Peterborough's Darragh MacAnthony offers opinion on Cellino, thinks Leeds' situation is a shame

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Darragh MacAnthony has admitted that Leeds' situation is a shame.

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has taken to Periscope to offer his opinion on Leeds United chairman Massimo Cellino.

Cellino, 59, has received plenty of criticism ever since taking the reins at Elland Road back in 2014, with the controversial Italian earning few friends in West Yorkshire.

A host of managers - Brian McDermott, David Hockaday, Darko Milanic, Neil Redfearn, Uwe Rosler and now Steve Evans - have all worked under Cellino in almost two years, with fans angry at the lack of stability in the Elland Road dugout.

Supporters have recently made their opinions against Cellino known, staging protests and chanting against him throughout matches in a bid to get him out of the club and put Leeds on a path back to the Premier League, 12 years since the club's relegation.

Now, Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has been asked what he thinks about Cellino, given the controversy that tends to surround everything he does at Elland Road.

MacAnthony, who regularly interacts with Leeds fans on Twitter, took to Periscope to state that, whilst he doesn't know Cellino personally, he does think that Cellino owes it to Leeds fans to do much better than he is right now - and says their situation in the Championship is a shame, given that they were once thriving in the Premier League.

"I don't know the guy, so it would be unfair for me to make massive judgements on him," said MacAnthony. "But he's got a big club that he owns, and I guess he owes it to a lot of Leeds fans to do better than he is doing at the moment. I just think Leeds is a great club, I think it's a shame it's been stuck in the Championship for so long," he added.

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