Date:Wednesday December 5 2012
Leeds United youngster Sam Byram says the players are on a high and looking to break into the top six before the New Year.
Leeds have won three games in a row against promotion chasing Crystal Palace and Leicester City as well as a 4-2 local derby win at Huddersfield Town and Byram says the takeover and the addition of Alan Tate and Jerome Thomas on loan have made a huge difference.
Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Byram said, "I think bringing in the two new players as well as the takeover happening has helped a lot.
"There is a new feeling around the training ground with everyone on a high and I think you can see it in our performances.
"We are passing it around and playing better and we are getting more goals. The three games were all big wins and it is on the up from here."
Leeds had gone seven games without a win before the takeover and had slipped into the bottom six in the Championship with the three difficult games against Palace, Leicester and Huddersfield ahead of them.
Having taken nine points from the three games and five more games between now and the New Year, Byram believes there is no reason why they cannot be in the top six if they can continue their current form. "I think we are four points off the play-off places. If we keep progressing like we have been doing and we keep improving, who knows where we will be by Christmas. Hopefully, we will be in the top six and maybe even the top two," added Byram.
The three wins have moved Leeds back into the top half of the table, in eleventh place, and they are currently four points off a play-off place.
The championship is once again proving hard to predict and just six points separate sixth place and Saturday`s opponents Derby County in sixteenth place.
After the Derby game, Leeds face Ipswich Town at home who look to be finding their feet under new boss Mick McCarthy, losing just one of their five games since he took charge.
Leeds then face three games in a week over the busy festive period against sides above them in the championship. A home game against third placed Middlesbrough is followed by away trips to Nottingham Forest (9th) and Hull City (4th) before the New Year.
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