UK time is: 22:35:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Howard relishing Leeds clash

Leicester striker Steve Howard has admitted he is relishing the prospect of Leeds United's trip to the Walkers Stadium.

Howard has enjoyed success against Simon Grayson's side so far this season, scoring twice in Leicester's two matches at Elland Road this campaign.

The striker's late penalty proved decisive to knock Leeds out of the Carling Cup, while another strike in City's league victory helped seal the club's first away victory of the season.

And Howard insists that tomorrow's opponents' style of play only suits City.

"I think the way they play suits us and Leeds have always been a fabulous club and you really get up for these contests," he said.

"They are always a tough team to play and you do raise your game.

Howard famously headed a late winner against the Yorkshire outfit when the two sides were in League One to all but secure City's promotion from the division.

"We've got a good record against them already this season. We've played up there twice and we battered them both times," he added.

With money likely to be spent at will when the January transfer window opens next week, Howard knows he faces a battle to stay in and around the first team in the coming months.

"The new owners have got a lot of money to spend and I'm sure we will see new players come in, perhaps in my position, so I need to stand up and be counted and try to get as much pitch-time as possible."






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 25 2010

Time: 11:14AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Stats: Man U v Leicester (Saturday January 31 2015)

Upson Up For Manchester United? (Friday January 30 2015)

Leicester v Chelsea To Be Re-arranged (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Villa FA Cup Clash Set & Screened (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Schlupp Comfortable In New Role (Wednesday January 28 2015)

More Leicester Tottenham Reactions (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 23 4 11 8 -12 23
15. WBA 23 5 7 11 -12 22
16. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
17. Burnley 23 4 8 11 -17 20
18. Hull City 23 4 7 12 -13 19
19. Q.P.R. 23 5 4 14 -18 19
20. Leicester City 23 4 5 14 -16 17

Breaking League News

Redknapp Bemoans More Bad Luck
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:21:00
QPR Sunk By Walters Treble
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:02:00
West Ham : 31/01/2015 19:47:00
Chelsea : 31/01/2015 19:39:00
Man City : 31/01/2015 19:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Schwarzer 0%
Simpson 0%
Wasilewski 100%
Morgan 0%
De Laet 0%
Vardy 0%
Drinkwater 0%
King 0%
Schlupp 0%
Ulloa 0%
Kramaric 0%
Sub - Cambiasso 0%
Sub - Albrighton 0%
Sub - Nugent 0%