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12 Sep 2019 08:45:25
Burnley reportedly interested in Klich and will assess him throughout the season for a possible move in the summer.

1.) 13 Sep 2019 23:31:02
Can’t afford him

He’s Leeds now

He didn’t quit on us when he could have

Can’t see him looking to move now.



12 Sep 2019 08:43:49
Radz has told Popey that he has no intentions of selling the club this season, but he is actively pursuing fresh investment.

1.) 12 Sep 2019 15:46:19
What about after this season though?

2.) 16 Sep 2019 12:21:18
Radz continues to speak about the 5 year plan so that suggests the next 3 years after this one.



08 Aug 2019 15:54:59
Pearce has signed for Wigan on a permanent.



08 Aug 2019 15:51:39
Ryan Nolan and Facundo Colidio deals arte also off. Radz decides that paying for players to actually join the club is too much of a risk and announces that his aim is to sell all of our players and contest with a team entirely made up of loans in future unless we can get youngsters for free and then sell 'em for a fat profit.

1.) 08 Aug 2019 18:31:10
Alf totally agree but Kinear recons Roofe and Pontus out and two replacements in White and Nketiah is like for like except we got approx 13m for our two leavers and we got 2 players on loan who if we actually get promotion (and of course I hope we do) these two players will cost us the earth if we decide to keep them.
Personally I would rather have the Nolan kid and spend an extra 5m to get him in.



06 Aug 2019 14:24:49
Sources reporting we have put in a £7m plus-add-ons offer for Kent.

1.) 06 Aug 2019 22:25:34
theres a lot to the Kent thing now alf alright, think it has a pair of legs now . Who is going to be the winger to get moved into a more central direct role do you reckon?

2.) 07 Aug 2019 06:27:51
Could be anyone of Harrison Costa Hernandez and hopefully Kent 1 all interchangeable with bogusz I think could play number 10 and Clark and shack as wingers. More options than a McDonald’s touchscreen.

3.) 07 Aug 2019 07:24:40
I think we need to get Pablo off the wing and into the no.10 role where he will be lethal and not have to do so much running.




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17 Oct 2019 21:48:45
Happy 100th Birthday Leeds Utd. Here’s to the next 100 (at the top of the footballing pyramid)

Hope all you fans on here are having a celebration 🥳.



07 Oct 2019 17:41:10
Whether Berardi's sending off was harsh or not, it was his poor defending that saw him get beaten then running back like an idiot to try and make up lost ground across the back of a defender. On this occasion I don't think he fouled the man but his poor play did create the situation that led to the penalty. The wall geezer would probably have scored anyway if he hadn't gone down due to that mistake.

1.) 07 Oct 2019 18:31:40
I'm sure KP wouldn't have agreed that he would have scored!

2.) 07 Oct 2019 19:35:20
im with alf over KP never had the speed to make the tackle.

3.) 07 Oct 2019 21:19:27
That's hard to argue with!

4.) 07 Oct 2019 21:54:39
Bit bloody harsh all round in my mind.
It’s as though our players aren’t allowed to make mistakes.
“But it happens too often”. and it does for every team, just depends what position you play, and how harsh the punishment is for that mistake.
Berra stepped up too soon, got skinned, and did everything he could to track back. And did it legally! But a dive became a peno, and that became a red.
Back it up boys? Harsh to say the least!

5.) 08 Oct 2019 00:01:46
With you on that Bright. Berra not a CB so should expect mistakes, the lads a right back. He has been played out position for most of his games but always gives 100% and is all Leeds. As you say was not a pen ref got mugged. Would love another two or three players out there with his tenacity, maybe a bit younger. Hope Shacks is not out too long.

6.) 08 Oct 2019 00:18:12
i don't think anyone is questioning Beardis heart and effort the lad is spot on but heart and effort should be a given

nothing against him as a man just second rate as a player. i didn't like him at right back, neither did the leeds management which is why we got in alying. what makes me angry is how the bloke not good enough to play right back has been seen as the answer at left back and centre back

end of the day he ain't good enough if we want to go up

top bloke i would buy him a beer or i assume he drinks pints of bleach because he is that hard. but i don't want him on the pitch in a leeds shirt as i want promotion and he ain't that quality

nothing harsh about saying over the course of his time at leeds he has been a libiality and just ain't making the grade of a promotion player.

