Date:Thursday August 27 2009
Second play third in a early season top of the table clash when Leeds travel to Colchester on Saturday.
The U`s lost their first league game of the season on Saturday when going down 2-1 at MK Dons.
Colchester made all the headlines on the opening day when they put seven past Norwich at Carrow Road.
Norwich were so impressed they sacked boss Bryan Gunn and appointed Colchester boss Paul Lambert to replace him.
Colchester`s other two league fixtures saw them record 2-1 home victories over Yeovil and Gillingham.
The Whites have won all six games so far this season in all competitions.
It needed extra time on Tuesday before they finally saw off Championship side Watford 2-1 in the Carling Cup.
Leeds have won four out of four in the league, they have enjoyed home victories over Exeter and Tranmere and enjoyed success on their travels at Wycombe and Walsall.
The two clubs have only ever met six times in their history.
Probably the most famous encounter was when Fourth Division Colchester knocked out Don Revie`s Leeds United superstars 3-2 in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup in 1971.
On Leeds three previous visits to Colchester, they have lost two and won one, Leeds solitary victory coming last season when they won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Luciano Becchio.
Full history of results (League unless stated)
1970/71 Colchester 3-2 Leeds United FA Cup
1977/78 Leeds 4-0 Colchester League Cup
2006/07 Leeds 3-0 Colchester
2006/07 Colchester 2-1 Leeds
2008/09 Leeds 1-2 Colchester
2008/09 Colchester 0-1 Leeds
Betting (odds from Betfair.com)
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:Thursday August 27 2009
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)
LUFC On This Day - September 30th (Tuesday September 30 2014)
Douglas - Redfearn unlucky not to get Leeds job (Monday September 29 2014)
LUFC Will Leeds bounce back against Reading? (Monday September 29 2014)
LUFC Harrington In Charge of Royals Clash (Monday September 29 2014)
LUFC On This Day - September 29th (Monday September 29 2014)
LUFC Defender walking disciplinary tightrope (Sunday September 28 2014)
LUFC Could former club tempt Redfearn? (Sunday September 28 2014)
|14. Leeds Utd||9||4||1||4||-2||13|
» Rotherham : 30/09/2014 23:41:00
|Hornets Win Enthralling Brentford Encounter
» Watford : 30/09/2014 23:31:00
» Wigan : 30/09/2014 23:29:00
|Karanka rues missed opportunity
» Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 23:23:00
|Two First Half Goals Give Millers All Three Points
» Rotherham : 30/09/2014 23:20:00