Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Thommo Wants Leeds Success

Thommo Wants Leeds Success

Alan Thompson has spoken of his desire to get Leeds firing again as he looks set to return to the squad for the league match against Swindon.

Previous boss Dennis Wise, now since departed (hooray?) for Newcastle United sent Thompson out on loan after a period of not playing the former Celtic and Aston Villa midfielder. Thommo had a good spell with League One rivals Hartlepool United, but now has his sights firmly set on helping to rectify Leeds’ current dismal form.

Speaking to the official site, Leedsunited.com Thompson told them:

“It was good at Hartlepool from a few points of view.”

'I stayed fit. I played seven games in a row, and that was good. I just wanted to get some more fitness, come back, and add to what's going on here.

“I'm just trying to take that on now. I want to stay fit and get some success at Leeds.”

By the time Thompson was back from Hartlepool, the management changeover was complete and the midfielder can already see the benefits of new boss Gary McAllister:

“There's new management now and we have to move forward. Training is good and training is bright.

“We used to train as a big group with Dennis, that has been cut down a bit. The numbers are smaller, the quality is there, and it's bright. It's as bright as I've seen and heads haven't dropped at all.”

Click Here To Join Vital Leeds United

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Wednesday February 27 2008
Time: 12:26PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Evans now favourite to keep his job

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans is now the favourite to remain in charge of the club and be in the dugout for the first game of next season

LUFC International Round-Up - Wood on target for New Zealand

Leeds United international round-up

On This Day - May 28th Day we were robbed of biggest prize

A look back at what happened on this day May 28th in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Clarke commits future to Bristol Rovers

Leeds United will not have the chance to appoint Bristol Rovers manager Darrell Clarke after he agreed a new deal with the League One side

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Steve Evans be in charge on opening day?
Suggested By:
Yes53%
No25%
Haven't a clue!22%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71238
2.Tiny T139
3.Oyper99
4.erni61
5.Spanky White57
6.SimonTVW52
7.deslondon47
8.bago27
9.King Billy18
10.PDIRISH13