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!

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday June 20 2014
Time: 7:14AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Former striker battling Alzheimer's

Former Leeds United striker Frank Worthington is suffering from Alzheimer`s

LUFC On This Day - May 6th Clarke One-Nil!

A look back at what happened on this day May 6th in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Preston North End v Leeds United - Team News

Team news ahead of the game on Saturday

LUFC Ronaldo Vieira agrees professional contract with Leeds

Young academy midfielder Ronaldo Vieira has agreed his first professional contract with the club.

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Steve Evans stay?
Suggested By:
Yes92%
No8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza7178
2.Tiny T37
3.Oyper25
4.Spanky White20
5.bago17
6.deslondon16
7.erni16
8.SimonTVW14
9.King Billy5
10.Dublin White3