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Pundit wide of the mark about Leeds, 13/10 looks great value

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Leeds United host Norwich City on Saturday aiming to close the gap on the top six in the Championship.

Last week’s 3-1 victory at QPR left Leeds four points off the play-off places, although former midfielder David Prutton believes the Canaries can spring a surprise at Elland Road this weekend.

Leeds have completed their first January signing, highly rated midfielder set to join

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Thomas Christiansen has completed his first January signing for Leeds United.

The Championship outfit have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated Japanese midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka.

According to the reliable Phil Hay from Yorkshire Evening Post, the Whites will be paying Gamba Osaka a sum of £500k including add-ons for the player.

On This Day in Football: England stop the mighty Austrians, A Leeds legend passes away

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On this day in 1932, England ended Austria’s 14-game unbeaten streak by beating them 4-3 at Stamford Bridge.

This was perhaps the greatest Austrian side in history and was deservedly dubbed as ‘the Wunderteam’. Coached by Hugo Meisl and assisted by Jimmy Hogan, the Austrians played a very attractive brand of football which was full of pace, flair and flamboyance.

Leeds United star reveals club’s minimum target for the season

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Leeds United forward Caleb Ekuban has claimed that the club is more than capable of getting into one of the play-offs positions while insisting that he and his colleagues can achieve much more than that.

The 22-year-old, signed from Serie A side Chievo Verona in the summer, believes that not many sides are better than Thomas Christiansen’s stalwarts in the Championship this season.

This player should wave goodbye to Stoke; would be great for Aston Villa, Leeds or Middlesbrough

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Stoke boss Mark Hughes says he is is ready to offer a new contract to Peter Crouch.

In the words of The Courteeners – what took you so long?

The former England striker is Stoke’s top scorer with four goals in all competitions, despite spending much of the season warming the bench.

Furious Leeds fans want this man to replace Christiansen immediately: 'He would take us up'

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Leeds United are going through a rough patch right now and it seems that the fans are losing patience with Thomas Christiansen.

The 44-year-old helped his side make a good start to the season. Some even tipped Leeds to secure automatic promotion after their impressive showing in the first few games.

9 goals this season: Leeds United secure agreement for highly rated Man City target

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Leeds United have agreed on a professional contract with the highly rated striker Jack Clarke.

The 17-year-old has signed a deal until June 2021 and he will be hoping to continue his development with the U18s and the U23s for now.

Clarke is very highly rated by the Leeds staff and he was a target for Premier League outfits such as Manchester City.

Prutton eyeing 30/1 return that would ramp up the pressure on Leeds

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David Prutton has tipped Leeds United to endure another difficult afternoon when they visit Barnsley on Saturday.

Leeds are now 10th in the Championship after Wednesday’s 4-1 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers and the pressure is mounting on manager Thomas Christiansen.

Prutton told Sky Sports that he fancies Samu Saiz to open the scoring, but he’s backed the home side to recover and secure a 1-1 draw (30/1 at Sky Bet).

Leeds star apologises after Wolves defeat, fans respond on Twitter: 'You played with passion'

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Leeds United midfielder Ronaldo Vieira apologised to the fans after his game-changing red card against Wolves last night.

The 19-year-old midfielder was sent off when his side were 2-1 down. His departure made it difficult for Leeds to get back into the game.

Leeds were 2-0 down at halftime but Ezgjan Alioski scored immediately after the break.

Leeds fans tear into Thomas Christiansen after Wolves thrashing: 'We don't believe in you'

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Leeds United crashed to a 4-1 defeat against Wolves last night and the fans seem to be losing their patience with Thomas Christiansen.

The fans took to Twitter to share their views on Leeds’ current form and Thomas Christiansen’s management in particular.

The Whites have lost eight of their last eleven games and their promotion hopes are hanging by a thread.

Aston Villa lining up January move for former Leeds target, he would be a terrific addition

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Aston Villa are looking to add their squad during the January transfer window and it seems that the Bologna defender Filip Helander is a target for Steve Bruce.

According to reports in Italy, Aston Villa are lining up a move for the 24-year-old defender.

Helander has been linked with a move to Leeds United in the past but the Whites never quite managed to secure his services.

Championship pundit gives his verdict on Wolves v Leeds, tips 7/1 bookie-basher

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David Prutton believes his former club Leeds United will struggle to cope with Wolverhampton Wanderers when the teams meet at Molineux on Wednesday.

Both sides head into the game on the back of victories last weekend, with Wolves winning 2-0 at Reading and Leeds recording a 2-1 success at home to Middlesbrough.

Furious Leeds fans react on Twitter after win over Middlesbrough: 'They should be suspended'

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Leeds United secured a morale-boosting 2-1 win over Middlesbrough today and their fans took to Twitter to share their views on the match officials.

The home fans seemed clearly unhappy with the referee and the linesman. However, they will be delighted that the poor decisions did not cost their side a vital win.

