UK time is: 18:29:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC Paynter continues re-emergence

Billy Paynter continues his re-emergence under new manager Neil Warnock by scoring twice in a behind closed doors friendly win over Middlesbrough.

The striker brought Leeds level before half time before netting a late winner from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win.

Paynter had become the forgotten man at Leeds and he looked to be on his way out at Elland Road after just one substitute`s appearance on the opening day of the season.

Warnock watched Paynter in a behind closed doors friendly last week against Hull when he scored in a 4-3 defeat.

He had obviously done enough to earn a recall and he was in the squad for the first time as an unused substitute in the 0-0 draw at Portsmouth on Saturday, in Neil Warnock`s first game in charge.

The former Swindon striker spent two months on loan at Brighton earlier in the season, where he made ten appearances without scoring.

Simon Grayson brought Paynter to Leeds on a free transfer in the summer of 2010 after he scored 29 goals for Swindon in League One, including four against Leeds in the two league meetings.

Paynter netted just once for Leeds in his first season at Preston North End in 23 appearances.

The 27 year old is contracted to Leeds until the summer of 2013.

The game also saw new signing Danny Webber make his debut in a Leeds shirt with him completing 45 minutes of the game.

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!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 28 2012

Time: 4:49PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC On This Day - December 22nd (Monday December 22 2014)

LUFC Sharp - I want to start every game (Sunday December 21 2014)

LUFC Leeds Loan Watch - December 20th (Sunday December 21 2014)

LUFC Redfearn delighted for Sharp (Sunday December 21 2014)

Sharp secures valuable point for Leeds (Sunday December 21 2014)

LUFC On This Day - December 21st (Sunday December 21 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 295
2. King Billy 66
3. erni 65
4. deslondon 63
5. Tiny T 58
6. SimonTVW 35
7. Oyper 24
8. trickyfandango 19
9. ultraleeds 15
10. 1972Glory 12

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Birmingham 22 7 7 8 -8 28
16. Bolton 21 7 4 10 -5 25
17. Reading 22 7 4 11 -11 25
18. Leeds Utd 22 6 6 10 -7 24
19. Rotherham 22 5 9 8 -9 24
20. Huddersfield 22 6 6 10 -12 24
21. Millwall 22 5 8 9 -9 23

Breaking League News

Pearce: We were the better team all game
Reading : 22/12/2014 15:50:00
Fulham`s McCormack Going Nowhere!
Fulham : 22/12/2014 15:14:00
Fulham in for Sears?
Fulham : 22/12/2014 15:04:00
Why Woodrow Took that Penalty!
Fulham : 22/12/2014 14:42:00
Hoolahan Wants Premier League Football
Norwich : 22/12/2014 13:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Nottingham Forest?
Suggested By:  
Silvestri 19%
Byram 3%
Cooper 1%
Pearce 1%
Warnock 1%
Bianchi 2%
Cook 56%
Mowatt 2%
Antenucci 1%
Sharp 12%
Adryan 2%