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Leeds United v Millwall: Vieira returns but new Whites recruit Forshaw misses Lions clash

LEEDS UNITED’S new midfield recruit Adam Forshaw will play no part in Saturday’s Championship clash with Millwall at Elland Road due to “small problems” concerning “physical conditions.”

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Leeds United: When was the last time the Whites spent £4.5m on a player?

MIDFIELDER Adam Forshaw has become Leeds United’s most expensive player for over 16 years in joining the Whites from Middlesbrough in a deal worth £4.5m.

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Leeds United: New boy Adam Forshaw setting his sights firmly on promotion

ADAM FORSHAW immediately set his sights on the third promotion of his young career after signing for Leeds United, admitting it was a “no-brainer” to join the Whites.

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Done Deal: Adam Forshaw joins Leeds United in £4.5m deal from Middlesbrough

LEEDS UNITED have further strengthened their squad in the January transfer window by signing midfielder Adam Forshaw from Middlesbrough on a four-and-a-half-year deal.

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Two promotions, a possible England call-up and a broken jaw - a dozen things you might not know about Leeds United-bound Adam Forshaw

AHEAD OF Adam Forshaw’s likely imminent switch from Middlesbrough to Leeds United, the YEP’s Lee Sobot looks at 12 facts you maybe did not know about the 26-year-old midfielder who was also attracting the interest of Cardiff City.

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Trainer, Nicky Richards.

Turf Talk: Guitar Pete in fine fettle for bet365 Handicap Chase

Nicky Richards is looking forward to running Guitar Pete in the bet365 Handicap Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

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Tom McKenna. PIC: Steve Riding

County Cups: History-making Alwoodley follow in Leeds Medics’ footsteps

ALWOODLEY BECAME only the second Yorkshire Amateur League side in history to reach the quarter-finals of the West Riding FA County Challenge Cup, just seven days after Leeds Medics & Dentists had become the first, writes LEE SOBOT.

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Un De Sceaux, ridden by Ruby Walsh, at last year's Cheltenham Festival. PIC: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Un De Sceaux chasing Clarence House Chase hat-trick

Un De Sceaux is one of just eight remaining entries in the Royal Salute Whisky Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

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Video: Phillips rubbishes lack of discipline claim as Leeds United get set to appeal red card

MIDFIELDER Kalvin Phillips insisted there were was no lack of discipline at Leeds United despite another Whites red card in a third loss in four games at Ipswich Town.

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Ipswich Town v Leeds United: Clash of styles but we can win it, insists Christiansen

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN said he was confident Leeds United would gain a “good result” at Saturday’s Championship hosts Ipswich Town and that the Whites would achieve it through their own style of “possession” football.

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Leeds United: Thomas Christiansen to discuss possible recall of Lewie Coyle

LEEDS UNITED head coach Thomas Christiansen said he would discuss the possibility of recalling right-back Lewie Coyle from Fleetwood Town with director of football Victor Orta after losing first choice right-back Luke Ayling for the rest of the season with an ankle injury.

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Video: Dallas returns for Leeds United but De Bock heads back to Belgium

NEW recruit Laurens De Bock will not feature in Leeds United’s Championship clash at Ipswich Town on Saturday with the defender having flown back to Belgium after signing and yet to train with the Whites.

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Pontus Jansson.

Leeds Sports Awards 2018 is breaking all records

A RECORD number of nominations and votes have been received for the 2018 Leeds Sports Awards, set to be held at First Direct Arena on Thursday, March 1.

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New signing de Bock is targeting trophies with Leeds United

NEW WHITES left back Laurens De Bock set his sights on winning further sliverware at Leeds United after leaving Club Brugge to join the Whites on a four-and-a-half year deal.

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Nahki Wells, Chris Martin and Leonardo Ulloa - just three options for Leeds United to explore before the end of the month.

Target men: SIX strikers Leeds United should consider signing in the January transfer window

WITH fans calling for Leeds United to sign a new striker in the January transfer window, Lee Sobot looks at six possible options between now and the end of the month.

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Laurens De Bock.

De Bock can’t wait to get started at ‘beautiful’ Leeds United

LEFT-BACK Laurens De Bock said he had joined a “beautiful club” with “beautiful fans” after Leeds United confirmed the arrival of the defender from Club Brugge on a four-and-a half-year deal.

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Trainer Nick Gifford. PIC: Nigel Bowles/Connors Brighton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Trainer Gifford aims to keep Didtheyleaveuoutto fresh for Cheltenham

TRAINER Nick Gifford has confirmed Didtheyleaveuoutto will head straight to the Weatherbys Champion Bumper without another run.

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Ryan Clay shoots for Wyke Wanderers against visitors Wetherby Athletic. PIC: Steve Riding

West Riding Cup/West Yorkshire League: On-the-spot Rawdon shoot down ‘big guns’

RAWDON OLD Boys caused their own shock on FA Cup weekend as a 5-4 victory on penalties at home to ‘big guns’ Leeds City sealed a place in the quarter-finals of the West Riding FA County Challenge Cup.

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Trainer Willie Mullins. PIC: PA Wire

Turf Talk: Weight-ing game for Ladbrokes Trophy hero Total Recall

Ladbrokes Trophy hero Total Recall is unlikely to run again before the weights for the Randox Health Grand National are published on February 13.

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Newport County's Shawn McCoulsky scores his side's winning goal against Leeds United.

Newport County 2 Leeds United 1: Saiz sees red as Whites crash out in FA Cup third round

LEEDS UNITED crashed out of the FA Cup third round to lower division opposition for the second year in a row through a 2-1 loss at Newport County in which Samu Saiz was shown a straight red card in second half stoppage time.

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