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LUFC - Leeds United v Huddersfield Town Preview

Leeds entertain Huddersfield in the first West Yorkshire derby of the season at lunch time on Saturday with a crowd well in excess of 30,000 expected.


Form

Leeds

The Whites were unlucky to lose in the Carling Cup in midweek at Championship side Derby County 2-1.
So far at home this season in the League they have won five. Drawn one and lost one, winning the last five in succession.

Huddersfield

The Terriers lost in the FA Cup last weekend at home 4-3 against League Two Port Vale after leading 3-1 late in the game.
So far this season on their travels they have won two, drawn two and lost two.

Team News

Leeds
Leeds have no fresh injury worries, top scorer Jermaine Beckford may return to the starting line up after only being on the bench in midweek after his hip injury.


Huddersfield
Jon Worthington and Keigan Parker return after suspension, loan players Liam Dickinson and Steve Jones may return to the side after missing last weeks Cup defeat.

History
The clubs have met 35 times at Elland Road over the years with Leeds holding the advantage with 17 wins, 9 draws and 9 defeats.
When the clubs last met at Elland Road Leeds ran out comfortable 4-0 winners.
The last time Huddersfield won on their visits was in 1983.

Results at Elland Road (League unless stated)

1924/25 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town
1925/26 Leeds United 0-4 Huddersfield Town
1926/27 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town
1928/29 Leeds United 1-2 Huddersfield Town
1929/30 Leeds United 0-1 Huddersfield Town
1930/31 Leeds United 1-2 Huddersfield Town
1930/31 Leeds United 2-0 Huddersfield Town Fa Cup
1932/33 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town
1933/34 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town
1934/35 Leeds United 2-0 Huddersfield Town
1935/36 Leeds United 2-2 Huddersfield Town
1936/37 Leeds United 2-1 Huddersfield Town
1937/38 Leeds United 2-1 Huddersfield Town
1938/39 Leeds United 2-4 Huddersfield Town Fa Cup
1938/39 Leeds United 2-1 Huddersfield Town
1946/47 Leeds United 5-0 Huddersfield Town
1952/53 Leeds United 2-1 Huddersfield Town
1960/61 Leeds United 1-4 Huddersfield Town
1961/62 Leeds United 3-2 Huddersfield Town League Cup
1961/62 Leeds United 1-0 Huddersfield Town
1962/63 Leeds United 0-1 Huddersfield Town
1963/64 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town
1964/65 Leeds United 3-2 Huddersfield Town League Cup
1970/71 Leeds United 2-0 Huddersfield Town
1971/72 Leeds United 3-1 Huddersfield Town
1974/75 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town League Cup
1974/75 Leeds United 2-1 Huddersfield Town League Cup
1982/83 Leeds United 0-1 Huddersfield Town League Cup
1983/84 Leeds United 1-2 Huddersfield Town
1984/85 Leeds United 0-0 Huddersfield Town
1985/86 Leeds United 2-0 Huddersfield Town
1986/87 Leeds United 1-1 Huddersfield Town
1987/88 Leeds United 3-0 Huddersfield Town
2004/05 Leeds United 1-0 Huddersfield Town League Cup
2007/08 Leeds United 4-0 Huddersfield Town





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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday November 13 2008
Time: 8:27PM

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