Feb 1, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Elland Road
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Leeds United claim Brian McDermott 'remains manager'

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
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Leeds United release a statement claiming that Brian McDermott is still the manager of the Yorkshire outfit.

Leeds United have released a statement claiming that Brian McDermott is still in charge of the Yorkshire club's first team.

The 52-year-old was said to have been sacked yesterday evening as manager of the Championship outfit.

"The club would like to make it clear that Brian McDermott remains our first-team manager," read a statement on Leeds's official website.

"He has not been dismissed from his post as has been suggested and we look forward to him continuing in his role with us in taking Leeds United forwards."

Leeds beat local rivals Huddersfield Town 5-1 in today's Championship fixture at Elland Road.

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
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