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Neil Redfearn: It feels like I have 20,000 Leeds fans with me in the dugout

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Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn is grateful for the backing that the club's supporters have given him.

Neil Redfearn has praised Leeds United's fans for their backing at his press conference today. 

Redfearn's time in charge at Leeds has been anything but smooth, with off the field issues threatening to undermine all of the hard work that he has put in, but he is certainly grateful for the support he receives from the stands.

In the face of adversity - which has included Redfearn losing his assistant manager Steve Thompson, due to the club suspending him - Leeds supporters have rallied behind the manager, and he is appreciative of that fact. 

The treatment of Redfearn has seen a divide form at Elland Road. The club's supporters are firmly behind the 49-year-old and have turned against absent president Massimo Cellino. 

Vocalised chants against Cellino have been heard in Leeds' most recent fixtures and there is no suggestion that this opinion will change any time soon.

As well as losing his assistant, Redfearn has also had to deal with a range of other issues during his time at Elland Road, but he has dealt with the difficult circumstances admirably. 

His future at Leeds is still not known, with his contract expiring in the summer, but Redfearn will always remember the support that he been given by Whites fans - whether he is at the club or not next year. 

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