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Recently released Leeds United talent Eric Grimes comments on Lucy Ward

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Does former Leeds youngster speak on behalf of many?

Recently released Leeds United youngster Eric Grimes has praised the club's former welfare officer Lucy Ward.

The Independent reported Ward won an unfair dismissal case against Leeds United at a tribunal, which ruled against Massimo Cellino and heard she was a victim of sexual discrimination.

James Milner celebrates scoring for LeedsJames Milner celebrates scoring for Leeds

Ward helped the likes of James Milner, Aaron Lennon and Fabian Delph as they grew from academy players into superstars.

In an interview with The Independent, Ward, who was awarded a six-figure sum, told how no amount of money can replace what she lost in a job she loved at Leeds.

Former Leeds youngster Eric Grimes understood her sentiments, offering his own take on Twitter.

Grimes is an Ireland under-21 international with four caps, and after signing a one-year contract extension in 2015, was released this past summer.

The 21-year-old signed with League of Ireland side Cork City in July, and has been pushing to try and make their first team since.

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