Leeds Rumours Archive June 22 2012

 

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22 Jun 2012 21:32:31
Heard a rumour doing the rounds of Huddersfield's Galpharm to Leeds' fortress of Elland Road that Sean Scannell has signed for Huddersfield Town as a replacement for Jordan Rhodes who has agreed to join Leeds United as the 1st big named signing as part of the Massive Takeover funds given to Warnock! On that note too that McCormack is going as part of the persuasive deal! Gutted coz we could've kept McCormack too! Him & Clayton would've been quality players to keep!

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Scannell is a winger who has scored less than five goals this season played a good amount of games this season too. Why or how could he replace Rhodes and he has had bids of 4m already rejected u can only spend 6m tops cus of fair play much too expensive for someone who hasn't proven themselves in this div and swapping him plus money for McCormack is nuts.

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I myself can't see this happen, however I would love to be proved wrong! In my opinion, any player that doesn't want to sign a new contract- get rid!

McCormack for Rhodes would be a class deal.

-WhiteForLife

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No chance on mccormack going with in ten yards of grayson thay had a massive fall out before he was bulleted

from what i have hurd simon upset not just mccomack but a lot of players

just one more thing if you ever meet simon. keep him away from your wife he he he

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Sean scannell has sign for huddersfield as replacement for rhodes where is he going i wouldnt like to say

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Scannell is a winger. A replacement for Gary Roberts. Big Alan lee and Lee Novak have been retained, signalling that the intended tactics are knockdowns from crosses for Rhodes. Rhodes going nowhere.

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I agree with the second post, i don't think we're getting rhodes. however regarding fair play money, we can spend more than 6mil, its just the chairman is not allowed to give us more than 6mil of his own money for transfers. so the money has to come from somewhere else, i.e. naming rights etc.

Ollie
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All u leeds fans go on about is jordan rodes y would he leave the biggest club in yorkshire !! he aint going no were this season FACT so dream on lufc {Ed013's Note - He isn't at the biggest club in Yorkshire so how can he leave them!}

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Ok well lets see what hapens hehe paul green -free transfer cheap scates were is the mony bates?

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Too right ed. He doesn't play for Sheffield Wednesday.

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Rhodes....scored loads of goal in Div 1!

Championship is a massive step up in class....expect to see little or no action from him.......we need a PROVEN championship goal scorer and he isnt it.

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Plays for biggest team in huddersfield ,just, not sure he's good enough for leeds , maybe as back up

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22 Jun 2012 21:14:55
Bates is looking for ' investment ' not selling the club. Sorry for putting our everyones fire.. Am sick of ' hes signed papers, it will be announced tommorow.. ' will it f***. We will get investment, not new owners. The only way we will get new owners is when bates pops his clogs. Sorry guys! Am a life long leeds fan and i like this site, but people should wait for a good source such as the leeds website or 5-ky ports news MOT. And paddy kenny to sign one day next week.

LUFC JC

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So how do you know, you are no different to the others. #just guessing.

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Bates is indeed selling the club I had confirmation of this last night. Both Bates and his wife are ill and they are wanting to spend as much time together as they can.

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"Am a life long leeds fan and i like this site, but people should wait for a good source such as the leeds website or 5-ky ports news MOT. And paddy kenny to sign one day next week"

Well done you manage to debunk yourself in the same paragraph you lied in.

FAIL ON CARLSBERG LEVEL.

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Lifelong leeds too mate and I agree. 3 Good signings , 1 for 500k, got Bates smokescreen all over it, we may get kenny and we'll all be happy. But how much is maybe a mill against gradel, howsen schmi sales! he's having a laugh. Leeds forever, bates never. SLC

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Obviously you dont know how things in business works leeds announced on the 30may investment talks taking place (investment means many things from full blown takeover to supplying new coffee machines in howards way)a mere investment takes a matter of 7 days leeds only released the press statement about investment is because lust forced his hand now ime not saying they foing to be complete any investment /takeover tomorrow but the clues was in the statement leeds is not a viable company to invest in because the statement said long term future stadium naming rights is not long term i know this because i own a business and i have ppeople invest in my business which took days i took over another business and that took months to complete

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What's the point of a rumour site if we all sit and wait for SSN or OS. You said for people to wait for a good source before posting anything... what's your source on the deal only being for investment and the signing of Kenny next week?

