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Media Slams 'Paper Tigers'

The Daily Telegraph has slammed Blackwell's boys as 'Paper Tigers' and fears for their promotion chances.

Should the Leeds manager take a 'reality check', and face the fact his side need something to spark them into action ... before it is too late?

Daily Telegraph report:

The flu bug going around the Leeds camp last week is nothing compared with the disease they have caught from rivals Sheffield United. The Hard Luck Syndrome has migrated up the M1 and now Leeds cannot buy a goal.

Whereas a month ago Neil Warnock's side were stuttering in their push for the Premiership, now it is Leeds' turn: six games without a win, four matches without a goal.

Against an obdurate Plymouth on Saturday, it certainly was not through lack of effort, but Kevin Blackwell's expensively assembled front line are starting to look desperate. They secured their play-off spot with this point, but having had automatic promotion within reach just a few weeks ago, there is a feeling of anti-climax at Elland Road.




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Date:Monday April 10 2006

Time: 10:03PM

Your Comments

Starting to wobble a bit... confident of going up?>
markohaire
no chance- a draw with plymouth- sheffield united- top yorkshire team are going up
millers4eva
Our goal drought is bound to end soon. And we always seem to have problems with the sides we`re supposed to beat! Reading were lucky to escape with a draw when they played us earlier in the season-so were the Blades-We pushed Wigan to the wire in the FA Cup. We had a good first half away to Blackburn in the Carling cup! I hope we`re the underdogs. Bring on the playoffs!!
Rotherham White
you will have to settle for the play offs- but watford will take all the beating.
millers4eva
 

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