UK time is: 09:57:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Barry Fry Criticised for Leeds & Millwall Slur

Barry Fry has been 'blasted` by Millwall`s fans representative over his comments that suggest early kick-off times for the Lions and the Whites are to save Peterborough.

Both Millwall and Leeds have seen their match times for the away trips, as well as newcomers to League One Leicester City, with the Posh supremo believing that there is something worth saving in Peterborough, and that the 3 clubs in question have a 'reputation` that warrants these sanctions.
Mr Fry, who I to be fair, usually like, said:
"We want to protect the city of Peterborough. Leeds, Leicester and Millwall fans have a reputation, and we want to give them less time in the pubs before kick-off."

Peter Garston, the fans representative on the Millwall Board of Directors was less than impressed by Mr Fry`s comments:

"Once again the majority of Millwall fans have been scape-goated for the actions of the minority of football fans generally.

"We are copping the brunt heavily for a problem that is football-wide, not just League One or Millwall.

"The right and fair way around the issues would be better policing and more efficient stewarding employing a common sense approach to handling football fans."

Vital Leeds Opinion: 'We all know why games are changed, why Leeds fans were met at the railway station on their way to the Millwall match. We knew why these games were changed to early kick offs. The problem comes in that the issue should have been left as is. To highlight the issue by suggesting some form of battle defence against the entire city is required was bizarre and utterly pointless.

One hopes that Mr Fry will apologise to Leeds, Millwall and even Leicester City fans, who up until now I didn`t even realise had a reputation for destroying P`boro!`




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 21 2008

Time: 4:28PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 302
2. deslondon 94
3. erni 90
4. King Billy 49
5. SimonTVW 38
6. Tiny T 31
7. Oyper 20
8. iwa 14
9. bago 12
10. Salazzar 7

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Forest 17 6 7 4 3 25
13. Sheff Wed 17 4 9 4 -2 21
14. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
15. Leeds Utd 17 5 5 7 -4 20
16. Huddersfield 17 5 5 7 -6 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 17 4 6 7 -5 18

Breaking League News

Pool welcome Nosworthy
Blackpool : 22/11/2014 09:34:00
Latics v Boro Big Game Preview
Wigan : 22/11/2014 09:31:00
Millers v Birmingham Preview
Rotherham : 22/11/2014 09:24:00
Final Day Fixtures Set
Huddersfield : 22/11/2014 09:14:00
Rovers Preview: Leeds United
Blackburn : 22/11/2014 09:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Leeds will do at Blackburn?
Suggested By:  
Win 52%
Lose 21%
Draw 27%