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Phil Hay

Video: Leeds United’s Phillips accepts he can no longer have his cake and eat it

LEEDS UNITED midfielder Kalvin Phillips is feeling the benefits of eating better – if not always enjoying the sacrifices – after he was advised to shape up by Whites coach Thomas Christiansen. Phil Hay reports.

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Video: Leeds United boss Christiansen grateful for backing but insists he doesn’t fear for future

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN said he was confident that Leeds United continued to see him as part of their long-term vision after receiving fresh support from his board ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Middlesbrough.

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HELLO AGAIN: Garry Monk resigned as Leeds United manager in May this year after leading the club to a seventh-placed finish.

Garry Monk recalls ‘special memories’ of time in charge at Leeds United

GARRY MONK claimed Leeds United’s reluctance to offer him a long-term future was behind his decision to quit the club and insisted he was unconcerned about the threat of a hostile reception when he returns to Elland Road as Middlesbrough manager tomorrow.

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Leeds United managing director Angus Kinnear. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United: Kinnear confident recruitment policy will pay off in the long term

Bottles of lager were shared around Elland Road’s offices at the end of a hectic summer transfer window and in the weeks that followed there was an eagerness to toast the recruitment carried out by Leeds United.

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Thomas Christiansen

Leeds United: Under-fire Whites boss wins board backing

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Thomas Christiansen.

Leeds United: We are United behind the boss says MD Kinnear

A poor run of seven defeats in nine games has seen Leeds United plunge down the Championship table, but Whites managing director Angus Kinnear tells Phil Hay that Thomas Christiansen is going nowhere.

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Garry Monk, last season's Leeds United head coach now in charge at Middlesbrough. PIC: Simon Hulme

Phil Hay: Hasty Leeds United exit may put Monk’s creditable Whites record in the shade

Garry Monk was on his way out of Sutton United in January, smarting from an FA Cup exit which owed much to his choice of team, when a Leeds United supporter took him to task.

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Leeds United managing director Angus Kinnear

Interview: Leeds United director Angus Kinnear rubbishes doubts over boss Thomas Christiansen

Leeds United managing director Angus Kinnear has given Thomas Christiansen the club’s firmest backing yet by insisting Christiansen has “absolutely the potential to deliver in this league”.
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Gjanni Alioski's goal gave Leeds something to shout about briefly at Brentford. PIC: Simon Hulme

Big Match Verdict: Phil Hay on why it is time for Leeds United to buck losing trend

The question for Leeds United after Saturday’s 3-1 defeat and as the international break begins is where does the buck stop?

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Thomas Christiansen on the sidelines at Brentford.

Leeds United: Defiant Christiansen vows to fight his way through turbulent run of form

Thomas Christiansen vowed to fight his way through Leeds United’s turbulent results and said he was up to handling the pressure of the job after defeat at Brentford turned the screw on him.

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Video: There’s no cause for concern at Leeds United says Eunan O’Kane

The value of long-termism is something Eunan O’Kane feels qualified to speak about. A stressful week at Elland Road brought renewed talk of projects and vision but of all the players on Leeds United’s books, O’Kane has the benefit of seeing first-hand how patience can pay off.

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Brentford v Leeds United: Captain Cooper returns but wait goes on for injured duo

CAPTAIN Liam Cooper will be back available for Leeds United's Championship trip to Brentford on Saturday for which striker Caleb Ekuban and left back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson will be the only Whites absentees.

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Ross McCormack, who was at the centre of a confusing move to Fulham but who broke no FA rules himself.

Leeds United: FA report into McCormack transfer exposes unedifying web of lies - Hay

The irony of the trouble which Leeds United and Massimo Cellino invited by selling Ross McCormack to Fulham is that it started out, in July 2014, as a deal Cellino was opposed to.

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Feeling the heat, Leeds United coach Thomas Christiansen. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United: Owner Radrizzani deflects blame from head coach Christiansen

As Thomas Christiansen let his emotions go on Tuesday night, a supportive message came from above him. Results as poor as Leeds United’s beg the question of what the man at the top is thinking, but from Andrea Radrizzani’s perspective, the can was carried by Simon Hooper after a 2-1 defeat to Derby County.

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Gianni Vio

Leeds United appoint set-piece specialist to the backroom team

Leeds United have added former AC Milan coach and free-kick specialist Gianni Vio to Thomas Christiansen’s backroom staff.

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Thomas Christiansen. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Christiansen targets swift turnaround as Leeds United aim to halt slump

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN vowed to turn Leeds United’s slump around with a badly-needed victory this weekend as owner Andrea Radrizzani spoke out in defence of his head coach.

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Video: Brentford clash a must-win says angry Leeds United boss Christiansen

AN EMOTIONAL Thomas Christiansen hit out at referee Simon Hooper - but conceded that he was facing a must-win game at Brentford on Saturday after a galling loss to Derby County last night.

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Phil Hay’s Verdict (highlights) - Leeds United 1 Derby County 2: How Whites got spooked by Rams’ comeback

HALLOWEEN brought more demons to Elland Road, joining those left behind by Sheffield United last week. Thomas Christiansen’s prediction of first-goal-wins came to nothing and Leeds United failed to shed the appearance of a team in trouble.

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Video: Leeds United boss on why Pierre-Michel Lasogga struggled against Sheffield United

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN gave his backing to Pierre-Michel Lasogga and said the striker needed more patient service from other players around him after a frustrating outing against Sheffield United on Friday.

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Video: Leeds United defender Matthew Pennington hits back over suggestion of struggles

IF THE league table tells the truth about a club then the Championship is Leeds United’s best defence against criticism.

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