Leeds - LUFC On this day July 20th - Players not paid
UK time is: 00:42:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC On this day July 20th - Players not paid

A look back at what happened on July 20th in the recent history of Leeds United.


Leeds enjoy a 4-1 win at Darlington in a pre-season friendly.

Two goals from Jermaine Beckford, as well as goals from Gylfi Einarsson and trialist Hayden Foxe secure a comfortable win for Leeds.

The club quickly make new plans after the game in Germany against Dynamo Dresden is called off. Leeds will now make the trip to the Czech Republic to face FC Slovan Liberec.

On trial midfielder David Prutton says he would like to sign for Leeds once the club come out of administration. Speaking on the official website at the time, Prutton said, Speaking to the clubs official website Prutton said: When the administration stuff gets sorted hopefully things will be sorted for me and the players like me,'

'This is a team with a lot of potential. We need to work on that - the league will be tough - but the management here is good, the players are good, and we need to move in the right direction.

'There's a huge history and a chance to try and re-build.'

Leeds confirms that the clubs current squad have not been paid for the month of June. The club, who are still in administration and released the following statement, 'It is disappointing that the players have not as yet been paid, however they have not been paid in accordance with the agreements they entered into with the administrators.

The players have been paid for May with funds provided by Leeds United 2007 Ltd under the terms of those deferrals and June's wages are due to be paid when the Football League/Football Association return the shares.'

Leeds have two friendlies planned for July 21st against Grimsby and Wealdstone and boss Simon Grayson names his squads.


Grimsby Town
Ankergren, Martin, Hughes, Michalik, Parker, White, Lees, Marques, Robinson, Becchio, Howson, Delph, Snodgrass, + 3 Trialists

Higgs, Darville, Milne, Huntington, Sheehan, Showunmi, Johnson, Falkingham, Prutton, Kandol, Beckford, Elliott, Whitwell, Hatfield, R Jones, Williams

Leeds suffer a heavy pre-season defeat at Bury. The League One side beat Leeds 4-0.

Former Leeds goalkeeper Mervyn Day is back at the club as chief scout.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson is to give trialists Ishmael Miller, J. Lloyd Samuel and Alex Mendy another chance in the pre-season friendly with Sheffield Wednesday at the weekend.

Grayson also admits that he had spoken to former midfielder Lee Bowyer about a return to Elland Road. Speaking about Bowyer on the official website, Grayson said, 'I spoke to Lee Bowyer about coming, but he went to Ipswich for family reasons and geographical reasons because it`s only an hour from London.'

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.

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 20 2012

Time: 6:19AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Leeds Fan View v QPR (Sunday November 29 2015)

LUFC Evans - Byram talks this week (Sunday November 29 2015)

Leeds Beaten At Loftus Road (Sunday November 29 2015)

LUFC On This Day - November 29th (Sunday November 29 2015)

QPR v Leeds - Teamsheets! (Saturday November 28 2015)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 201
2. Tiny T 153
3. deslondon 73
4. erni 72
5. King Billy 57
6. SimonTVW 40
7. Oyper 28
8. bago 19
9. ultraleeds 15
10. Spanky White 13

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19
18. Preston 18 3 9 6 -3 18
19. MK Dons 18 4 4 10 -9 16
20. Bristol City 18 3 7 8 -12 16

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Austin Header Powers QPR to Victory
Q.P.R. : 29/11/2015 20:26:00
Wednesday Star Lucas Joao - 'I'm in my best form ever!'
Sheff Wed : 29/11/2015 20:20:01
Wednesday at Stoke City - Wildsmith Plays!
Sheff Wed : 29/11/2015 20:00:00
LUFC Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United Highlights
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 19:26:00
Smith Approached? Carsley In Charge At Bolton
Brentford : 29/11/2015 18:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do Leeds most need to strengthen in the January window?
Suggested By:  
Goal 2%
Defence 10%
Midfield 10%
Attack 78%