Winding up order against Leeds United has been 'dismissed'

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Leeds fans and Massimo Cellino have one less worry to contemplate today.

Five days ago more problems were laid at the door of Leeds United. The club, who have gone through plenty of managers this season as well as going up and down the Championship table under the stewardship of chairman Massimo Cellino.

Leeds were served with a winding-up petition for unpaid fees from when Ken Bates was in charge of the club.

The petition was filed by former club director Melvyn Levi over reported unpaid court fees.

Nick Collins, who worked for the law firm working on behalf of Levi told BBC Radio Leeds earlier in the week:

"This is not a dispute with Mr Cellino. This is something he has inherited from the previous ownership of the club."

However that weight has now been lifted off the shoulders of Leeds owner Massimo Cellino given the club's current issues.

An official statement on the Leeds website stated:

"The winding up petition presented by Melvyn Levi has today (Wednesday November 12) been dismissed on agreed terms.

"Mr Levi and Leeds United Football Club Limited are working towards resolving their remaining differences."

Good news for Leeds fans, as it appears that this problem is going away.

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