Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Leeds Fan view v QPR

LUFC Leeds Fan view v QPR

I made the trip to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday as Leeds United battled to a 1-1 draw.

I give my views on the player`s performances as Leeds looked to keep their play-off hopes alive.

Butland 7
He could do little with the goal and he made a good save to deny Rangers in the opening minutes of the second half.

Peltier 7
A steady game for Peltier but it would have been nice to see him helping down the right in attack.

Lees 7
A solid defensive performance by Lees. Only thing that frustrates me is his distribution.

Pearce 8 Man of the match
If not for Ross McCormack, Pearce would be a leading contender for player of the season. I was disappointed with him last season but he is getting better with every game he plays.

Warnock 7
Good game from Warnock who dealt with their most dangerous player Armand Traore.

Stewart 5
He still doesn`t do enough for me. He saw plenty of the ball down the left but he often failed to deliver.

Murphy 7
He worked hard in the centre of midfield and I often don`t think he gets the credit he deserves.

Austin 7
A much better performance from Austin, who along with Murphy, battled hard in the middle.

McCormack 7
He never looked confident when stepping up for the penalty but he didn`t let the miss bother him and he scored soon after with a free-kick. Ironically, I thought he looked more confident and I just had a feeling he was going to score from it.

Wickham 7
A great debut and he looks like he is going to have a great partnership with McCormack. Despite only being with us a few days, they had a very good understanding and linked up well. He came close on three occasions to getting a debut goal. I also like his work rate. He never let the defence have an easy option on the ball and that set the tone for the rest of the side.

Kebe 4
Defensively, I think he works hard but he is doing absolutely nothing for us in attack. Problem is now, the fans are getting on his back and he was being blamed for stuff at times on Saturday when he was nowhere near the incident. I cannot see him being left out, as McDermott wants his two wingers. If only we had two!


Mowatt 6

He worked hard in midfield and he was quickly involved.

Brown 5
He came on inside the final ten minutes and you know what you are getting with Michael Brown.

A very late substitute. He should have been on a lot earlier.

A bit like what McDermott said after the game, I would have taken a point before kick-off but I am disappointed not to have won. I was disappointed we weren`t going in two or three up at half time and it was made worse by the fact they equalised having rarely threatened us.

In the first half, I thought we worked really hard closing down all over the pitch. We tired in the second half but I think the side looked a lot better than it as of late.

We are now returning to Elland Road for the first time in a month and with five of the next seven games at home, we need to be taking maximum points.

Join The Vital Debate

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 Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.

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!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Sunday March 2 2014
Time: 9:28AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC On This Day - October 27th

A look back at what has happened on October 27th in the history of Leeds United

League Cup Quarter Finals - Full Draw (26/10/16)

The draw for the quarter final stage of this season's League Cup took place a short time ago.

LUFC Leeds To Face Liverpool In EFL Cup

Leeds United have been drawn against Liverpool in the last eight of the EFL Cup

Leeds' League Cup Ball Number Known (26/10/16)

With the fourth round ties now almost done and dusted, clubs have been allocated ball numbers for the League Cup quarter final round draw later this evening.

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the match v Norwich?
Suggested By:
Cooper 1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 14 10 1 3 31 19
2 Brighton 14 8 4 2 28 9
3 Huddersfield 14 9 1 4 28 4
4 Norwich 14 8 3 3 27 7
5 Sheff Wed 14 7 3 4 24 1
6 Bristol City 14 7 2 5 23 6
7 Birmingham 14 6 5 3 23 3
8 Reading 14 6 4 4 22 -3
9 Preston 14 6 2 6 20 1
10 Leeds Utd 14 6 2 6 20 -1
11 Brentford 14 5 4 5 19 5
12 Barnsley 14 6 1 7 19 3
13 Q.P.R. 14 5 4 5 19 -3
14 Fulham 14 4 6 4 18 -2
15 Burton 14 4 5 5 17 0
16 Aston Villa 14 3 8 3 17 0
17 Ipswich 14 4 5 5 17 -2
18 Wolves 14 4 4 6 16 -1
19 Forest 14 4 3 7 15 -3
20 Cardiff 14 4 3 7 15 -9
21 Derby County 14 3 5 6 14 -4
22 Blackburn 14 3 3 8 12 -8
23 Wigan 14 2 5 7 11 -3
24 Rotherham 14 1 3 10 6 -19
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 20 2016 1:15PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 26 2016 5:30PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 3 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 9 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

2.Tiny T55
6.King Billy30
10.Dublin White17
The Vital Football Members League