Leeds United: Fans discuss Warnock’s tenure

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Almost eight years ago to the day, Leeds United appointed Neil Warnock as their manager. The 71-year-old, who most recently managed Cardiff City, lasted little over a year at Elland Road before he and the club parted company.  

At the time of Warnock’s departure, Leeds were well adrift of the play-off positions and sat just five points clear of the relegation zone (as per BBC Sport). Neil Redfearn, the club’s academy manager at the time, took over for a short period prior to Brian McDermott’s appointment.

Was Neil Warnock solely to blame for the lack of success during his tenure?





As fans remembered the day Warnock became their boss, the feeling appeared to be a rather negative one across the fanbase, judging by these comments.

What do we think?

Warnock took charge of 62 Leeds United games during his time in West Yorkshire. During that period, he won 23 games, drew 14 and lost 25. He used a total of 46 different players and averaged 1.34 points per match (as per

It’s safe to say, based on the replies, the club’s supporters were pleased to see the back of Warnock and believe the club have moved on significantly since then, and we tend to agree that it’s a period in Leeds’ recent history that is best forgotten.

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