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Phil Hay

Coach Corberan can see a player in Leeds United striker Grot

Leeds United coach Carlos Corberan backed Jay-Roy Grot to come good in time after the striker claimed his first goal for the club in Monday night’s development-squad win over Huddersfield Town, writes PHIL HAY.

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PROVE IT: Matthew Pennington tussles with Sheffield United's Leon Clarke at elland Road earlier this season. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Opportunity opens up at Leeds United for Matthew Pennington

The door which slammed in Liam Cooper’s face on Saturday has opened instead for Matthew Pennington and despite the burden of yet another suspension at Leeds United, Pennington could be forgiven for thinking that this season owes him a break.

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Josh Warrington's win over Dennis Ceylan in Leeds last October got him a shot at the IBF featherweight title.

It’s Warr’: Leeds fighter Josh Warrington finally gets world title bout with rival Lee Selby

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington will make his first attempt to claim a world title when he fights IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby in May.

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Midfielder Klich heads back to Holland after failing to impress at Leeds United

Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich admitted the search for regular football had forced him back to Holland after he ended a torrid eight-month spell at Elland Road by joining Dutch club Utrecht on loan.

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Leeds United's Liam Cooper.

Leeds United captain Liam Cooper banned for four matches after red card

The Football Association has hit Leeds United captain Liam Cooper with a four-match ban for his red card in Saturday’s 4-3 defeat to Millwall.

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Eddie Gray.

Leeds United legend Eddie Gray was given new lease of life by Jimmy Armfield

Eddie Gray credited former Leeds United boss Jimmy Armfield with saving his playing career and opening the door to management after Armfield’s death at the age of 82 today.

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Leeds United manager Jimmy Armfield and assistant Don Howe in the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Hillsborough in 1977.

Former Leeds United manager Jimmy Armfield was a ‘proper gentleman’

Jimmy Armfield replaced Brian Clough at the Elland Road helm. Their approach was poles apart, but it was Armfield, says Eddie Gray, who got a last hurrah out of Don Revie’s ageing squad. Phil Hay reports.

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MOVING ON: Leeds United's Mateusz Klich gets away from Burton's Marvin Sordell.

Midfielder Klich ends nightmare spell at Leeds United with loan switch

LEEDS UNITED midfielder Mateusz Klich has ended a torrid eight-month spell at Elland Road by joining Dutch club Utrecht on loan.

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Phil Hay’s Verdict: Leeds United coach Christiansen sees the best and worst his squad has to offer

WHERE TO START? Neil Harris wasn’t sure so began by asking if anyone else needed a lie down after his side’s 4-3 victory. He could not bring himself to talk about a maddening Millwall victory without first acknowledging the team his players had devastated with seconds to spare. Very rarely does the Championship rattle the nerves like this.

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Video: Christiansen working on solutions for Leeds United’s shortfalls

AN exasperated Thomas Christiansen defended his substitutions but insisted he would not allow a dramatic second half to mask underlying problems at Leeds United after a remarkable clash with Millwall ended in a 4-3 defeat.

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Leeds United squad jets out to Spain with a ‘fly in its ear’ over discipline issues

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN will fly with his squad to a training camp in Spain today with discipline again at the forefront of his mind after an agonisingly and costly defeat to Millwall.

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Leeds United 3 Millwall 4: Ten-man Whites beaten in extraordinary Elland Road thriller

LEEDS UNITED were condemned to the cruellest of defeats after Millwall scored twice late on to settle one of the most extraordinary games ever seen at Elland Road.

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Leeds United: Player ratings in seven goal gut-wrencher against Millwall

A topsy-turvy game proved gut wrenching as Leeds United lost out by a single goal at home to Millwall, battling back from 2-0 down to 3-2 up before succumbing 4-3.

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Thomas Christiansen during Leeds United's pre-season training camp in Austria

Leeds United to head to Spanish training camp next week

Thomas Christiansen will take Leeds United’s squad to a training camp in Spain next week as the club look to ready themselves for the Championship run-in.
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Video: We are not “dirty Leeds” insists Elland Road captain Liam Cooper

Five red cards and surfeit of yellows has put United at the wrong end of the FA’s Fair Play League. Captain Liam Cooper defended his squad yesterday – but said they must clean up their act. Phil Hay reports.

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Video: Leeds United boss Christiansen reads squad riot act after sendings-off

Thomas Christiansen vowed to take a hard line on discipline at Leeds United and warned his players that repeated red cards could come at the cost of a top-six finish after losing Eunan O’Kane and Samuel Saiz to rushes of blood.

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Leeds United track West Brom youngster Roberts as Baggies fight to agree new deal with striker

Leeds United are monitoring talented West Bromwich Albion striker Tyler Roberts amid attempts by West Brom to tie the teenager to a new contract.

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Leeds United nip in to agree deal for Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Forshaw

ADAM FORSHAW will undergo a medical with Leeds United on Thursday morning after the club hijacked a bid by Cardiff City to sign the midfielder from Middlesbrough.

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Shift in mindset sees Leeds United look to strengthen in January window

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson’s return to Manchester United was not about money – save for Leeds United realising they were throwing good after bad at him – but the premature cancellation of his loan on Tuesday gave the club some financial wriggle room.

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Phil Hay: Why Leeds United will have to bite the ‘promotion bullet’ soon

AS SEASONS and different faces go by, all of them converging in much the same ballpark, it gets harder to avoid the conclusion that Leeds United’s only way out of the Championship is to do what Wolves are doing: go big on players, hit the league with a sledgehammer and walk away from it without a scratch.

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