Date:Tuesday July 28 2009
As Leeds United prepare for the coming season with their second 'big' preseason friendly of the summer against Newcastle, Leeds Boss Simon Grayson has said that he is looking forward to the challenge that they face at St James' Park.
Leeds come into the game almost surprising favourites after coming off a very impressive performance against Blackburn where they drew 1-1.
Newcastle on the other hand are coming off a 6-1 hammering at the hands of Leyton Orient and are currently manager less.
But Grayson though knows better then to right off the Geordies in this encounter as Newcastle look to bounce back from the Orient defeat.
In an interview with the official site he said, 'This is a big test for us. They have some big hitters, they'll be smarting from a result at the weekend which nobody saw coming, and it would seem they're in a bit of turmoil at this moment in time.'
When asked about the current situation of both sides who are used to Premiership football Grayson was quick to sympathise with Newcastle but stressed that what`s done is done.
'But that's in the past. We're down where we are and they're down in the division they are in, but you can't get away from the size of the two clubs.'
A fixture that not too long ago would have been a top Premiership fixture, will surely be a good tests for two sides in similar yet different circumstances.
Vital Leeds United is a fast growing Leeds United fan site, with the sole aim of becoming the #1 unofficial website for Leeds United fans everywhere.
The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum and regularly looks at the clubs past. Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
Date:Tuesday July 28 2009
LUFC Leeds United Transfer Rumours - Week Three (Sunday May 24 2015)
LUFC Beckford being linked with Leeds return (Sunday May 24 2015)
LUFC On This Day - May 24th (Sunday May 24 2015)
LUFC Pearson - Leeds looking to recruit quickly (Saturday May 23 2015)
LUFC Leeds looking to build off the field (Saturday May 23 2015)
LUFC On This Day - May 23rd (Saturday May 23 2015)
Former boss says Redfearn will be a huge loss to the club (Friday May 22 2015)
LUFC Rovers latest club linked with released midfielder (Friday May 22 2015)
LUFC On This Day - May 22nd (Friday May 22 2015)
LUFC Wigan Athletic Fan View Of Uwe Rosler (Thursday May 21 2015)
|13. Sheff Wed||46||14||18||14||-6||60|
|15. Leeds Utd||46||15||11||20||-11||56|
|Potential Loan Signings- Strikers
» Reading : 24/05/2015 21:00:01
|Boro bid to complete return
» Middlesbrough : 24/05/2015 19:35:01
|Mills Holds Forest Talks
» Forest : 24/05/2015 17:21:01
|Gobern Expected To Leave
» Huddersfield : 24/05/2015 16:34:00
|Cherries linked to Blackburn striker
» Bournemouth : 24/05/2015 15:55:01