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Leeds Fan 'Delph Head & Shoulders Above Others'

My interview with Vital Leeds editor Dazza

So are you surprised that Leeds have agreed to sell Fabian Delph?

Leeds have always said if a club came along with the right price they wouldn’t stand in his way. I just wish I knew what the right price is?

What sort of fee do you think would be appropriate?

I think 3 million up front, a number of added clauses including sell on and you to loan him back to us for the season.

He is just 19-years old, just how good do you think he is right now and do you think he is worth the attention he's attracted? More importantly, from what you've seen, just how good could he be?!

I think he could be a very good player, before Christmas last year he was really good. When Simon Grayson arrived he played him in a slightly different position and he didn’t have the same impact.

You could see in his play that he was a class act, he was head and shoulders above other players on the pitch.

To be honest I am happy he could be joining you, I like Martin O’Neill and what he can do with young English players. If he didn’t join you I wouldn’t mind him joining Arsenal who also have a good policy with youngsters.

If he joined Man City would he get the same treatment?

Is he an out and out central midfielder, defensive, attacking.... just what would we be getting if the deal goes through?

Under McAllister he was more box to box, who has a very aggressive streak, a good ball winner, very skilful and the scorer of some terrific goals.

So how are Leeds doing, any sign of a return to the top level at some point or a few more years in the wilderness likely?

We’d do ok if these Premiership vultures left our talent alone!

Seriously, I think we could manage losing Delph in this Division but am not to sure we would if we lost Beckford. I like Simon Grayson and really fancy our chances of promotion this season.

With thanks to Dazza from www.leeds.vitalfootball.co.uk


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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 3 2009

Time: 6:07PM

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Hes scored half a dozen in league 2 LOL "hail the new messiah" ROFL
humpty
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03/08/2009 18:21:00

Hes scored half a dozen in league 2 LOL "hail the new messiah" ROFL
humpty
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03/08/2009 18:21:00

There's always one!..probably a spuds fan. Lets hope Leeds buy well with the cash and have a good season.
johnmurphy3112
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03/08/2009 18:36:00

There's always one!..probably a spuds fan. Lets hope Leeds buy well with the cash and have a good season.
johnmurphy3112
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03/08/2009 18:36:00

He didnt really play in a position where he was expected to score a lot but the goals he did score were spectacular and most of all important ones. He tackles like a tiger and spreads the ball around both ways. A real talent for the next 15 years with his skill level.
erni
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03/08/2009 18:45:00

He didnt really play in a position where he was expected to score a lot but the goals he did score were spectacular and most of all important ones. He tackles like a tiger and spreads the ball around both ways. A real talent for the next 15 years with his skill level.
erni
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03/08/2009 18:45:00

ern and john are you now loyal supporters of the nice club
humpty
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03/08/2009 18:59:00

ern and john are you now loyal supporters of the nice club
humpty
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03/08/2009 18:59:00

No, they are just not D*&^head Spuds fans
Charizma
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03/08/2009 19:07:00

No, they are just not D*&^head Spuds fans
Charizma
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03/08/2009 19:07:00

will you being all out for the fair play league next year,if you win you get a lovely home made cake and a big round of applause for your delightful mannerisms
humpty
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03/08/2009 19:16:00

will you being all out for the fair play league next year,if you win you get a lovely home made cake and a big round of applause for your delightful mannerisms
humpty
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03/08/2009 19:16:00

There's a serious whiff of Barnsleyspurred in the room. You need to change your aftershave, young man (and probably your underwear as well...).
BBJ
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03/08/2009 19:28:00

There's a serious whiff of Barnsleyspurred in the room. You need to change your aftershave, young man (and probably your underwear as well...).
BBJ
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03/08/2009 19:28:00

Humpty why don't you go and play with Dumpty. And sit on the wall. I'd say that your about 12/13 yrs old. So when you grow up you'll need the aftershave. So until you grow up do Chang your Nappie. Super Leeds Fan.
iwa
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03/08/2009 19:45:00

