Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Leeds youngster aiming for Euro finals

LUFC Leeds youngster aiming for Euro finals

Young Leeds United academy player Lewis Cook says it would be the pinnacle of his career so far if he can help the England under-17 side reach the European championship finals this summer.

The midfielder has just been away with the England squad, as they took part in the Algarve tournament in Portugal and he is now hoping he will be included in the squad that travel to the Czech Republic later this month for the final round of qualification ahead of the finals in Malta in July.

England face hosts Czech Republic, as well as Albania and Italy in their group with just the winners qualifying for the eight-team tournament finals in July.

Cook has been a regular in the squad this season and he is now hoping his hard work at Leeds and with England will see them qualify.

Speaking on the FA Website , Cook said, 'It's brilliant playing for England and everyone is ready now to try and get the wins needed in Czech Republic.

'It would mean everything to me to help my country qualify for the European Championship.

'All the hard work I've put in at my club and with England will have been worthwhile and it would be the pinnacle of my career so far to be involved.'


Cook featured in all three games for England in Portugal as they faced Holland, Portugal and Germany in the four-team tournament.

He started the 2-0 win over Holland in the opening game before coming off the bench in the 2-2 draw against Portugal. Cook started again in the final game as they lost 1-0 to Germany, who won the tournament with a winner just eight minutes from time.

Having already represented England at under-16 level, he has now made six appearances for the under-17 squad since making his debut against Portugal in August 2013.


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.

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Tuesday March 4 2014
Time: 8:15PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Bristol City v Leeds United Match Officials

Keith Stroud will take charge of the clash between Bristol City and Leeds United.

LUFC On This Day - September 27th

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

LUFC Berardi Completes 45 Minutes On Leeds Return

Gaetano Berardi completed 45 minutes for the Leeds United development squad on his return from injury

LUFC Former Defender Hopes Ayling Receives A Good Reception

Bristol City assistant manager John Pemberton is hoping that Leeds United defender Luke Ayling gets a warm reception on his first return to Ashton Gate

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Bristol City?
Suggested By:
Win59%
Lose6%
Draw35%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Capital One Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71170
2.deslondon87
3.Tiny T73
4.King Billy36
5.SimonTVW35
6.8ballali29
7.ultraleeds29
8.erni22
9.Oyper21
10.bago15