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LUFC - Leeds appoint Grayson

Leeds have appointed Simon Grayson as their manager and he replaces Gary McAllister who was sacked on Sunday with immediate effect.

Blackpool are sure to want compensation and are crying foul play after they refused Leeds permission to speak to Grayson on Monday.

Grayson handed in his resignation on Tuesday morning but Blackpool refused to accept it, soon afterwards Leeds announced his appointment.

The 39 year old started his career at Leeds United but he only made a couple of appearances with the club before he enjoyed a long career with Aston Villa, Leicester and Blackburn in the Premiership before finishing his playing career at Blackpool.

Grayson was appointed Blackpool manager in 2006 and led the club to the Championship in 2007 when winning the League One play off final. He kept the club in the Championship in his first season with the club and they currently lie in 16th position well clear of the relegation zone.

The former defenders first game in charge will be the Boxing Day clash against one of his former clubs Leicester City.




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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 23 2008

Time: 5:38PM

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Merry Christmas to you all at bEllEnd Rd,from the Champions of the WORLD. p.s. be seeing you in the new year,for that young kid for our reserves. All the best (you will need it) from the Republic of Mancunia.
SweetLeftFoot
man ****ia?
Dobbo96
In the season of goodwill SLF, I hope you have a good un along with everyone else.
dazza71
I wonder what style of football he will bring
BrighouseWhite
Oh dear trouble at t mill . leeds making an illegal aproach for blackpools manager . Nah that cant be right . Surely papa smurf wouldnt do anything like that !. Be carefull smurf what goes around comes around . !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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