Birmingham City fans react on Twitter to Will Buckley's performance: What went wrong at Championship competitors Leeds?

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Sunderland's Will Buckley starred on his first Birmingham City start - a far cry from his poor Leeds United loan.

Will Buckley's season is finally beginning to turn around.

The winger recently signed on loan with Championship side Birmingham City, and at the weekend made his first start for the Blues.

He made an immediate impact, netting in the 23rd minute to spark a 3-0 win over play-off hopefuls Ipswich Town.

Buckley lasted 79 minutes, creating one chance and making more dribbles than any of his teammates, offering a real outlet down the right hand side.

His performance impressed Birmingham fans, who took to Twitter to commend his efforts.

Buckley's dangerous display asks questions over quite what went wrong for him at Leeds United.

He was loaned to the Yorkshire side in October, but failed to make an impact and his deal was terminated ahead of schedule.

The 26-year-old played four games for Leeds, just one of which was a start, coincidentally against Birmingham, and he was substituted after just 57 minutes.

With no goals or assists to his name during his brief spell he was allowed to leave early, and signed on at St Andrews earlier this month looking for a fresh start.

He certainly has that, and the better he does, the more questions will be asked as to why Leeds did not persist with him, and why he could not get going at the club.

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