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Sorry I'm the previous poster, irrelivant to our pliat, if we beat italia..... and then beat ze germans hodgen will be a god!!!!

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If you seriously think "investment" would take this long to process you are seriously mistaken! Also credible sources hmmm Phil hay yep writer close to club says its a take over at advanced but delicate stage LUST say its a take over Richard sutcliffs yp writer says its a take over I think you need to check your sources saying its "investment" a take over is clearly happening just don't know by who or when.

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Dumbest post of the week,your slagging unfounded rumours off and doing it yourself,behave yourself.

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You don't know anything more than any other fan does. So who are you to tell people to stop being optimistic and hoping for the best scenario for our club. At the moment nobody seems to know anything of great detail, so the best thing to do is be positive.

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Just another person pretending to be a leeds fan, ignore the muppet

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Miserable miserable miserable! People want a takeover so they are allowed to live in hope that it is! Your just another 'life long miserable fan!' its called leeds rumours so people can state watever rumour they wish! Dnt come on and read if you dnt wanna believe it! Bet you'd shut your mouth if it was a takeover wouldnt you! Get yourself a beer relax and wait for news old man.

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Yes we all know nothing for certain, I am also sick of the "take over to happen today / tomorrow" senario, but also sick of the Paddy Kenny signing tomorrow, this week. It is the same thing, think people are just making up what they'd like to happen, and you have done the same thing Kenny to sign some day next week.

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Bates must be selling
this has been going on since february/march time, after bates told potential investors to come forward & "put their money where there mouth is". he said this in february in a program or in an interview on tv or radio, i cannot remember the exact way he did it, but he did say this.
i agree with the post about investment, it would only take 2-3 or 4 weeks. this is a takeover, its gone on too long, and bates has taken his time, cos of the complexity of selling his/others interests in the club. he and others own the ground, thorp arch and all other things which are lufc. but because he has hidden away the details of all accounts, ownerships, and loans for ta, he has been very cautious of who he gives the details too. this being a massive job to someone who really wants to buy our beloved lufc. it's going to take time, look at reading and how long it took them to sort out, and i bet madlewski had something similar to bates, but not as complicated/convaluted.
we will have to be patient, sorry!!

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NW would have walked if there was no investment of some sort. There are clear intentions to buy players and it must mean that money will be available soon.

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22 Jun 2012 21:09:52
Leeds united takeover will be completed in the next few days.

Chapperr'ss

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22 Jun 2012 21:00:17
You heard it here first, we're being taken over by natwest and that's why they cpuldn't give out any money to anyone today

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They couldn't give out any money because they haven't got any.

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Haha people these days look for anything to use its so funny

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I would rather have Bates as owner, rather than the government(they own RBS)
Well, we as tax payers own RBS.

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22 Jun 2012 20:54:39
Paddy kenny to defo sign tomorrow was supposed to Betty but due to him stuck in traffic transfer got cancelled 24hrs not a romour watch this space

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Kenny wont sign untill takeover been sealedand he was never going to sign today he was stuck on the motorway on the eay to his mums birthday and he had the cake wanted to drop cake off at venue

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Will probably sign oin july 1st when transfer window opens for paid deals

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Paddys moms birthday party yesterday sounds like paddy has wrote that himself ed
lufc4life

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22 Jun 2012 19:38:09
I have read @BatesOut who seems to be a good source that:

'Pre-agreement has been signed today! Will go through at the end of the month to coincide with staff wages etc.'

CW

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Good souce like hp fruity not information source me thinks.

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If this takeover happens it makes you think that a government could keep info about ufo `s quite

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The government have never kept it hidden about extra terrestrial life, they have just conditioned us to be skeptical of everything that threatens our manufactured paradigm.

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22 Jun 2012 19:35:40
Bates has sold the club. Agreement signed at The Savoy in London earlier this evening.

