Poor Old Big Gob, despite what everybody else thought, he knew he was doing a great job, a better job than anybody else could have done. There was just one problem. Leeds, according to the Warnock, weren't good enough in the final third.
Fair enough. But which final third was the Warnock referring to exactly? The final third of the pitch? Well no arguments there! How many times has the team managed two goals in a game since Becchio's departure? Twice I think. So much for the Welsh Goal Machine, The Fresh Choice For You, Morison!
Then again, the Warnock could just as easily have been talking about the final third of games. How many points have been tossed away because of goals conceded in the later stages of matches because the old nags can't last out 90 minutes? It's become an alarming habit since the Leicester game!
But then again, he might have meant the final third of the season! Leeds have now sunk back into sixteenth place in the table, the lowest they have been for some time, and the relegation pack are sniffing at their heels. Whilst relegation is very unlikely, it is certainly far from impossible given the freakish results this Micky Mouse division keeps throwing up.
And today's game illustrated all three final third failings. One goal scored from just six shots all game, Morison still firing blanks and defeat courtesy of a goal in injury time, even though Charlton had not previously managed a stoppage time goal all season.
And tell me, what was the point of replacing the Warnock with Redfearn given the team selection today and the substitutions? Surely the man on the touchline was Old Big Gob in a Mission Impossible style mask? How else can you explain the decision to send on Shit Brown on 88 minutes with the score at 1-1, with Hell Hadji, Haribo and Poleon Dancer on the bench? Leeds United were playing for a draw against Charlton Pathetic! How humiliating.
I posted before the game that Leeds had learnt nothing since the Warnock's departure and this game illustrated my point perfectly. The Warnock would probably have picked the same team. The Warnock would have employed the same tactics. And the Warnock would have ignored his three most attacking substitutes too.
Still, given the surname of the acting manager, perhaps we should stop being too analytical and simply say, "Give us a twirl my dear. Doesn't she look gorgeous? Good game! Good game!"
So, where will Leeds finish? Higher? Higher? No Lower? Lower? Oh what wouldn't Leeds give to get a pair in any game before the end of the season!