Neil Redfearn's philosophy can reduce the gap between the Leeds United first team and their fans.
Neil Redfearn has offered Leeds United fans a further insight into the way he wants his side to play football for the rest of the season.
Redfearn has stressed the key will be passing the ball effectively and creating a team unit, which works well together which will only intensify the passion of the already huge support base which the side enjoys.
“They’ve been given this licence to pass, to play, to go forward,” he told LUTV.
“We’ve expressed that they’re in it together, we defend as a team and we attack as a team.”
Leeds head out of the current international break next week going into a difficult away game against Blackburn Rovers.
Rovers are playing well but Leeds’ travelling support always makes it difficult for any team to impose themselves on the Whites away from home.
Leeds are taking just under 6,000 fans to the game, which is a record in the Championship so far this season and the team spirit, togetherness and unity will only intensify the vocal support they have for the game.
Our visit to Blackburn will see us take the biggest away following of any Champ club so far this season. (Approx 5,700 tickets sold). #lufc— Leeds United FC (@LUFC) November 13, 2014
The massive support is also important because Leeds have a side with some very young players in the first team.
The fans can help those youngsters by protecting them and getting on top of Blackburn’s key stars despite the fact they’re playing away from Elland Road.
It’s all about that relationship between Redfearn and his squad and the association between supports and ensuring that it’s one body rather than two separate collectives with the football club in common.
It’s going to be a huge ask for Leeds to get back into the Premier League after this season, but Redfearn is hinting at, and has already had the side playing, a very forward thinking, positive and attractive brand of football.
That will increase the feelings of pride and association supporters have with the team and that only benefits Redfearn as he tries to help the side achieve their goals.