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LUFC - Leeds v Scunthorpe team news

Team news ahead of a crucial play off place showdown at Elland Road between Leeds United and Scunthorpe United.

Leeds United
The Whites welcome back 23 goal leading scorer Jermaine Beckford after his three match ban.
Leeds are short in the right back position with both Frazer Richardson and Andy Hughes injured, Jonathan Douglas may deputise once again in that position.
Lucciano Becchio is suspended after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season, American Mike Grella will be hoping to deputise after scoring two in the reserves in midweek.


Scunthorpe United
Striker Kayode Odejayi goes straight into the squad after joining on loan from Barnsley.
Cliff Byrne returns after suspension whilst David Mirfin serves the second game of his two match suspension.
Ben May (ankle), Michael Lea (hamstring), Marcus Williams (metatarsal) and Kenny Milne (knee) all remain on the sidelines.



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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 27 2009

Time: 8:14PM

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Great to have Beckford back, lets hope him and Grella are given a chance to play together.
dazza71
Great to have Beckford back, lets hope him and Grella are given a chance to play together.
dazza71
Lets just hope we can get amongst the goals and get a result
yorkshirepride1
Lets just hope we can get amongst the goals and get a result
yorkshirepride1
I feel that confident for a Leeds win I might put 10p on it.
pete mc
I feel that confident for a Leeds win I might put 10p on it.
pete mc
it will be interesting to see how the Grella and Beckford partnership will work if it happens.....A very crucial match anyway and we really do need the 3 points!
Gromjo
it will be interesting to see how the Grella and Beckford partnership will work if it happens.....A very crucial match anyway and we really do need the 3 points!
Gromjo
We better win, I would love to see Grella and Beckford start today but got a feeling he will start with Trundle beacuse he has done so much for leeds NOT..... Come on lads this is going to make or braek the season with Oldham coming up on monday.. 4 Points would be nice but 6 would be even better, I will be at both games cheering the mighty whies on please dont let all of us leeds fans down MOT......................
turbo2
We better win, I would love to see Grella and Beckford start today but got a feeling he will start with Trundle beacuse he has done so much for leeds NOT..... Come on lads this is going to make or braek the season with Oldham coming up on monday.. 4 Points would be nice but 6 would be even better, I will be at both games cheering the mighty whies on please dont let all of us leeds fans down MOT......................
turbo2
Interesting that Grella wasnt even given a game today...He must not be performing in training that Grayson isnt giving him his game...
Gromjo
Interesting that Grella wasnt even given a game today...He must not be performing in training that Grayson isnt giving him his game...
Gromjo
 

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