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Sharp on Leeds return

26 October 2017

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Billy Sharp doesn't feel he has a point to prove upon returning to Elland Road on Friday, but insists he would like to get one over his former club.

Sharp spent the 2014/15 campaign in West Yorkshire and admits it was a frustrating campaign personally, but one he still enjoyed and looks back on with some affection.

When asked about returning, Sharp remarked: "I enjoyed my short time at Elland Road, it didn't go as planned, but that was partly because Sheffield United wanted me back.

"I would have stayed had it been anyone else and fought my place, so it will be nice to go back because I had some decent memories of playing for Leeds.

"It was similar to my spell at Forest, we had three managers in a short space of time and it wasn't as stable or doing as well as they are now."

The skipper added: "My main two memories are scoring from midfield against Huddersfield and netting on my debut against Middlesbrough.

"At the time I was stuck in Southampton's reserves, so it was a chance to get back north and from there I returned 'home'."


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