Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Warnock excited by tough start

LUFC Warnock excited by tough start

Leeds United boss Neil Warnock is looking forward to a tough start to the 2012/13 season after the fixtures were released this morning.

Leeds start the season against relegated Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road and that is followed by a midweek trip to Blackpool who missed out on an instant return to the Premier League last season when they lost the Play-Off Final to West Ham United.

Warnock is excited by the start to the season, although tough and he will be looking to put down a marker to the rest of the championship with a decent start.

Speaking on the official website, Warnock said, 'It's a great fixture to start with. You can't really have a better game than that to start off with.
We start with Wolves at home then Blackpool away and you couldn't have two much tougher games than that. Peterborough as well will be a toughie down there.

'Then you look at the next four games with Blackburn, Cardiff, Hull and Nottingham Forest. That just shows what a great league this is.

'People will talk about a tough start to the season and it is, but the six teams we face first up will also be looking at their starts and thinking 'we've got Leeds'. It's my job to make it as difficult as possible for those teams.'


Warnock will be aiming to lead Leeds to a return to the Premier League for the first time since relegation in 2004 and in doing so he would break the record of most promotions by any manager in the Football League.

The Leeds boss is currently joint holder of the record with Graham Taylor and Dave Bassett, who have all enjoyed seven promotions apiece during their long managerial careers.

For a full list of fixtures for the 2012/13 season, visit the Leeds United official website.



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:Monday June 18 2012
Time: 1:20PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC Chris Wood Wins Award Double

Leeds United striker Chris Wood was the big winner at the end of season awards dinner on Saturday night

LUFC Leeds United Fan View v Norwich City

Vital Leeds United contributor Tiny T made what now looks like being his final visit to Elland Road this season for the final home game of the season against Norwich City

Bartley Would Welcome Return But Only If Monk Is In Charge

Leeds United defender Kyle Bartley says he would welcome a return to the club but he feels it wouldn`t be the place for him if they do not keep Garry Monk as the head coach

LUFC Monk Still Unclear What Future Holds For Him At Leeds

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk says he has to respect the clubs wishes to leave it until the end of the season before sitting down and discussing his future at the club

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match v Norwich?
Suggested By:
Green8%
Ayling0%
Bartley2%
Jansson2%
Berardi53%
O'Kane23%
Vieira0%
Hernandez0%
Wood5%
Dallas5%
Roofe2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 45 28 8 9 92 34
P Newcastle 45 28 7 10 91 42
3 Reading 45 25 7 13 82 2
4 Sheff Wed 45 24 9 12 81 16
5 Huddersfield 45 25 6 14 81 1
6 Fulham 45 21 14 10 77 27
7 Leeds Utd 45 22 8 15 74 14
8 Norwich 45 19 10 16 67 12
9 Derby County 45 18 12 15 66 4
10 Brentford 45 18 10 17 64 12
11 Preston 45 16 14 15 62 2
12 Aston Villa 45 16 13 16 61 -1
13 Cardiff 45 16 11 18 59 -4
14 Barnsley 45 15 13 17 58 0
15 Wolves 45 15 10 20 55 -5
16 Ipswich 45 13 16 16 55 -7
17 Bristol City 45 15 9 21 54 -5
18 Q.P.R. 45 15 8 22 53 -10
19 Burton 45 13 13 19 52 -12
20 Birmingham 45 12 14 19 50 -20
21 Forest 45 13 9 23 48 -13
22 Blackburn 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Wigan 45 10 11 24 41 -17
R Rotherham 45 5 7 33 22 -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)

May 7 2017 12:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71234
2.deslondon112
3.King Billy82
4.Tiny T70
5.erni68
6.Spanky White50
7.Oyper47
8.Dublin White37
9.@OxonWhite36
10.SimonTVW36
The Vital Football Members League