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2017-10-15 07:01 open_in_new
Video - Leeds United: ‘Full deck’ leaves boss Christiansen wondering which hand to play

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen admitted he was facing a dilemma over which players to leave out of tomorrow’s clash with Reading after being given a near clean bill of health.

Christiansen expects midfielder Eunan O’Kane and defender Pontus Jansson to be available ...

2017-10-12 23:37 open_in_new
WATCH as Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen’s meets the media ahead of Reading clash

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN met the assembled media at Thorp Arch on Thursday afternoon to discuss his plans ahead of Leeds United’s Elland Road encounter with Championship rivals Reading on Saturday (3pm).

Among the many issues up for discussion were the Whites’ best defensive ...

2017-10-12 20:19 open_in_new
Goalkeeper Wiedwald backed by Leeds United boss Christiansen

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN has given his backing to goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald and indicated that the German’s place is not under threat over the defensive issues which undermined Leeds United in their defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

WATCH - Phil Hay’s video preview ahead of Leeds United v ...

2017-10-12 16:59 open_in_new
Leeds United: New facilities are a step closer to home

Thorp Arch was once cast as Leeds United’s forever home: a revolutionary, state-of-the-art concept and the envy of most English clubs. Howard Wilkinson insisted on excellence when he drove the construction of the club’s training ground and established a new standard for coaching ...

2017-10-11 20:05 open_in_new
Archive: When Jones’ hat-trick for Leeds United put Bobby Charlton’s Red Devils in shade

The love lost between Leeds United and Manchester United in the post-war era did not stop the protagonists maintaining mutual respect.

Eddie Gray spoke at George Best’s funeral, joking that God had been “a bit unfair” in handing Best his talent. Whenever he is asked to single out ...

2017-10-11 12:23 open_in_new
Leeds United: When Jones’ hat-trick for Whites put Charlton’s Red Devils in shade

The love lost between Leeds United and Manchester United in the post-war era did not stop the protagonists maintaining mutual respect.

Eddie Gray spoke at George Best’s funeral, joking that God had been “a bit unfair” in handing Best his talent. Whenever he is asked to single out ...

2017-10-11 11:17 open_in_new
Councillors set to discuss potential Leeds United training ground move within city

Leeds City Council is to discuss the possible construction of a new city-centre training ground for Leeds United in a move which signals the club’s intention to move away from their Thorp Arch base.

The council’s board will meet next Wednesday, October 18, to review a ...

2017-10-10 19:53 open_in_new
Leeds United: Lewie Coyle’s developing from ‘right move’

Lewie Coyle comes under the heading of emerging talent at Leeds United but when he looks across football, 21 no longer feels like such a young age. He was sitting on the bench last season when Ryan Sessegnon, the Fulham left-back, made his league debut as a 16-year-old. There are others in the ...

2017-10-10 11:05 open_in_new
Castleford Tigers full-back Hardaker says sorry over failed drugs test

Castleford Tigers full-back Zak Hardaker has apologised after being provisionally suspended for failing a drugs test.

Hardaker has become the third Super League player to test positive for cocaine use in the last three months.

The 2015 Man of Steel failed a test after the Tigers’ ...

2017-10-10 05:35 open_in_new
Danny McGuire inspires Leeds Rhinos to thrilling Grand Final triumph on farewell

McGuire, in his final game before joining Hull KR, scored two tries in Leeds’ 24-6 win, created another, made a vital try-saving tackle and booted two drop goals.

There was a late cameo from Rob Burrow - who will now hang up his boots - and he put in the kick for Leeds’ fourth ...

2017-10-08 00:55 open_in_new
David Prutton: A reality check for Leeds United – but no need for panic

Football dictates that no-one is allowed to get too carried away with a good start to the season so I’d hope a few away defeats aren’t pushing people over the edge in Leeds.

There’s a balance to be struck between taking bad results seriously and avoiding any overreaction and ...

2017-10-06 13:43 open_in_new
Peter Smith: Castleford Tigers CAN cope without dropped Zak Hardaker in Grand Final

AS BOMBSHELL announcements go, it doesn’t get any bigger.

Zak Hardaker – a Man of Steel contender and likely key figure in England coach Wayne Bennett’s World Cup plans – has sensationally been dropped by Castleford Tigers for Saturday’s Super League Grand Final against his ...

2017-10-05 16:49 open_in_new
Phil Hay: ‘Cracks’ begin to show in Leeds United’s midfield

Three cracked ribs solve the riddle of why Eunan O’Kane looked so out of sorts at Hillsborough. An apology followed his unintentional assist for the last goal in Leeds United’s defeat to Sheffield Wednesday but he was playing behind the curve of an end-to-end derby for a while before ...

2017-10-05 11:17 open_in_new
Leeds United: ‘Soft’ Leeds need to toughen up on road

After a bright start to the season, Leeds’ season has slowed on the back of three successive away defeats. Here, Phil Hay looks in ways in which United boss Thomas Christiansen could get things back on track.

The word ‘soft’ was Thomas Christiansen’s choice.

In his press ...

2017-10-03 09:47 open_in_new
Boot Room: Leeds United - Bigger picture is still encouraging

Leeds United go into the international break on the back of successive defeats but as Phil Hay and Lee Sobot discuss in this week’s Boot Room, the bigger picture is still a positive one for the Whites.

In this week’s episode, Phil and Lee talk about the defeat to Sheffield ...

2017-10-02 22:47 open_in_new
Soft centre, Wiedwald and two from six out wide - Leeds United talking points

AFTER seeing Leeds United fall to their third Championship away loss in succession, Lee Sobot looks at a few key talking points from Sunday’s 3-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.

How can “soft” Leeds be toughened up?

Whites head coach Thomas Christiansen gave an honest ...

2017-10-02 17:15 open_in_new
Phil Hay’s Verdict – Sheffield Wednesday 3 Leeds United 0: Shambolic United are picked off by Owls

For Leeds United this international break promises to be more sobering than the last. The league table still has a pretty look about it but Thomas Christiansen would be fooling himself by thinking that his squad have their act together.

Pontus Jansson wanted Leeds to “go out like ...

2017-10-02 12:51 open_in_new
Leeds United web poll: Who had a nightmare against Sheffield Wednesday?

Which Leeds United players had an absolute nightmare, a stinker, a game to forget, a bad day at the office at Hillsborough?

Six performances to choose from:

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2017-10-02 11:45 open_in_new
Video: Leeds United boss Christiansen criticises “soft” Whites

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN criticised a “soft” performance from Leeds United after a day of errors at Sheffield Wednesday ended in a third straight away defeat.

Christiansen accused his players of showing a brittle side as another difficult away fixture went the way of previous trips ...

2017-10-02 00:45 open_in_new
Leeds United boss Christiansen criticises “soft” Whites

Thomas Christiansen criticised a “soft” performance from Leeds United after a day of errors at Sheffield Wednesday ended in a third straight away defeat.

Christiansen accused his players of showing a brittle side as another difficult away fixture went the way of previous trips ...

2017-10-01 22:33 open_in_new