Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Grayson hoping to reward faithful

LUFC Grayson hoping to reward faithful

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson is hoping to reward the Elland Road faithful on Saturday as they once again look set to turn up in large numbers.

Leeds are averaging over 25,000 again at home this season and have had the highest attendance in the Championship so far this season when over 33,000 turned out for the game against Sheffield United.

With league leaders QPR visiting Elland Road on Saturday and Leeds the form side in the Championship at the moment the club are expecting a turn out in excess of 30,000.

It is a remarkable figure when you think what the weather is like at the moment and it is also the last weekend before Christmas. Grayson commented on the official website when he said, "We`ll have around 30,000 which is a great effort when you consider it is the Saturday before Christmas. I hope we have a result waiting for those people that are coming."

Leeds continues to be supported on the road as well and have sold out every away allocation they have received this season including allocations of over 6,000 at both Barnsley and Coventry City.

Although opposition fans do not like to admit it, we also continue to be a major draw for our opposition as well and we have been the highest gate at nine of our eleven away fixtures so far this season.

The only two away games Leeds have failed to be the highest gate at this season have been at Doncaster and Norwich.

The Doncaster gate was only recently eclipsed by Swansea when Doncaster was doing a ticket promotion when they charged adults £10 and children £1 to try to fill the ground.

Although the Norwich game was not the home sides highest of the season, at the time it was their highest gate ever as an all seater stadium and was only beaten when they faced local rivals Ipswich Town the following week.

Leeds have already sold out the allocation of 9,000 tickets for the upcoming FA Cup tie at Arsenal with over 13,000 fans applying for tickets.


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




Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday December 17 2010
Time: 11:40AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Leeds have sold over 12,000 season tickets

Leeds United have now sold over 12,000 season tickets for the 2016/17 season

LUFC Leeds United fans to clock up the miles next season

Leeds United fans based in Leeds can look forward to over 5,500 miles on the road following the club on their travels next season

Who Will Leeds Face In 2016/17 (30/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Championship for 2016/17 is now known.

LUFC Speed Inducted Into Welsh Sports Hall Of Fame

Former Leeds United midfielder Gary Speed has been inducted into the Welsh Sports hall of fame

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Steve Evans be in charge on opening day?
Suggested By:
Yes50%
No18%
Haven't a clue!32%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71255
2.Tiny T151
3.Oyper107
4.erni64
5.Spanky White57
6.SimonTVW54
7.deslondon51
8.King Billy39
9.bago27
10.PDIRISH14