UK time is: 14:28:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

LUFC Grayson - Leeds lacked attacking spark

Simon Grayson was happy to come away with a point and a rare clean sheet as Leeds stretched their unbeaten run to six games.

After an uneventful first half, Leeds had to stave off a late Reading onslaught to hold on for a point as Kasper Schmeichel and the defence stood firm.

Speaking on Radio Leeds, Grayson said, 'My players put their bodies on the line and our keeper made some great saves.
'It was our first clean sheet in 11 games but we didn't have the attacking side that we have had in recent weeks. We didn't really test the keeper.
'I don't know why it was missing in the final third. Sometimes you lose your spark or maybe it's good defending by the other side."

Schmeichel made two great saves during the second half to firstly keep out a Ian Harte free kick and then a late effort from Sean Long that was luckily straight at him.

The midfield that had done so well for Leeds in recent way games failed to spark as they rarely threatened the Reading goal.

Leeds best chance came in the final minute when Jonny Howson saw his twenty yard left foot shot tipped away by Federici in the Reading goal.


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




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 27 2010

Time: 9:37PM

Your Comments

We really did look lacklustre on Saturday. The big difference this time is where we would have got beat everytime earlier in the season this time we battled to a draw and a clean sheet.
dazza71
I will be interested to see if he changes anything in midfield next week as the area was very weak in this game.
King Billy
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

LUFC Leeds Fan View v Barnsley (Sunday April 20 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Leeds United (Sunday April 20 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 20th (Sunday April 20 2014)

LUFC Murphy to maul the tykes? (Saturday April 19 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 19th (Saturday April 19 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 469
2. bago 172
3. deslondon 134
4. erni 117
5. leeds1975 109
6. King Billy 106
7. Davey 3006 87
8. Tiny T 66
9. SimonTVW 58
10. iwa 41

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Middlesbrough 43 14 16 13 9 58
14. Bolton 43 13 16 14 -2 55
15. Sheff Wed 43 13 14 16 2 53
16. Leeds Utd 43 15 8 20 -8 53
17. Huddersfield 43 12 11 20 -9 47
18. Birmingham 42 11 10 21 -11 43
19. Doncaster 43 11 10 22 -28 43

Breaking League News

Cherries travel to Ipswich
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 14:00:00
JOIN Vital Huddersfield Today!
Huddersfield : 20/04/2014 14:00:00
Surman: There will be another twist
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:36:00
Meet the Ref: Ipswich away
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:36:00
Howe: It's going to be a big game
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:35:00
Harte agrees new Cherries deal
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:35:00
Rumour Mill-Arsenal Want Trippier!
Burnley : 20/04/2014 13:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Barnsley?
Suggested By:  
Butland 3%
Wootton 2%
Lees 0%
Pearce 8%
Zaliukas 2%
Warnock 2%
Murphy 8%
Brown 6%
Tonge 0%
McCormack 55%
Smith 4%
Hunt 10%