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LUFC - Derby County v Leeds United preview

Leeds travel to Derby County for a Carling Cup Fourth Round tie on Tuesday night.


Derby lost 3-0 at Reading on Saturday and are currently in thirteenth place in The Championship.

So far in the competition Derby have beaten Lincoln at home 3-1 after extra time and won on their travels 1-0 at Preston and 4-1 at Brighton.

Leeds drew 1-1 with Northampton at Elland Road in the First Round of the FA Cup on Friday night.

So far in the competition Leeds have beaten Chester away 5-2; they then beat Crystal Palace 4-0 and Hartlepool 3-2 both at Elland Road.

Team News

Derby will be without the services of Martin Albrechtsen and Dean Leacock through injury.
Derby may try and bring in an emergency loan player to fill the central defensive problem.

Championship player of the month Rob Hulse will be looking forward to starting against one of his old clubs.

Leeds have no fresh injury worries, Jermaine Beckford will have hopefully recovered from the hip injury that kept him out of Friday`s FA Cup tie.
Alan Sheehan is getting close to a return after his hamstring injury.


The two clubs paths have crossed over 100 times in all competitions over the years including twelve in Cup Competitions.

Leeds have a great record at Derby in the cup having won five, drawn one and lost one of their seven previous encounters

The last time they met in the cup was in 1995/96 when they met in both the League and FA Cup with Leeds winning both ties at The Baseball Ground.

Results in cup competitions between the two clubs

1961/62 Leeds United 2-2 Derby County FA Cup
1961/62 Derby County 3-1 Leeds United FA Cup replay
1967/68 Derby County 0-1 Leeds United League Cup
1967/68 Leeds United 3-2 Derby County League Cup
*Leeds won 4-2 on aggregate
1967/68 Leeds United 2-0 Derby County FA Cup
1971/72 Derby County 0-0 Leeds United League Cup
1971/72 Leeds United 2-0 Derby County League Cup
1972/73 Derby County 0-1 Leeds United FA Cup
1974/75 Derby County 0-1 Leeds United FA Cup
1990/91 Leeds United 1-0 Derby County Full Members Cup
1995/96 Derby County 0-1 Leeds United League Cup
1995/96 Derby County 2-4 Leeds United FA Cup

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Date:Monday November 10 2008

Time: 7:28PM


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