BREAKING: Neil Redfearn will take charge of the first team until a permanent replacement is appointed #lufc
MC: "but the results since the start of the season have meant we needed to act and make this decision."
MC: “After the defeat at Bradford I realised that my decision to keep David at the club following the defeat at Watford was wrong"
BREAKING: Leeds United can confirm that David Hockaday's contract at the club has been terminated with immediate effect #lufc
Leeds head coach Dave Hockaday insists his players did not let him down after last night's defeat to Bradford City.
United's West Yorkshire rivals head through to the third round, but Hockaday's Leeds side have had a less positive start to the season.
The head coach is defiant that his team will turn their fortunes around:
Leeds United's Dave Hockaday insists he still has a job to do at the club despite defeat to Bradford piling pressure on his role at the club.
Massimo Cellino appeared to suggest he would sack the former Forest Green man after a 4-1 defeat to Watford at the weekend and left before the final whistle of last night's 2-1 loss at Valley Parade.
Chris Dawkes asked the Leeds head coach if he feared for his position:
Bradford City have beaten Leeds United 2-1 in the Capital One Cup, which will see them move through to the third round of the competition.
The defeat has thrown Leeds coach David Hockaday's position into fresh doubt.
Bradford City's Stephen Darby says his team are relishing another cup run and a derby scalp over rivals Leeds would be a good start.
The Bantams defender told ITV Calendar says the League One side must not be overwhelmed by the pressure of the game:
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: