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 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!
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.
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.
During the summer Leeds United let go of both Aapo Halme and Hugo Diaz, with one going to Barnsley and the other being released. At the time, many Leeds fans who watch the under 23’s regularly were surprised by the decision. However the club had a clear plan and this was to promote both Charlie … Continue reading Olly Casey: Future First Team Regular!
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!
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!
With recent allegations of racism made against Kiko Casilla, a lengthy ban could be on the way if he is found to be guilty. This will present the chance for Illan Meslier to make his first team debut and get a run of games, with Kiko potentially missing up to 12 games. The 19 year … Continue reading Illan Meslier: Is he ready to make the step up?
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!
Leeds United faced an away trip to Luton Town looking to get another win and move into the automatic promotion places. The home team set up in a 4-4-2 diamond in possession but out of possession lined up in a 4-3-3. Leeds lined up roughly in a 3-1-5-1 but as always, played a number of … Continue reading Luton Town vs Leeds United: Tactical Talking Points!