Date:Sunday April 9 2006
LEEDS UTD: Sullivan, Kelly (Beckford 36), Butler, Gregan, Crainey,Richardson, Derry, Douglas (Miller 74), Healy (Lewis 68),Hulse, Blake.
Subs Not Used: Bennett, Kilgallon.
PLYMOUTH ARGYLE: Larrieu, Connolly, Doumbe, Aljofree,Hodges (Pulis 90), Norris, Wotton, Nalis, Capaldi,Pericard (Buzsaky 87), Clarke (Evans 71).
Subs Not Used: McCormick, Zebroski.
The width of the post gave Plymouth a point and took away two for Kevin Blackwell, but that just told part of the story.
Leeds United's winless streak is now extended to an amazing six games and the Whites have not scored in the last four.
David Healy cracked a shot against the post just before the interval but, that apart, Leeds once again failed to look dangerous in front of goal.
Liam Miller and Eddie Lewis were dropped to the bench and Frazer Richardson and Healy were drafted in with the manager hoping for a change of fortune. It was very attack-minded, with Healy lined up alongside Rob Hulse and Robbie Blake in a three-man attack. But they found themselves lost up front as Plymouth swamped the midfield and stopped the supply line.
Healy attempted to take a quick free-kick 25 yards from goal after five minutes but referee Mike Thorpe showed him a yellow card after he had failed to signal. An amazing decision considering there is no rule in the rules of the game that say a player has to wait for a whistle. It never happens in a defensive half, so from what part of the field does this rule suddenly come into action?
Pilgrims boss Tony Pulis is renowned for his stifling tactics, and who were we fooling if we thought this was going to be a goal feast? With the away side conceding just two goals in their previous six games, and the home side goaless in the last three, it was always going to be boring.
Plymouth had a physical approach and Gary Kelly limped off, replaced by Jermaine Beckford.
Plymouth emerged as the greater threat after the restart and the strike pairing of Vincent Pericard and Leon Clarke gave Leeds duo Paul Butler and Sean Gregan plenty of uneasy moments.
Clarke hit the target but Neil Sullivan produced a smart stop to avert the danger and home supporters were left frustrated as the Pilgrims comfortably held on for a point.
LUFC Leicester City View On Sol Bamba (Tuesday January 27 2015)
LUFC Gradel encouraged Bamba to join Leeds (Tuesday January 27 2015)
Brighton and Hove Albion (a) - Ticket Information (Tuesday January 27 2015)
LUFC Ngoyi - Big brother Bamba will help me (Tuesday January 27 2015)
LUFC On This Day - January 27th (Tuesday January 27 2015)
LUFC Bamba - Easy decision to join Leeds (Monday January 26 2015)
LUFC Middlesbrough (a) - Ticket Information (Monday January 26 2015)
LUFC Leeds complete second signing (Monday January 26 2015)
LUFC On This Day -January 26th (Monday January 26 2015)
LUFC Latics interested in Leeds defender (Sunday January 25 2015)
|Derby County||2||-||0||Leeds Utd|
|21. Leeds Utd||26||6||8||12||-11||26|
|Rampant Millers Get First Win Of 2015
» Rotherham : 27/01/2015 23:24:00
|Bent At The Double
» Derby County : 27/01/2015 23:08:00
» Derby County : 27/01/2015 23:06:00
|Wednesday 0-0 Birmingham City
» Sheff Wed : 27/01/2015 22:25:00
» Blackburn : 27/01/2015 22:03:00