UK time is: 16:31:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Walton Is A Realist

United youngster Simon Walton wants regular first team football and says he did his chances of winning a place no harm with his performance against Leicester City

The 18-year-old is a realist though and accepts it still might not have been enough to guarantee his place in the team against Cardiff on Saturday.

Head Coach John Carver got his first look at Simon in a first team game and was left impressed, saying: 'He's only an 18-year-old but he's come in and done a man's job for us.

'I thought he did very well for us and didn't look out of place at any time.'

Walton now faces an anxious wait to see if he will be given another opportunity this week against Cardiff, but he was just over the moon to return to the team and give a good account of himself.

'I feel I did quite well and with the result going for us too I don't think it could have been any better for me,' said Simon.

'After ten minutes I did feel I had the old sea legs, but after that I eased my way back into things

'It has been frustrating but the team has been doing well and that's made it extra hard for me to get back in. I've had my chance and I would like to think I grabbed it with both hands and you never know what will happen next week.

'It's down to the manager now what happens, I know there are players to come back into the team and it would be naive of me to think I will be straight in this week.

'It was just good to get out there and get a game again.'




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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 7 2005

Time: 2:12PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Nottingham Forest v Leeds United (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC Cook to fry Forest? (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC Redfearn confident of adding to squad (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC On This Day - December 20th (Saturday December 20 2014)

LUFC Will Leeds Cut Down The Trees? (Friday December 19 2014)

LUFC On This Day - December 19th (Friday December 19 2014)

Nottingham Forest v Leeds United Team News (Thursday December 18 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 260
2. deslondon 63
3. erni 58
4. King Billy 52
5. Tiny T 51
6. SimonTVW 33
7. Oyper 22
8. trickyfandango 18
9. ultraleeds 15
10. 1972Glory 12

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Birmingham 21 6 7 8 -9 25
17. Reading 21 7 4 10 -10 25
18. Huddersfield 21 6 6 9 -11 24
19. Leeds Utd 21 6 5 10 -7 23
20. Millwall 22 5 8 9 -9 23
21. Rotherham 21 4 9 8 -10 21
22. Brighton 21 3 9 9 -8 18

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds United Team To Face Nottingham Forest
Leeds Utd : 20/12/2014 16:14:00
Norwich : 20/12/2014 15:01:00
Blackburn v Charlton Athletic: Team Line-Ups
Blackburn : 20/12/2014 14:41:00
Reading v Watford: Team Line-Ups
Watford : 20/12/2014 14:34:00
Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday: Team Line-Ups
Sheff Wed : 20/12/2014 14:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Leeds will do at Nottingham Forest?
Suggested By:  
Win 24%
Lose 36%
Draw 40%