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Leeds United v Bristol City: Play-off bid on the line admits Leeds boss

PAUL Heckingbottom concedes Leeds United’s play-offs prospects hinge on a positive result against Bristol City tomorrow as the head coach prepares for his first experience of the Elland Road crowd declaring: “I know the club, I know what it’s about.”

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Leeds United v Bristol City: Pierre-Michel Lasogga relishing his growing status among Elland Road faithful

Pierre-Michel Lasogga looked a little lost in the aftermath of last weekend’s 2-1 loss at Sheffield United.

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Leeds United v Bristol City: Heckingbottom declares confidence in Dallas at right back

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom has reacted to hints that Bristol City will look to exploit out-of-position right back Stuart Dallas, declaring: “some of the best full backs have been wide players in a previous life.”

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Leeds United v Bristol City: Roofe back after head blow but Shaughnessy and Roberts out longer term

KEMAR ROOFE has returned to training after taking a knock to the head against Sheffield United, with Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom insisting he still had “good numbers” to pick from for Sunday’s Championship hosting of Bristol City.

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Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom with Victor Orta. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United: Whites’ outlook not that gloomy insists ex-United midfielder, David Prutton

FORMER Whites midfielder David Prutton believes Leeds United can be optimistic about beating both Bristol City and Derby County in the space of four days, declaring: “Both teams are fallible.”

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Leeds United's Olivier Dacourt.

Leeds United: Whites’ potential is ‘extraordinary’ admits Olivier Dacourt

HEAD COACH Paul Heckingbottom readily admits Leeds United run the risk of running out of time to save their play-offs bid.

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Adam Forshaw.

Leeds United v Bristol City: Forshaw relishing televised clash with Robins

MIDFIELDER Adam Forshaw says Leeds United will remain focused on “putting in a performance and getting some points” and not worry about the mathematics concerning Sunday’s Championship hosting of Bristol City.

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Leeds United head coach, Paul Heckingbottom. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United: New man at helm happy to give Elland Road youth a shot at the ‘big time’

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM says youngsters will be given every chance as part of his tenure at Leeds United with the head coach committed to improving and promoting precocious talent from within.

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Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom know the true value of the 'Elland Road faithful'. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United: Heckingbottom highlights valuable role played by fans

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM will be hoping the wait for one personal Leeds United ‘first’ coincides with another this weekend.

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Gjanni Alioski and Adam Forshaw of Leeds United tackle Mark Duffy of Sheffield United.

Leeds United: Midfielder Forshaw vows to lead by example

ADAM FORSHAW has shown for sure in just three games that he could prove a key acquisition for Leeds United.

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Leeds United: Yorkshire derby the perfect start for Whites chief Heckingbottom

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM is firmly up for the fight as head coach at Leeds United, describing a potentially White-hot derby at Sheffield United as the “perfect” beginning to his tenure.

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Leeds United: New boss Heckingbottom promises fresh start for United squad

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM says his appointment as head coach offers a definite clean slate to every member of Leeds United’s squad.

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Pontus Jansson all set for immediate Leeds United return

PONTUS JANSSON looks set to make an immediate return to the Leeds United side for Saturday’s Championship clash at Sheffield United with new Whites head coach Paul Heckingbottom reporting the Swede as “fine” after his ankle injury.

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‘Honoured’ Heckingbottom keen to capitalise on big appeal of Leeds United

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM admitted he was “honoured” to be the new head coach of Leeds United following a “whirlwind” week which saw him switch from Championship rivals Barnsley.

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England coach, Gareth Southgate. PIC: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Park Life: FA funding in place for grassroots football in Leeds

Aspiring grassroots footballers from two underrepresented groups will soon have the opportunity to play in more teams thanks to the Grow the Game programme, a £1.5m investment by The FA.

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HT Sports goalscorer, Steve Palfrey. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sunday Cups: Poker-faced Palfrey plays nap hand in HT’s rout

HT SPORTS stormed into the semi-finals of the West Riding County FA Sunday Cup semi-finals as Steve Palfrey struck a nap hand in a 9-1 cruise at Ventus United.

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Australia bound: Team England boxer Natasha Gale. (Picture: Andrew Roe)

Natasha Gale handed her shot at Commonwealth Games medal glory in Australia

LEEDS’ European champion Natasha Gale has been named as one of 12 boxers set to represent England at April’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia.

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Josh Warrington.

Josh Warrington’s not worried by underdog tag for Lee Selby showdown

UNBEATEN Leeds boxing ace Josh Warrington is confident of defying the unfamiliar tag of underdog in May’s IBF world featherweight title bout against Welsh foe Lee Selby at Elland Road.

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Video - Leeds United: Christiansen welcomes back goalkeeper Lonergan with open arms

HEAD COACH Thomas Christiansen said goalkeeper Andy Lonergan would be welcomed back at Leeds United with “open arms” after the collapse of his deadline day move to Sunderland.

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Leeds United: Jordan Stevens completes move to United’s development squad

LEEDS UNITED have confirmed the transfer deadline day signing of midfielder Jordan Stevens from Forest Green Rovers for their development squad.

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