11 Sept 2007 :: by
Dennis Wise is not quite the "public enemy number one" at Elland Road these days as his team have the only unbeaten record in the Football League. The fans are relishing the collective two fingers that the manager and his squad have put up to the Football League and their outrageous 15 point penalty. Dennis spoke to The Mirror about the penalty, the future and the Leeds United fans :
"They've seen what we have taken on. The easy option would have been to say 'I've done OK out of football and who needs this hassle, thanks and bye'.
"But I'm not one for taking the easy option. We've come here to try to do a job and to achieve something.
"We're not here for the money and we're here to try and make this club great again.
"It's a massive challenge for all the players and staff, but everyone here has accepted it.
"We were put on the floor by the Football League and that has made us close, very close. They bunged everything at us, but you use it to your advantage."
"We've cleared the first hurdle and I thought we would need 10 games to do it.
"Our next aim is to get above a few teams and get safe. Once we've done that, then we'll see how many games are left."
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