7.) 08 Oct 2019 07:46:52
Bermo, Agreed;

Beradi is a brilliant example of a diligent football player. Professional (does her caught in the papers for drunk driving etc, never fined for getting to work late, etc) . Hard working (you don't get carded for standing around and letting your team mates do all the work) . And consistent. But he is a LIMITED diligent footballer and I agree that Ayling was bought on the back of the fact that all those on power knew Beradi could not improve on what he was already giving.

How Beradi has become 3rd choice CB is beyond me. Last season he was never in front of Halme, Diaz or Struick for the U23 CB spot but here he is in the first team this season?

He is touted as a Swiss international RB, yet Shackleton (an U23 CM) and Dallas (a Irish international LW) have been used ahead of him in that position

Dont get me wrong ilove his passion, he is my modern day Andy Hughes, but surely we need more than that if we aspire to improve.

8.) 08 Oct 2019 09:09:12
Said it perfect axe every team needs a Beradi or five in it but need some talent as well

That’s why revues team where amazing they all had Beradi mind set and work etchic but god like talent

What was the saying every team has one dirty player who fights to the death and kicks people Leeds have 11 . before my time but sure I read something like that said by Ron chopper Harris?

Sure one of the much older fellas on here can put the correct saying on here’ve . there are plenty of them!

9.) 08 Oct 2019 09:32:40
Bermo. we are agreeing!

Que the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse!

(Wex, Spanish, George and Bieslabud)

10.) 08 Oct 2019 09:41:53
Agree Berardi not good enough now and my point was that you can not lay all the blame on him. Sure he would not pick himself as a left back or CB. If he was at right back then yes down to him but as you guys pointed out he is not even our second choice right back. Square pegs round holes. We were told at start of season Radz and Bubs were happy with the squad. If you have to play players out of position then it is not a good squad, we are short. No doubt Eddie will be at CB soon. However not just Berra not good enough JC looks to be going back so that option has gone as well. Lot were arguing we had no need to worry as U23s were so strong but half the team left and no sign any one else will be stepping up soon. Maybe Pascal will get on bench now. So we can slate the players all we want but fault is at managements door.

11.) 08 Oct 2019 11:15:37
It was Georgie Best, Bermo. Great line! Love it.
Ps. Before my time too tho, to be clear!

12.) 08 Oct 2019 12:29:15
whatever bright you old one. yes axe, i can hear the clip clopping of hooves as we speak.



07 Oct 2019 17:31:47
6 games without scoring for Bamford. 11 games in and he has only managed to score in 3 of them - two against awful teams who are struggling near the bottom. This is not the strike rate that promotion brings. Why did we sell our top scorer and not bring another goal scorer in?

1.) 07 Oct 2019 18:24:44
Agreed Alf . and the lack of natural goalscoring players is our Achilles heel . all down to Radz abd Orta.

2.) 07 Oct 2019 18:55:12
We have a natural scorer on the bench, need to find a way of playing him.

3.) 07 Oct 2019 19:28:54
Well alf we are told paddy does great running and creates 'the space '. So maybe if we don't go up AGAIN this year we can write to the EFL and ask for a special hearing on whether they can promote us due to the great running paddy does . Surely they will agree to it and commend him for not scoring, after all that's what you expect from your main CF. Oh wait! no its not computer says.

4.) 07 Oct 2019 19:36:05
agree with notts, mb has to play bamford for all his brings and eddie for the goals.

5.) 07 Oct 2019 20:05:18
Makes less sense that we valued Roofe and Jansen at what we paid for bamboo.

6.) 07 Oct 2019 21:39:34
agree wex. one thing i loved about cellino was the price he got for our players. veria, roofe and pontus all sold on the cheap.

7.) 07 Oct 2019 22:00:18
Facetiousness doesn’t suit you Chris. “We are told” blah, blah.
The rest is just schoolboy level playground stuff.
Who is “telling” you anything? Surely you’re big enough to make up you’re own mind, without simply belittling the opinions of others?