The Bates Era is over!! #alleluhiah

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What's your source or is it just more made up rubbish

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Cracks me up when you lost demand a source - don't be stupid ..... the whole point is that one can be anon on here ... so this post could be from Harvey or Warnock himself - bit of release and some news for us fans ..... probably Snods ..... open the wine and toast it

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If it wasn't for Bates there wouldn't be a Leeds United !

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.If it wasn't for Bates there wouldn't be a Leeds United !'
ha ha ha ha poor deluded soul.

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Haha apart from the other consortiums who offered more money than bates did. read up about the facts before you jump on the bates in bandwagon thinking he is a messiah when in truth hes a crooked businessman who would con his own granny out of money if he had half the chance
BATES OUT VERY SOON!

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Bates did save leeds but it time for him to retire to the sun and drink his pink champagne and let someone else take us forward

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To the 5th psoter when bates took a controling interest from kkrasner there was no other offer on the table krasner said at the time he would beguin liqudation if a buyer came forward 3 came forward a member of sansbury family whose backing ran away when they saw leeds wasnt viable as they didnt own a ground morris well we would be in a bad state if he had taken over because he went bankrupt 2 years later then bates yes he saved us from going out of business yes he did take us in admin a few years laters and yes there was a bigger offer on the table but it wasnt a viable offer as leeds biggest v=creditor was ken bates so all othert offers was voted against hence bates regained controll but i stress bates has served his time and he cant take us forward any more

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It's true, deal to be finalised the end of the month, everything is in place, existing debts have been paid off, bonds bought have been paid out in full, the end is insight! M.O.T LGFM....

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As the "takeover" talks have been held in secret with little or no info coming out, I find it very surprising that Bates would then finalise the deal deal in such a public place as the Savoy & in England (and at the same time not announce the deal). It would make more sense to me that the deal would be signed in an office possibly in France (Bates is a tax exile and would not want to add to his UK days) - he probably would not be known in France either. I really hope that a deal has been done and Bates really has gone but I will not hold my breath..... MOT

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Bates did more to save Leeds than any of us did. Let's not pretend otherwise.

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To the poor deluded soul, who defended bates just then.
how/why do you think bates saved lufc??
please respond, cos i'd love to see your response!!!

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Ken Bates many years ago lifted a car off my dad in Sowerby Bridge when it fell off its jack. He also gave a kidney to my kid brother when he realised he needed one after chatting to him in the Lowfields Rd watching Carl Shutt score a hat trick against Bournemouth.

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22 Jun 2012 19:34:18
Just some gossip for you! From my LUFC source!

Ken Bates has not contacted the club for over 3 weeks and his office has been cleared too!

Please don't flame me but this guy told me about Graysons extra-marital affairs long before it broke in media !

Mot

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Probably having his office refurbished...money no object for his own comforts. lol

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Of course bates not been at elland road in the last 3 weeks why would he be here after all he has court cases to attend and matches to attend in his meagre 90 days a year he is allowed at elland road

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So didn't warnock Visit him recently or doesn't warnock count as 'the club'?

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22 Jun 2012 18:10:43
Paddy Kenny released from QPR

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22 Jun 2012 18:03:15
Paddy Kenny transfer listed by QPR according to @Leedseditors on twitter.. {Ed013's Note - That was me mate}

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22 Jun 2012 17:46:38
I cannot seem to find these tweets although I do not have a twitter. So if I google paddy Kenny twitter he has two twitter accounts that pop up but I don't see any of these mentioned tweets. {Ed013's Note - Try Patrick Kenny or look for our account and find him that way @LeedsEditors}

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QPR have, as expected, put keeper Paddy Kenny up for sale following their signing of Robert Green.

Several potentially interested clubs have been informed that Kenny, 34, is available for transfer.

Leeds boss Neil Warnock, who managed the Republic of Ireland international at Rangers, Sheffield United and Bury, is keen to take him to Elland Road.

But on Friday afternoon the chances of him being reunited with Warnock appeared to be rapidly receding.

Warnock is being hampered by financial restrictions and a number of Championship clubs believe they may be able to snatch Kenny from his grasp.

During his two seasons in west London, Kenny has made 77 league appearances for the R’s and was a key player in their promotion to the Premier League.

