Neil Redfearn hails Frazier Richardson's Leeds United experience

Neil Redfearn

The right-back has recently got back into the Leeds first-team.

Neil Redfearn was controversially let go by Leeds United this summer despite helping the club through some rather tough times last season.

A fan hero and a true Yorkshireman he found himself employment fairly quickly and locally. He took over from Rotherham United's former boss Steve Evans, who of course now finds himself in the main role at Leeds United.

Redfearn has been in charge since the 9th October and since then he has struggled to find form with the club. The Millers are yet to win under Redfearn. In fact, they have picked up just one point, in a 1-1 draw with Reading.

But Redfearn has been impressed with his players, especially his defenders - including a former Leeds player.

He has been speaking about Frazier Richardson. The veteran full-back has emerged as an option under Redfearn after seemingly being surplus to requirements earlier in the season and Redfearn is quoted by Vital Football as stating:

"I thought Frazer Richardson did well and he gave us that surety at right-back.

"You've got to remember the lad's played in the Champions League with Leeds. He's an experienced pro and has played a lot of football."

Richardson cut his teeth at Leeds and was with the club for much of its demise. He went on to play for Charlton, Southampton and Middlesbrough before finding his way back to his hometown last summer.

Under Redfearn he has been given a new lease of life and when Rotherham take on Leeds in the Championship after the international break there is every chance the 33-year-old might get another pop at his former club.

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