Murphy living up to million pound price tag

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 WinehouseMurphy living up to million pound price tag

Leeds confirm Jack Butland signing

By Amitai Winehouse (@awinehouse1) Leeds United have confirmed the signing of England international goalkeeper Jack Butland on loan until the end of the season. Butland has represented both England and Team GB at international level, playing for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games. He signs on loan from Stoke, where he has struggled to break into the first team ahead ... Read More
The Square BallLeeds confirm Jack Butland signing

Cellino funds payment on Luke Murphy transfer to avoid embargo

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 WinehouseCellino funds payment on Luke Murphy transfer to avoid embargo

LIVE: Brian McDermott Press Conference

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

Amitai WinehouseLIVE: Brian McDermott Press Conference

Brian McDermott sacked as Leeds manager

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

The Square BallBrian McDermott sacked as Leeds manager