He had hoped to be offered an extension to his current contract, which is due to expire next year, but it has been clear for some time that his future lies away from Loftus Road.

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22 Jun 2012 17:11:36
heard from the youngsters goalkeeper brad (my couisins best friend) that mccormack had him simon grayson by the neck just before he left so i cant see mcoormack going to simon graysons dirty team!
sam h true leeds fan!

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Since i'm pretty sure you're just a kid, i won't be too harsh on you. but that is completely made up.

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I have heard Ross and Simon didn't see eye to eye

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Rosco didnt fall out with SG it was obrien as he was having an affair with his wife and thats reason behind him not wanting to play for us = his depression as well

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Not sure about having him by the neck but rosco did not get on with Simon and did say publicly that Grayson going was good for leeds utd.

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Out of interest, why is grayson's team dirty?

i personally thought that sacking him was the right move, but I have nothing against the guy

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22 Jun 2012 15:30:41
The reason the deal is taking so is probably due to Ken Bates insisting potential buyers/investers sign hundreds of confidentiality agreements so none of the major misdemeaners he has caused go in the public eye. Mainly perhaps to cover up the fact that he owns the stadium and thorp arch and the Reichstag

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Its time some people realise where bates has brought the club from, time some grew up a bit !!

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If he sells the club and then everyone knows what he's done, I doubt he's really going to care. He'll be happy in Monaco, thinking nothing of what any of us think. Besides you wouldn't need hundreds of confidentiality agreements.

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22 Jun 2012 15:29:01
Rumours abound re takeover just heard the kuwati is buying us and Warnock squashed press release as doesnt want players agents pushing prices through the roof. Was told end of last season Danny Murphy on way.
Seems hudersfuddle are wanting Mcormack and they just signed a kid from Palace today. Assume therefore their golden boy rhodes on his way !

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Same old same old. Think we'll just have to wait and see who buy's us. Americans, Chinese, Germans, kuwaitis. Who's not had a go at buying us. I think it's Bob from down the road.

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I thought this type of fantasy was meant for the banter page?

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Just seen the Millenium Falcon parked at Elland Road - maybe the consortium is the Rebel Republic led by Luke Skywalker - That would be out of this world!!
PeteMOT

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22 Jun 2012 14:51:21
BREAKING NEWS Paddy Kenny will be at TA from 3oclock so an announcement will be shortly after

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1:20 mins later and still no announcement, i think your talking utter tripe my friend

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Paddy Kenny stuck in traffic,i can defo seee it happening

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Well it's now 17:27 (an hour and a half) after your deadline and; what news NOTHING!

Must be a long traffic jam

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Doesn't look like Thorpe Arch to me on his twitter page! Where do you get off posting utter rubbish, if you hear the world is ending dont bother telling me because it be a big lie !!

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Its his mums birthday today, his family still live in Halifax. He's even tweeted a picture of her 60th birthday cake.

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22 Jun 2012 14:38:01
Paddy Kenny just tweeted a pic of him on M62, now I know where the pic has been taken and it is en route to leeds so maybe he's on his way to speak to us or just some shopping who knows?

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An hour earlier he tweeted a photo of his mum's birthday cake, and said it's for her 60th tonight!

My guess is that's what he's going to.

LUFC-Bob

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On route to Halifax to see his family for the week-end no doubt

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His family live in pellon , Halifax were I am from he is going to sign for Leeds 100% his dad Peter said this is 100% true he said he was sick of travelling up n down every week

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It is 100% he was at elland road early this week

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Yeah probably going to see his family in halifax i know a lad from work who speaks to his dad in lee mount club and he said paddy was coming to leeds about 6 week ago! hope its not true tho think lonners is a better keeper! MOT

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22 Jun 2012 14:15:17
rumours circulating twitter that there will be a 3pm announcement on OS, not sure if takeover or new signing. i have no sources i am just spreading what i hav heard

deakko7

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Lets hope it isnt Paddy Kenny is signing because he is complaining that he is stuck in traffic on the M62!

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Well Paddy Kenny is stuck in traffic on the M62 according to his twitter and he says he is late for a meeting...

