Stephen Warnock thanks Dave Hockaday for his strong Leeds form

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The in-form Leeds defender admits it was the former manager that 'got him going again.'

It's not often you hear a good word about Dave Hockaday's time at Leeds United.

Full-back Stephen Warnock has plenty to thank the former Leeds boss for, however.

Warnock, who has been in impressive form at Elland Road for the last few months, admits Neil Redfearn has had a positive impact on his Leeds United career.

But it was Hockaday that 'got him going again,' the 33-year-old admits.

“At the start of the season, I thoroughly enjoyed myself under Dave Hockaday,” the Leeds star is quoted as saying by the Yorkshire Evening Post.

“He got me going again and things snowballed from there. With Redders coming in, it’s continued with getting the captaincy. It’s an added boost because you realise you’re a valuable part of the team.

“We’ve identified that away from home we need to be more solid.

“Look at the teams who get out of this league – they win the majority of their home games and nick the odd three points away. But they’ll draw a lot of away games.”

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