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Telfer on Tour, Why?

Ex-Celtic and Scotland defender Paul Telfer is on trial with Leeds United, as manager Gary McAllister adds him to his pre-season Ireland tour squad.

Telfer spent his Celtic days under the stewardship of Leeds United legend Gordon Strachan, and now joins up with fellow Scot McAllister as he prepares his squad for the upcoming League One season.

It appears to be a strange move to add extra experience to what could become a youthful Leeds United setup, however it should be noted that Telfer played his football at Bournemouth last season, having brought himself out of retirement to do so.

Will 36-year-old retiree (once already) really add anything to our team?




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Date:Tuesday July 15 2008

Time: 2:31PM

Your Comments

He'll increase the average age of the side!
Our Kids Dad
dont read to much into this, pre-season is littered with pros on trial etc who dont actually end up getting a contract( we had a few last year) . good way for manager to see if hes got anything to add to squad tho.
PlaytimeAllanClarke
Hold on, Telfer ain't half as bad as Enoch!
mouldy_old_maki
F**k me,who's next? Chris White and Glyn Snodin?
SweetLeftFoot
for once i will agree with sweetleftfoot i cant understand bringing him to see what he is like we all the the answer to that TO OLD, Leeds have been linked to some young up and coming stars who are at liverpool why not bring them to have alook at,
turbo2
calm down turbo,you will be buying my beer next!
SweetLeftFoot
ha ha nice one sweetleftfoot but be honest a poor player i thought mcallister was looking at forwards
turbo2
he is,but he thinks Lee Chapman and Imre Varadi are too young!
SweetLeftFoot
Too old, don't go there Macca !!!!!!!!!!! Please
Tiny T
lee chapman would still be better than kandol sweetleftfoot what a rubbish buy he has turned out to be.
turbo2
I think Eric was glad that Chapman and his WIFE were at Leeds when he arrived!
SweetLeftFoot
I hope that he's only having a trial. He was crap when he was younger!!!
dazza71
just heard the player leeds are trying to sign is derek riodan from celtic heard they have agreed a fee but also heard dont think it will go ahead as he does not want to be playing in league 1 heard from a very good source
turbo2
Perfect
80s terrier
Maybe they wanted a grown up to escort all the youngsters on the tour?!?!
King Billy
 

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