Yorkshire latest: Redfearn on Leeds' deficiencies; Wednesday man could make international debut

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Redfearn on Leeds' problems

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn believes that any obvious weaknesses in his squad this season have been caused because the team still haven't had time to settle.

The Whites brought in a huge number of players over the summer and Redfearn attributes this as the reason that they have struggled at times.

“The deficiencies that have shown themselves have mainly been because the squad is new," he said to the Yorkshire Evening Post

“Sometimes, one half has gone away from us and if you are a side who have played together or been together for a while and understand one and other’s games, those sort of games are easier to stop being wrestled away than for sides which have just been put together.”

May could make debut

Sheffield Wednesday striker Stevie May is reportedly in line to make his first appearance for Scotland during their match against England tonight.

Gordon Strachan has said that he is planning on giving some of his more untested players a chance in the match and the Sheffield Star believes that May could be one of the players to make his debut for his nation. 

Powell talks up derby match

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell is not understating the importance of their weekend fixture against Sheffield Wednesday.

The two clubs meet on Saturday in what is sure to be a hotly contested Yorkshire derby and Powell admitted that the game was vital for his side. 

It’s a big game in every sense,” Powell said to the Examiner. “It’s big for the players, because we want to get back to winning ways, and big for the fans, because it’s a derby."

Sheffield United not just a cup team

Jamie Murphy insists that Sheffield United are not just a good cup team and they can perform in the league too. 

The Blades reached the FA Cup semi-final last campaign and they have been in fine form in the League Cup this time around, but Murphy thinks that they can also be a force in League One. 

“The confidence we got from the cup run last year showed we can beat anybody on our day," he said to the Yorkshire Post.

“But I don’t think we’re necessarily just a good cup side, I think we’re a good side in both league and cup.”

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