Leeds - LUFC McCormack - Pressure on the sides above us
UK time is: 11:13:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC McCormack - Pressure on the sides above us

Leeds United striker Ross McCormack says he prefers the points on the board and says the win at Bristol City last weekend puts pressure on those sides that did not play.

The win for Leeds moved them back to within a point of Hull and one point behind Reading who currently fill 7th and 8th place and McCormack says the pressure is now on them to win their games in hand.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, McCormack said, "I have been on the other side of the coin where you have got games in hand. I don`t think you want that, you want the points on the board. So that will put a bit of pressure on the teams above us to keep winning."

Both Hull and Reading saw their games called off last weekend because of the freezing weather conditions currently in the UK.

It proved a good day for Leeds with five of the sides above them at the start of the day all dropping points.

Southampton, Middlesbrough, Birmingham and Burnley all drew whilst Cardiff City lost to allow Leeds to close the gap on the play off places to two points.

Southampton currently fill the second automatic place and are seven points ahead of Leeds with the saints still to visit Elland Road this season.

Birmingham continued their good run of form on Tuesday night, when they beat Portsmouth 1-0 at home.

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.

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 8 2012

Time: 4:27PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Bankes in charge of Rangers clash (Saturday November 28 2015)

LUFC On This Day - November 28th (Saturday November 28 2015)

LUFC Evans - Striker must get sharper (Friday November 27 2015)

LUFC On This Day - November 27th (Friday November 27 2015)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 189
2. Tiny T 140
3. erni 68
4. deslondon 65
5. King Billy 57
6. SimonTVW 36
7. Oyper 28
8. bago 19
9. ultraleeds 15
10. Spanky White 13

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Blackburn 17 4 8 5 1 20
14. Wolves 17 5 5 7 -1 20
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 5 7 -3 20
16. Leeds Utd 17 4 7 6 -4 19
17. Preston 17 3 8 6 -3 17
18. Forest 17 4 5 8 -5 17
19. Bristol City 17 3 7 7 -9 16

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Hull City 0-2 Derby - Black Friday for City
Hull City : 28/11/2015 09:36:00
Diame & Clucas On Initial PFA Fans' November List
Hull City : 28/11/2015 09:32:01
Jackson On Initial PFA Fans' November List
Charlton : 28/11/2015 09:28:01
Sask's Thoughts On Josh Martin
Birmingham : 28/11/2015 09:28:00
Marshall On Initial PFA Fans' November List
Cardiff : 28/11/2015 09:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Leeds will do at QPR?
Suggested By:  
Win 27%
Lose 43%
Draw 30%