Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Pressure doesn't worry Connolly

LUFC Pressure doesn't worry Connolly

Leeds United defender Paul Connolly says the players are not affected by the expectancy levels of the fans and he believes they can turn around their current poor form.

Leeds have picked up just one point from a possible nine in their last three games and have slipped out of the play off places.

Connolly says the pressure of signing for Leeds does not put off the players and confidence is still high in the camp.

Speaking in the Yorkshire Evening Post , Connolly said, "We all knew that (there would be pressure) when we put our signature on that contract to sign for this club.

"I`m not worried at all, me personally. I don`t think there`s signs of lads worrying in training and round and about the training ground day in, day out. I`m quietly confident we can turn it around.

"It`s up to us to dig ourselves out of it and go to Barnsley and produce in a local derby. The desire and passion was there at Derby, although the game was lacking in quality from start to finish."


Leeds face two games in three days starting with the trip to Barnsley on Saturday.

They will then be hoping to put their poor home form behind them when they entertain Burnley on Monday.

Leeds have won just one of their last six at home, picking up just five points from a possible eighteen.

The players were booed from the pitch in their last home game when they were beaten 1-0 by Reading in a lacklustre performance.

Connolly will be hoping to retain his place in the side for the next two games after dropping to the bench against Derby County on Boxing Day.

The right back was called upon in the first half to replaced Tom Lees after the youngster suffered a blow to the head.

Leeds are yet to make a decision on the inclusion of Lees, who is being assessed by the clubs doctors.

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!




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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday December 29 2011
Time: 2:53PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

Monk - We Really Appreciate The Part The Fans Have Played

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk says it is vitally important that the players and fans stick together

LUFC Mowatt - It Was Right Time To Leave Leeds

Former Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt has spoken for the first time about his surprise at leaving the club in January and making the move to Barnsley

LUFC Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday Team News

Team news ahead of the game this weekend.

LUFC Leeds Receive Extra Allocation At Birmingham City

Leeds United have received an extra 500 tickets for their trip to Birmingham City next week.

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Sheffield Wednesday?
Suggested By:
Win84%
Lose8%
Draw8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 3 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 5:30PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71214
2.deslondon115
3.Tiny T70
4.Spanky White57
5.@OxonWhite48
6.Oyper40
7.SimonTVW39
8.King Billy37
9.bago36
10.ultraleeds35
Write for Vital Football