Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC On This Day - August 4th

LUFC On This Day - August 4th

A look back at what was being reported on August 4th in recent history at Leeds United.

1999
Striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink leaves Leeds to sign for Spanish side Atletico Madrid.

2009
Fabian Delph completes his move to Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee.


Leeds United chairman Ken Bates spoke about the clubs decision to sell Fabian Delph to Aston Villa.

Bates admitted that the club had agreed a fee with Manchester City at the weekend but City needed a week to think about the deal so Bates pulled the plug.

19-year-old Delph had apparently made it clear to the club that he wanted to play Premiership football and Bates was happy with him joining Villa who have a good record of bringing through young English talent, that was a key factor for Bates.

Bates Speaking on Yorkshire Radio at the time said, 'It`s a substantial fee, it`s a good one for a 19 year old.
We get a fee some of which has to go to Bradford City as part of a sell on, and there`s contingency built in, subject on Villa`s performance.'


With the sale of Fabian Delph complete, boss Simon Grayson reveals that he has money to spend. Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Grayson said, 'I`m not going to let it burn a hole in my pocket, but it`s nice to know it`s there if I need it.'


Australian international Patrick Kisnorbo is called up by the Socceroos and will miss the Carling Cup tie with Darlington later in the month.


2010
For the first time, Leeds reveal that they plan to use the multi-ball system for the new season.


After joining Tranmere Rovers in pre-season, young Leeds defender Liam Darville signs for the Wirral club on a one-month loan deal.


2011
Leeds decide not to offer trialist Boldizsar Bodor a contract.

The Hungarian international defender joined on trial in pre-season and played in the friendlies against Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle United.


Leeds United boss Simon Grayson has confirmed that the club have agreed a deal with Celtic defender Darren O`Dea to bring him to Elland Road on a season long loan.

2012
Leeds United have completed the signing of Lee Peltier from Leicester City.

The 25 year old has signed for Leeds on a three-year deal after just one season with the foxes and he becomes Neil Warnock's tenth signing of the summer.

The defender made 47 appearances for Leicester last season having joined them from Huddersfield Town last summer.

Peltier started his career at Liverpool where he made just an handful of cup appearances before joining Yeovil Town, after loan spells at both Hull City and Yeovil.

He has already amassed close to 250 senior appearances since making his debut with Liverpool in 2006.




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:Monday August 4 2014
Time: 7:30AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Taylor named Player of the Year

Leeds United defender Charlie Taylor has been named the clubs Player of the Year for the 2015/16 season

LUFC Evans future to be known in the next week

Evans expecting decision on future in the next week

Disappointing Defeat In Final Home Game For Leeds

Leeds United ended their home programme at Elland Road with a disappointing 2-1 defeat to already relegated Charlton Athletic.

Leeds came into the game unbeaten in four games whilst Charlton we

Stats: Leeds United v Charlton Athletic

All the stats from Leeds United (1) vs (2) Charlton Athletic, Elland Road, 30/04/16 3pm Att: 25,458

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:
Yes80%
No20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 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. 44 13 18 13 57 0
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.dazza7113
2.bago9
3.Tiny T8
4.Spanky White4
5.Oyper3
6.erni1