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McBurnie at the double, but Leeds hit back to deny Swansea

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by PA29 hits

Leeds took over top spot in the Sky Bet Championship as a thrilling 2-2 draw at Swansea maintained their unbeaten record under Marcelo Bielsa.Oliver McBurnie twice gave Swansea the lead as the striker returned to haunt his hometown club.But goals from Kemar Roofe and Pablo Hernandez, a former Swansea player, illustrated the character that Bielsa has instilled in this Leeds side in just a few sho...Full Story »

Swansea boss Graham Potter to pick from same squad for Leeds test

Posted Monday, August 20, 2018 by PA83 hits

Swansea manager Graham Potter has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Championship rivals Leeds visiting the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday.While Leeds have won three league games out of three, Swansea stand on seven points from a possible nine, which sets up an intriguing encounter.Goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt is progressing well in his recovery from a groin injury, but he is unlikely to feature a...Full Story »

Leeds deserved victory – Bielsa

Posted Sunday, August 19, 2018 by PA47 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa was adamant his side deserved their 2-0 Yorkshire derby win over Rotherham but targeted room for improvement.But the Argentinian head coach, who became the club’s first ever manager to win his opening four matches, played down the Whites’ fine start to the new Championship season.Rotherham could have led at half-time at Elland Road if Jon Taylor’s shot...Full Story »

Leeds continue unbeaten start against Rotherham

Posted Saturday, August 18, 2018 by PA29 hits

Leeds maintained their impressive unbeaten start to the season with a 2-0 Yorkshire derby victory at home to rivals Rotherham.Goals from Luke Ayling and leading scorer Kemar Roofe did the damage as Marcelo Bielsa’s team made it three successive league victories and four in all competitions.Defender Ayling headed the home side into a 49th-minute lead before Roofe put the contest beyond doub...Full Story »

Leeds set to ring changes for Rotherham clash

Posted Friday, August 17, 2018 by PA78 hits

Leeds are likely to revert back to the same line-up which started at Derby last week for the visit of Rotherham.Boss Marcelo Bielsa made eight changes for the midweek Carabao Cup win against Bolton after his side won 4-1 in the Sky Bet Championship three days earlier.The likes of goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Barry Douglas, Liam Cooper, Mateusz Klich, Pablo Hernandez and Kemar Roofe are all...Full Story »

Bielsa impressed by much-changed Leeds as winning ways continue

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by PA79 hits

Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa admired the way his much-changed side adapted to his style of play during the 2-1 victory over Bolton in the Carabao Cup. The former Argentina and Chile boss made eight alterations to the team which hammered Derby 4-1 in the Championship on Saturday evening. Only Luke Ayling, Kalvin Phillips and Samuel Saiz retained their places in a line-up that included half a d...Full Story »

Bamford scores on full Leeds debut on way to victory against Bolton

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by PA73 hits

Patrick Bamford marked his full Leeds debut with a goal to ensure Marcelo Bielsa continued his perfect record as head coach with a 2-1 victory over Bolton in the Carabao Cup.Striker Bamford, a £7million summer signing from Middlesbrough, needed just 27 minutes to open his account on his first start before Samuel Saiz added a second at Elland Road to take a much-changed United int...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa to make changes as Leeds face Bolton

Posted Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by PA155 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa will make wholesale changes for his side’s home Carabao Cup tie against Bolton.Bielsa has confirmed goalkeeper Jamal Blackman will make his first appearance for the club, while fellow summer signings Patrick Bamford, Jack Harrison and Lewis Baker are poised for their first starts.Teenager Jamie Shackleton, plus defenders Pontus Jansson and Tom Pearce are other pla...Full Story »

Lampard left with hard lessons after Leeds drubbing

Posted Sunday, August 12, 2018 by PA118 hits

Derby manager Frank Lampard admitted his side had been handed some hard lessons after they were beaten 4-1 at Pride Park by Leeds.Lampard saw Leeds pull his team apart with pace and movement as his first home game in charge ended in a chastening defeat.The quality of Leeds movement forward caused Derby problems from the start and it was no surprise when Mateusz Klich fired a low shot p...Full Story »

Leeds demolish Derby as Marcelo Bielsa wins touchline battle with Frank Lampard

Posted Sunday, August 12, 2018 by PA155 hits

Leeds gatecrashed Frank Lampard’s party with a powerful attacking display that swept Derby aside 4-1 at Pride Park.Lampard’s first home game in charge of the Rams was a sobering one as his team were outplayed by the team managed by Marcelo Bielsa.A double from Kemar Roofe and goals from Mateusz Klich and Ezgjan Alioski gave Leeds a second victory of the Sky Bet Championship season.To...Full Story »

