December 19, 2023

Although John Giles has pushed the Leeds United board to support Daniel Farke before the January transfer window, the third-place team is pleased with the German manager’s performance thus far at Elland Road.


Leeds will be disappointed with their current position of third. With 12 victories and just 4 losses in 22 Championship games, the Whites have performed admirably overall. However, they trail Ipswich by 10 points and Leicester by 13.


With Ipswich and Leicester’s consistency, many feel Leeds have already said farewell to any prospect of automatic promotion. If we wanted to place in the top two, we would need to make a significant swing.


However, Farke has endured a great deal—more than the other teams that were demoted in the summer. Farke has significantly leveled up the ship’s heading and steadied it after the disaster we were left in.


You would have most likely accepted third place if it had been provided to you at the beginning of the season with a slim possibility of finishing in the top two by the midway mark. Regarding the Leeds United coach, Giles was questioned.



Leeds legend Giles said on Eamonn Dunphy’s podcast this week that Farke is doing a terrific job thus far. “He does it well and quietly.” Right now, they are in third place. They might place third. He has made them better.


“They’re not playing around, but Leeds must support him in carrying out his duties. Looking ahead to the January window, Giles continued, “So far he’s done a really, really good job.” Leeds might bring in players.



John Giles begs the board of Leeds United to support Daniel Farke.

Farke has faced criticism in the last few weeks. Maybe a result of Leeds’ dissatisfaction at being so far behind the top two—as the statistics show, this is an unusual Championship season. Leicester and Ipswich are in the air


When trying to win the game, he was criticized for his tardiness in substituting players. Naturally, if Dan James had scored in injury time—a grave mistake—things would have been drastically different. A promotion is still conceivable.


Leeds does appear well suited for the playoffs. Although it seems impossible for automatic promotion, Leicester and Ipswich haven’t lost more than a couple of games. Leeds needs them to depart quickly.







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