Leeds United fans react to Lewie Coyle's record-breaking Fleetwood Town achievement

A Leeds fan celebrates after they score during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

Lewie Coyle continues to star at Fleetwood Town - but can he make the grade at Leeds United?

Sutton United's Ghanaian defender Kevin Amankwaah (L) vies with Leeds United's English defender Lewie Coyle during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Sutton United and...

Lewie Coyle has featured in just eight League One games for Fleetwood Town since arriving on loan from Leeds United in the summer but he’s won the fans’ Man of the Match award in half of those.

In fact, he is the first ever player to win the club’s matchday Man of the Match poll four times in a row. Despite Uwe Rosler’s side suffering a shock 4-2 home defeat to Southend United on Saturday, Coyle still managed to stand out in a back four that struggled to deal with Phil Brown’s side.

It’s fair to say, then, that the 21-year-old right-back is a popular figure among Fleetwood supporters at the moment. But the Leeds fans who have been monitoring his progress have also been hugely impressed by a superb run of form that raises hopes that Coyle can force his way into The Whites’ first-team next season.

Lewie Coyle of Fleetwood Town in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Northampton Town and Fleetwood Town at Sixfields on August 12, 2017 in Northampton, England.

Coyle has featured just 15 times in the Championship for Leeds, including four times last season as manager Garry Monk seemed unimpressed. However, the fact that the Kingston upon Hull-born youngster was handed a new three-year deal in the summer suggests that he has a big future at Elland Road and he is certainly doing his reputation no harm in the league below.

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