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Redfearn resigns from Leeds United role

Former Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn has resigned from his role with the club's academy.

Neil Redfearn has re-signed from his academy role at Leeds Credit: Press Association

The 49-year-old was replaced as the Championship side's boss by Uwe Rosler in May.

He was subsequently offered the chance to return to his previous role in charge of the club's academy but in a statement today he announced that he has not taken up the option.

Redfearn guided the Whites to safety last season after taking over the reins on a permanent basis in November.


Leeds complete loan signing of Cardiff midfielder

Leeds United have signed Cardiff City midfielder Tom Adeyemi on a season-long loan deal.

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Adeyemi, 23, is Leeds' fifth summer signing after the arrival of former Cardiff team-mate Charlie Horton, Lee Erwin, Sol Bamba and Chris Wood to Elland Road.

Adeyemi’s career began at Norwich City and he made his senior debut aged 17, before going on to enjoy loan spells with Bradford City, Oldham Athletic and Brentford - playing under Uwe Rosler at the latter.

Leeds sign young Leicester striker

Leeds United have signed Chris Wood from Leicester City on a four-year deal.

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Wood, 23, arrives at Elland Road for an undisclosed fee.

The New Zealand international becomes United’s fourth summer signing following the additions of Charlie Horton, Lee Erwin and Sol Bamba earlier this month.

Wood, who joined Leicester from West Brom in 2013, scored 20 times during his 62 appearances in all competitions for the Foxes.

He’s physical, strong and experienced in this league. He has potential to develop and has his best years in front of him. It’s exciting. He already has a proven goalscoring record and I think there are many goals to come. We think that he is the right player.

– Uwe Rosler


Sol Bamba completes Leeds transfer

Sol Bamba has signed a two-year deal with Leeds United after an undisclosed fee was agreed with Italian side Palermo.

Sol Bamba Credit: Press Association

Bamba spent the second half of last season on loan at Elland Road and is Leeds' third summer signing following the arrivals of goalkeeper Charlie Horton from Cardiff City and striker Lee Erwin from Motherwell.

The Ivory Coast international made 19 appearances while on loan in 2014/15 and also captained the side on several occasions.

Reports: Leeds owner Cellino fined for tax evasion

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino has been ordered to pay €40,000 (£28,500) by an Italian court this morning, according to reports.

The charge relates to tax owed on an imported Land Rover.

According to Sardinian newspaper Unione Sarda, Cellino was acquitted of customs offences because the estimates of the Range Rover’s value fall below the threshold of criminal liability.

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