Leeds United fans were showing their support for Patrick Bamford after the centre-forward posted a message on Twitter about a legendary Nottingham Forest figure.
Yesterday was the eighth anniversary of former owner Nigel Doughty’s death with the club’s number nine taking to social media to post his condolences with a few heart emojis. Bamford did play for the Nottinghamshire side during the 2011/2012 campaign with the 54-year-old passing away in February of that season.
One fan talked about the ace’s commitment levels.
Keep going and giving 100% Paddy, us true fans are behind you all the way, ignore the minority of toxic ‘fans’ who come and go to games over the years as our form does, the club is better off without them, not you! 💙💛
— Fez (@Fez77955608) February 5, 2020
With just two goals in his last six games in the Championship (via Transfermarkt), he’s been under pressure in recent weeks with his form being called into question by a pundit. Former Elland Road defender Danny Mills hit out at the striker for ‘similar failings’ after his performance in the 1-0 loss at home to Wigan Athletic (via Football Insider). However, it seems Bamford has the support of some fans as they took to the social media site to show their love for the 26-year-old. Here is a selection of tweets from the Yorkshire faithful:
Keep your head up Paddy, a lot of love for you at this Club but that’s easy to miss when you see the abusive ones I guess. MOT
— WePlayAllTheWay (@RyanLUFC91) February 4, 2020
Keep believing in yourself, its not all down to you to score the goals work hard give everything the fans at the games are behind you try and look, happy it’s dream of many to play professional football
— patrick casey mot (@patcorraine) February 4, 2020
Privilege to have you at Leeds mate. Always give 110%. Ignore anyone who shouts otherwise. We back you 100% and your goals will come, you know that too…
— Leech (@Daniel_Leech99) February 4, 2020
Smash it on Saturday Pat!! 👊
— Dan (@POTUS048) February 4, 2020
Patty score one in first half then one in second for us pall we have faith in you to do so
— Joshua stafford (@Joshuastaff9029) February 4, 2020
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