FocusOnLeeds Under 23’s Player Of The Year: Pascal Struijk

The big debate over the last few weeks on twitter has been who should be Leeds United’s POTY, with 90% of the first team in the running for the award due to their on field success so far. Things are slightly different when it comes to deciding who should win that award for the under … Continue reading FocusOnLeeds Under 23’s Player Of The Year: Pascal Struijk

Scouting Report: Robin Koch to Leeds United?

With the current season still up in the air due to the current pandemic, looking at future signings seems strange. As the summer transfer window is likely to either change dates or to be shorter, planning is key. We know that Victor Orta and his scouting team spend years scouting players and  one player that … Continue reading Scouting Report: Robin Koch to Leeds United?

Niall Huggins: Highs and lows but not ready to throw the towel in!

Leeds United have had great success recently when scouting all over the world for youth players of different ages to join their academy. York seems to be the home of the local youth talent; with the likes of Charlie Taylor, Sam Byram, Jack Clarke and Ryan Edmondson all of whom were born and raised in … Continue reading Niall Huggins: Highs and lows but not ready to throw the towel in!

Tyler Roberts: Analysis of his games as a striker!

After coming off the bench and scoring twice against Hull City at the weekend, is Roberts a viable option leading the line? Roberts who has mainly featured for Leeds as a number 10  has always looked sharp when playing as a striker. Bamford is struggling to find the net but still doing brilliantly at the … Continue reading Tyler Roberts: Analysis of his games as a striker!

Stuart McKinstry: Leaving the club he loved, family sacrifices and one happy uncle.

Successful Leeds United sides normally have a number of Scottish players, from your Billy Bremner, to your Eddie Gray and more recently, your Robert Snodgrass, they seem to just click. Current Leeds captain Liam Cooper also plays for Scotland, qualifying through family members, although he was born in Hull. A young lad by the name … Continue reading Stuart McKinstry: Leaving the club he loved, family sacrifices and one happy uncle.

Charlie Cresswell: The young centre back putting in impressive performances.

Leeds United are well known for producing talented players but when was the last time they produced a talent centre back? This season we’ve seen Olly Casey make his Leeds debut and performed well. Another young centre back at the club who is yet to make his first debut but has plenty of promise is … Continue reading Charlie Cresswell: The young centre back putting in impressive performances.

A dramatic comeback but who made it all Klich?

When you think about the most important players for Leeds United, most would say Phillips, Hernandez and maybe this season, Harrison however the player that makes it all Klich, is Mateusz.  The Polish International was on his way out of Leeds when Marcelo Bielsa arrived, but an impressive pre-season saw him become the first name … Continue reading A dramatic comeback but who made it all Klich?

Ian Poveda: The lowdown on the young winger!

Ian Poveda today joined Leeds United from Manchester City, but who is this nineteen year old winger? He started his youth career at Chelsea before having spells at Puerto Malagueño, Arsenal and Barcelona. He went on to join Brentford in 2014 where he spent two years but left due to the closure of the their … Continue reading Ian Poveda: The lowdown on the young winger!

The FA Youth Cup: A gruelling cup tie decided by penalties.

A cold, damp night in Tadcaster, where Leeds United under 18’s were in FA Youth cup action against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday. Global stadium was the venue, a stadium that hosts Leeds United under 23’s on regular occasions, would play host to the under 18s. The crowd came out in decent numbers hoping to see … Continue reading The FA Youth Cup: A gruelling cup tie decided by penalties.