Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Meet the Branch: Thames Valley Whites

Meet the Branch: Thames Valley Whites

In a new feature that will appear here on Vital Leeds, I have started to get in touch with Supporters clubs just to find a little bit about them and also details of just what they have to offer.

In a time when the country is in recession, members of supporters clubs from all over the country still find the cash to dedicate themselves to the club they love.

The first branch to appear is probably one of the newest in the Official Members club.

I caught up with Steve Griffin, secretary of the Thames Valley Whites.

Steve is an exiled Leeds United fan now living in Oxfordshire, still dedicates himself to the club by organising and driving the mini buses up and down the country in all weathers to all home games.

Steve gave me the following details about the branch.

Thames Valley Whites Regional Members Club was formed early March 2009 and became an Official Members Club during the last home game of the 2009 season against Northampton Town.

Thames Valley currently has over 80 members and is growing fast. All are welcome to join whether you travel or not.

The branch organises travel from around the region for all home matches.

Price is a reasonable £20 per person.

Pick-ups are Reading Train Station, Wallingford, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford,
Kidlington, Bicester and Brackley. Other pick-ups will be considered.

Travel is by a large mini-bus (ungoverned), and when demand meets then by a 49-seater coach.

Arrival at Elland Rd is generally by 1pm. Return travel is straight after the game with last drop offs usually by 8.30pm.

There is usually one stop at Leicester Forest Services on the M1 motorway.

Membership is currently free on completing an application form.

Club Chairman is Paul Keeffe
Secretary is Steve Griffin(Griff)
Treasury is Dale Norman

Contact the Branch by email. s.g@virgin.net


Thanks for your response Steve, £20 looks great value for money for a round trip in the region of 400 miles.

If any other Chairman or secretary`s would like to tell me a bit about their Leeds supporters branch then please feel free to e mail me with your details.

Click on the envelope under the site journalist`s name.



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

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 .


Bookmark and Share







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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday October 29 2009
Time: 7:33PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC On This Day - March 29th

A look back at what happened on this day March 29th in the history of Leeds United

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

EFL Awards 2017 Shortlists Revealed

The Football League have now confirmed the shortlists for the awards categories for this years EFL Awards.

LUFC Wood Returns To Leeds After Suffering Injury

Leeds United striker Chris Wood has returned to the club after picking up an injury whilst on international duty

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Signing of the Season?
Suggested By:
Green13%
Ayling15%
Bartley29%
Jansson32%
Grimes1%
O'Kane1%
Hernandez4%
Roofe1%
Pedraza1%
Pedraza1%
Sacko1%
Roofe1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 5:30PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 7:45PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71145
2.King Billy94
3.deslondon84
4.Tiny T65
5.Oyper32
6.erni31
7.Spanky White31
8.SimonTVW30
9.ultraleeds27
10.@OxonWhite23
Write for Vital Football