Date: 1st September 2012 at 9:18pm
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Well that is it, eighteen weeks of rumours, rumours and more rumours of who would be signing and who would be leaving Leeds United.

The transfer window closed on Friday and it went out with a whimper at Elland Road with nobody coming into the club.

Leeds have been reasonably busy, bringing in eleven players, whilst eight have left Elland Road for pastures new.

All in all, nine of the eleven players Leeds have brought in were linked with a move to Elland Road prior to them signing with the club with only James Ashdown and Adam Drury coming out of the blue.

Unfortunately in the final week, the window went out with a whimper as all the other championship squads were strengthened.

In the last week of the transfer window a number of players we have been linked with have found new clubs either full time or on loan.

Doncaster Rovers midfielder James Coppinger was the only new name linked with a move to Leeds in midweek but he joined Nottingham Forest on loan on deadline day.

Sheffield United duo Nick Montgomery and Stephen Quinn were both linked with Leeds in week 11 and they left Bramall Lane on transfer deadline day. Quinn signed for Hull City whilst Montgomery is off to play in the Australian A-League with Central coast mariners.

Nicky Maynard (week 13) left West Ham and signed for Cardiff, free agent Dave Kitson (week 14) signed for Sheffield United, Stuart Beavon (week 1) signed for Preston from Wycombe and David Templeton (week 12) joined Glasgow Rangers.

Week 1

El Hadji Diouf – (Doncaster – Joined week 15)
Alan Smith – (Newcastle – Joined MK Dons Week 11)
Jermaine Beckford – (Leicester)
Stuart Beavon – (Wycombe Wanderers – Joined Preston week 18)
Jason Pearce – (Portsmouth Signed week 3)
Greg Halford – (Portsmouth – Joined Nottingham Forest Week 13)
Joel Ward – (Portsmouth – Joined Crystal Palace Week 5)
Luke Varney – (Portsmouth – Joined week 13)
David Norris – (Portsmouth – Joined week 13)

Ben Watson – (Wigan Athletic)
Paul Green – (Derby County – Signed week 8)
Darren Ambrose – (Crystal Palace – Joined Birmingham Week 11)
Sol Bamba – (Leicester City – Joined Trabzonspor week 9)
Matt Mills – (Leicester City – Joined Bolton week 10)

Aidy White – (Newcastle United – Signed new 3 year Leeds deal week 12)
Ramon Nunez – (Doncaster Rovers)

Week 2

George Boyd – (Peterborough United)
George Friend – (Doncaster Rovers – Joined Middlesbrough week 14)
Simon Gillett – (Doncaster Rovers – Joined Nottingham Forest week 14)

Tommy Spurr – (Doncaster Rovers)
Richard Keogh – (Coventry City – Joined Derby County week 12))

Week 3

Clint Hill – (QPR – signed new QPR deal)
Paddy Kenny – (QPR – Joined week 11)
Michael Owen – (Manchester United)

Adam Clayton – (Bolton & Burnley – Joined Huddersfield week 10)

Week 4

Steve Davies – (Derby County – Joined Bristol City week 17)
Ian Harte – (Reading -signed new Reading deal)

Ross McCormack – (Wigan & West Ham – signed new three year deal with Leeds week 15)
Aidy White – (Celtic & Arsenal Signed new 3 year Leeds deal week 12 )
Billy Paynter – (Portsmouth – Joined Doncaster week 15)
Luciano Becchio – (Sheffield Wednesday)
Robert Snodgrass – (Norwich, Newcastle, Stoke & West Brom – Joined Norwich week 13)

Week 5

Shaun Derry – (QPR)
Jamie Mackie – (QPR)
Tommy Smith – (QPR – Joined Cardiff week 17)
Lee Peltier – (Leicester City – Joined week 14)

Ross McCormack – (Huddersfield Town- signed new three year deal with Leeds week 15))

Week 6

Matt Kilgallon – (Sunderland)
Inigo Calderon – (Brighton)

Andy Lonergan – (Bolton Wanderers – Joined Week 12)
Aidy White – (Lille & Werder Bremen Signed new 3 year Leeds deal week 12 )
Robert Snodgrass – (Aston Villa – Joined Norwich week 13)
Billy Paynter – (Brentford & Notts County – Joined Doncaster week 15)

Week 7


Neil Warnock – (Nottingham Forest)

Week 8

Jamie Paterson – (Walsall)
Adam Dury – (Norwich City – not linked with Leeds before his signing)

Ross McCormack – (Bristol City- signed new three year deal with Leeds week 15))


Brian Howard – (Reading – Joined Portsmouth week 15)

Adam Clayton – (Reading – Joined Huddersfield week 10)
Ross McCormack – (Crystal Palace)

Week 10

Luke Chambers – (Nottingham Forest – Joined Ipswich Week 11)
DJ Campbell – (QPR)
Simon Cox – (West Brom – Joined Nottingham Forest week 15)
Leroy Lita – (Swansea City)

Adam Clayton – (Huddersfield – Joined week 10)

Week 11

Andy Gray – (Barnsley – Joined week 13)
Martin Crainie – (Coventry City – Joined Barnsley week 17)
Rodolph Austin – (SK Brann – Norway – Joined week 13)
Craig Mackail-Smith – (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Ross McCormack – (Blackburn & Wolves- signed new three year deal with Leeds week 15))
Andy Lonergan – (Ipswich Town – Joined Bolton week 12)

Week 12

Andrew Crofts – (Norwich City – Joined Brighton week 14)
Charlie Austin – (Burnley)
George Boyd – (Peterborough United)
Reece Wabara – (Manchester City)
Johnny Russell – (Dundee United)
David Templeton – (Hearts – Joined Glasgow Rangers – week 18)

Robert Snodgrass – (Norwich City – Joined week 13)
Ross McCormack – (Brighton & Hove Albion- signed new three year deal with Leeds week 15))
Aidan White – (Derby County & Middlesbrough – Signed new 3 year Leeds deal week 12 )

Week 13

Liam Lawrence – (Portsmouth – Joined PAOK week 16)
Nicky Maynard – (West Ham – Joined Cardiff – Week 18)
Lewis McGugan – (Nottingham Forest)
Jamie Ashdown – (Portsmouth – Never linked with the club)
Jay Bothroyd – (QPR – Joined Sheff Wed on loan until Jan week 18)

Billy Paynter – (Doncaster Rovers – Joined Doncaster week 15)

Week 14

Dave Kitson – (Portsmouth – Joined Sheffield United – week 18)

Billy Paynter – (Blackpool & Notts County – Joined Doncaster Week 16)
Andy O`Brien – (Joins Vancouver Whitecaps – Never been linked)

Week 15

Nick Montgomery – (Sheffield United – Central Coast Mariners – Australia – Week 18)
Stephen Quinn – (Sheffield United – Hull city – week 18)

Ross McCormack – (Everton- signed new three year deal with Leeds week 15))

Week 16

Freddie Piquionne – (West Ham)
Alex Baptiste – (Blackpool)

Paul Connolly – (Portsmouth – Joined week 16)

Week 17

Ricardo Fuller – (Stoke City – Joined Charlton week 17)


Week 18

James Coppinger – (Doncaster Rovers – Joined Nottingham Forest on loan – Week 18)


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