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Absolutely pathetic: Leeds United fans rip into one player's recent comments

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Do Leeds United fans have a right to be worried about his latest comments?

Leeds captain Liam Cooper is sent off by Kevin Friend after earning a second yellow card and a sending off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at...

Leeds United fans have not taken kindly to something Liam Cooper said in a pre-match press conference today.

Speaking ahead of Saturday's trip to Bristol City, the Leeds centre-back cited tiredness as a possible reason as to why the Whites are on a three-game losing streak.

He said: "I think we have maybe looked a little bit tired in the last few games but you are going to get those feelings in a season.

Leeds captain Liam Cooper fouls Cardiff player Nathaniel Mendez- Laing to earn a second yellow card and a sending off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds...

"We need to put it right and put it right quickly and we are very confident."

Thomas Christiansen's are only a quarter of the way through a Championship season which is only going to get tougher mentally and physically.

Liam Cooper of Leeds United (C) walks off after being sent off during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sutton United and Leeds United at Borough Sports Ground on January 29,...

And supporters of the Elland Road club weren't buying what Cooper had to say on the matter.

It is, in truth, a pretty tame excuse from Cooper, especially given that the 1-0 defeat by Reading last weekend was the first game since the international break finished.

United had two weeks to recover from back-to-back defeats by Cardiff and Sheffield Wednesday, though their performance against the Royals betrayed the idea that 'tiredness' was a prime factor.

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