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Well it's now 3.05pm and nothing..... am I really that surprised!

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Nothing more than a rumour, nothing on the o.s

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There was an official announcement at 3pm, it stated "The time at Leeds United is 3pm".

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Well it's 3.15pm and nothing there, another false alarm!

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Have been on OS and nothing as of yet, am hoping you are still right!

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Its his mums birthday today, his family still live in Halifax. He's even tweeted a picture of her 60th birthday cake. Let's investigate fully before posting rubbish! (ed:- can you remember my details, I work within the game (not for Leeds), and will keep you informed of what I hear) {Ed013's Note - Have you got a name you sign off with? I recognise the e-mail address}

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22 Jun 2012 13:58:38
To put things straight, and from the inner circle of the club owners, there is no deal on the table. There will not be any takeover, only possible investment via sponsorship deals, stand naming ie: East Stand bring named after highest bidder, possibly Wetherby Whaler Stand or the like. The ice "rink" will become the new attraction to the site that will, in time become nothing more than a theme park/hotel/conference etc, where will Leeds United Football Club be? New stand.. ;)

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Take over talk has gone on for too long now. If Bates doesn't sell or at least come up with 20 mill or so investment in the team I don't think anyone will turn up at ER until he has gone.

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Yeh right of course you now someone close to ken bates invetsment ie stadium naming righsts dont take this long that only taked weeks not months foolish post yopu support forest or uddes ?

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I personally think this is rubbish. If this was the case Mr Bates would have been spouting his usual propaganda and blowing his own trumpet rather than the deafening silence for the first time in 7 years.

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So you saw the headline and made a story up ok lets me fill in the fact the ice rink is to be built on councill ground currently used as matchday car parking this is being built by the council

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The East Stand is tied to Hesco Bastion until the end of the 2014/15 season. This might have an impact on naming rights for the stadium as a whole but if it is a stadium naming rights deal then I presume part of the negotiations will be either incorporating the existing Hesco Bastion deal or finding an agreement to settle with Hesco Bastion any monies they have already paid up front, either way your post is complete b******'s

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22 Jun 2012 13:55:26
i heard the kuwaitti with drew weeks ago and the americans are going to buy leeds ! plus the kuwaitti was poor compared to the americans !

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Kuwaites was never in there runnoing mate he was using leeds and forest to self publicies himself hence he said he would announce which team he would buy yesterday and he never announced nothing

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22 Jun 2012 12:28:31
Woke up this morning expecting good news about a takeover. Then I recieved a call off a top source within the club. According to him a certain Fawaz al-hawasi (the kuwaiti linked with us last month) is fronting a saudi based consortium was set to arrive at ellaad road to finalisle a deal. The deal would of seen him/them have a 51% stake in our club. Then he hit me with, we recieved a phone call at 9 off X(the clubs lawyer) saying the hawasi group has pulled out. that was all we got. By the looks of it we was being used as leverage to get a deal with forest done. Basically he's said to forest if a deal isn't agreed by x date I will go and buy another club, in this case us! Rather peed off now.

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Another wind up, come on guys at least try and make it convincing.

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Sod him. If he doesnt want us, then why would we want him as our owner? Theres no point going from out of the frying pan into the fire with chairmen. Bates, as much as I detest his "Stalinist" approach to Leeds United, at least has kept us afloat, for this long.

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Why would they ring just you!! who ever you are

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Yes and the moon is made of cheese, what a load of B******s. MOT

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Fawazi aint buying ino british football was a publoicity stunt and why would the club lawyer phone you and why dont ya sell ya story to the papers name ya source oh thats id alachol jog on

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This news totally contradicts what I have heard form my own top sources at the club.

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This and the post about the chap who went through Kieran trippiers inbox on his phone and read messages from Eddie Howe whilst in zante probably just edge it when we talk about the most pathetic and pointless, unbelievable post ever put on this site and boy has there been a lot! wouldn't surprise me at all if it were the same poster both times!

Grow up!
Scot MOT!

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Ha as if, this is quite a pathetic attempt to wind people up.

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You haven't even got his name right, its Fawaz Al-Hasawi. What a load of rubbish!

