Leeds - Bates Looks To Leeds United Future
UK time is: 11:29:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bates Looks To Leeds United Future

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates is now looking forward to the future at Leeds United following the announcement that administrators KPMG have chosen the 'New Leeds,' a consortium fronted by Bates himself as the preferred bidder for the club.

Following objection to the Company Voluntary Agreement from HM Customs & Revenue, KPMG decided to put the club back up for sale, outside of the agreement which was originally won by the New Leeds company. Speaking to the clubs official website on the eve of the purchase of Leeds United for an undisclosed fee, Bates was clearly delighted at the decision: 'I'm very pleased. It's been a long haul, but we've got the club, where it should be, and we can now draw a line under the past.'

The next objective now is for the club to regain its share in the Football League. The League are meeting on Thursday, and the club has submitted its application for the transfer of the share."

It is now up to the administrators to sort out the HMRC court hearing, which is set for the 3rd of September and Bates is now only concerned in getting the squad together and ready for League One Football. The start of League One is dependant on The Football League agreeing to allow the club to start the season following the entry into administration at the end of The Championship relegation year.

Join Vital Leeds United!

It's very easy to sign up with Vital Leeds United, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved.

The Message Board: .After you've registered, you will be able to interact with other Leeds United supporters via our forums. To visit the Vital Leeds message board, click here.

Have your say: This website is your website and we are looking for people to help contribute to the site. Do you go to most of the games and want to share your opinions. Why not write a match report?

Do you believe you can make a better half-time pie than the clubs catering contractors? Well write in with a recipe!

We`re looking for contributors to add almost anything and everything linked with the club to Vital Leeds United. To get in touch with us, please feel free to fire an e-mail to leeds@vitalfootball.co.uk.

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

The Journalist

Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 11 2007

Time: 6:03PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Dallas on his way to France (Thursday October 8 2015)

LUFC Forest game moved for TV (Thursday October 8 2015)

LUFC On This Day - October 8th (Thursday October 8 2015)

LUFC Former boss in demand (Wednesday October 7 2015)

LUFC On This Day - October 7th (Wednesday October 7 2015)

LUFC Taylor wins monthly award (Tuesday October 6 2015)

LUFC London Trip To Be Shown Live (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 62
2. deslondon 46
3. erni 27
4. King Billy 19
5. Tiny T 17
6. bago 12
7. SimonTVW 9
8. Oyper 8
9. ultraleeds 6
10. BtheD 4

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10
19. MK Dons 10 2 2 6 -5 8

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Bowyer - Award Is Richly Deserved
Blackburn : 09/10/2015 11:10:00
Wednesday Have Three Fixtures Changes in December
Sheff Wed : 09/10/2015 11:10:00
Wolves have clicked
Wolves : 09/10/2015 10:00:01
Opinion: Can Demarai Gray break the ten goal barrier?
Birmingham : 09/10/2015 10:00:00
RUFC - Tug Of War Over Wood?
Rotherham : 09/10/2015 09:17:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think Leeds will finish?
Suggested By:  
Top Six 9%
7-12 36%
13-21 41%
Relegated 14%