By George Overhill

19th Mar, 2022 | 4:40pm

David Seaman posts response to Luke Ayling on Leeds United celebration

David Seaman posted a passionate response early this morning (19 March) to Luke Ayling’s failed celebration for Leeds United at Wolves.

The Whites captain scored an injury time winner at Molineux to complete a 3-2 comeback victory, then attempted to do the Robbie Keane celebration, with debatable results.

Caught up the emotion of the moment, the homage to the Irish former United striker didn’t quite work, with the goalscorer admitting afterwards to Sky Sports: “I tried to do the Robbie Keane, but I couldn’t land the cartwheel.”

In response, former Leeds youth product and England star Seaman wrote on his personal Twitter account this morning: “Don’t worry, I did it for you in my living room when I saw that goal!!”

High drama

Whether the 58-year-old goalkeeper actually did the celebration at home is for him to know.

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For a man of his size, anybody watching the game with him would have needed to clear the area for the six foot four inch Premier League winner to complete the move.

But the euphoria among Whites players and fans as the second injury time winner in less than a week went in suggests he probably did.

Clearly the emotions got to Ayling as not only did he think the famous celebration would be a good idea, but he attempted to do the cartwheel against his own momentum.

Nobody connected to the Elland Road club will begrudge him that though after he played an instrumental role in a famous turnaround.

He hit the post and had the ball cleared off the line before Jack Harrison scored the visitors’ first.

Then his cross found Dan James who hit the goal frame again in the build up to Rodrigo’s equaliser.

And finally he got his head to a late free kick to keep the ball alive, before recovering to smash past Jose Sa in the Wolves goal and complete an incredible comeback.

A captain’s performance if ever there was one suddenly has the club looking fairly comfortable and they can go into the international break with a bit of pressure off.

In other Leeds United news, the former chief of referees was unhappy with Kevin Friend for the controversial decision he made at Molineux.