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As someone who lived 20 years in the Middle East I can tell you that this Rumour is totally incorrect. There is no way a Kuwaiti would front a Saudi bid.

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Bates has said all along that any party interested in either takeover or investment would have to supply proof of funds up front, that would mean lodging either cash or collateral with the Bank of England, absolutely no way anyone would go through all the hassle of that sort of commitment if he was only playing us off against someone else. I'm guessing you were still asleep when you woke up...

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22 Jun 2012 12:26:39
Good new everyone. Forget transfers and takeover deals. YP have announced we are getting an ice rink at EL.

The council seem dead set on selling off all the ER car parks. The police have the old dog track car park and now an ice rink. Along with the hotels, museums and casinos I cant see there being much room for a football team.

New owners, new stadium? Maybe.

Skating On Together

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Bates has been skating on thin ice for a while now.

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Could be the Maple Leaf consortium after all that's bought us.

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Haha Skating on together just isn't the same though is it!

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Why do you think were linked with them canadian owners at the start, Leeds United Football Club will now be called Leeds Sharks and now play ice hockey

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The ice rink will be built on the car park and the new car park will be built on the pitch

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22 Jun 2012 12:07:43
Just been past Elland Road, Calendar News van outside....is today the day? {Ed013's Note - Maybe something to do with an ice ring being put there}

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Not At 12.38 As i have a mate that works for brandon tool hire bang opposite and nothing did say wil let me know if things change will post if it happens

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Were did you see it at pal as i have just been past and didnt see a thing

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22 Jun 2012 10:56:40
My mate Colin Chalkwife knows a gentleman who works high up at Elland Road and apparently we're in negotiations with Danny Murphy.

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Would be a good signing but didnt he just sign a new contract

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22 Jun 2012 10:56:18
Just doing my homework but, A business deal, is a business deal, is a business deal;

Taken from Companies house; accounts filed in 2011;

Cash at Bank : £597,000

Cash at bank and 'in hand' is the bank balance for LEEDS UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB LIMITED at the end date of the period the accounts were for.

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Net Worth : £3,583,000

A company’s Net Worth is calculated as Shareholders Funds minus Intangible Assets. £3,583,000 is from the accounts filed in 2011

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Total Current Liabilities : £15,316,000

The sum of Trade Creditors, Bank Overdraft and Miscellaneous Current Liabilities in 2011

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Total Current Assets : £12,058,000

The sum of Stocks, Trade Debtors, Cash and Miscellaneous Current Assets in 2011

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So why would anyone want to buy Leeds for 40/41 million? it just does not make any sense

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Any buyer will be paying a premium on the basis of future anticipated profits or re- sale if the club reaches the Premier League.

It is the equivalent of a mega- rich gamble.

Spire White

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The net worth of 4m is without intangilble assets ie the players, which are valued at 7m in the accounts, so that's 11m. The ground is worth (for argument's sake) 20m, but we have a fixed price of 11m, so another 9m. The business is profitable (if the a/cs are accurate) so add on hefty goodwill. Also, the takeover will be for the group including the Pavillion etc, so some more value there.
Also the a/cs are ayearold, so outdated - the building work and associated debts aren't in there. If we spent 7m and owed 5m there's another 2m.

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The value of any company in a business transaction is essentially:

net worth + future profits + growth potential

So, for example, if you are selling a window cleaning business, it's worth a lot more than the cost of a bucket and chamois leather.

So you need to think about whether 40m is reasonable on that basis. My view is that given the TV money available in the premiership, the global fanbase of LUFC and the facilities already in place then 40m isn't as stupid as it sounds.

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I agree i beleive a sale has been done but not at the money qouted

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Don't forget Leeds United Football club limited, isn't the only company associated with Leeds United FC, Bates is rumored to own many companies making up Leeds UTD, is this why due diligence taking so long??

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This answer to why would anyone buy for 40/41 million is simple... that which you have listed there is about 30/31 million and we make around 5 million pound profit a year = in 3 years you have made 5m profit...

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Any valuation will be a combination of assets based valuation and earnings base valuation.

