Friday, 29th August, 2014

Caretaker Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has admitted there is no time limit which has been placed on his role, after he took over from David Hockaday at Elland Road.

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino sacked Hockaday as boss last night, while also parting ways with the club's assistant manager Junior Lewis, after the pair were in charge for just six games.

Now Redfearn has stepped up from his academy duties to fill in while Cellino looks for a replacement.

It has been speculated Redfearn could only be in charge for Saturday's game against Bolton Wanderers, with the international break then arriving, which will allow Cellino time to make an appointment.


But Redfearn insists there is no time limit which has been placed on his caretaker duties.


"I got the call from the president yesterday and it's one of those things. I think it happens in football and [it was] just the basic chat where he needed me to help him", Redfearn told LUTV.

"We've got the game tomorrow, obviously, against Bolton, which is a big game for the club and it's basically putting a side together, trying to get a performance and a result.

"There's no timescale on it. I'm basically helping him. He asked me to help him and I said I would. Dave has gone and Junior has gone. These things happen in football and the most important thing is this game tomorrow", he concluded.

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