Over the last 5 years or so there has been an emerging trend; young players leaving elite clubs in search of first team football. Jadon Sancho being the most notable name to do so recently after he believed he was ready for first team football, however, the opportunity at Manchester City simply wasn’t there. This … Continue reading From Cobham to Thorp Arch: Why Leeds United Signed Lewis Bate
Upon Leeds United return to the Premier League this season, they continued to plan for their future by investing in youth players to be part of their under 23 and under 18 set ups. One of those players was Sam Greenwood, who signed from Arsenal for a reported £1.5 million with future add ons potentially … Continue reading Player Profile: Sam Greenwood
Over the past week Leeds United have been heavily linked with the signing of Joe Gelhardt from Wigan with the club believed to have met with him and his agent yesterday for talks. The Liverpool born Striker who joined Wigan in 2013 made his Wigan debut in April 2019 against Birmingham City and has since … Continue reading Joe Gelhardt: Why are Leeds so keen on the Wigan forward?
The Leeds United academy is well known in the world of football and has produced talent for many years. Recently the likes of Jamie Shackleton, Jack Clarke and this season, Alfie McCalmont have all come through the academy and gone on to play for Leeds United first team. A player many Leeds United fans have … Continue reading Nohan Kenneh: Future Leeds United and England Star?