Brian McDermott's Leeds future

Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014

Leeds manager Brian McDermott was relieved of his position on January 31, 2014 amid speculation of a club takeover by Italian entrepreneur Massimo Cellino. After an uncertain weekend that saw McDermott not present for United's 5-1 thrashing of Huddersfield, current owners GFH confirmed that the 52-year-old had been reinstated as boss.

Leeds United manager Brian McDermott barks orders from the touchline on September 18, 2013
Massimo Cellino: 'Leeds United have no manager'
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino questions the managerial qualities of current Whites boss Brian McDermott, saying that the club is "not managed by anyone".
May 14, 17:46
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott: "I'm not in a strong position now"
Brian McDermott admits that he is under pressure after seeing Leeds United suffer another defeat on Tuesday.
Apr 9, 05:59
Massimo Cellino, President of Cagliari before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and Atalanta BC at Stadio Nereo Rocco on August 25, 2013
Massimo Cellino hints at Brian McDermott stay
Leeds owner Massimo Cellino hints that he will give manager Brian McDermott a chance to turn the club's fortunes around.
Apr 7, 19:32
Massimo Cellino, President of Cagliari before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and Atalanta BC at Stadio Nereo Rocco on August 25, 2013
Brian McDermott welcomes Massimo Cellino takeover
Brian McDermott describes Massimo Cellino's successful takeover appeal at Leeds United as being 'a weight off his shoulders'.
Apr 5, 17:38
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott: 'Leeds United players are behind me'
Leeds United boss Brian McDermott insists that the club's players are behind him following their recent poor form.
Apr 1, 11:35
Massimo Cellino president of Cagliari Calcio looks on before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Nereo Rocco on September 21, 2013
Massimo Cellino appeal concludes, no decision on Leeds United takeover yet
Massimo Cellino's appeal hearing in London against the Football League's decision to block his proposed takeover finishes, with no outcome yet revealed by the presiding QC.
Mar 31, 16:47
A general view of Elland Road, home of Leeds United on January 9, 2013
Leeds United "disappointed" at Massimo Cellino ruling
Leeds United release a statement saying that they are "disappointed" with the Football League's rejection of Massimo Cellino's takeover.
Mar 24, 15:14
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott: 'We need an owner with real clout'
Brian McDermott says that he wants Leeds United to be taken over by an owner with "real clout".
Mar 20, 21:00
Massimo Cellino, President of Cagliari before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and Atalanta BC at Stadio Nereo Rocco on August 25, 2013
Football League 'note' Massimo Cellino tax conviction
The Football League responds to prospective Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino's tax evasion charge in Italy.
Mar 18, 13:31
A general view of Elland Road, home of Leeds United on January 9, 2013
Leeds United acknowledge "frustrating" time for supporters
Leeds United release a statement acknowledging the "frustrating" time for supporters as the ownership of the club remains up in the air.
Mar 12, 15:45
Massimo Cellino president of Cagliari Calcio looks on before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Nereo Rocco on September 21, 2013
Massimo Cellino halts Leeds United funding until his takeover is ratified
Prospective Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino tells the club that he will not inject any more funding until his takeover is approved by the Football League.
Mar 12, 14:25
A general view of Elland Road, home of Leeds United on January 9, 2013
Football League release Leeds United statement
The Football League is still in discussions with both current Leeds United owners GFH Capital and prospective owner Massimo Cellino.
Feb 25, 13:41
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott uncertain about Leeds United future
Leeds United manager Brian McDermott admits that he is unsure about his future ahead of a meeting with prospective owner Massim Cellino.
Feb 12, 04:45
Massimo Cellino president of Cagliari Calcio looks on before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Nereo Rocco on September 21, 2013
Prospective Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino to meet Football League
Prospective Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is due to meet with the Football League on Wednesday.
Feb 11, 15:23
Brian McDermott  gestures during the npower Championship match between Watford and Leeds United at Vicarage Road on May 4, 2013
Massimo Cellino behind Brian McDermott
New Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino insists that he is ready to work with manager Brian McDermott.
Feb 9, 13:41
Leeds United manager Brian McDermott barks orders from the touchline on September 18, 2013
Gary Johnson: 'Brian McDermott is right man for Leeds United'
Yeovil Town boss Gary Johnson believes that Brian McDermott is the right man to manage Leeds United.
Feb 7, 16:30
Brian McDermott  gestures during the npower Championship match between Watford and Leeds United at Vicarage Road on May 4, 2013
Brian McDermott: 'Leeds United resignation not an option'
Brian McDermott says that he never considered walking away from Leeds United during a chaotic weekend at the Championship club.
Feb 3, 13:39
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Brian McDermott admits uncertainty over Leeds United future
Leeds United boss Brian McDermott admits that he remains unsure if his job is safe after making a dramatic return to the club.
Feb 3, 13:36
Leeds United manager Brian McDermott barks orders from the touchline on September 18, 2013
Brian McDermott 'to take training at Leeds United three days after reported axe'
Brian McDermott reportedly returns to Leeds United today to take the team's training session, just three days after allegedly getting the sack.
Feb 3, 09:06
Leeds United manager Brian McDermott barks orders from the touchline on September 18, 2013
Massimo Cellino: 'I want Brian McDermott back'
Prospective Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino insists that Brian McDermott is the man he wants to manage the first team.
Feb 2, 11:02
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Nigel Gibbs unsure on Brian McDermott's future at Leeds United
Leeds United assistant manager Nigel Gibbs admits that he is unsure over Brian McDermott's position at the club.
Feb 1, 18:49
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Leeds United claim Brian McDermott 'remains manager'
Leeds United release a statement claiming that Brian McDermott is still the manager of the Yorkshire outfit.
Feb 1, 17:33
Gary Kelly of Leeds United in action during the Coca Cola Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United at Carrow Road on August 27, 2005
Gary Kelly eyes Leeds United job
Gary Kelly believes that he has the necessary credentials to replace former Leeds United manager Brian McDermott at Elland Road.
Feb 1, 15:32
Massimo Cellino president of Cagliari Calcio looks on before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Nereo Rocco on September 21, 2013
Leeds United sell stake to Cellino family
Leeds United release a public statement confirming that they have sold a 75% stake in the club to Eleonora Sport Ltd.
Feb 1, 13:25
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Leeds United to bring back McDermott?
Leeds United could reinstate Brian McDermott despite being sacked last night, according to reports.
Feb 1, 13:05
A general view of Elland Road, home of Leeds United on January 9, 2013
Gianluca Festa to replace Brian McDermott?
Reports claim that Leeds United will replace Brian McDermott with former Middlesbrough defender Gianluca Festa.
Jan 31, 20:48
Leeds United midfielder Ross McCormack with his Player of the Month award for November on December 5, 2013
Ross McCormack confirms Brian McDermott sacking
Ross McCormack confirms the speculation that Brian McDermott has been sacked by Leeds United.
Jan 31, 20:18
Brian McDermott. manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on January 11, 2014
Leeds United sack Brian McDermott?
A reporter claims that Leeds United decide to sack Brian McDermott after less than a year in charge at Elland Road.
Jan 31, 19:48

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