Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Leeds Rejection Warnock’s Fault?

Leeds Rejection Warnock’s Fault?

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has today claimed that Shaun Derry did not reject a chance to return to Elland Road.

Yesterday, Leeds assistant boss Dave Bassett told of how Derry’s refusal to return to the club left a ‘sour taste’ with manager Dennis Wise, who is now struggling to fill the midfield roles due to injury and suspension. (‘Wise Unhappy With Derry Rejection.’ Click Here)

However it now appears that Neil Warnock was either the one to blame for the rejection, or is now trying to look after a player who’s Elland Road career now looks set to be over.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Post ex-Sheffield United boss Warnock said: "Dennis asked me on New Year's Eve for permission to let Shaun go back to Leeds before January 19, but I refused because I have to look after the interests of my own club."

"The loan deal runs until January 19 and I have told Shaun 'I am sorry, but I cannot let you go back before then'. We need him here.

"Shaun knows he is a Leeds United player, but the decision was not his to make. It was mine as the manager of Crystal Palace."

Click Here To Join Vital Leeds United

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Thursday January 3 2008
Time: 11:37AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

Stats: Leeds United v Nottingham Forest

All the stats from Leeds United (0) vs (1) Nottingham Forest , Elland Road, 06/02/16 3pm Att: 24,079

Lacklustre Leeds Lack A Spark In The Final Third

Leeds United went down to a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

Nelson Oliveira scored the only goal of the game on the hour when he found space in the Leeds penalty

LUFC On This Day - February 7th

A look back at what happened on this day February 7th in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Line-Ups

Line-ups for the game this afternoon

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are you pro or anti Cellino?
Suggested By:
Pro23%
Anti77%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Feb 15 2016 7:45PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Watford (a)
FA Cup
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 29 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Leeds Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71108
2.deslondon73
3.Tiny T38
4.erni24
5.SimonTVW20
6.BtheD11
7.King Billy11
8.ultraleeds5
9.Oyper5
10.iwa3