UK time is: 08:28:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Defender needed a fresh change after leaving Leeds

Defender Lee Peltier says it was time for a fresh start after leaving Leeds United on Monday.

The 27-year-old has signed for local neighbours Huddersfield Town on a three-year deal after terminating his contract with Leeds by mutual consent.

Peltier finished last season away from Leeds, enjoying a loan spell at Nottingham Forest and it was this that made him realise it was time to move on.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post , Peltier said, "I just think I need to move on now.

"When I went to Forest on loan last season, I didn`t realise how much I wasn`t enjoying my football until I joined them.

"I really enjoyed myself there and after that, I felt it was time for a fresh change, obviously with everything that was going on and things like that (at Leeds)."


Peltier joined Leeds from Leicester City in the summer of 2012, he was made club captain in his first season at Elland Road, and he made 48 appearances as he played all the way across the back four.

Last season, Peltier was again a regular in the side and it came as a surprise when he was loaned to Nottingham Forest in March despite the only other recognised right back Sam Byram struggling with injury.

Despite having a year remaining on his deal at Elland Road, the player and club decided to part ways, allowing Peltier to re-join Huddersfield Town, three-years after leaving them.

Peltier made 75 appearances for Leeds during his two seasons at Elland Road and he scored his only goal in the 1-1 draw at Blackpool on Boxing Day.


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!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 24 2014

Time: 8:29PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Dawson hat-trick in Leeds win (Wednesday July 30 2014)

LUFC Lees set to complete Owls move (Wednesday July 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds end interest in defender (Wednesday July 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds Fans View v Swindon Town (Wednesday July 30 2014)

LUFC On This Day - July 30th (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 466
2. leeds1975 325
3. deslondon 165
4. erni 128
5. iwa 73
6. SimonTVW 50
7. Tiny T 42
8. PDIRISH 40
9. King Billy 39
10. ultraleeds 25

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

LUFC Stuart Gray - Lees to have medical today
Leeds Utd : 31/07/2014 07:32:00
On This Day - July 31st Happy Birthday Sniffer
Leeds Utd : 31/07/2014 07:19:00
The PWU Latics Podcast Is Back
Wigan : 31/07/2014 07:00:00
Owls edged out by Magpies in friendly
Sheff Wed : 30/07/2014 23:53:00
LUFC Dawson hat-trick in Leeds win
Leeds Utd : 30/07/2014 21:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think Leeds will finish in 2014/15?
Suggested By:  
Automatic promotion 7%
Play-offs 13%
7-12 17%
13-18 34%
19-21 6%
Relegated 23%