Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Defender returns to Leeds

LUFC Defender returns to Leeds

Leeds United defender Ben Parker has returned to Elland Road after coming to the end of his month loan at Carlisle United.

Parker joined Carlisle to get some much needed match fitness after two and a half frustrating years that has seen him require seven operations.

The 24 year old made five appearances during his stay at Brunton Park and he scored his first league goal in their 2-1 home win over Chesterfield in his second appearance for the club.

His performance in the win over Chesterfield earned him a place in the Football League One Team of the Week.

The defender came to the end of his loan following the 3-2 home win over Yeovil Town on Saturday.

Carlisle manager Greg Abbot decided to allow Parker to return to Elland Road with the clubs regular left back Matt Robson hoping to back in time for their next game at Notts County on Saturday.

Abbot was full of praise for Parker after telling him he was allowing him to return to Elland Road.

Abbott speaking in the Carlisle News and Star said, "Ben came in and gave us 100 per cent at a time when he desperately wanted to be out on the pitch.

"He fitted in well and he really bought into what we are trying to achieve, and he is one who will get better and better the more he plays.

"The measure of the man came when I spoke to him after the Yeovil game and his comment was 'just make sure you go on and get promotion`.

"We really enjoyed having him with us and we wish him all the best for the rest of the season."


Parker is likely to feature in a behind closed doors friendly for Leeds today against Middlesbrough at Thorp Arch has he now aims to get his Leeds career back on track.

The product of the Leeds United academy has made just one appearance for Leeds this season in the Carling Cup win over Bradford City in August and he has been restricted to just nine appearances because of injury since the start of the 2009/10 season.

Parker will be hoping to impress new boss Neil Warnock in the closing months of the season as he comes to the end of his current contract with the club at the end of this season.

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:Tuesday February 28 2012
Time: 12:21PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

LUFC On This Day - April 24th

A look back at what happened on this day April 24th in the history of Leeds United

Leeds Loan Watch - Defender Most Booked Player In Serie A

Leeds United have eight players out on loan at the moment and Vital Leeds is once again look at how the players are doing on their travels

LUFC Burton Albion v Leeds United Highlights

Highlights from the clash between Burton Albion and Leeds United on Saturday

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Do You Think Leeds Can Still Make The Play-Offs?
Suggested By:
Yes18%
No82%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
2 Newcastle 43 26 7 10 85 37
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 43 16 13 14 61 5
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71192
2.deslondon76
3.King Billy73
4.Tiny T56
5.erni47
6.Oyper41
7.Spanky White38
8.SimonTVW29
9.Dublin White28
10.@OxonWhite24
The Vital Football Members League