Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC On This Day - June 20th

LUFC On This Day - June 20th

A look back at what happened on this day June 20th in the history of Leeds United.

Leeds have never played a game on this day in their history, so today we look back in the Vital Leeds archives of the last few years to see what was being reported.

Birthdays
1956 Peter Reid (58)

2007
Leeds United will travel to Ireland to face Shelbourne. The game will take play at Shelbourne`s Tolka Park, Dublin on the 7th July, kicking off at 7.30pm.

2008
Jonny Howson has signed a new contract with Leeds United that ties him to the club until 2011.

In an added twist, should Leeds United gain promotion (read: when) back to the Championship, Howson`s contract will be extended by a further year, taking him up until the year of the London Olympics, 2012. Boss Gary McAllister was obviously delighted with the news, as he told Leedsunited.com.

'We're all delighted. He's a player who has come through the Academy and is a local lad which is a big plus,' he said.

'He's got an eye for goal and he has a nice mix to his game.

'He has a lot of potential and a lot of ammunition to develop his game and I'm pleased I've got the opportunity to help his development.'

2011
Leeds United boss Simon Grayson insists that Billy Paynter is still part of his plans at the club.

The striker had a disappointing first season at Elland Road, scoring just once in twenty-one appearances.

Paynter was linked last week to a move to Sheffield United, linking back up with his former Swindon Town boss Danny Wilson, who is now in charge at Bramall Lane.

Grayson insists he is still part of his plans and as had no contact from Sheffield United. Speaking in the Yorkshire Evening Post , Grayson said, 'I`ve had no enquiries for Billy.
'He had a stop-start season last year but I`m not looking to get rid of him because he`s a good player. When he did come into the team, he showed his quality.'

Leeds United have accepted a bid for goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel from fellow championship side Leicester City.

The official website have announced the news that they have accepted an undisclosed bid and Leeds boss Simon Grayson says 'He feels it`s the right deal for the club'.

2012
Leeds United have made it two in two days after Paul Green agreed to sign a two year deal on July 1st.

Green has recently returned from representing Republic of Ireland at the European championships, where he made one substitutes appearances against Spain.

The 29 year old has arrived on a free transfer after coming to the end of his contract at Derby County.

The midfielder started his career at Doncaster Rovers, where he made over 250 appearances. He helped the side win promotion from non-league, where he scored in the play-off final against Dagenham and Redbridge in 2002, all the way to the championship.

Green signed for Derby the week after helping Doncaster win promotion to the championship in 2008 and he made almost 150 appearances in his four seasons at Pride Park.

The combative midfielder joins Adam Drury this week in agreeing to sign for Leeds on July 1st.

2013
Just one day after the fixtures are released, Leeds have their first games moved with the trip to Leicester City in August as well as the home game against Sheffield Wednesday being moved for TV coverage.


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:Friday June 20 2014
Time: 7:14AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC Leeds United Loan Watch January 15th - 22nd

Leeds United have five players out on loan at the moment and Vital Leeds is once again look at how the players are doing on their travels

LUFC On This Day - January 23rd

A look back at what happened on this day January 23rd in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Leeds United Fan View v Barnsley

Vital Leeds United contributor King Billy made the trip to Oakwell on Saturday night to see Leeds lose their six-match unbeaten run

LUFC Barnsley v Leeds United Highlights

Highlights from the clash between Barnsley and Leeds United on Saturday evening

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the match v Barnsley?
Suggested By:
Green11%
Coyle0%
Bartley0%
Ayling7%
Berardi0%
Vieira1%
Bridcutt1%
Hernandez1%
Doukara0%
Wood74%
Roofe0%
O'Kane5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 25 2017 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 2:00PM : Sutton United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 5 2017 12:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71248
2.deslondon159
3.Tiny T91
4.SimonTVW63
5.King Billy62
6.ultraleeds62
7.@OxonWhite56
8.Spanky White54
9.erni54
10.Oyper41
Write for Vital Football