Leeds owner Massimo Cellino is not happy with former striker Ross McCormack, who he says disrespected him
Forest Green chairman Dale Vince believes David Hockaday deserves his chance after being installed as the new head coach at Leeds.
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Leeds United head coach Dave Hockaday says his team will give their best to get a result against Bradford in the Capital One Cup second round tonight.
He praised his West Yorkshire rivals on a good start to the season and says he knows his team will have to perform against the Bantams:
Dave Hockaday says he is aware of the challenge his Leeds team face against Bradford in the Capital One Cup.
The play tonight at Valley Parade in the second round of the cup.
The under-fire Leeds boss says he know how important derby ties are:
Bradford City play Leeds United tonight in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
The pair have not met in a league fixture since the 2000/2001 season when both were in the Premiership. Their last meeting was in the 2011 League Cup when United ran out 3-2 winners.
Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson has history in the cup, leading the Bantams to the 2013 final, and says his team can not wait to face their Yorkshire rivals:
Dave Hockaday says club captain Jason Pearce will not be leaving Leeds United during this transfer window.
The central defender has attracted interest but head coach Hockaday says he wants to keep Pearce at the club:
Under fire Leeds United head coach Dave Hockaday says he has the players support, despite club president Massimo Cellino appearing to want to sack him after the 4-1 defeat to Watford.
Speaking before the Capital One Cup tie against Bradford, Hockaday said senior players had pledged their support and asked what more could be done to turn results in their favour:
Leeds United head coach Dave Hockaday says he hopes to add players to his squad before the transfer window closes on Monday.
He did not rule out any players leaving, but said that club captain Jason Pearce will not be sold despite interest:
Leeds United's head coach Dave Hockaday says he has no regrets over taking the job.
The former Forest Green man has had a difficult start to the season with a 1-0 win over Middlesborough the only league victory.
Speaking ahead of the Capital One Cup tie against West Yorkshire rivals Bradford City, Hockaday said he was up to the task:
Underfire Leeds United head coach David Hockaday has backed club owner Massimo Cellino to guide Leeds United into the Champions League.
Hockaday was reportedly about to be sacked after Saturday's 4-1 defeat at Watford, but Cellino then changed his mind. Hockaday has also given the owner his backing:
Leeds United head coach Dave Hockaday has dismissed speculation that his job was under threat after a poor start to the season.
It was reported that chairman Massimo Cellino was disappointed with Saturdays 4-1 defeat to Watford, but Hockaday says he spoke to the Italian after the game and his position is not in question.
He reiterated though that the squad needed strengthening but said that transfers were out of his control.
Hockaday revealed that new signing Casper Sloth is unlikely to be available for Wednesday's Capital One Cup derby with Bradford and that the club would not sell captain Jason Pearce despite interest from other teams.
– Dave Hockaday
My remit is to coach this team to the best of my ability and I know we need to improve. I've got to help them as much as I can and we need to get some better players in. But we're not far off. Our goal threat isn't good enough at the minute. Bringing in new players there's going to be transition but that sounds like an excuse.
We're aware we need to let people go but we can't do that until we've got adequate cover.
It's been so hard to get players in now. We've been so close to signing lots of players and at the eleventh hour they've gone wrong. We've got until Monday to strengthen and I think it'll be very fair to just me after that. I know we'll be getting players in.
He dismissed reports that the players were unsettled after the poor results, his surprise appointment and the transfer policy.
– Dave Hockaday
What I will say is that four of the senior players came to see me to say they're behind me and is there anything they can do to help and I said you've just got to work hard.