UK time is: 17:36:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Leeds to face legal battle with Nigel Gibbs

Nigel Gibbs has left his role at Leeds United and he is heading for the courtrooms against the club claiming a breach of contract.

Gibbs, who was assistant manager to former manager Brian McDermott, stayed on at Elland Road and reported for the start of pre-season training at Thorp Arch towards the end of June but he hasn`t been seen since and he has now revealed that he has left the club.

A statement issued by Gibbs to the Yorkshire Evening Post reads, "I have terminated my employment with Leeds United in response to the way I have been treated by the club, which amounts to a breach of contract.

"I have put the matter in the hands of my legal advisors and in those circumstances it is inappropriate for me to make any further comment."


Leeds owner Massimo Cellino says that Gibbs was not doing what he was asked to do in supporting new first team coach David Hockaday upon his arrival at Elland Road and when the Italian tried to sort out a severance package with Gibbs, he was asking for too much money.


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:Wednesday August 6 2014

Time: 9:06PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC On This Day - October 2nd (Thursday October 2 2014)

Stats: Leeds United v Reading (Wednesday October 1 2014)

Leeds and Reading in stalemate (Wednesday October 1 2014)

LUFC On This Day - October 1st (Wednesday October 1 2014)

LUFC Milanic wants a high tempo (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds v Reading - Team News (Tuesday September 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 27
2. Tiny T 4
3. erni 3
4. deslondon 2
5. Whiteknight 1
6. ultraleeds 1
7. SimonTVW 1
8. Salazzar 1
9. Oyper 1
10. bago 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Sheff Wed 10 4 4 2 3 16
10. Reading 10 4 3 3 0 15
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Leeds Utd 10 4 2 4 -2 14
13. Brentford 10 4 2 4 -3 14
14. Cardiff 10 3 4 3 0 13
15. Bournemouth 10 3 3 4 1 12

Breaking League News

Symons Enhances His Reputation
Fulham : 02/10/2014 16:59:00
Wolves fluff their line
Wolves : 02/10/2014 16:11:00
Are Town Serious Promotion Material?
Ipswich : 02/10/2014 16:07:00
RUFC - Middlesbrough Tickets On Sale
Rotherham : 02/10/2014 13:03:00
Sagbo signing opens door for McAlinden
Wolves : 02/10/2014 12:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Reading?
Suggested By:  
Silvestre 30%
Byram 5%
Bellusci 5%
Pearce 5%
Cooper 0%
Sloth 20%
Cook 0%
Mowatt 5%
Doukara 5%
Antenucci 5%
Bianchi 20%
Murphy 0%
Austin 0%
Sharp 0%