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Leeds fans react as Kemar Roofe and Marcelo Bielsa win August awards

Leeds fans react as Kemar Roofe and Marcelo Bielsa win August awards

Leeds United supporters have been in fine voice so far this season after seeing their side make a great start to the 2018/19 campaign.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men were tipped by many during the summer to challenge at the right end of the Championship this term, and they have certainly shown their intentions early on in winning four and drawing the other two of their first six matches. Victories over Stoke City, Derby County, Rotherham United, and Norwich City have been intertwined with draws against Swansea City and Middlesbrough to see the Yorkshire giants top the second tier heading into the season’s first international break.

As such, there have been many thrilled Leeds supporters up and down the country in recent times, and they are likely to be even more delighted as Bielsa and Kemar Roofe have picked up the EFL Manager and Player of the Month awards in recent times.

Bielsa arrived at Elland Road amid much excitement and anticipation over the summer such is his standing in the game, and he has transformed a Leeds team that struggled to a mid-table finish last term into one that could well challenge for a Premier League return this time round.

And striker Roofe is one man in particular who appears to have benefitted from the Argentine’s coaching given he has made a sensational start to the season, netting four goals and laying on two assists in just six Championship appearances.

Thus, both awards seem very well deserved indeed, although some Leeds fans have been saying the same thing on Twitter following the announcement regarding the dreaded Manager of the Month curse…

Leeds fans… what do you think? Let us know!

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