Humpty why don't you go and play with Dumpty. And sit on the wall. I'd say that your about 12/13 yrs old. So when you grow up you'll need the aftershave. So until you grow up do Chang your Nappie. Super Leeds Fan.
iwa
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03/08/2009 19:45:00

the lad is a gem but that's enough creeping - now sell us Young!
merlin
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03/08/2009 20:00:00

the lad is a gem but that's enough creeping - now sell us Young!
merlin
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03/08/2009 20:00:00

Humpty tell Appy Arry to try it and you never know you may just get a team that can play together from day one . I've seen a couple of interviews with him and he seems like a young lad with an old head on him. A Great Buy ..... If we get him.
Mutt_Man
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03/08/2009 20:02:00

Humpty tell Appy Arry to try it and you never know you may just get a team that can play together from day one . I've seen a couple of interviews with him and he seems like a young lad with an old head on him. A Great Buy ..... If we get him.
Mutt_Man
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03/08/2009 20:02:00

I think it would be better for everybody if we ignore the numpty.
Adam Deuce
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03/08/2009 20:11:00

I think it would be better for everybody if we ignore the numpty.
Adam Deuce
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03/08/2009 20:11:00

mutt_man,yes but the best attribute he will give to little villa is the fact "hes a really nice lad"
humpty
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03/08/2009 21:31:00

mutt_man,yes but the best attribute he will give to little villa is the fact "hes a really nice lad"
humpty
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03/08/2009 21:31:00

Humpty, the only thing you are achieving here is to give Spurs fans a bad name. You're worse than that Lillywhites guy who always comes on here shooting his mouth off. I bet both of you are under 14, silly, silly little children
UTV
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03/08/2009 21:42:00

Humpty, the only thing you are achieving here is to give Spurs fans a bad name. You're worse than that Lillywhites guy who always comes on here shooting his mouth off. I bet both of you are under 14, silly, silly little children
UTV
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03/08/2009 21:42:00

Humpty, go to bed before your Mother catches you on the internet, you should have been asleep an hour ago. Bloody hell, six weeks school holiday & they go mad.
Sheriff Kimbo
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03/08/2009 23:04:00

Humpty, go to bed before your Mother catches you on the internet, you should have been asleep an hour ago. Bloody hell, six weeks school holiday & they go mad.
Sheriff Kimbo
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03/08/2009 23:04:00

Is humpty a sucker for arry? or just a plain sucker!
holte ender 1969
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04/08/2009 06:14:00

Is humpty a sucker for arry? or just a plain sucker!
holte ender 1969
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04/08/2009 06:14:00

leeds will have told spurs and man city to do one as they wanted to deal with us as we conducted ourselves in the correct manner and they know delph will become the player he is capable of at villa and that says it all really. UTV
clarkamus
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04/08/2009 08:09:00

leeds will have told spurs and man city to do one as they wanted to deal with us as we conducted ourselves in the correct manner and they know delph will become the player he is capable of at villa and that says it all really. UTV
clarkamus
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04/08/2009 08:09:00

we've lost another great talent at least hes gone to a club and a manager i respect hes the ideal replacement for barry i hope you don't end up selling him to scum when he becomes world class anyway good luck fabian and good luck villa next season a few more signings then you'll be beating arsenal to 4th spot
bryn231
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04/08/2009 12:03:00

we've lost another great talent at least hes gone to a club and a manager i respect hes the ideal replacement for barry i hope you don't end up selling him to scum when he becomes world class anyway good luck fabian and good luck villa next season a few more signings then you'll be beating arsenal to 4th spot
bryn231
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04/08/2009 12:03:00

Glad he chose us over city, it has to be the right move for his career. Hopefully he lives up to the hype!
son_of_cher
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04/08/2009 12:29:00

Glad he chose us over city, it has to be the right move for his career. Hopefully he lives up to the hype!
son_of_cher
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04/08/2009 12:29:00

Thanks, Leeds fans, for nice words, good luck to your team this year
poncho
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04/08/2009 18:52:00

Thanks, Leeds fans, for nice words, good luck to your team this year
poncho
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04/08/2009 18:52:00

 

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