Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Tranmere v Leeds Match Preview

LUFC Tranmere v Leeds Match Preview

Leeds travel to Tranmere on Tuesday night to play their game in hand over nearest rivals for third place Charlton Athletic.

Form


Tranmere
The Rovers recorded a great win on Saturday when they beat inform Southampton 2-1 at home.

This will be Rovers fourth home game in a row, so far they have beaten Leyton Orient and Southampton and lost to Huddersfield.

So far at home this season they have won eight, drawn two and lost seven.

They are currently in nineteenth position with 36 points, four points above the relegation places.

Rovers have enjoyed a much improved turn of fortunes since the dismissal of John Barnes, in mid November they was rock bottom of League One with just ten points from seventeen games.

Recent home form: WLWLWL

Leeds
The Whites stuttering promotion push conitues after they was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Brentford on Saturday.

Last time out away they drew 2-2 with Huddersfield.

Leeds haven`t won away in the league since the Christmas period when they won 4-2 at Stockport County, during this period they have drawn three and lost two.

So far this seaon on their travels Leeds have won eight, drawn five and lost three.

Leeds are currently in second place with 68 points, two points above third placed Charlton and with this game in hand.

Recent away form: DDWDLD

History
The two clubs have only ever met on four occasions at Tranmere with the home side winning two, Leeds one and one draw.

When the two sides met last season, Tranmere won 2-1 despite going behind to an early Enoch Showunmi goal.

When the two sides met at Elland Road earlier in the season Leeds probably produced their best league performance when they won 3-0 thanks to goals from Jermaine Beckford, Luciano Becchio and Bradley Johnson.

Full history of results (League unless stated)

1932/33 Tranmere 0-0 Leeds FA Cup
1932/33 Leeds4-0 Tranmere FA Cup Replay
1991/92 Leeds 3-1 Tranmere League Cup
2000/01 Tranmere 3-2 Leeds League Cup
2007/08 Tranmere 1-2 Leeds
2007/08 Leeds 3-1 Tranmere
2008/09 Tranmere 2-1 Leeds
2008/09 Leeds 3-1 Tranmere
2009/10 Leeds 3-0 Tranmere

Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Tranmere 16/5
Draw 14/5
Leeds 20/21

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:Monday March 8 2010
Time: 8:33AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

LUFC Dallas Looking To Continue Good Form At Elland Road

Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas says the side will be looking to get the job done on Saturday when Sheffield Wednesday visit in an important Championship clash

LUFC On This Day - February 22nd

A look back at what happened on this day February 22nd in the history of Leeds United.

Midfielder Tipping Young Star To Play In The Premier League

Experienced Leeds United midfielder Pablo Hernandez is tipping teammate Ronaldo Vieira to have a Premier League future.

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do you think Leeds will finish?
Suggested By:
Top two17%
Play-offs72%
7-911%
10-120%
Bottom half0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 3 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 5:30PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71203
2.deslondon114
3.Tiny T68
4.Spanky White56
5.@OxonWhite46
6.Oyper40
7.SimonTVW38
8.King Billy37
9.bago34
10.ultraleeds32
The Vital Football Members League