Christiansen lays down challenge for Leeds star, fan favourite asked prove his worth to the team

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Thomas Christiansen has urged Leeds fan favourite Pontus Jansson to prove his worth to the national team by improving his performances in the Championship.

The Swedish defender has struggled to perform at his usual level this season and he will be hoping to recapture his form ahead of the World Cup this summer.

Leeds tipped to suffer 28/1 heartbreak against Middlesbrough, but still priced at 5/1 to finish top six

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Championship pundit David Prutton has tipped Leeds United to suffer more misery against Middlesbrough on Sunday.

After an excellent start to the season Leeds have won just twice in nine games to fall to 10th in the table, three points behind Boro who are fifth.

Prutton believes his old club could find things difficult this weekend and is backing Britt Assombalonga to score first for the visitors on the way to a 2-1 victory (28/1 at Sky Bet).

Leeds agree deal to sign highly rated attacker, player delighted to join his 'dream' club

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Leeds United have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated York City striker Ryan Edmondson.

The move has been confirmed on the Whites’ official website and the player will not join up with Leeds’ U18 and the U23 teams.

After completing his move to Leeds United, Edmondson revealed that he has been a Leeds fan since his childhood and it is hard for to him to believe that he has joined the club of his dreams.

Christiansen executes masterplan to end Leeds' poor run, could backfire against Middlesbrough

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Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen is determined to get his side back on track with a win when the Whites face Middlesbrough this weekend.

Leeds have lost six of their last seven league games and Christiansen is under a lot of pressure despite having the backing of the owners.

The 44-year-old knows that results will have to change quickly in order for him to hold on to his job.

Highly talented winger turns down contract offer from club, wants to join Leeds in January

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Leeds United have been linked with the highly talented Lech Poznan winger Kamil Jozwiak earlier this week and it seems that the player is keen on the move as well.

According to reports, the 19-year-old winger is out of contract at the end of this season and Leeds are hoping to snap up him on a bargain.

Everton lining up move for pacy forward, Leeds should not make the mistake of selling him

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Leeds United youngster Mallik Wilks has been attracting a lot of attention with his performances at Accrington Stanley and it seems that Premier League outfit Everton are interested in signing him.

According to reports, Newcastle and Middlesbrough are keeping an eye on the highly talented forward as well.

Christiansen grateful for Radrizzanni’s backing despite poor form

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Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen insists that he has the full confidence of club owner Andrea Radrizzanni amid rumours surrounding his future at the club.

A midweek Championship defeat at the hands of Derby County has left Leeds seventh on the table, nine points behind league leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Former Leeds star gives his verdict on his old club's chances at Brentford - they're not good

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Former Leeds United midfielder David Prutton believes his old club’s struggles will continue at Brentford on Saturday.

After a promising start to the season Leeds have gone off the boil, with Tuesday’s defeat at home to Derby County dropping them down to 7th in the Championship table.

Prutton has tipped a 1-1 scoreline with Brentford’s Ollie Watkins to score first at odds of 30/1 to extend Leeds’ winless run to four games in all competitions.

Christiansen vows to turn things around as Leeds slump continues

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Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen is determined to turn the club’s fortunes around after a 2-1 defeat against Derby County left them nine points off the top spot in the Championship.

Christiansen has the backing of owner Andrea Radrizzani despite being seventh on the table as a result of six defeats in eight games.

Leeds must start this man in Kalvin Phillips’ place tonight – not Pablo Hernandez

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Leeds United return to Championship action on Tuesday night, with Derby County the visitors to Elland Road.

The Whites are desperate for a win after losing to Sheffield United on Friday night – a result that compounds inconsistent form over the last month.

One man that Leeds will not be able to call on is Kalvin Phillips, with the midfielder picking up his fifth booking of the season against the Blades and subsequently suspended.

Championship pundit tips under-par Leeds for 11/2 return against Derby

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David Prutton believes Leeds United’s recent struggles will continue when they host Derby County on Tuesday.

Leeds remain in the Championship play-off zone despite winning just one of their last five matches, but they are only a point ahead of seventh-placed Derby who have a game in hand.

Christiansen fears for Leeds promotion as he prepares for Sheffield United clash

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Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen is aware of the importance of tonight’s Championship clash against Sheffield United.

The Danish manager believes that any slip at Elland Road would be severely detrimental to Leeds’ promotion ambitions.

“We all have to face how important [this game] is,” Christiansen said.

4-3-3 v Sheffield United: Christiansen without this top quality Leeds star for tough game; Stats, Team News & Predictions

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Leeds take on Sheffield United this week and the Whites will be looking to build a winning run now.

Leeds United star aims for Premier League football following contract extension

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Championship side Leeds United have awarded defender Pontus Jansson with a five-year contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2022.

Leeds had to pay Serie A club Torino £3.5 million to sign the Swede on a permanent deal in July this year. With Leeds in impressive form in England’s second tier, Jansson believes that the club has a bright future ahead with promotion into the Premier League a realistic target for Thomas Christiansen’s side.

