Leeds troll own fans with disastrous deadline day updates

While Manchester United, Southampton and Hull fans, among others, were enjoying watching transfer deadline day unfold, Leeds supporters’ experiences were a little less inspiring.

The go to place for fans of the Whites was the club’s own Twitter account, but those who followed with baited breath may wish they hadn’t bothered as they were met with a barrage of disappointing updates.

It all started on a promising note with the permanent capture of loanee Souleymane Doukara, which was quickly followed by calls to stay tuned for big deals and a retweet from their excited captain, Jason Pearce. A top striker coming in? An Italian wonderkid plucked by Massimo Cellino?

Erm… not quite. The following hour saw Matt Smith’s move to Fulham unfold before talented youngster Dominic Poleon slipped out of the door to join Oldham.

But was there a last minute deal to save the day? Not quite. Take a look at the tweets below and try not to laugh or cry, depending upon whom you support…