I’ll be perfectly honest, I don’t think there’s been a point where Murphy was enough of a problem to deserve some of the criticism he’s faced this season. I also thought a lot of this criticism that was levelled at him during the first half of the season was mistaken, a misunderstanding of what was expected of him.
Amitai Winehouse (@awinehouse1) It has emerged tonight that Massimo Cellino, apparent new owner of Leeds United, paid £140,000 to Crewe this past week to cover some of Luke Murphy’s transfer fee. Murphy, Leeds’s first £1 million player in eight years, was potentially the subject of an embargo from Crewe to stop him playing had the money not come through. Criticism … Read More
Amitai Winehouse (@awinehouse1) 3 days after his supposed sacking from Leeds United, Brian McDermott has taken training this morning and will be meeting the press for a press conference at 1:15pm. We will hopefully be covering the Press Conference live on this page, for those unable to watch. After a bad run in the league, Leeds ran out 5-1 victors … Read More
Amid rumours regarding McDermott’s future that have been swirling since Cellino appeared on the scene, Phil Hay of the Yorkshire Evening Post has confirmed that Brian McDermott has been sacked as Leeds United manager. McDermott was appointed only nine months ago, and in that time has rarely been backed. A long streak without a win has come on the back … Read More