Report: Andrew Umbers has stepped down from Leeds United board

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The former chairman has stepped down from the board.

Leeds United are currently in a form of limbo regarding the running of the club. On the same day that Leeds sacked Uwe Rosler and subsequently appointed Steve Evans as his replacement their chairman and owner Massimo Cellino was once again suspended by the Football League.

The question now is who will deal with the day-to-day running of Leeds United.

Last season the maverick Italian served a similar suspension and then it was Andrew Umbers who seemed to do much of the business, along with Nicola Salerno.

Adam Pearson would have been the perfect man for the job but he stepped down from his role earlier in the season. So could it be Umbers again?

Despite his recent presence at the 1-1 draw with Fulham the answer is no. Because, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, Umbers has left the club's board.

He left his role as a director on the Leeds board on October 12th after his involvement at the club slowly diminished since the summer.

He was however a major candidate to take over the running of the club in the current situation but the job will certainly come down to someone else.

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