UK time is: 03:23:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC- Leeds United v Hartlepool United Preview

Leeds entertain fellow League One opposition in the third round of the Carling Cup on Tuesday.

Form
Leeds are full of confidence at the moment after winning at Carlisle on Saturday.
So far in the competition Leeds have won away at Chester City 5-2 and beat Championship side Crystal Palace 4-0 in the last round.

Hartlepool had a good draw against League leaders Oldham Athletic on Saturday coming form 2-0 down to get a 3-3 draw.
So far in the competition Hartlepool have beaten Scunthorpe 3-0 at home and put out Premiership West Brom 3-1 also at home in the last round.

Team news
Leeds
The Whites have liked to change things around in the cup so far this season so Robinson, Prutton, Howson and Snodgrass could all get a start. The only definite absentee is Alan Sheehan who is still suspended.
Aiden White who replaced Sheehan on Saturday limped off after 60 minutes on Saturday; luckily he was only suffering from cramp and will be fit for Tuesday.

Hartlepool
The Pool are probably likely to stick to the same side that earned them the draw on Saturday.


History
The clubs have only ever met four times in all competitions; one of those was in the League Cup in 1965 when Leeds won 4-2.
They met in the League for the first time last season with Leeds running out 2-0 winners when they met at Elland Road.

Full list of previous results
1965/66 Leeds United 4-2 Hartlepool United League Cup
1978/79 Hartlepool United 2-6 Leeds United FA Cup
2007/08 Leeds United 2-0 Hartlepool United League One
2007/08 Hartlepool United 1-1 Leeds United League One








Join Vital Leeds United!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital leeds .







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




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 22 2008

Time: 6:31PM

Your Comments

This like Carlisle has potential to be a cracker, Monkey Hangers are an in form team & like to get forward and win the game. Putting 3 past Oldham would not have been easy. Lubo should be back after suspension, & I expect all subs from Saturday to start as they are worthy of first team spots & need games; Robinson is very hungry for his place and must favourite to score as he will be starting & have a go, Snoddy & Howson were very lively coming on, and its embaressing for Pruttton to be on the bench but a reflection on the squad depth Casper looks fine and needs games, although its difficult to and no disprespect to Lucas who made crucial saves at carlisle & swindon. its sad nothing to loose but thats bollox - play in last 16 of the cup? big pay day in next round? division competators? big stage at Elland Road? players trying to get into first team.. very tastey
sunshine whites
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

Stats: Leeds United v Reading (Wednesday October 1 2014)

Leeds and Reading in stalemate (Wednesday October 1 2014)

LUFC On This Day - October 1st (Wednesday October 1 2014)

LUFC Milanic wants a high tempo (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds v Reading - Team News (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds United v Reading - History (Tuesday September 30 2014)

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 27
2. Tiny T 4
3. erni 3
4. deslondon 2
5. Whiteknight 1
6. ultraleeds 1
7. Salazzar 1
8. bago 1
9. Peckers 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Sheff Wed 10 4 4 2 3 16
10. Reading 10 4 3 3 0 15
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Leeds Utd 10 4 2 4 -2 14
13. Brentford 10 4 2 4 -3 14
14. Cardiff 10 3 4 3 0 13
15. Bournemouth 10 3 3 4 1 12

Breaking League News

Match Report From Kid's Corner: Wigan v Forest
» Forest : 02/10/2014 00:04:00
» Bolton : 01/10/2014 23:00:00
Williams Joins Tykes on Loan
» Fulham : 01/10/2014 23:00:00
LUFC Warnock dropped as Milanic wants stability
» Leeds Utd : 01/10/2014 22:14:00
AFH: Another Week, Another Manager
» Watford : 01/10/2014 21:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Reading?
Suggested By:  
Silvestre 33%
Byram 0%
Bellusci 0%
Pearce 7%
Cooper 0%
Sloth 23%
Cook 0%
Mowatt 7%
Doukara 7%
Antenucci 0%
Bianchi 23%
Murphy 0%
Austin 0%
Sharp 0%