Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Bates - Howson out for at least two months

LUFC Bates - Howson out for at least two months

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates says skipper Jonny Howson will spend two to three months on the sidelines.

Howson suffered a knee injury in the recent home game with Millwall and despite him not requiring surgery, he faces a lengthy spell out.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Bates said, "We don`t know the extent of Jonny`s length of treatment yet but it is going to be two to three months."

Howson was forced to miss his first game through injury at Watford on Saturday since Leeds returned to the championship last season.

He was the only player to start all 46-championship games last season and the only previous game prior to Watford that he had not started this season was when he missed the Hull City game through suspension.

Mika Vayrynen is pushing for a starting place in the side in place of Howson.

The Finland international came off the bench last Saturday and earned the side a penalty in the final seconds of the game, which earned Leeds a point.

On Tuesday he scored Leeds goal in a 2-1 defeat to Huddersfield Town in a behind closed doors friendly, to enhance his chances of only his second start since joining the club in September..


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 its 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.

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

Join Vital Leeds

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

EURO 2016 COMPETITION - WIN A 2016/17 SEASON REPLICA SHIRT!



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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Wednesday December 14 2011
Time: 9:01PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Changes To Leeds Fixtures

Leeds trips to Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town in February 2017 have been moved on Police advice

LUFC Striker the latest to sign new Leeds deal

Young Leeds United striker Eoghan Stokes has signed a new one-year deal with the club

LUFC Antenucci joins Italian Serie B side

Released Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci has returned to Italy

LUFC On This Day - June 29th

A look back at what happened on this day June 29th in the recent history of Leeds United

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who is most likely to stay this summer?
Suggested By:
Charlie Taylor1%
Lewis Cook26%
Both will stay60%
Both will leave13%
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.dazza71199
2.deslondon139
3.Tiny T116
4.Oyper84
5.King Billy45
6.erni35
7.SimonTVW17
8.1972Glory14
9.Salazzar14
10.PDIRISH11