Victory ends Championship blip, 7/2 to win promotion looks value, Wolves far too short

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Leeds United’s deserved 3-0 victory at Bristol City on Saturday showed that this season’s Championship promotion race still a long way to go.

Three defeats in a row left many pundits questioning Leeds’ promotion credentials, but Thomas Christiansen’s side answered their critics in emphatic fashion at Ashton Gate.

On This Day in Football: The city of Leeds gets a brand new football team

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On this day in 1917, Leeds United were founded following the disbandment of Leeds City.

City were formed in 1904. After one season in the West Yorkshire League, the club joined the Football League second division. Billy McLeod was signed from Lincoln City in the 1906-07 season.

Odds update: Former Leeds star fancies old club for 15/2 return

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David Prutton has backed Leeds United to return to winning ways in the Championship this weekend.

Leeds head into the game against Reading on the back of two defeats against Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday, but they can be backed at 10/11 to see off the Royals on Saturday.

Prutton has predicted a 2-1 victory at odds of 15/2 for the home side.

Leeds secure vital agreement, Englishman excited about the new challenge at Elland Road

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Leeds United have secured the services of Oxford United’s chief scout Craig Dean.

The Championship outfit are looking to improve their recruitment at youth level and bringing in Craig Dean will make a massive difference.

Dean has proven his pedigree at Oxford and he will be looking to make a similar impression at Elland Road now.

Leeds United make offer for Polish goalkeeper, confirms club scout

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Leeds United have made an offer for Polish goalkeeper Kamil Miazek, according to club scout Jakub Bokiej.

Miazek is currently available on a free transfer, and Bokiej who works as a scout for Leeds’ academy, confirmed earlier that the club has made an approach to tie him down on a permanent deal.

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Championship: Leeds ‘Keeper Felix Wiedwald Makes Incredible Howler In 3-1 Win Over QPR (Video)

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A Kemar Roofe hat-trick earned Leeds United all three points away to QPR on Saturday.

However, while the Leeds striker put on a superb individual display, at the other end of the pitch, 'keeper Felix Wiedwald blotted the visitors' copybook with an appalling and quite bizarre error late on.

Top pundit sweet on Leeds delivering 22/1 return against Aston Villa

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Championship pundit David Prutton believes Leeds United can put a temporary halt on Aston Villa’s Championship promotion push.

Leeds head into Friday’s game in eighth place, six points behind Villa who are fourth.

Prutton has backed Albert Adomah to score first for the visitors, but he expects Leeds to fight back to secure a 1-1 draw (22/1 at Sky Bet).

Former Man Utd legend believes Leeds could crumble under pressure

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Reading boss Jaap Stam believes Leeds United are under pressure to perform after losing their last two games in the Championship.

Defeats at Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday have seen Leeds drop to fifth in the standings, although they are only four points off the top of the table.

Stam’s team have won just twice this season, but the former Manchester United defender told Get Reading that he’s confident he can turn things around.

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Liverpool youngster Woodburn pens new deal

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London (AFP) – Liverpool’s youngest-ever goalscorer Ben Woodburn has signed a long-term contract with the club after a whirlwind year for the academy graduate, who also netted for Wales on his senior debut.

Woodburn scored in a League Cup tie against Leeds United last November at the age of 17 years and 45 days to beat Michael Owen’s record.

Liverpool youngster Woodburn pens new deal

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London (AFP) – Liverpool’s youngest-ever goalscorer Ben Woodburn has signed a long-term contract with the club after a whirlwind year for the academy graduate, who also netted for Wales on his senior debut.

Woodburn scored in a League Cup tie against Leeds United last November at the age of 17 years and 45 days to beat Michael Owen’s record.

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Leeds U23 ‘Friendly’ With Welsh Side Rhyl Ended After Ugly Brawl Between Players (Video)

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A friendly game between Leeds United's U23 team and Welsh Huws Gray Alliance side Rhyl ended in ugly scenes on Tuesday night after a ridiculous brawl between the players.

The incident was apparently started aftera late tackle by Leeds'Bryce Hossanah. However, the Championship club were reported to be infuriated by a number of dangerous challenges by their opponents throughout the game.

Rowett backs fearless Derby to win at Leeds, 4/1 to win promotion worth considering

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Gary Rowett believes Derby County have nothing to fear when they face Leeds United at Elland Road on Tuesday.

Derby head into the clash on the back of a six-game unbeaten run, while Leeds have won just one of their last five Championship matches.

The Rams won 2-1 win at Norwich City on Saturday, and Rowett is confident his side can continue their excellent form.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: John Brooks, Weston McKennie and more

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John Brooks could make his long-awaited Bundesliga debut for Wolfsburg following a layoff as his club takes on another young American Abroad.

Brooks returned to the bench for DFB-Pokal action midweek, making this weekend's matchup against Weston McKennie and Schalke a reasonable return date for the U.