Date:Friday July 6 2012
Leeds United defender Tom Lees said he is looking forward to building a new team spirit after meeting up with new signing Jason Pearce for the first time on Thursday.
Neil Warnock has already started to reshape his squad ahead of next season with Pearce, along with Paul Green and Adam Drury signing for the club in the summer.
Lees met Pearce on Thursday at the launch of the new Leeds away shirt for 2012/13 and he says the defensive duo are already getting on well and he is looking forward to meeting the rest of the squad next week when they return for pre-season training.
Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Lees said, "It is the first time I have met him, this morning. We are already getting on well and it is good to meet one of the new players.
"The rest of the players will be coming in next week, I look forward to seeing them and it will be good to do a week at Thorp Arch and then down to Cornwall for a week and get some team spirit going."
The squad return to training on July 11th and spend just over a week training at Thorp Arch before heading off to Cornwall and Devon for three games in five days.
Warnock will be hoping to add to his squad before the players return to training on Wednesday with a number of players reported to be close to a move to Leeds.
Paddy Kenny, Lee Peltier, Luke Varney, David Norris have all been reported as being close to a move to Elland Road.
One player who will not return to Thorp Arch with the rest of the Leeds squad is Adam Clayton.
The midfielder has joined championship rivals Huddersfield Town today on a three-year deal after being placed on the transfer list by Warnock at the end of last season.
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:Friday July 6 2012
Stats: Leeds United v Brighton and Hove Albion (Tuesday August 19 2014)
Leeds beaten by Brighton (Tuesday August 19 2014)
LUFC BREAKING Leeds v Brighton Teamsheet (Tuesday August 19 2014)
LUFC Sharp to win shootout against Mackail-Smith? (Tuesday August 19 2014)
Hockaday doesn't want visitors to have a nice time (Tuesday August 19 2014)
LUFC On This Day - August 19th (Tuesday August 19 2014)
LUFC Leeds Foreign Legion Set To Grow (Monday August 18 2014)
LUFC Striker a doubt for visit of Brighton (Monday August 18 2014)
LUFC Hockaday expects Sam Byram to stay (Monday August 18 2014)
Hockaday - We don't want squad players (Monday August 18 2014)
|19. Leeds Utd||3||1||0||2||-3||3|
|Boro character praised
» Middlesbrough : 19/08/2014 23:26:00
|Millers Lose To Hornets
» Rotherham : 19/08/2014 23:25:00
|Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
» Reading : 19/08/2014 23:21:00
|Boro come from behind
» Middlesbrough : 19/08/2014 23:15:00
|Norwood Set For Reading Switch
» Huddersfield : 19/08/2014 23:00:00