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LUFC Marques training with South African side

Former Leeds United defender Rui Marques is currently training with South African side Super Sport United.

Marques as been without a club since being released by Leeds at the end of last season after five years at Elland Road, where he made 90 appearances.

The Angolan international was a huge fans favourite during his time at Leeds and he was a rock at the heart of the defence as the side went about turning round the fifteen point penalty incurred at the start of the 2007/08 season.

The 33 year old was Leeds longest serving player at the time of his release from the club.


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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 18 2010

Time: 8:28PM

Your Comments

I wish him all the luck, I always like Marques and he was solid at the start of the 2007/08 season. Too many months away with the African nations cups never helped him. Never looked like being part of Graysons plans and hardly got a game last season.
dazza71
I didnt think he got the breaks from Leeds when things went wrong and always looked a pretty solid no frills CH to me. Could never understand how Michalik got into the side in front of him.
erni
I expected him to stay in England, there was quite a few clubs after him a few years back.
King Billy
All the best Rui always seemed to be the fall guy if things went wrong
Tiny T
 

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