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.

A tactical look at Carlos Coberan under 23 and why players should stay at Leeds United rather than go out on loan.

Under 23 football to most clubs isn’t that important and just a place where one or two fringe or young players get their chance to impress. The sole purpose is to hopefully allow a couple of academy graduates to make the first team. This used to be the case at Leeds United however not any … Continue reading A tactical look at Carlos Coberan under 23 and why players should stay at Leeds United rather than go out on loan.

Leif Davis: The youngster who Bielsa admires!

The nineteen year old left back joined the club in 2018 from league two side Morecambe where he had spent just two years. Before Morecambe he played his football at youth football club Wallsend Boys Club, who are based in North Tyneside and are well known for producing professional footballers. Some of the names include … Continue reading Leif Davis: The youngster who Bielsa admires!

Player Profile: All you need to know about Bryce Hosannah!

There has been plenty of speculation about Bryce, his background and how seemingly from nowhere, he ended up at Leeds United. His journey is evidence that young players develop in different ways and not always at the same pace. Something that not all academies recognise. Additionally, his arrival in the north is a result of … Continue reading Player Profile: All you need to know about Bryce Hosannah!

Player Profile: All you need to know about Alfie McCalmont!

Under Marcelo Bielsa's leadership, academy players at Leeds United are daring to dream. Well known for playing and developing youngsters into world class players, there is no better time to be playing for Leeds United at academy level. One player who has had a taste of first team football and will be hoping to become … Continue reading Player Profile: All you need to know about Alfie McCalmont!