Some Leeds fans enraged by Derby statement

A general view of Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United host Derby County on Saturday.

Leeds fans show their support prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Some Leeds United supporters are enraged by a statement released by their forthcoming opponents, Derby County, on Friday.

The two clubs clashed earlier this year when Derby accused Leeds of spying on one of their training sessions ahead of their January meeting at Elland Road.

 

The Whites were later fined £200,000 by the English Football League, after an investigation concluded that while they did not actually break any rules they failed to act in 'good faith'.

Derby have since caused a controversy of their own, after essentially selling their Pride Park stadium to themselves to circumvent the league's Profit & Sustainability regulations.

General view of the stadium prior the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park Stadium on October 05, 2013 in Derby, England.

But the Rams insisted earlier on Friday that they have 'adhered to the rules' and cannot be accused by the EFL of breaching them, as the organisation deals with legal action from another Championship side, Middlesbrough.

And their statement has not been well received by the following Leeds fans... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Derby return to Leeds - the ground at which they progressed to last season's play-off final - on Saturday lunchtime.

The Whites are currently 18 places and nine points ahead of the Rams.

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