The valuation on an earnings basis will be based on future maintainable profits (before depreciation and interest), multiplied by an earnings multiple which reflects the quality of earnings and inherent industry factors. The deal will most likely be on a debt free and cash free basis so any legacy debt and surplus cash will be excluded also.

Having said that a valuation of 40m+ would encompass a significant level of goodwill based on our current profitabilty and balance sheet, however its justifiable in my opinion, saying as we are the MIGHTY LEEDS. MOT! Alan

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There are several different trading names that LUFC use, Leeds United Centenary Pavilion Ltd, Leeds United Financial Services Ltd, Leeds United Football Club Ltd, The Leeds United Foundation and Leeds United Media Ltd, this is without mentioning any other company name that KB may have set up to avoid certain tax bills, only a fool would assume that a large football club trades under one name only.

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22 Jun 2012 10:40:32
Some good news ed there will be some news today carnt tell you my source or what's happening but some off the post on here are very true
Have faith this is going to be a very very good season

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Sorry to say, the bernard Arnault story is back on wiki.now.
Can you trust a thing that is on that site?

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You know as much as everyone else mate

Nowt !

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When will the news come out today? About time we heard something!

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Big news is;
they are building an ice rink next to elland road. That is the only news coming out today.
looks like we are all skating on thin ice.
pistols 50.

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According to wiki Bernard Arnault is best known for being the chairman of LUFC. Seems a bit strange when you look at all his other associations.

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The best faith to have is to remember that everything posted on here is very very likely made up by someone who demands attention.

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22 Jun 2012 10:35:07
McCormack to Udders, £1m fee paid, no Rhodes in deal to us, he's going elsewhere, with the money being paid for him by unnamed club, Udders will be trying to prise Clayton AND Snodgrass! Heard it here first :(

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So 19 goals in 1 season is worth 1 Million. Somehow i really dont think so.

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Mcormac aint going to udders not while 3 premiership clubs are looking at him as soon as leeds accept an offer expect those 3 clubs to make an exact offer

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Snoddy to udders? don't think so. Prem maybe def not bottom half of championship tho.

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Yes very believable, bearing in mind Ross hated Grayson while they were at Leeds. He also constantly disagreed with him as he was getting dropped when in a rich vein of form. So its obvious out of all the clubs interested he would choose to go to Graysons Huddersfield haha.

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Well Marvin Emnes is the subject of a 3million deal to Swansea.

So for a striker with one year left who has only had one decent season 1million is about right I think

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Poor rumour. snodgrss is wanted by prem clubs why would he go to huddersfield

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Ross mccormack will go for cheap if bates has anything to do with it yea delph went 4 6million but howson 1million kasper went for 1million read it last nite snodgrass should be sold he doesnt want to be here sell and bring in nathen redmond keep clayton he wants to stay sell all the players that dont want to play 4 leeds will just make this season harder

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This poster talks crap, doesnt know anything, snodgrass not going anywhere,hasnt said he doesnt want to be here, oh,and where did you read it, in hte beano

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Norwich fan here, Hope Ads gets on well with you as well as he did at Carrow road, you have a fantastic club servant there, Quick question, why did he turn down the chance to play in Cyprus and come to you ? (Snoddy) is coming here, good luck for next season hope you get promotion

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22 Jun 2012 10:00:23
YEP just announced Huddersfield lead the race to sign Mccormack. If he chooses them over us, even with more pay, that is a disgrace. It shows he only plays for money, and do we want a player like that? No. If he would rather play for a cr*ppy club like huddersfield than the great Leeds United, ship him out now! We dont need him!

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Warnock only rates him as a bit part player, thinks he wants to cash in whilst he can

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Rosco had a big disagreement with grayson towards the end og graysons tenure as manager and what the yep saus is they ae thinking of making an interest also it says bigger clubs than udders have shown interest please read article b4 making your own inturitation

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Can't blame any player who moves for money,it's a short career need to make it last a lifetime

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Mate, Warnock has said in the past that Mccormack is going to be a player that will most probably not be a starter next season as he wants to bring a faster stronger player to complement Becchio.

