Rotherham United boss reveals his wish for Leeds United gaffer Neil Redfearn

Neil Redfearn

Steve Evans wishes the Leeds man had an owner like his.

Leeds United take on Rotherham United in a Yorkshire derby today, in the final day of yet another tumultuous season.

The Whites have had to deal with an up-and-down season on the pitch, and a crazy one off of it.

The ownership of Massimo Cellino has thrown up more twists and turns than a soap opera. Multiple managers, suspensions galore and bizarre, seemingly forced, team selections to name but a few of the creases in their fold.

One man who has plenty of sympathy for the Leeds boss Neil Redfearn is Rotherham gaffer Steve Evans. The popular Millers boss is quoted by The Yorkshire Post as stating:

"I look forward to seeing Redders and going to Elland Road. It’s always a place where I have wanted to take a team and I get the honour of doing that now.

“It will be nice to catch up with Redders. From a distance, I’m a good friend of his. I wish he had the type of chairman (owner) that I’ve got.”

Redfearn will be hoping that this is not his final game in charge of his beloved Leeds. The boyhood fan has become a very popular figure both with fans of the club, and Football League fans in general, because of the way he has handled the difficulties at Elland Road this season.

He has the backing of his Yorkshire rival ahead of today's game, and most neutrals, so here is hoping sense is seen - and Redfearn is Leeds United manager beyond this afternoon.

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