Date:Wednesday June 20 2012
Vital Leeds United have asked the fans on the Vital Norwich site their thoughts on Leeds latest signing Adam Drury.
We had a number of responses and all seem disappointed to be losing a player who has spent the last eleven seasons at Carrow Road.
The following fans all commented on Drury:
Best and only realistic position is left back, although he has in the past played at centre back.
Not a great deal of pace but main strength is playing wingers out of the game and also is good going forward.
Had a bad injury spell about three years ago when he missed a whole season and Ryan Bertrand replaced him on loan from Chelsea, who stayed for two years and took Drury`s place in the side.
His strengths are his positional sense and keeping good wingers out of the game. His only weakness is his age.
I would have liked to see him stay. He played a major part in the last half of past season. However he was offered a one-year deal. If Tierney gets fit and Chris Hughton brings in a new left back, he would not have played much next season.
I really hope he gets a first team place for you next season and will be looking out for how he does.
A great player and all round brilliant man.
He plays left back but can also do a very good job at centre back.
Under pressure he is so calm on the ball, can`t say I have really seen him make a stray pass at all in all the time he has played for us.
I still think he should have been kept at Norwich. He still has good pace at 33, which is no age these days as they keep themselves so fit.
He does his job and if he has a speedy winger in front of him, he can really turn it on.
A lot of Norwich fans are upset with him going, I think that says it all how much we rate him.
Two seasons ago he was out a bit and then he couldn`t get back into a winning side.
Last season he started behind Tierney in the pecking order, then got his chance and played 16 on the spin. Tierney could not shift him at the end and he was by far the better player.
Leeds have got him for nothing. To me that does not make sense, a player of his quality. We were hoping he would get another contract but the club it seem thought otherwise.
I have nothing but respect for Drury fantastic player and I wish him all the best and hope he get promotion with Leeds. I will be definitely keeping an eye on how you are doing next season.
Drury is a Legend in my eyes. Always the strikers get the legendary status but Drury has been loyal to our club for 11 years. Pretty rare these days. In his prime was easily one of the best left backs in the country, no doubt about it.
I will miss him. He was Mr reliable, kept his head down and did a great job for NCFC. He was also a great role model to younger players.
A perfect NCFC role model if ever there was one and a true professional. Sure Leeds fans will appreciate him.
Thanks to the fans at Vital Norwich for their responses.
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
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:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Date:Wednesday June 20 2012
LUFC On This Day - 19th June (Wednesday June 19 2013)
LUFC Ticket information for Nurnberg friendly (Tuesday June 18 2013)
LUFC Former player earns new deal with academy (Tuesday June 18 2013)
LUFC Four possibilities off opening day list (Tuesday June 18 2013)
LUFC On This Day - 18th June (Tuesday June 18 2013)
Leeds being linked to Romanian international duo (Monday June 17 2013)
LUFC McDermott ready to get cracking (Monday June 17 2013)
LUFC McDermott pleased to get a home draw (Monday June 17 2013)
LUFC Who do you want on the opening day? (Monday June 17 2013)
LUFC Leeds handed Chesterfield test in League Cup. (Monday June 17 2013)
|Leeds Utd||2||-||1||Sheff Wed|
|10. Derby County||46||16||13||17||3||61|
|13. Leeds Utd||46||17||10||19||-9||61|
|Cardiff City Fixtures Out - West Ham & Man City !
» Cardiff : 19/06/2013 09:15:00
|Ipswich away To Reading On Opening day
» Ipswich : 19/06/2013 09:13:00
|Watford start 2013/14 campaign at Birmingham City
» Watford : 19/06/2013 09:07:00
|Posh Get Swindon On Opening Day
» Peterborough : 19/06/2013 09:05:00
|HUDDERSFIELD TOWN CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES
» Huddersfield : 19/06/2013 09:04:00
|Opening Day Fixture Voting Results
» Peterborough : 19/06/2013 08:56:00
|FRIENDLY: Rotherham ticket info released
» Huddersfield : 19/06/2013 07:26:00