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01 Aug 2018 00:14:16
After watching the Lufctv vid interview of Bamford I have to say I'm really excited by Harrison. Bamford made all the right noises but Harrison looked lightning in comparison during the bleep test bit, if he can cross/ score too we will be laughing.




26 Jul 2018 16:12:59
Vydra deal maybe not dead yet. Pics appearing on Twitter of him (or his doppleganger) in Leeds city centre. When asked by the guy who took the pics he supposedly confirmed his identity. Asked if he was signing for Leeds he said 'not yet' so maybe in town to re-discuss terms? pic sent to sightings page.


1.) 27 Jul 2018 03:37:56
We are not signing anyone who knows how to score. Probably "own goal" will be our top scorer this season.

2.) 27 Jul 2018 09:28:43
would he have been better off discussing terms at ER or Thorpe Arch? unlikely to get a deal done in the Trinity Centre is he?

3.) 27 Jul 2018 11:28:10
Was there a sale on?

4.) 27 Jul 2018 14:15:08
yes it was the House of Fraser blue cross sale. was really good if you missed it. I got a nice blind for my back bedroom (not a euphemism btw)



26 Sep 2017 21:59:26
Worried about it when we didn't sign another senior CB but just when I started to believe TC had fixed him calamity Cooper returns at the worst possible time. At fault for goals 1 and 2 for me and then to escape a straight red only to go in like that? We didn't play our best but one man cost us the game, can't have a captain that looses all sense like he did tonight.


1.) 26 Sep 2017 23:21:18
It keeps creeping back into his game. I like nessy there as he listens to the Senior players around him and grafts but uses his brain and don't make eratic decisions

2.) 27 Sep 2017 00:21:30
Agree Martyn, Pennington will almost certainly start the next game but starting to wonder if Jansson Shaughnessy might well be our best pairing going forward unless we pick up someone out of the free market, he doesn't seem to panic or do anything stupid.



04 Sep 2017 22:22:44
Orta teasing 'We are near to signing a big surprise from Asia'. Now under the last few regimes I would have got all worked up and it would turn out that we where opening a Panda Express in the food court. Under current management however I feel like a kid at Christmas with the excitement. Player or sponsor? what do people think?


1.) 05 Sep 2017 10:45:15
Free agent for the U23 side I think. Or it's a new sponsor. Orrr, we have sold a player for 75m to a Chinese team

2.) 05 Sep 2017 12:00:12
Can we even sign players outside of the transfer window or would this only apply to free agents? MM

3.) 05 Sep 2017 12:18:14
Free curries for all west stand season ticket holders, fact

4.) 05 Sep 2017 12:42:48
Only free agents MM (Dont know if anyone follows the Chinese Lg and knows if any big name is recently out of contract? ) , that said we could "sign" someone in the sense of putting a deal in place for January rather than a player for straight away. A youngster could be right EG especially since we just hired a head of development, or whatever it was, for Asia. Maybe set to sign the next big player from Japan or some such. All that said I wouldn't mind a big fat sponsorship out of China, would be great to bring in all these players and still turn a decent profit for the season, get the club back on the financial footing it once had.

5.) 05 Sep 2017 13:43:54
Can't sign players till January but can agree to sign players. I think it'll be the 'next big thing' from China or Japan. As much as I would love a big sponsorship deal from the wealth of China it could also be a agreement with another club in Asia, like what we have with the second division Spanish team.

6.) 05 Sep 2017 14:07:45
Jackson Martinez is a free agent and was just playing in China 😅

7.) 05 Sep 2017 15:03:22
Is tevez a free agent?

8.) 05 Sep 2017 15:27:08
I would suspect a sponsorship deal. Hate it when clubs announce sponsorship deals as 'signings'.



11 Aug 2017 23:55:33
Second bid of £16m put in for Wood from a different Prem team (unnamed) , also knocked back. I mean if we do accept £20m for him Sheff are looking to offload Rhodes. £7m-8m for him with £13m in change might not be the worst bit of business ever as much as I'd like him to stay.


