Leeds United news - Kalvin Phillips sends message after England call, Patrick Bamford outrage and Fulham blow

Missed any of the key headlines from Elland Road throughout Thursday? The Yorkshire Evening Post has you covered in our daily Leeds United roundup.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 6:15 pm
Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips in action for England. Pic: Getty

Kalvin Phillips reacts to England call

"Happy to have been called back to join the @England squad again next week," Phillips wrote on social media.

Gareth Southgate has handed another call-up to the Whites midfielder.

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England are in action later this month when they kick-off Qatar World Cup qualifiers.

Bamford omitted - Leeds fans not happy

One man who won't be heading away with England is United top goalscorer Patrick Bamford.

Leeds fans were not happy when the announcement came, especially with the inclusion of Aston Villa forward Ollie Watkins instead.

Read the full story HERE

Southgate offers Bamford lifeline

Gareth Southgate admittted Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford is 'very unfortunate' to have missed out on an England call up for this month's World Cup qualifiers.

The Three Lions boss has instead added uncapped Aston Villa front man Ollie Watkins to his squad for the trio of fixtures against San Marino, Albania and Poland.

But there's still a glimmer of hope for Bamford, who has fired in 13 top flight goals in Leeds' return to the Premier League this season.

Read the full story HERE

Fulham midfielder still sidelined

Fulham will still be without midfielder Tom Cairney for the visit of Leeds United to Craven Cottage in the Premier League on Friday night.

Scott Parker's men have otherwise been handed a clean bill of health after injury worries over winger Bobby De Cordova-Reid and back-up goalkeeper Marek Rodak.

Read the full story HERE

Bielsa predicted XI for Fulham

Leeds United travel to face Fulham in the Premier League on Friday night - but what line-up will Marcelo Bielsa opt for?

The Yorkshire Evening Post pick our line-up for the clash with the Cottagers under the London lights.

Read the full story HERE

Parker issues Leeds warning ahead of clash

Scott Parker says Leeds United will face a very different Fulham side to the one beaten at Elland Road in Friday's clash at Craven Cottage.

Read his full quotes HERE ahead of kick-off