8.) 08 Oct 2019 07:55:40
Bamford AND Nekeitha

Harrison needs a rest. His early season play was very good but of late he is phoning them in.

Replace him with Eddie and see if that helps all players. Harrison gets a rest, Eddie gets more game time, and it take some goal scoring pressure off Bamford. So far this season I see Bamford working the left channel a lot better than Harrison has done.

9.) 08 Oct 2019 08:47:49
We all love Cellini I now? I tenner a coffin being paraded outside the ground and demo, s to get him out and a new manager every 6 weeks, great times eh.

10.) 08 Oct 2019 09:10:52
Again axe spot on Mb is highest paid manager in league

He now needs to earn his money by working a way of dropping Harrison for Bamfords and Eddie. I think if Bamford has Eddie up front with him the load would mentally be off Bamford and he would score more himself as well.

11.) 08 Oct 2019 09:51:50
If Cellino was owner at our Jan windows he would have spent money to get us up. Once Radz came on the scene in November it all went to pot. It will be deja-vu next Jan. as well. Cellino for all his faults saved our club and got no thanks for it. His new club Brescia in Serie A so tell me again how useless he is.

12.) 08 Oct 2019 10:10:15
@bright you might want to read your comment again, because there is no other poster on here who singles ME out barr YOU. You speak of belittling others opinions, then you go and get personal with me . I imagine this site would be a tad boring for you if i wasn't posting, because you reply negatively to almost everything i post . That's fine with me, but then don't be hypocritical and accuse others of what you seem to revel in with me.

13.) 08 Oct 2019 11:52:23
Bielsabud Cellini our was at Leeds in jan 2015 and didn’t acquire the players to get us up instead he used his money to pay lawyers to help him get out of tax avasion charges. again.

14.) 08 Oct 2019 12:33:46
cellino had his faults and was mad as a march hare but i always loved him. i think he wore his heart on his sleeve and wanted the best for leeds, although he didn't go about it the right way

i was always 100% behind him, i looked at his record at his previous club which was amazing and then i think he saved leeds and took us forward

for me we moved forwards more under cellino than we have rads (rads has made us better but not improved the team as much as cellino)

cellino also got great prices for our players and built the foundation for rads to get us where we are now

im still not against rads but i do think he is less passionate and more cautious which last year cost us

i also think rads lost a fortune through his media buisness and is clinging to us for that reason . he is more bates than cellino in my opinion.



05 Oct 2019 19:21:19
Berardi sent off. What a shock! Thank goodness we sold Jansson and didn’t sign another center back in the summer. Shrewd recruitment by the board.

1.) 05 Oct 2019 20:07:40
The most sent off Leeds United player in history with 8.

2.) 05 Oct 2019 20:09:55
alf, the board will spin what a lot of us knew for a long time, the championship season will test your squad to the max, and sitting around a boardroom munching on the financial cash ypur fans are generating is not the reality on the field come oct - jan in the season .

3.) 05 Oct 2019 22:36:28
Keeping the likes of Beradi and not spending a penny on new recruits is like chickens coming home to roost.

4.) 05 Oct 2019 22:40:27
Well at least he has got a Club record. He should be out of the door tomorrow for me.

5.) 06 Oct 2019 05:31:33
I said that after the playoff semi last year and he is still here. At least he is banned now - small mercies.



25 Sep 2019 14:22:09
Orta saying that we will be unlikely to strengthen in the Jan window due to our summer recruitment. I suppose if we do bring anyone in it will be to replace anyone that leaves. Not really surprising.

He goes on to say the key to promotion this season will be keeping the squad fit.

1.) 25 Sep 2019 14:36:43
What recruitment oh yeah the sub we bought put said we would not pay for till next year.

2.) 25 Sep 2019 14:40:21
So regardless of selling near on 30 million pounds worth of players a bumper season for attendances and merchandise not counting sponsors and TV revenues we have no money please Radz go and sell us to somebody with money. in prime position to be promoted and your going to sit on your hands again.

