my source says he is going to lfc and we are gatting cash plus shelvey on 2 year loan

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Shelvey is an average league one player, that would be shocking deal for Leeds.

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It would be a good deal if we got shelvey. cant see it happening tho

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Are people seriously taking this rumour from someone who is firstly describing someone as 'poo' and secondly talking about Snoddy? He had an average run in, but he was still one of the best performers in the league last year

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Snograss.... mustnt be on about snodgrass then? liverpool can have snograss as i dont think hes broken into the first team at leeds yet? haha, im a leeds fan but to that comment im sorry. u really have no idea bout football mate

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2 Points:

Snodgrass in not "Poo" (you are an complete tool for thinking so)

Snodgras didn't really have a "Run in" as he was injured, possibly reflects why we didn't finish in the play offs.

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Considering he was 1 of our best performers last season, and if he was s**t why would other teams in the premiership want to sign him u retard

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I'm a die hard leeds fan, but my best mate is a blackpool fan and sitting reading this rumour as I am writing this reply, he says that is the exact rumour that he has seen on a blackpool page, but with Charlie Adam instead, do people just go around on different sites making stuff up for the fun of it?

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01 Jul 2011 10:10:37
Westwood just signed for Sunderland.

Source Sky Sports News

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01 Jul 2011 10:10:05
Joe Murphy has joined Coventry on a 3 year deal so that rumour can stop now thank god

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01 Jul 2011 10:06:59
GK Carson
RB Lichaj
LB White
CB O'Brien
CB Woodgate
RM Snodgrass
LM Gradel
ACM Howson
DCM Smith
CM Bowyer
ST Becchio

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Scott Carson has signed for Bursaspor last week idiot

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Hey get your facts right mouth, Scott Carson has not yet signed for Bursaspor, He is still a west Brom player, so who is the person now?

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Carson in goal - no chance, gone to some Turkish team

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01 Jul 2011 10:02:49
Leeds will NOT be making any major signings - we WILL only be signing low profile, and more importantly, low earning players. The transfer window WILL, as usual, be a complete let down to all Leeds fans.

No further need to post all these ludicrous rumours about Prem players or top upcoming Championship players coming to Leeds - It will NOT be happening.

K. Bates.

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Can i borrow your crystal ball then to see who is signing. You Joke

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Wish these fickle leeds ''fans'' would show some support... quick fact... today is the first day of the transfer window... leeds WILL sign at least 2 premier league players. stop been so anti ken bates until we see what side turns out at southampton MOT

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Totally agree. it will be a total let down again

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01 Jul 2011 09:59:10
leeds are signing mark viduka, as a player coach. They want his experience because grayson loves old men

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Old men? Average age of current plying squad is 26 and that's not even taking into consideration the 5 youth players that we have given pro contracts to

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01 Jul 2011 09:58:49
Scott Carson? New Leeds Keeper? or is there more chance of getting his father Frank? Its the way i tell em

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More like willie carson, bates & greyson, time to go, time to go

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01 Jul 2011 09:58:16
leeds to sign ryan quinn the goalkeeper, he is a young keeper, got the best goal kick ever

from jack stiddard

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01 Jul 2011 07:58:06
About the press conference today / tommorow , sorry I forget , could it just be a welcome back kinda message ? Or do you think it is about speculation or new kit etc ? Whatcha think ed ? {Ed015's Note -not heard nything}

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01 Jul 2011 09:52:53
Has had a message saying leeds will be unveiling smith and dudek today , I personally dont believe it but its a rumour and this is a rumour site.

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Exactly I don't believe it either but cheers lol

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No no no way not a chance in hell there wages will be more then the whole team put together mot

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No thanks
Just proves when the day passes how many liars are outed on here.

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01 Jul 2011 09:26:23
ALAN SMITH: Reported in The Sun that Smith is on £60k at Newcastle and they have agreed to shell out £30k a week next season towards his wages. Reported that Leeds are willing to pay £15k taking his wage to £45k a week. Its looking more realistic for Smudgers return to end out his playing days at his home club.

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This is old news we've since had people claiming via the Newcastle blog that he wouldn't accept those terms. personally on going to believe nothing until I see it in black and White (pardon the footballing pun)

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Not happening. Still too much money for an average player and quite frankly, this Smith speculation every summer is getting plain boring. There are just as good midfielders without a contract out there, whom are on smaller wages.

Also with the way we handle business nowadays, no one knows until it's 95% done deal, eg. signing the very next day officially. No one had a clue that Kasper was going until it was basically done, nor did anyone speculate about the guy whose last name sounds like a Balkan dinner. SG and Bates are very good at that.

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Not a chance he's after the big bucks again, leave him he wont return and I personally Im glad

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Not bothered whether this happens either way - He isn't the player he was, but I think he is better than what we have got. Isn't it good though, that clubs are now paying wages for us to take their players, pretty much in the way we were ripped off when we were in the s**t (aka Fowler to Man city when we paid the bulk of his wages etc)

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01 Jul 2011 08:25:25
Bradley Johnson coming to training? Is he signing for anyone else yet? Is there a possibility of him re-signing or definately moving on?

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Yes, he could sign for us again, doubt it though

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He wont be training with Leeds now because he is out of contract so no longer plays for us expect him to be wearing yellow and green by the end of next week

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Looks like Norwich didn't really want him then.....

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Moving on for definate. Out of contract today, Free agent, expect confirmation today i guess.

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I really wish he stays. Decent footballer and has been around, despite his relatively young age. Most importantly, his been around at Leeds for a while. We need stability- badly.

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We havent been linked with anyone better so why not pay him the money that would have been paid to Smith and let smith go elsewhere

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01 Jul 2011 08:22:08
Steven Caulker has signed for the Swans on year loan. Another player some folks reported as a player we were signing n 'was a done deal'. I think we should prepare to just hear Grayson signing 30yr olds+ that he usually does n doesn't like youth.

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Doesnt like youth.... Signed kasper at 23, gradel at 22, livermore not even 20, lloyd sam mid 20s bannan 20 ish, watt 19, paynter mid 20s... Conolly late 20s and thats just ones off top of my head.... Only player over 30 he has signed to my knowledge is o'brien n now rachubka... :s

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01 Jul 2011 08:19:28
Jonathon Woodgate= Free Agent ?????

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Sven is tryin to sign woodgate so looks like we could miss out again

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I would take him in an instant... I get the feeling Leicester will offer him a permanent contract though where as we will be pay as you play - Maybe sentiment will play it's part though and he can't need the money and security of a permanent deal...

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01 Jul 2011 07:23:30
Just seen on Sky Sports News that Leicester interested in signing out of contract Woodgate.

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Sven is a huge admirer. Hope Grayson takes a chance on him as even if we get 15 to 20 games out of him, it could be vital for promotion, especially if we have him fit in the playoffs or final games of season.

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01 Jul 2011 01:14:24
Leeds United have made an ambitious move for Real Madrid goalkeeper Jerzey Dudek.

Source: Daily Mail

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Ambitious? this guy is past his sell by date bench warmer for the last 4 seasons. no ambition in it.

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30 Jun 2011 23:31:00
Leeds have signed midfielder David jones he was a free agent from wolves

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This is far from official. it was on wikipedia. a website anybody can get into and edit information. its not been on SSN, leedsunited.com or owt. so until then i believe nothin.... lol. MOT

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