UK time is: 01:53:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

LUFC Warnock - It is all about three points

Leeds United boss Neil Warnock says it is all about the three points after seeing his side beat Barnsley 1-0 at Elland Road after being second best for much of the first half.

Barnsley could have quite easily have been ahead in the first half before Luciano Becchio scored from the penalty spot close to half time.

Jacob Mellis missed an excellent opportunity to put the visitors ahead inside five minutes but he missed the target with the goal at his mercy.

David Perkins and Marlon Harewood also went close for Barnsley in the opening twenty minutes as the visitors dominated the game.

Warnock isn`t too worried about the performance though, as long as Leeds come away with the three points and he felt the win was deserved after seeing out the first twenty minutes and changing the system.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Warnock said, "It is all about coming in at 4.50pm with all three points; it doesn`t matter about the performance.

"After the first twenty minutes I was quite happy. We changed the system because of the amount of possession they were having.

"For all the possession they had, we restricted them to a few chances. Once we sorted the system out and changed ours, we played much better and had some decent opportunities to put it beyond doubt."


The winning goal came from a debatable penalty decision. Lee Peltier was fouled outside the area by Barnsley defender Stephen Foster but referee Darren Deadman pointed to the penalty spot.

Luciano Becchio stepped up to score his ninth goal of the season with a cheeky chip down the centre of the goal with Barnsley goalkeeper Ben Alnwick already committed to the dive.

The second half was much more even but the best opportunity fell to experienced striker Marlon Harewood for the visitors. Harewood lacked any conviction with his effort from close range and Leeds goalkeeper Paddy Kenny did well to block the effort.

The win for Leeds moves them up to seventh place in the championship.

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 October 7 2012

Time: 8:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United - History (Wednesday April 16 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 16th (Wednesday April 16 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 15th (Tuesday April 15 2014)

LUFC On This Day - April 14th (Monday April 14 2014)

LUFC Leeds Fan View v Blackpool (Sunday April 13 2014)

Archived 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 419
2. bago 149
3. deslondon 120
4. erni 109
5. leeds1975 109
6. King Billy 91
7. Davey 3006 80
8. Tiny T 66
9. SimonTVW 52
10. iwa 37

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Watford 41 14 15 12 16 57
14. Bolton 42 13 15 14 -2 54
15. Sheff Wed 42 12 14 16 0 50
16. Leeds Utd 42 14 8 20 -9 50
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43

Breaking League News

Gibbs - Leeds looking to end season on a high
Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 21:19:00
Holden Appreciates His Support
Bolton : 16/04/2014 21:04:00
LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United - History
Leeds Utd : 16/04/2014 20:36:00
Former loanee a free agent following City exit
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:28:00
DRFC Young striker returns to Rovers
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:17:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Derby County - History
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:10:00
DRFC Hooper in charge of Derby clash
Doncaster : 16/04/2014 20:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Blackpool?
Suggested By:  
Butland 7%
Wootton 2%
Zaliukas 2%
Pearce 1%
Warnock 7%
Murphy 63%
Brown 11%
McCormack 2%
Smith 2%
Tonge 1%
Lees 2%