Date:Monday July 23 2012
A look back at what happened on July 23rd in recent history at Leeds United.
Leeds accept a bid from Luton Town for midfielder Kevin Nicholls believed to be in the region of £700,000.
Leeds are giving a trial to an unknown 24 year old Argentinian in their final pre-season tour of Ireland. Luciano Becchio joins the squad for the game against Shelbourne
Speaking at the time, Leeds boss Gary McAllister was excited about the arrival of the unknown striker. Speaking to Leedsunited.com the boss said:
'Luciano Becchio scored a lot of goals last season in the Spanish second division,' explained the manager.
'He was brought onto the radar by Marcellino - the former Newcastle and Mallorca defender. He's a contact Gwyn Williams knows well and we were made aware of him and had a look at him.
'We've got him over for 10 days and he looks exciting, but the most important thing is how he shows in the games.`
Leeds striker Enoch Showunmi is predicting a bright future at Leeds for young American striker Mike Grella. Grella was still waiting for his first Leeds goal but Showunmi believes the goals would come a plenty once he was off the mark. Speaking about Grella at the time, Showunmi said, 'As soon as he scores that first goal I`m sure they will fly in'.
Leeds win 3-0 at Gainsborough Trinity in their latest pre-season friendly. Max Gradel scores twice and David Somma continues to impress in pre-season with the other goal.
Martin, L. Turner, Sheehan, Hatfield, Naylor, Lees, Robinson, McCann, Somma, Gradel, Baxendale.
Leeds draw their latest pre-season friendly 1-1 at Sheffield Wednesday. Former Leeds midfielder David Prutton opens the scoring for Wednesday before a late penalty by Max Gradel equalises for Leeds.
Leeds are giving a trial to Hungarian international Boldiszar Bodor and he makes his first appearance in the game.
Rachubka, Connolly, Bromby (Bruce 85), Kisnorbo, Parker (Bodor 12), Mendy (White 74), Clayton, Brown (Osbourne 67), Gradel, Nunez (Sam 46), Paynter (McCormack)
Cairns, Lees, N. Turner, L. Turner, Taylor, Thompson
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Date:Monday July 23 2012
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