UK time is: 14:09:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC Bates - Leeds will be there or thereabouts

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates believes that the side will be there or thereabouts come the end of the season.

Bates also had a little dig at some of those clubs gambling the cash in the hope of winning promotion from the championship.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Bates said, "There are a few clubs that have spent money, not always successfully as Nottingham Forest have illustrated, as have Bristol City for that matter.
"There are a few clubs that have spent money. There are three strong clubs that have come down from the Premiership, some of whom are struggling a bit.
"I think it is going to be a very open competition and hopefully, it will go on to the closing weeks as it makes it far more interesting for the fans but I think we will be there or thereabouts."

Leeds have started to get into their stride in this seasons championship after a shaky start to the season.

Having picked up only four points from a possible twelve from their opening four games, they have picked up ten points from the next four games.

The defence is once again the main issue affecting Leeds this season, having conceded fifteen goals in eight games.

They finally managed to keep their first clean sheet in all competitions this season, in last Saturday`s 1-0 win over Portsmouth at Elland Road

Leeds have gone into the international break this week in eleventh place. They also have a game in hand at Birmingham City due to the midland clubs involvement in the Europa League.

A win in that game would see Leeds sitting in fifth place in the championship.

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 over 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 So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to Message Board

To visit the message board, 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:Wednesday October 5 2011

Time: 8:25PM

Your Comments

The goal is top 6 for me, and alot of Clubs have the same ambition, the telling time will be January transfer window and the run in from Feb to May
Tiny T
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

LUFC On This Day - April 18th (Friday April 18 2014)

LUFC Leeds Greatest Ever (Thursday April 17 2014)

LUFC Leeds Pre-Season Tour Stalemate (Thursday April 17 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 17th (Thursday April 17 2014)

LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United - History (Wednesday April 16 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 16th (Wednesday April 16 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 428
2. bago 157
3. deslondon 128
4. erni 111
5. leeds1975 109
6. King Billy 105
7. Davey 3006 86
8. Tiny T 66
9. SimonTVW 53
10. iwa 39

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Watford 41 14 15 12 16 57
14. Bolton 42 13 15 14 -2 54
15. Sheff Wed 42 12 14 16 0 50
16. Leeds Utd 42 14 8 20 -9 50
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43

Breaking League News

Key man watch: Shaun Maloney
Reading : 18/04/2014 13:00:00
Join Our Latics v Reading Match Thread
Wigan : 18/04/2014 11:51:00
Earlybird Season Ticket Sales
Watford : 18/04/2014 11:49:00
Last Call - Vital Latics Player Of The Season
Wigan : 18/04/2014 11:35:00
Team News v Charlton
Bolton : 18/04/2014 10:45:00
Forgotten man on verge of Royals exit
Reading : 18/04/2014 10:26:00
The Psycho Effect.
Forest : 18/04/2014 10:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How will Leeds do against Barnsley?
Suggested By:  
Win 51%
Lose 16%
Draw 33%