Kalvin Phillips

Result: Derby County stun Leeds United to reach Championship playoff final

Derby County beat Leeds United 4-2 at Elland Road and 4-3 on aggregate to set up a Championship playoff final clash with Midlands rivals Aston Villa. Derby County have booked a place in the Championship playoff final with a remarkable 4-2 victory over Leeds United at Elland Road, recovering from a two-goal aggregate deficit to progress through 4-3 on aggregate. The Rams, trailing 1-0 from Saturday’s first leg, found themselves with a mountain to climb when Stuart Dallas found a way through 24 minutes in. County boss Frank Lampard brought on Jack Marriott towards the end of the first half, though, and that proved an inspired change as the striker kickstarted his side’s comeback following a big error at the back from Kiko Casilla and Liam Cooper. Mason Mount levelled up the tie l...

Leeds United delay talks with trio of players until summer?

Leeds United are reportedly delaying contract talks with Jack Clarke and two other players until the end of the season. Leeds United will hold off contract talks with a trio of star players until the end of the season, according to a report. The Whites are on course for a Premier League return following a 15-year absence as they current lead the Championship table. With Leeds unsure what division they will be playing in next season, The Sun suggests that contract negotiations with Kemar Roofe, Kalvin Phillips and Jack Clarke have been pushed back. All three players are said to be after a pay rise, but they will have to wait another five months before United get back to them. In-demand winger Clarke, under contract until 2021, has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in ...

Result: Leeds United earn late win over Las Palmas in final summer friendly

Leeds United beat Segunda Division side Las Palmas 1-0 at Elland Road courtesy of a late Kemar Roofe goal. By Daniel Lewis, Football League CorrespondentFiled: Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 16:55 UK Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 17:20 UK Kemar Roofe‘s goal four minutes from time at Elland Road has earned Leeds United a 1-0 win over Las Palmas in their final pre-season outing. The 25-year-old attacker latched on to a corner and fired home from close range to give Marcelo Bielsa‘s men some momentum heading into their Championship opener against Stoke City next Sunday. In front of 11,499 watching fans, Leeds dug deep and overcome a Las Palmas side that had claimed an emphatic 4-1 victory over Birmingham City just two days ago. Roofe almost had United in front inside the openin...

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