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Phil Hay’s big match verdict: Leeds United’s six-week run reels in the top six

In the gloom of Brentford six weeks ago Leeds United lagged 10 points behind Sheffield United.

The gap is suddenly down to one after the 1-0 weekend win over Norwich City and the last of the Championship’s top-six clubs can feel the breath on the back of their neck. Calm has returned to ...

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Big-match verdict: United’s six-week run reels in the top six

In the gloom of Brentford six weeks ago Leeds United lagged 10 points behind Sheffield United. The gap is suddenly down to one after the 1-0 weekend win over Norwich City and the last of the Championship’s top-six clubs can feel the breath on the back of their neck. Calm has returned to ...

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Leeds United Talking Points: Pavel Cibicki, Jay-Roy Grot and Felix Wiedwald’s eighth clean sheet

AFTER seeing Leeds United move to within one point of the Championship’s play-offs, the YEP’s Lee Sobot looks at a few key talking points arising from Saturday’s 1-0 win against Norwich City at Elland Road.

READ MORE - Player ratings: Who was Leeds United’s leading man ...

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Video: Christiansen eyes top six after Leeds United beat Norwich City

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen is targeting the top six after his side closed to within a point with a 1-0 win over Norwich City at Elland Road.

Pontus Jansson scored the game's only goal with a powerful header to draw the Whites to within touching distance of the top ...

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Leeds United 1 Norwich City 0: Christiansen hopes Whites are heading to ‘where we belong’

DELIGHTED head coach Thomas Christiansen said Saturday’s 1-0 victory at home to Norwich City had further boosted confidence that his Leeds United side were close to where they “belong” – in the Championship’s top six.

United bagged a fourth win from their last ...

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Leeds United 1 Norwich City 0: Jansson header puts Whites one point off the play-offs

PONTUS Jansson’s first-half header fired Leeds United to within one point of the play-offs as the club claimed a fourth win in six games against Norwich City.

Jansson’s found the net four minutes before half-time, glancing home a Pawel Cibicki free-kick, as United continued to ...

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Video - Leeds United: Captain Cooper on the improving Whites’ revival

Liam Cooper says wobbles like the one Leeds United went through in the autumn are typical of the Championship. But he says the experience and lessons learned are helping the team now. Phil Hay reports.

Since the last international break Leeds United have taken to preparing for home games ...

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Playmaker Pablo Hernandez hands Leeds United timely boost for Norwich City clash

PABLO HERNANDEZ will return to the Leeds United fold for Saturday’s Championship clash with Norwich City at Elland Road but Pierre-Michel Lasogga, Stuart Dallas and Caleb Ekuban will all be missing with injuries.

Hernandez was taken off in the first half of the recent 1-1 draw at ...

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David Prutton: Striker Roofe can offer Leeds United something different

PIERRE-MICHEL Lasogga appears to be on his way back for Leeds United but I think Kemar Roofe is a more mobile striker.

And with any player who scores three goals in one game, you’d like to think you would be in pole position to keep your place in the next game.

With Roofe’s ...

2017-12-15 11:29 open_in_new
Leeds United v Norwich City: A home win’s on the cards - YEP jury

Our YEP Jury have their say on Leeds United’s home clash with Norwich City.

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Norwich City arrive in Leeds looking to build on their 3-1 home win against Sheffield Wednesday, a win they will hope marked the end of a dire run.

The seven games before that saw ...

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Phil Hay – Inside Elland Road: Getting the basics right still vital for Leeds United’s Felix Wiedwald

Bob Wilson, the former Arsenal goalkeeper, gave an interview several years ago in which he talked with some frustration about his fraternity becoming figures of fun. Rudimentary goalkeeping no longer interested anyone, Wilson said. The viewing public only paid attention when keepers served up a ...

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Leeds United: On-loan striker Marcus Antonsson letting his goals do the talking at Blackburn

Marcus Antonsson found himself talking about the 2018 World Cup this week, and talking specifically about his chances of taking part. He was realistic about the possibility but the idea itself must be nice. At the start of this season he was as far away from Sweden’s national team as ...

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Analysis: Can Kemar Roofe net the main striker role at Leeds United?

Chief football writer Phil Hay assesses whether Kemar Roofe can take on the first-choice striker role at Leeds United and if Caleb Ekuban’s latest injury setback highlights a lack of cover up front.

READ MORE - Leeds United’s luckless Caleb Ekuban set for further spell on ...

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Leeds United: Can Roofe net the main striker role?

Chief football writer Phil Hay assesses whether Kemar Roofe can take on the first-choice striker role at Leeds United and if Caleb Ekuban’s latest injury setback highlights a lack of cover up front.

Kemar Roofe is resisting the urge to go knocking on Thomas Christiansen’s door but ...

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Video: Leeds United start January dealings early by signing midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi

LEEDS UNITED have lined up their first January transfer by finalising a deal to sign Japan international Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka.

The YEP understands that an agreement for Ideguchi was struck last Friday, allowing the midfielder to leave for Elland Road when FIFA’s transfer ...

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Video: Leeds United start January transfer business early with signing of midfielder Yosuke Idehguchi

LEEDS UNITED have lined up their first January transfer by finalising a deal to sign Japan international Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka.

The YEP understands that an agreement for Ideguchi was struck last Friday, allowing the midfielder to leave for Elland Road when FIFA’s transfer ...

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Leeds United: Luckless striker set for another spell on sidelines

Caleb Ekuban is awaiting the verdict on another foot injury amid concerns at Leeds United that the striker has suffered a recurrence of the broken bone which forced him to miss three months of the season.

Ekuban left Loftus Road on crutches and with his injured foot in a protective boot on ...

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QPR 1 Leeds United 3: Roofe as first-choice, Ekuban’s injury and Wiedwald in goal - Talking Points

AFTER seeing Leeds United move seventh with Saturday’s win at Championship hosts Queens Park Rangers, Lee Sobot looks at a few talking points from the 3-1 triumph at Loftus Road.

Kemar Roofe first-choice striker?

Roofe could hardly have done more to advertise his claims to be ...

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QPR 1 Leeds United 3: Lessons learned says Christiansen who hails improvement of ‘stronger’ Whites

HEAD COACH Thomas Christiansen said he was in charge of a new stronger and improved Leeds United side after seeing his men survive a late scare to move seventh with a 3-1 win at Championship hosts Queens Park Rangers.

Leeds appeared to be cruising to victory after a second-half brace from ...

2017-12-10 12:59 open_in_new
RECAP - QPR 1 Leeds United 3: Kemar Roofe hat-trick leads Whites to Loftus Road victory

LEEDS UNITED came away from London with three valuable points after beating Ian Holloway’s QPR 3-1 - Kemar Roofe enjoying a fabulous afternoon by scsoring all three goals.

Find out how Thomas Christiansen’s team earned their win by reading Lee Sobot’s rolling match blog. Get in ...

2017-12-09 19:59 open_in_new
SECOND HALF LIVE - QPR v Leeds United: Updates and more in our rolling Loftus Road blog

ALL the pre-match build up, team news and analysis followed by live match updates as Thomas Christiansen’s Leeds United take on QPR at Loftus Road.

Please refresh the page for the latest updates. Get in touch with us by either leaving your comments at the bottom of the page or via ...

2017-12-09 18:57 open_in_new