Derby County reveal Leeds United staff member caught at club's training ground

DOUBTFUL Pablo Hernandez right

DOUBTFUL Pablo Hernandez right

Derbyshire Constabulary says officers were called to the club's training ground at 11.20am yesterday to reports of a man acting suspiciously on Morley Road, Derby.

"Officers conducted routine checks which were all above board".

Despite some reports, no damage to the fence was found, and the man was stopped outside the grounds.

Derby County are to make a formal complaint to the Football League over the "spy" row with Leeds United and allege that the man discovered by police is an employee of the Championship leaders.

Derby are now in sixth position, while Leeds are league leaders just eight points ahead.

The Rams have now confirmed the matter themselves and since revealed that they believe it was in fact a member of Leeds United's staff.

Derby County were forced to stop a crucial training session ahead of their clash with Leeds United due to a man spying on their preparations.

The club says they are in discussions with Leeds over the incident.

"At this time no further comment will be made".

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