Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Too Much Turkey for Wise’s Men

Too Much Turkey for Wise’s Men

Leeds United boss Dennis Wise was relatively pleased as Jermaine Beckford’s late goal once again rescued a point for Leeds as defeat looked likely.

The point ensures that Leeds remain well and truly in the hunt for top spot in League One, a position currently held by Swansea City. The Welsh side stand 3 points ahead of the Whites, however have the added bonus of two games in hand over Wise’s men, and one over 2nd placed Nottingham Forest.

Speaking to the official Leeds United site Wise said: 'In the first half we did not play at all. It looked like a case of too many christmas puds and dinners. We just weren't at the races.

'We had prepared for the game - we had worked hard on Christmas Eve on how they would play and their set-pieces - but I don't think mentally a few of the lads had prepared which was disappointing.'

'We got a point and we're pleased with that, but we're not pleased with performance.

'Looking at the game overall, we had a lot more chances and we didn't perform well, so the fact we got a point is a plus, but there weren't many plusses to take away. It's all about results though.'

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Thursday December 27 2007
Time: 1:15PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

Time for Heckingbottom to ditch him once and for all?

Time for Heckingbottom to ditch him once and for all?

3 things Heckingbottom must alter to reverse Leeds' fortunes

A draw and a defeat in his first two games in charge have not done much to convince the doubters that Paul Heckingbottom was the right choice to take over as manager.

Time to bring him in from the cold at Leeds?

Paul Heckingbottom has revealed that he is willing to give Hadi Sacko a chance to salvage his career at the club.

LUFC Derby County v Leeds United History

Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head record between Derby County and Leeds United in the midlands over the years

Leeds United Archived Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Time for Heckingbottom to ditch him once and for all?
Suggested By: Elland.
Yes70%
No21%
Unsure9%
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71146
2.Tiny T94
3.deslondon58
4.erni50
5.bago48
6.Oyper29
7.SimonTVW26
8.King Billy22
9.1972Glory20
10.ultraleeds18
The Vital Football Members League