Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Swansea’s Robinson to Join Leeds United

Swansea’s Robinson to Join Leeds United

Andy Robinson has agreed to depart promoted Swansea City to join Leeds United next season.

The midfielder was one of Swansea’s longest serving members, having joined the club following his release from Tranmere Rovers way back in the summer of 03 and chipped in with 10 goals this season for the League One Champions. With Leeds on the verge of a possible return to the Championship, alongside Swansea City (having started 15 points behind the Welsh club anyway), Robinson was interested in signing for the Elland Road club, however initially wished to wait until after the League One playoff final on Sunday before making his decision.

Swansea City however, had other ideas, forcing the player into making his mind up early. A club statement read:

“The club felt it was an unrealistic request and imposed a deadline of yesterday for Andy to make his mind up.

“This he did, subsequently deciding to move on.”


The player himself was delighted at the chance to join United:

“This was the toughest decision of my life, but it's right for me.

“I spoke to Roberto Martinez on Tuesday and told him of my decision. I didn't want this dragging on because I have the utmost respect for Roberto and for Swansea City.'

“I've played against Leeds and I know what a good team they are,” he added.

“I'm looking forward to Sunday, and I can't wait to get started there.”

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Wednesday May 21 2008
Time: 5:54PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC Ayling - Fans Will Help Us

Leeds United defender Luke Ayling is looking forward to the Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday

LUFC On Loan Defender Open To A Permanent Leeds Deal

On loan Swansea City defender Kyle Bartley says he would be open to a permanent move to Leeds United in the summer if the opportunity arises

LUFC On This Day - February 24th

A look back at what happened on this day February 24th in the history of Leeds United.

Monk - We Really Appreciate The Part The Fans Have Played

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk says it is vitally important that the players and fans stick together

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Sheffield Wednesday?
Suggested By:
Win72%
Lose15%
Draw13%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 3 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 5:30PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71222
2.deslondon115
3.Tiny T70
4.Spanky White58
5.@OxonWhite50
6.King Billy44
7.Oyper41
8.SimonTVW39
9.bago36
10.ultraleeds35
Write for Vital Football