Derby boss Lampard spoilt for choice against Leeds

Posted Friday, August 10, 2018 by PA75 hits

Derby’s latest signings Duane Holmes, Scott Malone, Martyn Waghorn and Fikayo Tomori could all feature in the home game against Leeds.Boss Frank Lampard has plenty of options for his first home game in charge after adding the quartet to his squad this week to make it nine summer signings.Midfielder Tom Huddlestone remains doubtful due to the groin injury that kept him out of the Rams&rsquo...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa wants more from Leeds despite starting reign with win

Posted Monday, August 06, 2018 by PA80 hits

Marcelo Bielsa knows there is still room for improvement from Leeds despite starting his reign as head coach with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Championship favourites Stoke.Much was made of the former Argentina and Chile coach’s appointment at Elland Road in June as United bid to end their long wait for a return to the Premier League.The 63-year-old is one of the world’s highly-regar...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa off to winning start as Leeds see off Stoke

Posted Monday, August 06, 2018 by PA105 hits

Marcelo Bielsa enjoyed a dream start to life as Leeds head coach with a dominant 3-1 win over Sky Bet Championship favourites Stoke at Elland Road.United pulled off a coup by appointing the former Argentina and Chile coach in June in a bid to end their long wait for a return to the Premier League.Goals from Mateusz Klich, Pablo Hernandez and Liam Cooper ensured the 63-year-old kicked off his rei...Full Story »

Leeds United vs Stoke City - Leeds defender Pontus Jansson set to sit out Stoke clash

Posted Friday, August 03, 2018 by PA164 hits

Leeds are set to be without Pontus Jansson while Adam Forshaw will definitely miss their Sky Bet Championship opener against Stoke.Defender Jansson only returned to training this week following his World Cup commitments with Sweden while midfielder Forshaw will be out for up to eight weeks with a foot injury.New head coach Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed Bailey Peacock-Farrell will start the season...Full Story »

Leeds squeeze past Widnes in Challenge Cup

Posted Saturday, May 12, 2018 by PA44 hits

Leeds half-back Richie Myler made a scoring return to his hometown club as the Rhinos did enough to push past Widnes 23-20 in the sixth round of the Challenge Cup.Myler scored a try and an innovative drop goal as the 13-time winners booked their place in the hat, but they were made to dig deep for the result as Widnes came close to pulling off a shock comeback.Brian McDermott’s side did ma...Full Story »

Roofe strike sets Leeds on the path to victory

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA66 hits

Kemar Roofe scored a spectacular acrobatic effort to help Leeds sign off their Sky Bet Championship campaign with a 2-0 victory over QPR at Elland Road.The forward opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with a fantastic bicycle kick to set the Whites on their way before Kalvin Phillips added a deserved second two minutes after the restart.As a result, Leeds head coach Paul Heckingbottom secure...Full Story »

Luke Ayling set for Leeds comeback in final game against QPR

Posted Friday, May 04, 2018 by PA102 hits

Leeds defender Luke Ayling could return to action in Saturday’s home game against QPR.Ayling has been out since having ankle surgery at the turn of the year, but is back in training and has not been ruled out.Fellow defender Laurens De Bock (hamstring) is also back in contention, but midfielder Pablo Hernandez is expected to miss out as he is in Spain for the pending birth of his seco...Full Story »

Brian McDermott bemoans Leeds’ away-day travails despite witnessing win

Posted Monday, April 30, 2018 by PA93 hits

Brian McDermott admitted Leeds need to do more when visiting teams like Hull KR after his side beat the Robins 20-18 at KCOM Craven Park.It was the eighth league game Leeds have played this season which has been decided by four points or fewer and the Rhinos lost their previous two fixtures by a single point. The victory, which moved Leeds up to fifth, was built on strong defence after they limi...Full Story »

Wes Hoolahan ends Norwich career with goal in win over Leeds

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA73 hits

Wes Hoolahan signed off with a goal and an assist as his final game for Norwich ended in a deserved 2-1 victory over Leeds at Carrow Road.The 35-year-old midfielder, whose contract is not being renewed, equalised for the hosts just before the interval with a deflected shot from outside the box and then laid on what proved to be the winner for Josh Murphy midway through the second period.Leeds ha...Full Story »

Hoolahan set to make final Norwich appearance against Leeds

Posted Thursday, April 26, 2018 by PA87 hits

Norwich midfielder Wes Hoolahan is set to make his final appearance for the club in the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds at Carrow Road.The former Republic of Ireland international, 35, is set to end his 10-year stay at Carrow Road in the summer, and will be given the opportunity of a send-off in front of the home supporters.Winger Onel Hernandez returned from a hamstring injury to come ...Full Story »

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