Monday 30 January 2012

A Beginners Guide to following Leeds United on Twitter

During preseason, Simon Grayson enforced a ban on Leeds players tweeting after Davide Somma revealed he had just sustained a serious injury. But now Grayson is gone most of the players are now back tweeting:

Below is the people who you should follow to get you started:

Current Squad Players:  

Adam Clayton: @clayts15
Aidan White:
Alex Bruce:
Danny Webber: @Danielwebber81
Lloyd Sam: 
Mika Vayrynen:
 Mikael Forrsell:
Robbie Rogers:
Zac Thompson:
Alex Cairns: @alexcairns30
Charlie Taylor:
The Turner Twins @nathanturner92 @lewisturner32
Adam Smith:    
Under 18s Striker. Dom Poleon: @MrPoleon

Under 16s Goalkeeper: Daniel Atkinson: @Atkinson98 
Sanchez Payne @sanchezpayne
Jordan Snodin @jordansnodin
Monty Gimpel @montygimpel

Leeds Legends
@sansirodom21 Dominic Matteo
@tonydorigo Tony Dorigo
@nmartyn25 nigel Martyn

Former Leeds Players
@AaronLennonpsl Aaron Lennon
@bridgy8 Michael Bridges
@Jamie_Forrester Jamie Forrester
@chris_kammy Chris Kamara
@killa_kilkenny Neil Kilkenny
@dougieno4 Jonathan Douglas
@glastolucs David Lucas
@rioferdy5 Rio Ferdinand
@maxigr04del maxi alain Gradel
@paolojnr Paul Okon
@robbo9rovers AndyRobinson
@greypeacock Shaun Derry
@andycuz23 andy couzens
@CAnkergren casper ankergren
@sheezdogg Alan Sheehan
@ianthomasmoore Ian Thomas Moore
@clarkecarlisle5 Clarke Carlisle
@Dannycadz Danny Cadamarteri
@morriskid Jody Morris
@hucks6dh6 Darren Huckerby
@Original_Dubes Michael Duberry
@MikeGrella10 Mike Grella
@deanobri1968 Brian Deane
@GazEvans03 Gareth Evans
@simonwalton8 Simon Walton
@HKewell10 Harry Kewell
@higs8 Craig Hignett
@paulhunts Paul Huntingdon 

Former Loanees
@BBannan25 Barry Bannan
@DannyGraham10 Danny Graham
@sanchezwatt Sanchez Watt
@Alex_Macca23 Alex McCarthy
@HoganEphraim Hogan Ephraim
@29_JL Jake Livermore
@EricLichaj Eric Lichaj
@mickygray33 michael gray
@AJohno_11 Adam Johnson
@greathover32 Jason Brown
  Andros Townsend

Former Managers
@reid6peter Peter Reid

Former Leeds Youngsters
@EKebbie Elliot Kebbie
@luke_garbutt Luke Garbutt
@JBaxo James Baxendale
@JoshFalky_4 Josh Falkingham
@Will_Hatfield Will Hatfield
@nickybyrneoffic Nicky Byrne

  The Musts

@Thomkirwin Yorkshire Radio’s commentator who gives LUFC updates on a match day, from reserves games, Simon Grayson’s press conferences and from Thorp Arch.
@optajoe Quality stats and trivia as they happen.
@WOODDDDDDDYA The man who brings quality LUFC clips from down the years to YouTube.
@Yorkshireradio Even though we still can’t get it in Scarborough this is who you tweet for the after match phone in  with Eddie Gray which we normally catch when we hit Minister FM territory.
@PhilhayYEP Phil Hay, The Yorkshire Evening Post Journo
@andrewhaigh Leeds supporting Sun hack.
@dewsyleeds Paul Dews: Lufc main media man
@thesquareball The LUFC Fanzine that is enjoying a renaissance
@jonathanbuchan Another Yorkshire Radio reporter who comes with some good LUFC insight. 
@Yorkshirepost The Twitter account of Yorkshire’s national paper.
@lufctrust The Leeds United Trust
@Leedsontour Provides comprehensive away info
@shitbatessays A twitter account showcasing some of  'Mr Chairman' greatest soundbytes
@lucywardleeds Former LUFC Ladies player & currently works with the academy
Great LUFC Blogs: @Scratchingshed1 @dirtyleedsblog @TBG2005
LUFC Chat Forums: @motforum @WACCOE @dirtyleedsblog
@superstore_lufc  Twitter feed of the Leeds United club shop.

Other Regional Members Clubs:

 Journalists, presenters & Writers
@Henrywinter Quality journalist who always puts Leeds in a good light
@danroan BBC journalist
@duncancastles Times Journalist who does try his best to be the first with Leeds news
@guardiansport Latest sport from the broadsheet
Learn about how they mistreat lufc even quicker: @thefadotcom @football_league
Other Top football Sites:

Best of Scarborough: @scarborough_uk
@thespacomplex Our On The Road hosts
Scarborough Athletic: @seadog update @safc @seadogblog

Music & TV:
The Cribs: @thecribs @rossjarman @ryanjamesjarman
Ricky Wilson from the Kaiser Chiefs: @rickontour
Ralph Ineson (Finchy from The Office) @ralphineson
Matt from The Pigeon Detectives @pigeon_matt


  1. @TwiggsterMOT Presenter of the weekly Glory Glory Leeds Podcast

  2. @LeedsMatchWorn Collector of match worn Leeds shirts - including Evening Post home and away and Lucas Radebes Champions League shirt!