Nottingham Forest striker misjudges Leeds fan mood after Hockaday sacking

Dexter Blackstock weighed in on the Leeds United situation, only to realise he had slightly misjudged it.

Leeds United confirmed the sacking of Dave Hockaday on Thursday, following the dismal defeat at Bradford City.

Hockaday was always an odd fit for the Championship side, lacking in experience for a role so demanding and with an impatient owner in Massimo Cellino.

His firing came as little surprise, with many surprised he lasted six games in charge.

Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock weighed in on the situation on Twitter, expecting Leeds fans to be unhappy at the early sacking.

Only to be inundated by fans of Forest's Championship competitors, that in fact, they were delighted.

The striker realised he had misjudged the scenario, and was quick to correct himself:

Hockaday unfortunately did win few friends with his management, and bizarre team selections as Leeds struggles under his management.

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be notorious for sacking managers, but he will not like admitting he was wrong on his surprise out-the-box appointment.

With three points from four Championship games and a cup defeat to a side a division below, it could not really have gone much worse for Hockaday's Leeds.

Now Cellino's mission is get it right and hope his new choice propels Leeds up the table, or there will be more disgruntled fans, who may begin next time to point the finger in his direction.

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