A few months ago, Leeds United appeared nailed on for a place in the playoffs – whilst some even tipped them to threaten Newcastle United and Brighton for one of the automatic promotion slots.
But in the last few weeks, the Whites’ bid to return to the Premier League has disastrously imploded, with Fulham taking their spot in the top six ahead of this weekend’s round of Championship fixtures.
And to make matters worse, Leeds’ hopes of reversing their fortunes to get back into playoff reckoning now appear to have been completely quashed by Norwich City – who are also destined for another season in the second tier.
Indeed, this afternoon’s clash with the Canaries was a must-win affair but Leeds have entered half-time 3-1 down following goals from Nelson Oliveira and Steven Naismith.
Having produced just two efforts on target despite boasting home advantage, Leeds fans have seemingly already accepted that their season is over. Here’s a look at how Whites supporters have reacted to the latest development in Leeds’ promotion push on Twitter….
We’re stuck in this division forever #lufc
— James Cowlam (@jamcowlam) April 29, 2017
— Graham Hoey (@G_Hoey) April 29, 2017
Season’s over now lads. #lufc
— Daniel Kilburn (@BurnfaceRovers) April 29, 2017
Thank God I didn’t get my hopes up today #lufc
— Gary Coleman (@GaryColeman1988) April 29, 2017
— Ben Duke (@benduke17) April 29, 2017
Talk the talk all week but been very average for last 2months now #lufc
— Jeg (@jegaboo) April 29, 2017
The Fortress has crumbled #lufc
— Chris Russell (@Chris__Russell_) April 29, 2017
Give monk a new contract, sign Bartley, give monk funds and go again next season if that dont happen it’s just going to go down hill #lufc
— Jack (@JackConnolly12) April 29, 2017
— Bambi on ice (@Jeffsy1) April 29, 2017
January has cost us big time #lufc
— Mark Adams (@maccathebomb) April 29, 2017