Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Snodgrass - We must stand up and be counted

LUFC Snodgrass - We must stand up and be counted

Leeds United midfielder Robert Snodgrass says they have to roll their sleeves up and stand up and be counted for the remainder of the season.

Leeds have picked up seven points from a possible nine points so far in 2012 but their performances have been far from convincing.

In all three games, Leeds have had to come from behind to claim points, largely due to the opposition being reduced to ten men.

Snodgrass is now hoping that the team can put things right ahead of the game with Birmingham, with a ten-day break following the win over Ipswich Town last Saturday.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Snodgrass said, "We need to roll our sleeves up and stand up and be counted, it is as simple as that.

"I have said it before, nobody is going to give you a football match, and nobody is going to give you three points. It is up to us as footballers, as men, as a team to put things right."


Snodgrass has recently returned to the side after undergoing surgery on his appendix over the festive period, forcing him to miss three games.

He scored in his return, when he came off the bench to equalise against Crystal Palace and earn Leeds a point.

Snodgrass scored his tenth goal of the season on Saturday, when he once again equalised in the game with Ipswich, a game Leeds went on to win 3-1.

The win sees Leeds move back up to ninth in the championship and they are now just three points behind fourth placed Middlesbrough and still only eight points behind Southampton in the final automatic promotion place.

Leeds will be hoping to continue with their recent run of good results when they welcome fellow promotion hopefuls Birmingham City to Elland Road on Tuesday.

Birmingham are on a good run of form and are currently unbeaten in their last six games, including scoring nine goals in their last two games.

Leeds will be hoping for a bit of revenge over Birmingham on Tuesday having lost the game 1-0 at St Andrews in October.

With nineteen games remaining, Leeds will need at least ten wins to have any chance of making at least the play off places.

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!

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday January 26 2012
Time: 9:34PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Evans denies bust-up with defender

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans says there has been no bust-up with defender Giuseppe Bellusci

LUFC Evans playing the waiting game

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans says he is still waiting for owner Massimo Cellino to let him know whether his future lies at Elland Road

LUFC On This Day - April 29th

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

LUFC Can Leeds Bring Curtain Down at Elland Road With A Win?

How do you think Leeds will do against Charlton?

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 Charlton?
Suggested By:
Win83%
Lose4%
Draw13%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 44 23 11 10 80 31
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 44 18 17 9 71 19
7 Cardiff 44 17 16 11 67 8
8 Ipswich 44 16 15 13 63 0
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 44 17 8 19 59 -2
11 Preston 44 14 16 14 58 -1
12 Leeds Utd 44 14 16 14 58 -7
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 44 13 15 16 54 -6
15 Reading 44 13 13 18 52 -4
16 Huddersfield 44 13 12 19 51 -3
17 Forest 44 12 15 17 51 -5
18 Blackburn 44 11 16 17 49 -3
19 Rotherham 44 13 10 21 49 -13
20 Bristol City 44 12 13 19 49 -20
21 Fulham 44 11 15 18 48 -11
R MK Dons 44 9 12 23 39 -28
R Charlton 44 8 13 23 37 -38
R Bolton 44 4 15 25 27 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2016 12:30PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71412
2.Tiny T132
3.deslondon97
4.SimonTVW72
5.King Billy58
6.Oyper55
7.Spanky White46
8.bago43
9.erni26
10.ultraleeds26