UK time is: 09:28:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC Youngsters ease to pre-season win

A youthful Leeds United side won their latest pre-season game at Blue Square Premier League side Alfreton Town on Saturday.

Transfer listed goalkeeper Paul Rachubka was the only experienced player in the line-up, with Charlie Taylor and Zac Thompson the only other players in the side to have first team experience.

Ross Killock, Lewis Turner, Sam Byram, Monty Gimple and Sanchez Payne were all involved in the squad, less than 24 hours after appearing as second half substitutes in the win at Farsley Celtic.

Leeds won the game 2-0 thanks to two second half strikes. Dominic Poleon opened the scoring on the hour and Lewis Turner added a second ten minutes later.

Midfielder Zac Thompson had missed the chance to give Leeds an early second half lead when Alfreton goalkeeper Phil Barnes saved his penalty and then denied the young midfielder for a second time from the follow up.

The youngsters are likely to feature again next Saturday when Leeds take a side to Welsh champions TNS.


Leeds Team

Rachubka; Byram Killock, Trialist, Taylor; Nathan Turner, Thompson (c), Clamp, Lewis Turner; Poleon, Lenighan.

Subs: Grimes, Gimple, Snodin, Harrison, Payne.

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!






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 22 2012

Time: 6:30AM

Your Comments

The only thing Paul Rachubka has experience in is in dropping the ball!
trickyfandango
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC On This Day - October 2nd (Thursday October 2 2014)

Stats: Leeds United v Reading (Wednesday October 1 2014)

Leeds and Reading in stalemate (Wednesday October 1 2014)

LUFC On This Day - October 1st (Wednesday October 1 2014)

LUFC Milanic wants a high tempo (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds v Reading - Team News (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 27
2. Tiny T 4
3. erni 3
4. deslondon 2
5. Whiteknight 1
6. ultraleeds 1
7. Salazzar 1
8. Oyper 1
9. bago 1
10. Peckers 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Sheff Wed 10 4 4 2 3 16
10. Reading 10 4 3 3 0 15
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Leeds Utd 10 4 2 4 -2 14
13. Brentford 10 4 2 4 -3 14
14. Cardiff 10 3 4 3 0 13
15. Bournemouth 10 3 3 4 1 12

Breaking League News

RUFC - Ref Watch v Norwich
Rotherham : 02/10/2014 09:23:00
Cherries Away Days: Bolton
Bournemouth : 02/10/2014 08:34:00
Howe: We didn`t match our usual high standards
Bournemouth : 02/10/2014 08:25:00
Premier League Clubs Circle Blues Youngsters
Birmingham : 02/10/2014 08:00:00
Fulham : 02/10/2014 07:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Reading?
Suggested By:  
Silvestre 30%
Byram 6%
Bellusci 0%
Pearce 6%
Cooper 0%
Sloth 26%
Cook 0%
Mowatt 6%
Doukara 6%
Antenucci 0%
Bianchi 20%
Murphy 0%
Austin 0%
Sharp 0%