Leeds United: Grayson must win over Huddersfield Town fans - Ormsby

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Leeds United legend Brendan Ormsby answers your questions.

Hello Brendan, Do you think it will be difficult for Simon Grayson at Huddersfield Town, with him being a Leeds fan?

Maddy Brown, via email

As I’ve said before this season, it’s a bit like the Aston Villa situation with former Birmingham boss Alex McLeish being manager.I still see McLeish with a blue badge on his jumper. I know it’s stupid to go on like that, but many Villa fans can’t take to him.

I think a lot of Huddersfield fans will be feeling the same about Simon and I know some have been interviewed and said they don’t want him after him being Leeds manager – and it’s only a few weeks since he was on the touchline at Elland Road with a Leeds jacket on.It’s strange, but that’s football. It’s a merry-go-round.

As with Neil Warnock, I think it will be a case of how Simon does in terms of results. If it goes well, the fans will accept him, slowly.

The game is all about results, and obviously Simon has done what Lee Clark hasn’t in terms of taking a club out of League One into the Championship. Twice.

Huddersfield are still in a good position this season and can go up, which is what the Town fans want. They don’t want the play-offs, they want promotion.

It will be interesting for the pair of them, Neil and Simon. Both are under pressure and both will have to deliver.

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