UK time is: 21:18:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC New Season, New Midfield

New Season, New Midfield

Nathan Brien continues with his weekly article, this time he looks at the Leeds midfield.

There were a lot of debates about our midfield, the defensive side left a lot to be desired. This was evident in a terrible goal difference of eleven last season. With no defensive style midfielders the defensive was left exposed numerous times in season, conceding quick fire goals against the run of play cost us dearly.

With Bradley Johnson and Neil Kilkenny leaving us this summer, it leaves us needing two replacements. In my opinion the chance to finally bring in a defensive style player, we craved last season. For one I think Kilkenny slowed the pace of our attacks last season, took time to execute the ball. Johnson was used as the more defensive midfielder last season, and his positional sense was awful at times. I really believe that we can do better than those two, I think deep down a lot of Leeds fans were not gutted by these two departures.

I would love to have a balance in midfield of both defensive and attacking, Howson with freedom to express his ability more, and a player behind him protecting the defence. Last season we had a young inconsistent midfield and got away with it a bit, this season we cannot afford to.

Nathan gives us his thought`s every Monday on Vital Leeds.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club

The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with almost 200 members since it`s formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.

The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.

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.

The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum.


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


Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!


Vital Leeds on: facebook

Vital Leeds on: twitter





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:Monday June 27 2011

Time: 7:00PM

Your Comments

Whichever midfielders we bring in they will be an improvement on Johnson and Kilkenny.
King Billy
What the hell are we up to.....Opposition in this league is way ahead of us, look at Leicester who are purchasing the right players including our keeper. Get the finger out
Only-Sleggin
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC On This Day - September 22nd (Monday September 22 2014)

LUFC Leeds Fan View v Huddersfield Town (Sunday September 21 2014)

Leeds give terriers triple trouble (Sunday September 21 2014)

LUFC On This Day - September 21st (Sunday September 21 2014)

LUFC Doukara to tease the terriers? (Saturday September 20 2014)

LUFC On This Day - September 20th (Saturday September 20 2014)

Archived Leeds 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 362
2. deslondon 270
3. King Billy 132
4. erni 127
5. Tiny T 127
6. bago 82
7. leeds1975 53
8. SimonTVW 49
9. Oyper 17
10. 1972Glory 15

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Derby County 8 3 4 1 5 13
9. Blackburn 8 4 1 3 0 13
10. Reading 8 4 1 3 0 13
11. Leeds Utd 8 4 1 3 0 13
12. Ipswich 7 3 2 2 3 11
13. Millwall 8 3 2 3 0 11
14. Brentford 8 3 2 3 -4 11

Breaking League News

Cardiff Rebuffed In Slade Request
Cardiff : 22/09/2014 20:30:00
Our Best Championship XI
Bolton : 22/09/2014 19:00:00
Royals injury update
Reading : 22/09/2014 18:43:00
Blues Look To Build On Recent Form
Ipswich : 22/09/2014 18:03:00
Rovers Relief
Blackburn : 22/09/2014 17:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Huddersfield?
Suggested By:  
Silvestri 6%
Berardi 1%
Pearce 1%
Bellusci 3%
Warnock 1%
Austin 34%
Bianchi 14%
Cook 1%
Doukara 4%
Antenucci 34%
Sloth 1%