Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Leeds United Match Preview

Leeds United
vs.
Swansea City

Elland Road

21/09/07

1500

Leeds United look to cement a place outside of the relegation zone by continuing their 100% record against 4th placed Swansea.

Vital Quotes:

Leeds United boss Dennis Wise is looking for his side to continue their impressive streak, but is wary of the threat imposed by Swansea.

Speaking to the Leeds United official website, Wise said: 'Football is funny and when you're doing well you can get a kick. We don't want a kick; we have to keep doing what we've been doing.

'Swansea play good football and they've won their last three games.'

The Swansea manager has continued in what is becoming a typical opposition response, positive with a hint of bitterness: 'I know the players will really appreciate running out at Elland Road to see so many Swans fans there to support them. And I can guarantee you, it does make a difference.'

'They have seven or eight players with Premiership experience, and they have strikers in Jermaine Beckford and Tresor Kandol.'

Honeymoon period? Seven or eight of our current team with Premiership experience?

Mr Martinez, you`re in cloud cuckoo land!

Leeds United Team News:

Alan Thompson will miss out having not recovered in time to feature in Saturday's match.

Aside from that, it seems like Dennis Wise has a full team to pick from and will more than likely keep things as they were for Bristol Rovers.

Player to watch: Super Tresor Kandol

He likes art, he likes backflips, and he likes scoring goals.

Expect our Kandol to light up Elland Road once more.

Swansea City Team News:

Vital Swansea City are reporting that Andy Robinson and Leon Britton will both be sitting out their biggest away day of the season.

Ferrie Bodde returns following a 3 game suspension for head butting another player. Mr Boddie would like to point out however that he is not mad: 'I've never done something stupid like that, but I have learnt the lesson,' said Bodde.

'I read a story on the internet that I am a crazy guy on the pitch, but I'm not crazy, I only want to win' he told BBC Sport.

Player to watch: Ferrie Bodde

Any footballer that has to turn to the media to convince people he's not crazy must be worth watching!

Did you know?

Did you know:


  • Swansea City have the nickname 'The Swans' but did you know that the most common form of swan in the UK can stand at over 1.2metres tall, that's four feet tall.

  • This would mean that your average mute swan is just 1 foot and 6 inches shorter than Dennis Wise.

  • Swansea is linked with the city of Mannheim, Germany.

  • Mannheim is home to the 'Pylon Test Facility' which is used for the examination of the static characteristics of pylons.

  • I bet even the Swansea fans didn't know some of those amazing facts!

    Ref Watch:

    Our referee for tomorrow is none other than Mr G Laws who hasn't sent anyone off in his 5 games so far this season. The last time he officiated a Leeds match, he had the cheek to book Armando Sa, loanee Michalik and Matt Heath during Leeds' 1-1 draw with Leicester City in March of this year.

    Match Prediction:

    We're going to scrape this one I think. Swansea aren't 4th placed for nothing. Leeds win 1-0 with super Tresor Kandol being the match-winner.

    Next Fixtures:

    Following our win against Swansea, Leeds United will travel to Gillingham on the 29th of this month.


    Writer:LUFC1
    Date:Friday September 21 2007
    Time: 9:39PM

    Best of Vital Network

    Vital Boxing - Ingle Talks Brook

    Login to post a comment

    Site Journalists

    Dazza71
    Editor email
    Profile

    Current Poll (see more polls)

    Who do you want as the new head coach?
    Suggested By:
    Aitor Karanka16%
    Allan Pardew7%
    Sam Allardyce3%
    Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink3%
    Claudio Ranieri50%
    Nigel Pearson6%
    Marco Silva10%
    David Moyes4%
    Roberto Di Matteo1%
    Walter Mazzarri0%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
    P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
    3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
    4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
    5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
    6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
    7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
    8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
    9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
    10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
    11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
    12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
    13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
    14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
    15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
    16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
    17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
    18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
    19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
    20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
    21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
    R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
    R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
    R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
    The Vital Football Members League
    Latest F1 News
    Latest Vital Boxing News
    Vital Football Comment

    Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

    Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.dazza71105
    2.deslondon83
    3.King Billy59
    4.Tiny T53
    5.@OxonWhite52
    6.Spanky White34
    7.SimonTVW30
    8.erni29
    9.Oyper23
    10.ultraleeds12
    Write for Vital Football