Former Leeds United man David Prutton has stressed the need for his old side to register a win under Uwe Rosler.
Former Leeds United star David Prutton has stressed the importance of his old side getting a win, when he spoke to Radio Yorkshire.
The ex-Leeds midfielder has suggested that it’s not the end of the world after a succession of draws for Uwe Rosler, but has stressed the benefits of the side picking up a much needed victory.
“Getting a win on the board isn’t just about the points, but for the mental approach – It’s not the end of the world if you’re on a run where you’re drawing games, but it’s the winning and what fans can hold onto,” he told Radio Yorkshire.
What would a win against Derby mean for Leeds?
A win would be beneficial for a number of reasons, predominantly because it will take a little bit of pressure away from Rosler.
It will be proof to the German that the methods he’s trying to brand onto his players are working and that he’s thinking along the right lines in terms of how he wants to develop the team.
For the players, it will give them a boost in confidence, putting a spring in their step which makes them an even more difficult side to get the better of than they already are.
It’s evidence to them that the messages they are getting from their manager are accurate in the respect that his methods are logical and successful.
For the fans, it’s more of an excuse to get right behind the side as they improve their league position, pushing hard towards the ultimate aim of promotion.