1 goal in 519 minutes: Former Leeds United striker Lee Erwin finding bounce-back tough

Lee Erwin of Leeds United passes the ball during the pre season friendly match between York City and Leeds United at Bootham Crescent on July 15, 2015 in York, England.

Lee Erwin left Leeds United for Kilmarnock this summer.

Lee Erwin of Leeds United passes the ball during the pre season friendly match between York City and Leeds United at Bootham Crescent on July 15, 2015 in York, England.

Lee Erwin's Leeds United barely ever got off the ground, with the striker making just 12 appearances for the club in two years.

He spent time out on loan at Bury and Oldham Athletic before the Whites cut ties with him this summer and released him from his contract.

Former Motherwell striker Erwin returned to Scotland to sign with Kilmarnock, but has found it tough going.

The positive for Erwin is that he is at least getting first team action on a regular basis, which at no point seemed viable at Elland Road.

Lee Erwin of Oldham shoots at goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Charlton Athletic and Oldham Athletic at The Valley on September 27, 2016 in London, England.

The 23-year-old has played in seven Scottish Premiership matches, scoring once against Hamilton in late August.

That's just one goal in 519 minutes of league action.

Six of his seven appearances have been starts, but he has now gone four games without a goal - four matches in which Kilmarnock have failed to win.

Lee Erwin of Oldham Athletic shoots to score his sides second goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Northampton Town and Oldham Athletic at Sixfields on February 28, 2017 in...

Killie are now bottom of the league with three points from eight matches, and this poor form saw manager Lee McCulloch leave the club by 'mutual consent' last week.

The club are still searching for a new manager and Erwin will have to prove himself all over again once one is appointed.

It has been a tough season for him so far, but the striker needs to step up if he is going to show the promise which led to Leeds signing him in 2015, and avoid his career continuing in it's disappointing cycle.

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