1.) 12 Aug 2017 02:18:11
I'd 100% rather 16 mil change and Lasogga!

2.) 12 Aug 2017 04:22:48
No to rhodes.

3.) 12 Aug 2017 10:57:55
It's a no for Rhodes from me as well. If he isn't cutting it at Weds, then why would we expect him to do what we know Wood can do ! . He wouldn't get 20+ goals a season. If we do sell Wood for £18m, then I suggest we spend all of it on another sure fire goal scorer from somewhere, and not necessarily British as they are all over priced!

4.) 12 Aug 2017 11:04:43
Lasogga worries me a bit, he has averaged a goal every 3.35 games throughout his whole career, especially with his reported wage too! However his fifa 17 rating is alright ;) .

5.) 12 Aug 2017 12:02:30
That's good, Fifa never lie so he must be a good un

6.) 12 Aug 2017 13:43:13
Rhodes won't score 20 a season? He is one of the most consistent scorers at this level. hasn't worked out for him at Weds but he had been sat on a bench for 6 months at Middlesbrough. 19, 16, 37, 28, 25, 21, 16 are his goal tallies for the 7 seasons before, the ones with less than 20 goals he missed a handful of games. If we can get him for less that £10m when teams are paying £15m for 15 goal a season players its a no brainer.

7.) 12 Aug 2017 14:15:23
Rhodes for 2mil. Worth a gamble

8.) 12 Aug 2017 19:39:46
yes to Rhodes but also keep Wood.

9.) 12 Aug 2017 22:07:02
No sale Woods is in for the long haul From now on, we are not a selling club unless it's fringe players

10.) 12 Aug 2017 23:02:48
Every club apart from the 2 clubs wrong side of Pennines, those 2 minnow clubs from Spain and PSG who appear to have more money than the richest man in the world are selling clubs. Even if you sell at right price you're a selling club.

11.) 12 Aug 2017 23:08:34
Where we're going, we don't need Rhodes 😄




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20 Aug 2018 02:49:41
Just like to say, huge props to Bamford. Roofe has admitted that his current form comes off the back of a conversation with Bamford and the good advice receive. Nice to see he is an actual team player and not hoping his counterpart fails so he can get into the starting 11. or just a really lazy, crafty SoB that doesn't want to be a starter. Either way it got Roofe playing so I'm cool with it.


1.) 20 Aug 2018 10:06:16
Gummie Bamford shall eventually get his time in the sun. Meanwhile, the Roofe is on 🔥🔥.

2.) 20 Aug 2018 14:18:18
we will need both of them to be on form to see a successful season out.

3.) 20 Aug 2018 15:42:52
Bambam, "SIDE BEFORE SELF" good lad :)



27 Jul 2018
New image uploaded to the
Leeds Player Sightings page entitled, Deal maybe not quite dead yet. Vydra in city square.




10 Oct 2017 14:22:41
Just a thought, suggested this when we had the defender crisis last year, if we are getting over run in the middle and people want an extra forward on to take the pressure off Lassoga would it be worth trying a game as a 3-5-2? Thinking - Cooper (CB) , Jansson (CB) , Pennington (CB) , Dallas (LM) , O'Kane (CM) , Shaunessy (DM) , Philips (CM) , Ayling (RM) , Lassoga (ST) , Saiz (ST) . Dallas and Ayling both have the stamina to get back into a wing-back role if the Opposition pushes or forward into a Winger role if we are in control with Shaunessy (or Anita) giving the CM the bite its been lacking, only takes 1 sub to go back to our preferred shape if it doesn't work out too.


1.) 10 Oct 2017 16:24:55
Can't see much wrong with that lineup, but then neither can I find fault with any of the other permutations. Perhaps that's part of the problem. We have not gained the consistency which points to a first eleven. Non of us seem agreed on the first eleven (except for GK) and I think neither does anyone at Elland Road.

2.) 10 Oct 2017 16:30:56
TBH I think it's hard to drop the lights of Saiz, Hernandez, alioski and Roofe, but if u get them in there we have a winner.

