Leeds United striker Steve Morison has thanked the club's fans for still turning up to support the team in spite of all the ups and downs they have witnessed of late.

The crisis at Elland Road deepened further on Saturday as Neil Redfearn's men suffered their fifth straight loss to Charlton Athletic to go down to 16th place in the table.

The 31-year-old, who managed to score the only goal for the Peacocks in the 2-1 loss at the Valley on Saturday, has thanked the fans for their support, insisting that it is really great for the team to have the fans behind them even when they are unable to perform according to their expectations and are gripped by off the pitch issues.

The striker, who opened his account for the season with the 40th minute strike, added that the goal has been a long time coming. But he was also disappointed not to have earned a much needed three points for the team.

“It’s been a long time coming this season. It was just nice to get a goal", Morison told his club's official website.


Speaking about the fan support the former Welsh international added: "It’s amazing that they’re actually still turning up with the ups and downs.

"That’s what makes this club fantastic – the people who support it. 

"They’ve been going up and down the country all year, turning out in their numbers. It’s fantastic.

“It’s nice to turn up and see so many of them.

“I was just pleased I managed to score a goal, I think they were as happy as I was.

“It’s just a shame we couldn’t manage to get the result."

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