So ask yourself the question, would you rather sit on the bench for the mighty whites or play first team football elsewhere?

Also, Grayson was the one that brought him in so logically he'd rather be somewhere where the manager has plans for him.

Good old narrow minded supporters!

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West ham, bristol all been interested so warnock prob rubbing his hands.

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He won't go there unless they are willing to pay 20k/week which is what he is looking for. More likely to go to Wigan as he has mates there who are also under his agent.
Besides Grayson preferred to play a loan player in front of him in his 1st season and only played him last year because he couldn't afford another striker after buying Paynter

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Playing Devils Advocate here, but if Huddersfield offer more money, are able to keep their better players, spend in the millions each summer (as they have for the last few years) then they're not crappy compared to Leeds under Bates, as we do none of the above!

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22 Jun 2012 09:03:40
I have heard a rumour that there will be an announcement today, however I am not sure if its another signing or investment/takeover related, I've just been told to keep tabs on the website throughout the day.

I am a Leeds fan from Brighton, so I am hoping we get some good news soon in relations to investment/takeover to give the Brighton fans some s*** back from what I got when we lost at home to then last season. LUFC4LIFE M.O.T

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I am also a leeds fan from brighton and recieved the same stick, so hope some more good news is on the way

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22 Jun 2012 08:31:16
Bit of bad news from a good source overnight. The company at the most advanced stage of takeover talks are becoming very frustrated with how long the due diligence process is taking. Hearing that the accounts are all over the shop, full of irregularities (most recent set have been asked by companies house to be re-submitted), and the web of companies set up by Bates to smuggle cash out out of the club gives a new meaning to the word complicated. None of this I'd helped by the absence if Bates who is reportedly too ill to participate.

This is from a very good source close to the talks, which are now at a very advanced but very difficult stage. I'm hearing Shaun Harvey is doing all he can to keep the buyers in the picture as Bates supposedly wants a quick sale and exit. Failure to close now would mean back to square one with months of due diligence performed by any subsequent suitor ahead. Put simply - I'm praying, as I understand that another big concern at the club is Warnock walking if he doesn't receive his transfer kitty, which depends entirely on the takeover. Bates has told Redfearn he's got the job should the manager leave!

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Wrong again. nobody knows anything at all. disclosures were signed so your source could get majorly screwed. people may know someone involved but if they leak anything then they would be screwed

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Very poor post! Even when you make the takeover complications somewhat believable you killed it with Warnock leaving and Redfearn stepping in . Whoever is buying the club by now knows all the details and have for sure been at it for months now. Such people unlike you would not get frustrated overnight. Wait with faith like all Leeds fans, we've gone thru much worse and now that things are looking up the club NEEDS our support more than ever. MOT

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I think you were on the sauce overnight. Try again...

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This is complete nonsense as by 9 tonight we will be informed who we have been taken over by!! as I've posted two nights ago"! i did state five oclock yet Im thinking about the little dinner lines what need lining out. keep the faith

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Whilst I dont believe this post, everything described in it is pretty much my worst nightmare lol, imagine Redfearn in charge noooooooooooooo!!

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Poster above can we beleive you though. First minute tea time now 9pm hmm which 1 or dont you know either and just trying to be that person that knows the inside jobs of lufc

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The due diligence is carreid out by the buyer therefore it is a plus if they are taking their time. To me thats a sign of a good company making sure they know what they are buying.

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The irregularities referred to are those raised by LUST and most are minor issues which are technically down to the accountants as they put together the issued accounts.
The supposed issued of this myriad of companies is a myth put up by those who want the process to fail. It is quite clear from the accounts that there are several companies related to the main business and all accounts are fully audited by accountants.
Finally from one of the replies above re 5pm deadline, as the supposed party involved is North American could that be the discrepancy in different times i.e 5pm Eastern time?

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Original poster here - Redders getting the managers job if Warnock goes is public knowledge - Bates said this on Yorkshire Radio.

As for the rest - LUST have had the bit about the accounts being resubmitted independently confirmed. The rest ties in to what we already know.

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All this talk of dinner and source is makin me hungry......

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To the poster who is saying we'll be bought today/tonight can you confirm this?

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