3.) 10 Oct 2017 20:14:08
Actually think TC has started our best 11 (when fit) most games leodis but you have to pick the team for the game sometimes and the formation. For instance I would keep Alioski and Hernandez in for a 4-2-3-1 Delboy but Hernandez just doesn't fit into a 3-5-2 and I prefer Aylings physicality and work rate over Alioski in that setup.

4.) 11 Oct 2017 19:33:55
I think O'Kane should be given a rest, to let his cracked ribs heal. Bring Viera in for Saturday and see how he gets on



31 Aug 2017
New image uploaded to the
Leeds Player Sightings page entitled, Pawel Cibicki holding his Leeds top


1.) 31 Aug 2017 10:04:38
First one of the day, how many more? Lassogga should be next, but will there be any surprises?

2.) 31 Aug 2017 12:11:22
Lasogga should be done soon as long as we can sort the remaining paperwork. Would like to see another CB just in case the mistakes start to creep back into Coopers game but not essential.



30 Aug 2017 21:11:48
Leaked pics of Cibicki signing the contract and with a Leeds shirt doing the rounds, Guessing an official announcement tomorrow.


1.) 30 Aug 2017 21:32:22
Yep sure looks like he's signed! MOT




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19 Dec 2017 02:56:36
I saw interviews with Drogba and Crouch a few years back, both said they peaked late because rapid growth spurts took them from competent footballers to ungainly, gangling and not in control of their movement. Grot feels the same to me because he is so big physically. Long term project for me that we won't see the best of for 3 or 4 years. At the end of the day though he has attributes you can't teach, worth at least the effort and time to see if he can come good, just not as first team.




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10 Oct 2017 14:06:07
was a great Keeper but played 5 conceded 15 last season, his ship might not have sailed quite yet but I don't think its one we want to be on.




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10 Oct 2017 14:01:43
3rd choice with BPF going out on loan at a guess, could also be another one for development at Cultural though.




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28 Sep 2017 02:32:16
I liked Bridcutt, didn't do the pretty stuff but put in the dirty work when you needed it. Always felt, much like Bamba, that the captaincy left him trying to do too much and not focusing on playing his own game. For the fee we got I would have kept him.




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28 Sep 2017 02:25:19
With Martyn on this one Davey. Cooper started as 3rd choice anyway, only an injury to Pennington bumped him up, was really surprised he took the armband for this term. As for one bad match? nah mate, try 3 seasons of spotty form peppered with stupid mistakes.





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09 Aug 2018 02:07:39
Tbf Bermo, he likes playing mids at CB, Shaughnessy is a Mid we successfully played at CB last year. Add Berardi, Philips and Ayling, who could move further back with Alioski potentially dropping to RWB, not saying I wouldn't want another CB, but maybe he is happy with the cover. Or the CB we are looking at is a loan so not panicking yet.




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09 Aug 2018 01:58:46
Adomah for me, Maddison has better goals and assists per game, also younger so more exciting, but has never played at the same level Adomah has. One you know can play at this level, one might be able to, let's be fair any player can get crocked by injury.
Caulker in a heartbeat, issues aside he is prem class all day long. Worth the risk on the cheap. Either huge upgrade if back on it or good back up if still fragile. Better than another Pennington loan either way.




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28 Jul 2018 01:08:01
Most hated? Hated by most clubs maybe but we have more fans than half the tin pots in the league put together so in pure numbers Leeds most loved, Millwall most hated #Fact.




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27 Jul 2018 22:44:03
Ayling, Pontus, Moore, Douglas would be a cracking back 4. Still a little sparse if he wants to go with his favoured back 3 though, would like to see two CB come in.




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27 Jul 2018 01:19:25
No, but only because we supposedly still want 4 in. Douglas might make it in time, Vydra too if they can rush it all through. Still linked with a CB (maybe the most important looking at how porous our defence has been over pre season) and a winger. Would be worried AF if Cooper is seen as part of our best 11 so we def need at least 1 CB.