Leeds chairman Bates says Grayson job "on the line"

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson has been warned his job is on the line. Before yesterday's defeat to Derby County, Leeds chairman Ken Bates fired a warning to his manager.

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson has been warned his job is on the line.

Before yesterday's defeat to Derby County, Leeds chairman Ken Bates fired a warning to his manager.

The outspoken Leeds chairman warned Grayson that he will "stand or fall" on this season's results, adding: "Obviously, if he does not deliver, he knows his job is on the line - and that applies to all managers.

"This season is the ultimate challenge for Simon and the players - if they want Premiership football then get us there. If they want substantial pay rises, get us in the Premier League where we could afford it."

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