Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Leeds United V Port Vale Reactions

Leeds United V Port Vale Reactions

All the reaction from the Leeds and Port Vale camps following United's excellent 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.

Leeds United first team coach John Gannon told of his delight at the return to winning ways and eagerly looks towards the busy Christmas period as a chance to cement the clubs position in the top 6 of the table.

Speaking to leedsunited.com:

'We got off to a wonderful start. For 30 minutes we were excellent, then we went off the boil a bit. Why? You can't put your finger on it.

'We kept working away. It's all about chances and we took them.'


Moving on to the fixtures this side of the New Year he added:

'There's seven up to January 5th and it's hugely important that we pick points up and close the gap to the New Year. Hopefully that's the start.'

*****

In the Port Vale camp, manager Lee Sinnott believed that the 3-0 deficit did not reflect the performance of his drastically altered squad.

Sinnott went for 'hand grenade' style changes in dropping four of his regular players and believes the replacements were unlucky to come away with such a harsh result:

'Leeds were extremely clinical in taking their chances and we were not, the result was harsh on us but sometimes you don't get what you deserve,' he said.

'The players applied themselves superbly. Leeds had a free weekend and looked fresh, but we stuck in there. If we had taken our chances at crucial times we would have given Leeds a game.

'I left four players out to get a reaction from the team and I got it, but that doesn't necessarily mean those four won't be involved in the next game."


Click Here To Join Vital Leeds United

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Thursday December 6 2007
Time: 12:55PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC Leeds United Loan Watch - August 13th - 19th

Vital Leeds United will be keeping a close eye on how the Leeds players are doing during their loan spells away from the club

LUFC Leeds United Fan View v Sunderland

I made the trip to the Stadium of Light on Saturday evening to watch Leeds United continue their unbeaten start to the Championship season

LUFC Christiansen Pleased With Start To The Season

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen says he is very pleased with the start to the campaign

Leeds Show There Is Life After Wood With Impressive Win

Leeds United didn`t let the imminent departure of striker Chris Wood affect them as they produced a professional performance to win 2-0 at Sunderland and continue their unbeaten start to the season.

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match v Sunderland?
Suggested By:
Wiedwald7%
Ayling2%
Cooper15%
Jansson5%
Anita1%
Phillips1%
O'Kane4%
Hernandez0%
Ekuban0%
Alioski19%
Saiz45%
Roofe0%
Dallas1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71165
2.deslondon75
3.King Billy63
4.erni56
5.Tiny T49
6.@OxonWhite36
7.Whiteknight31
8.Oyper31
9.Dublin White31
10.SimonTVW28
The Vital Football Members League