Michael O’Neill, the manager of Northern Ireland describes Bailey Peacock-Farrell of Leeds United as “confident and assured” following the young full competitive international debut of goalkeeper. Whites no 1 Peacock-Farrell got its first competitive start for Northern Ireland in the UEFA Nations League hosting of Bosnia on Saturday afternoon, who made a 2-1 win at Windsor Park.
Elland Road, who perhaps had been heaving and seething like none other championships indeed positively revealed and got hopeful during the success of one promotion and the uneasiness of the other one. All the fans sporting home shirts similar to a man it seemed, they even ensured that atmosphere would be white hot even more than what stoke could have handled in a day. The newcomers who were champions were in fact be half-a-yard behind their current hosts and had to pay the price with a score line that reflects their opening salvo at their current level.
Leeds United have reached an agreement with the Frenchman Toumani Diagouraga to terminate his contract. Yorkshire Evening Post reporter Phil Hay on Thursday confirmed through his personal Twitter account on Thursday that the “deal is done” for Diagouraga, to put an end to his one-and-a-half year stay at Elland Road.
Leeds United coach Thomas Christiansen said that he is happy for his players after their good performance in the match against Birmingham City where they won by 2-0.
Thomas Christiansen said that his players have performed well and that they have followed his instructions closely. He does not want to be carried away by the league position at the moment as he feels that the season is a long one and that anything can happen. However, he has praised his players for their performance and believed that there is more to come if they continue to play like this.
The 2-0 wins mean that Leeds United is unbeaten in seven games now. This means that the team has also not conceded a goal since the opening day of the season. (more…)
Turkish side Besiktas are reportedly interested in Leeds United man Chris Wood.
The Whites striker has caught the eye of CoachSenolGunes. Daily Express claims the manager sent scouts to watch the player in action and report back before they can proceed with the deal.
In other transfer news, Derby County want Foxes player Tom Lawrence. They submitted a bid of £7 million but Leicester City value the midfielder more than that. The player in question was on loan to Ipswich Town last season where he scored 11 times and won the club’s Player of the Year award. (more…)
Relegated side from the top flight, Middlesbrough FC have named former Leeds United coach Garry Monk as the new boss to lead the team as they settle to life in the Championship.
Monk is expected to be unveiled on Monday to the public. The 38-year old left his former club recently. There are reports that he was unable to reach an agreement with the new owner of Leeds Andrea Radrizzani.
The boss has experience managing Swansea in the top flight back in 2014 before leading United to a top seven finish in the Championship this season.
Boro former coaches Steve Agnew and AitorKaranka were unable to help the club remain in the top flight after just a year there. Agnew came on in March but the rot was too bad to be rectified as they returned to the second division. (more…)