Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Ridsdale Didn't Act Alone

Ridsdale Didn't Act Alone

Kevin Blackwell insists Peter Ridsdale should not be held solely responsible for the club's stunning financial demise.

The former Elland Road chairman's overspending drove Leeds to the brink of financial ruin - and ultimately saw Blackwell installed as manager.

Ridsdale returns to Elland Road with his current club Cardiff this weekend for the first time since his departure in March 2003.

Blackwell said: 'If it was not for Peter Ridsdale I would not be here so I will warmly shake his hand.

'It is ironic that another man's misfortune is another's opportunity. As soon as the door slammed in his face it opened in mine, so I can't knock him.

'The crying shame is that the club was in such good shape, they were looking to be the team of the decade and then poor decisions were made, not just by Peter Ridsdale, the whole club made poor decisions,' told the club's official website.

Writer:
Date:Saturday December 10 2005
Time: 3:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

Berardi And Pennington Closing In On A Return From Injury

Leeds United have been boosted by the news that Gaetano Berardi and Matthew Pennington are close to a return.

LUFC New Deal On The Table For Wanted Striker

Leeds United have reportedly offered striker Chris Wood a new improved deal to stay with the club.

LUFC Jansson - I Don't Think We Need Another Defender

Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson feels the club don`t need to sign another defender

LUFC On This Day - August 18th

A look back at what happened on August 18th in the recent history of Leeds United.

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 Sunderland?
Suggested By:
Win0%
Lose0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71127
2.King Billy63
3.erni47
4.Tiny T41
5.deslondon37
6.@OxonWhite28
7.Whiteknight25
8.Dublin White23
9.SimonTVW23
10.Oyper21
The Vital Football Members League