Yorkshire media round-up: Redfearn explains how youngsters have improved Leeds

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Redfearn on what the youngsters bring

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn believes that the youngsters have given his side a better energy, especially in wide areas.

The Whites have provided opportunities to a number of academy graduates this season and Redfearn feels they have helped improve the side considerably. 

"I think we’re harder to play against in wide areas and we’ve got good legs in there now with the kids coming in – they can get up the pitch quickly," he said to the club's official site. "We’ve got height and strength in areas where we need it and we’ve got a little bit of pace in there too."

Gray feeling pressure

Stuart Gray admits that he is feeling the pressure at Sheffield Wednesday after being told that he needs to guide the side to the Premier League by 2017.

The Owls have just been taken over by the wealthy Dejphon Chansiri and the new owner has had some ambitious ideas. 

“He wants the team to be successful," Gray said to the Sheffield Star. "There is a bit of pressure trying to take the team up by 2017 but we put that pressure on ourselves anyway. We know where we want to be. We want to be in the Premier League.”

Clough frustrated

Nigel Clough believes his Sheffield United side should have seen the game out against Peterborough United last night.

The Blades had held a 1-0 lead until the closing stages of the match, but late goals from Jack Payne and Conor Washington saw the visitors take the three points and Clough was left furious with his team. 

“We should have seen that game out, no question about it, even though we effectively finished it with 10 men," he said to the Sheffield Telegraph

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