Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Connolly I can't wait to express myself

LUFC Connolly I can't wait to express myself

Leeds latest signing Paul Connolly is relishing the challenge at the club after signing in a three year deal today from Derby County.

Speaking on the official website, Connolly said, "I can`t wait to express myself, I`m not going to dribble past eleven players and chip it into the top corner, but I`ll do the basics right, get in a tackle, push forward and look to deliver good crosses."

Connolly has played most of his career in the Championship at both his previous club, Derby and his first club Plymouth Argyle and as captained both clubs.

The 26 year old said that he had heard about Leeds being interested as well as a host of other clubs, but Leeds were the only club to give him a 'concrete offer` and after a chat with manager Simon Grayson, it was an easy choice to sign for the club. Continuing Connolly said, "He didn`t have to sell the club, you don`t have to sell Leeds."

Connolly came through the Plymouth youth ranks and made over 160 appearances for the Devon club in an eight-year stay.

The Liverpool born defender moved to Derby in 2008 and made 49 appearances in his first season.

Connolly started the season as regular right back but soon fell down the pecking order and made just 12 appearances for the Rams last season.

With little first team action, Connolly joined Sheffield United on loan in March and made seven appearances for the Blades.



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,


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 June 10 2010
Time: 8:15PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC Berardi - We Must Stay Positive

Leeds United defender Gaetano Berardi says everyone needs to remain positive after suffering a third straight defeat at the weekend

LUFC On This Day - October 17th: Happy Birthday Leeds United

A look back at what has happened on October 17th in the history of Leeds United.

Leeds Could Soon Be Boosted By The Return Of Injured Striker

Leeds United could soon be boosted by the return of striker Caleb Ekuban from injury.

LUFC Brentford (A) - Ticket Information

Leeds United have released ticket information for the trip to Brentford in the SkyBet Championship next month

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where is Leeds biggest problem?
Suggested By:
Goal3%
Defence15%
Midfield59%
Attack23%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza7159
2.Tiny T43
3.DurhamWhite29
4.deslondon22
5.King Billy20
6.erni15
7.Salazzar13
8.Oyper12
9.bago9
10.SimonTVW9
Vital Football Comment