LUFC Grayson accepts job is on the line
Leeds United boss Simon Grayson says he realises his job is on the line after another defeat.
Leeds lost their third game in a row with another poor performance and Grayson says he is ready to work extremely hard to put things right but he understands the decision on his future is out of his hands.
"I`m dependant on results. I will guarantee I will be working extremely hard to bring players in from Monday. To put the right team out on Monday to get a result and whatever is decided after that, it is not my decision.
"One thing I will do, which I have done for three years is work extremely hard to put things right and get back on a run again."
Leeds had lost against Reading and Derby before today with two poor performances but the performance against Barnsley today was a new low.
Barnsley cruised to a 4-1 victory and it could have quite easily have been more as Leeds crumbled after going behind.
Substitute Ricardo Vaz Te scored a hat trick and Craig Davies added another as Barnsley, who had lost their last three cruised to the three points.
Grayson is under no illusions that his job is not on the line after another poor defeat but he is hoping the players can take some responsibility and bounce back against Burnley on Monday.
"When you lose three games on the trot and you lose in the manner that we have done today, I am not daft enough to think that people are thinking everything is happy days at the football club in terms of results and other things. I just have to get my head down and keep working hard.
"Players must also take responsibility for that as well. They are the ones that cross the white line and put in performances like they have today but I will also accept responsibility for that as well," continued Grayson.
Despite the defeat Leeds are still just four points outside the play off positions going into the New Year but Grayson realises he cannot afford to see his side produce many more performances like the one at Barnsley.
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
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:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.