Blame me, says Cellino, as under-pressure Hockaday is given reprieve

Leeds head coach Dave Hockaday. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Leeds head coach Dave Hockaday. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

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DAVE HOCKADAY was last night given a dramatic stay of execution as Leeds United head coach by president Massimo Cellino.

The 56-year-old had been widely tipped for the exit at Elland Road in the wake of Saturday’s dismal 4-1 defeat at Watford.

Sources at Elland Road had indicated yesterday morning that the axe would fall before the day was over, bringing to an end a reign that had lasted just 66 largely troubled days and five games.

 

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