Vital Leeds is once again looking at how our loan players are doing away from Elland Road this season.
Leeds have eight players out on loan. Steve Morison (Millwall), Ross Killock, Nathan and Lewis Turner (Chester) and Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood),Paul Green (Ipswich Town) and Luke Varney (Blackburn Rovers) are all out on loan for the remainder of the season.
Adam Drury is on a one month loan deal at Bradford and he will stay with the League One side until April 5th.
Young midfielder Simon Lenighan has now returned to Leeds after his month with FC Halifax Town.
Steve Morison – Millwall (Season)
Starting in midweek first. It was a bad night for Morison and Millwall as they lost their relegation six-pointer 1-0 at Blackpool. Morison missed the chance to earn Millwall a draw when he saw his penalty saved after he had been bundled over in the area.
Morison played the full game on Saturday as relegation rivals Charlton Athletic held them to a goalless draw.
Appearances 33 goals 6
Paul Green – Ipswich Town (Season)
In midweek, Green found himself on the bench for the trip to Yeovil Town. The midfielder came on after 85 minutes with Ipswich 1-0 up as they held on for the win.
Green again found himself on the bench on Saturday. The midfielder came on after 63 minutes with Ipswich already trailing to Wigan. The game finished 3-1 to Wigan with Green managing to get himself booked just four minutes after his introduction.
Appearances 7 goals 0
Luke Varney – Blackburn Rovers (Season)
Varney started in midweek as they were beaten at home by Bournemouth. Varney was substituted on 62 minutes with the game goalless but Bournemouth went on to score the only goal of the game five minutes after his withdrawal.
Varney was amongst the substitutes for Blackburn as they made the trip to Huddersfield on Saturday. He was a first half replacement for Rudi Gestede on 34 minutes with the score 1-1. Blackburn went on to win 4-2 with former Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes netting a hat-trick against his former club.
Appearances 6 goals 0
Charlie Taylor – Fleetwood Town (Season)
Taylor played 86 minutes in midweek for Fleetwood as they were twice pegged back in the 2-2 draw at Bury.
Taylor completed the whole game on Saturday as Fleetwood continued their push for promotion with a 3-1 home win over Portsmouth.
Fleetwood are now three points off an automatic promotion place.
Appearances 33 goals 0
Nathan Turner – Chester (Season)
Nathan started and played 58 minutes in midweek as they lost a crucial clash at Aldershot 2-0.
Nathan completed 73 minutes on Saturday as Chester suffered their second defeat of the week to Alfreton. Chester went down to a 1-0 defeat against the promotion chasers.
Appearances 22 goals 0
Lewis Turner – Chester (Season)
Lewis completed the 90 minutes for Chester in the above game in midweek as Chester were drawn back into the relegation battle. The win for Aldershot, who currently fill the final relegation place, moved them to within three points of Chester.
Lewis competed another 90 minutes for Chester in the above game. The right sided player played on the wing in this game with fellow Leeds teammate Ross Killock playing at right back.
Appearances 35 goals 1
Ross Killock – Chester FC (Season)
Killock also played the 90 minutes in midweek as Chester saw their five match unbeaten run come to an end at Aldershot.
It was a bad afternoon for Killock against a club he enjoyed a loan spell at last season.
Killock was substituted on 19 minutes after suffering a hamstring injury.
The 1-0 defeat for Chester leaves them two points above the relegation zone.
Appearances 18 goals 2
Adam Drury – Bradford City (One month – 5th April)
Drury made his first start for Bradford in midweek and he completed 86 minutes as they secured a crucial 2-0 win at Colchester United.
Drury completed the 90 minutes on Saturday as Bradford were held at home to a 1-1 draw by Gillingham.
The left back claimed an assist for Bradford`s goal in the opening ten minutes when Aaron McLean fired his cross home.
Appearances 3 Goals 0
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