3.) 25 Sep 2019 14:55:53
January window to look forward to then! At least we'll trim wage bill with departures of O'Kane and Clarke.

4.) 25 Sep 2019 15:01:13
If that is true then firstly i think it is a bit naive to making a statement like that at this stage. Secondly it means we will be going into the hardest part of the season and players once again having to play with niggles and strains, hope the loanees are on season long loans.

5.) 25 Sep 2019 15:25:58
Would you play a regular with a def niggle or strain, or, give an u23 a chance. eg Cooper/ Struijk.

6.) 25 Sep 2019 17:32:28
Depends leodis think i would if it was affecting his play and a weeks rest could sort it. Got to trust players like Pascal at some point. Better to miss a player for a couple of games and get him back 100% than carry on rest of season with him at 50%.

7.) 25 Sep 2019 19:46:51
last January has to be looked upon as the worst window ever for leeds to be so close and have the. board sit on radz wallet then to watch leeds crumble like a digestive was torture .
Surely if we are in same situ again in jan history surely cannot repeat itself .
Surely the investment would reward itself this time if its made .
And please lads don't mention FFP please because surely a good set of accountants can make those loopholes visible .
I accept wages have increased but if we don't make the big time. soon then those increases + bubs salary will definitely have to be looked at from championship standards as to whether its sustainable, hence all the extra wages were ultimately wasted because we couldn't continue paying that out constantly without going up.

8.) 25 Sep 2019 21:40:49
CC If there's ever been a club that can make history repeat, and lightning strike twice in same place it is LUFC. A worrisome trait.

9.) 25 Sep 2019 22:38:44
Wages might have increased but so has income. We sold near in 30 million pounds worth of players this summer alone not mentioning the player sales in the previous seasons. How can we have no money.

10.) 26 Sep 2019 03:37:24
Stadium bought. New training ground to be paid for.

11.) 26 Sep 2019 08:19:11
Stadium that isn't owned by the club but Radz. If he was to move on it would have to be brought back from his company. Don't we pay his company to lease it?

12.) 26 Sep 2019 09:11:20
Stadium doesn't belong to Leeds United if it was bought through Leeds United funds why wasn't it put in club ownership.

13.) 26 Sep 2019 10:58:59
ya as lads have pointed out martyn radz too clever, he owns ER not LUFC. Amazing the way the £35million in stationery costs was never spoke of again . Radz +co are making big money out of leeds i just wish they would stop with the poor mouthing.




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20 Oct 2019 10:18:49
Bielsa is a god. End of.

Even Jesus couldn’t work any miracles with the rubbish we have in our squad. What Bielsa is doing with a bunch of average players makes water into wine look like a cheap parlour trick.



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15 Oct 2019 10:01:29
Only interested in himself - no love for the club. Good riddance.



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14 Oct 2019 10:34:41
Another example of Orta doing what he wants rather than actually bringing in players that the manager wants. Bielsa wanted Kent and got Eddie.

Whatever the board spins about Bielsa being happy with the squad and signings coming down to Bielsa for me this has clearly not happened and the above is the best example.



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07 Oct 2019 17:09:19
I don't think Bielsa has lost the plot at all. He is a genius and getting 50% more out of the current squad than any other manager would be able to. Problem is most of our players are not up to it.



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25 Sep 2019 14:18:18
anyway that would seem to be the end for the argument for 442. What are you going to post about now George?




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20 Oct 2019 10:16:53
Sounds a bit fishy to me George.



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19 Oct 2019 22:56:33
Birmingham definitely improved 2nd half. More pressing and aggression from them and a bit unlucky not to get anything from the game. I think our habit of conceding 2nd half is encouraging teams to have a go and our lox of goals means they can throw caution to the wind a bit as they aren’t getting punished. worrying patterns so hopefully we can tighten up and make teams think twice. Clean sheet today will have helped with that.



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19 Oct 2019 22:51:49
2 of those weeks were international break though weren’t they?



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19 Oct 2019 18:46:45
Hear hear Bermo - well done Philips.



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19 Oct 2019 18:45:18
Not at all. 1-0 is always a risk and we rode our luck today but we can’t rely on that forever. George Graham is no longer the gaffer.