Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC On this day July 9th

LUFC On this day July 9th

A look back at what happened on this day in recent history at Leeds United.

2007

Leeds are in Ireland as part of their pre-season. Leeds beat Shelbourne 2-0 thanks to goals from Robbie Blake and trialist David Prutton.

Leeds included a number of trialists and none of the players who played that day remain at Elland Road.

1st Half: Gay, Bayly, Marques, Coughlan, Lewis, Carole, Fry, Howson, Westlake, Blake, Elliott.

2nd Half: Gay, Richardson, Heath, Douglas, Boertien, Mullan, Thompson, Prutton, Delph, Constantine, Kandol.

The new twist in the Leeds United administration saga is starting to become a bit clearer now, courtesy of club administrators KPMG. It was announced just prior to the deadline for creditors to contest the CVA that HMRC (HM Revenue & Customs announced that they intended to challenge the deal in the High Court. The initial case was heard, and subsequently adjourned last Friday until the 3rd September, by which time the club would have had to forfeited up to 4 League One matches including ties against Nottingham Forest and Luton.

With the confusion reigning supreme amongst Leeds United supporters everywhere, the administrators overseeing the takeover, KPMG UK decided that the club would be put up for sale, with a deadline of 5pm, Monday 9th July 2007. 'We are putting the club up for sale and offers must be in by 5pm on Monday and we are interested in talking to other parties,' a spokesman for the administrators said.

This is because of the uncertainty that surrounds the club due to the legal challenge by HM Revenue and Customs.' The decision to put the Leeds up for sale has prompted a number of consortiums that were previously interested, to re-start their attempts to purchase the club.

2008
Assistant Manager Steve Staunton is in trouble with the FA following comments he allegedly made towards FA Doping controllers after the playoff final in May against Doncaster Rovers.

The club have announced that the former Republic of Ireland boss faced a misconduct charge for a breach of rule E3.

It is believed that his choice of words to dope-testers following Leeds` 1-0 defeat at the hands of Doncaster Rovers in May`s League One playoff final, may not have been the best to fire at association officials.

2009
Academy player Luke Garbutt signs for Everton. The 16-year-old turns down a deal offered to him by Leeds in preference of a move to Goodison Park.

After impressing since the arrival of Simon Grayson, Ben Parker signs a new three-year deal with the club.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson says the club have turned down offers for both Fabian Delph and Jermaine Beckford.

Grayson says two Premier League sides have bid for Delph.

Frazer Richardson, who was released by Leeds at the end of last season, signs for fellow League One side Charlton Athletic on a two year deal.

2010
The home game with Millwall on August 21st is moved to a 12.30pm kick off on Police Advice.

Leeds make their sixth signing of the summer with Lloyd Sam signing on a two-year deal from Charlton Athletic.

After the game with SK Lyn Oslo in Norway is cancelled due to the clubs financial problems, Leeds announce a friendly with fellow Norwegian side SK Brann, with the game taking place on July 27th.

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!

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Monday July 9 2012
Time: 7:25AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Winger off to France this summer

Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas has been included in the Northern Ireland squad for the European Championship finals in France this summer

LUFC Evans now favourite to keep his job

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans is now the favourite to remain in charge of the club and be in the dugout for the first game of next season

LUFC International Round-Up - Wood on target for New Zealand

Leeds United international round-up

On This Day - May 28th Day we were robbed of biggest prize

A look back at what happened on this day May 28th in the history of Leeds United

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Steve Evans be in charge on opening day?
Suggested By:
Yes65%
No15%
Haven't a clue!20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71241
2.Tiny T142
3.Oyper103
4.erni62
5.Spanky White57
6.SimonTVW54
7.deslondon49
8.bago27
9.King Billy18
10.PDIRISH14