Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

On This Day - July 31st Happy Birthday Sniffer

On This Day - July 31st Happy Birthday Sniffer

A look back at what was being reported on Vital Leeds on July 31st in the recent history of Leeds United.

Birthdays
1946 Allan Clarke (68)




2008
Leeds boss Gary McAllister is hoping to complete the signing of Luciano Becchio after he impressed in the game with Shelbourne last week.

Speaking on the official website, McAllister said, 'It's something we're looking at and we're talking about.'

'There's some loose ends to tie up, but we're hoping we may be able to tie something up later in the week.'

2009
Leeds United keeper and Scottish U21 international Alan Martin joins
Accrington Stanley on loan until January 2010.

Richard Naylor is been named as club captain for the 2009/10 season.

2010
Leeds United finished off their pre-season campaign with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Premiership side Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road.

Leeds included six of the clubs seven summer signings with Alex Bruce who had only arrived at the club the previous day coming off the bench.

Max Gradel, Lloyd Sam and Bradley Johnson are all on target against the Premier League side.

Team:
Schmeichel (Higgs 62), Connolly (Hughes 76), Collins (Bromby 76), Naylor (Bruce 62), Bessone, Howson, Kilkenny, Johnson, Gradel (Grella 76), Becchio (Somma 62), Sam (White 76)

2011
Leeds completed their pre-season campaign with a 3-2 win over Newcastle United at Elland Road.

Patrick Kisnorbo, Lloyd Sam and a first Elland Road goal for Billy Paynter secured a 3-2 win.

Team:
Lonergan, Connolly, Kisnorbo (Lees 59), O`Brien (Bromby 46), Parker (Bodor 59), Snodgrass (Sam 59), Howson, Clayton (Nunez 66), Brown, Gradel (Mendy 66), McCormack (Paynter 66)

Subs
Rachubka, White,

2012
Leeds United transfer listed striker Billy Paynter has joined championship rivals Blackpool on trial.

The striker was transfer listed by Neil Warnock at the end of last season with twelve months remaining on his contract after failing to shine in his two years at Elland Road.

Paynter joined up with Ian Holloway`s side on Monday and he is expected to spend the week at Bloomfield Road.

The 28 year old will hope to be involved in Blackpool`s pre-season friendly with Everton on Saturday.

Paynter is also being linked with a number of other clubs including Notts County and Doncaster Rovers.


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:Thursday July 31 2014
Time: 7:19AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

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:
Green13%
Coyle1%
Bartley0%
Ayling6%
Berardi0%
Vieira1%
Bridcutt1%
Hernandez2%
Doukara0%
Wood72%
Roofe0%
O'Kane4%
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.deslondon160
3.Tiny T91
4.SimonTVW63
5.King Billy62
6.ultraleeds62
7.@OxonWhite56
8.Spanky White54
9.erni54
10.Oyper41
Write for Vital Football