Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Leeds finish away campaign with a win

Birmingham City
1 - 3
Leeds United

St Andrews

26/04/14 3pm

Attendance: 19,861

Referee:

Leeds United finished off their away campaign this season with a 3-1 win at Birmingham City.

Second half goals from Matt Smith, Danny Pugh and a Paul Caddis own goal ensured that Leeds beat struggling Birmingham, who slipped into the bottom three following the defeat.

A fairly uneventful game was brought to life just before the hour when Smith rose high to head home a Danny Pugh cross to give Leeds the lead.

Two minutes later and it was Pugh who fired across goalkeeper Darren Randolph to double the lead.

Leeds made the game safe with twelve minutes remaining when Paul Caddis inadvertently diverted the ball past Randolph after a ball in from Ross McCormack.

Federico Macheda pulled a goal back inside the final ten minutes for the home side when he fired low past Jack Butland and despite Leeds playing the final few minutes with ten men after Alex Mowatt was stretchered off having already used their three substitutes, Leeds recorded only their second double of the season.

Teams

Birmingham
Randolph, Caddis, Spector, Thorpe (Gray 90), Hancox, Burke, Huws, Adeyemi, Reilly (Macheda 61), Zigic, Novak (Allan 69)

Subs not used
Doyle, Martin, Lee, Shinnie

Leeds United: Butland, Wootton, Lees, Pearce, Pugh (White 88), Murphy (Mowatt 57), Brown, Tonge, Austin, McCormack, Smith (Hunt 79)

Subs not used
Cairns, Thompson, Stewart, Poleon.

Join Vital Leeds

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club

The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.

The branch has pick up points at Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.


Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Leeds on: facebook



Vital Leeds on: twitter


Join Vital Leeds

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!


Writer:Dazza71
Date:Sunday April 27 2014
Time: 9:23AM

Comments

0
Season 2013-2014 is almost over but here is some testimony; Jason Pearce, Alex Mowatt, Matt Smith an Ross McCormack. Reasoning comes within.... Tare
Tare
27/04/2014 10:27:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Barnsley?
Suggested By:
Win92%
Lose2%
Draw6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 5:30PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 25 2017 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 2:00PM : Sutton United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 5 2017 12:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71215
2.deslondon128
3.Tiny T84
4.SimonTVW61
5.@OxonWhite56
6.ultraleeds56
7.King Billy55
8.Spanky White54
9.erni45
10.Oyper39
Vital Football Comment