Date:Friday January 11 2013
Leeds United assistant manager Mick Jones says winger Ryan Hall must get used to playing for a club like Leeds if he is to become a top player.
Hall recently signed a two and a half year deal at Elland Road after joining the club on loan from League Two side Southend United in October.
First team opportunities have been few and far between since his arrival and he got a rare opportunity in the starting line-up against Birmingham City last weekend.
Hall disappointed and he was substituted at half time and Jones says he must quickly adapt to playing for a championship club the size of Leeds if he is to succeed in his career.
Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Jones said, "He didn`t cope well on Saturday. I don`t know if he was like the rest of us and coming down with the virus. He didn`t look sharp and he didn`t look ready for the game.
"He is only a boy but it is a big thing to live up to at a big club like Leeds. It is something he has to live with if he is to be a top player."
The 25-year-old started out at Crystal Palace, where he worked with Jones and Warnock before being released and drifting into non-league football after a number of off-field problems.
After establishing himself with non-league Bromley, he was given a second opportunity in the Football League with Southend United.
Hall excelled in his two seasons at Roots Hall and he scored 23 times for the club and was a leader in the Football League for assists.
A pre-season fall out with Southend manager Paul Sturrock saw him frozen out at Southend and Leeds boss Neil Warnock gave him a second chance to prove he was capable at championship level.
He has made just three starts in six appearances since his arrival at Elland Road and he has only shown brief glimpses of what he is capable of, most notably at Huddersfield Town when he came off the bench to set up Leeds third and fourth goals.
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
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:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Date:Friday January 11 2013
LUFC Former midfielder makes third move in seven months (Saturday September 5 2015)
Leeds International Round-Up - Good wins for Cook and Dallas (Saturday September 5 2015)
LUFC Middlesbrough (a) - Ticket Information (Saturday September 5 2015)
LUFC On This Day - September 5th (Saturday September 5 2015)
LUFC Wood - Always Nice Scoring Goals (Friday September 4 2015)
LUFC On This Day - September 4th (Friday September 4 2015)
LUFC Bamba named Player of the Month (Thursday September 3 2015)
LUFC On This Day - September 3rd (Thursday September 3 2015)
LUFC Leeds United Summer Transfer Rumours Round-Up (Wednesday September 2 2015)
LUFC Ajose leaves Leeds to join Swindon (Wednesday September 2 2015)
|10. Leeds Utd||5||1||4||0||1||7|
|11. MK Dons||5||2||1||2||1||7|
|LUFC Former midfielder makes third move in seven months
» Leeds Utd : 05/09/2015 09:18:00
|Vital Rotherham Man Of The Month - August
» Rotherham : 05/09/2015 09:12:01
|Leeds International Round-Up - Good wins for Cook and Dallas
» Leeds Utd : 05/09/2015 08:27:00
|LUFC Middlesbrough (a) - Ticket Information
» Leeds Utd : 05/09/2015 08:00:01
|LUFC On This Day - September 5th
» Leeds Utd : 05/09/2015 07:09:00