Date:Friday November 27 2009
Leeds United travel to Blue Square Premiership side Kettering Town on Sunday for an FA Cup second round tie hoping to avoid the same humiliation they did at this stage last season when losing to Histon.
The Poppies have struggled since losing former boss Mark Cooper to Peterborough.
They have lost their last two games including two home games in the space of the last week against Kidderminster and Hayes.
Prior to these setbacks, their last home defeat came back in August against Wimbledon.
So far at home this season they have won four, drawn five and lost three.
Recent home form LLDDWW
The Whites continue to set the pace in League One and have won their last six games in a row in all competitions.
It will be the first time the clubs have ever met in a competitive game.
Kettering have already enjoyed a bit of giant killing in the cup this season when they beat League One Hartlepool 1-0 away in the first round.
In Kettering`s history they have played 42 games at home in the FA Cup, they have won 9, drawn 12 and lost 21.
Last season they enjoyed a good run reaching the fourth round before losing at home 4-2 against Premiership side Fulham.
They also enjoyed beating league opposition twice with replay wins over Lincoln City and Notts County.
The furthest they have ever gone in the competition has been the fourth round twice.
As well as last season, they also did it in 1988/89 when they eventually lost 2-1 at Charlton Athletic.
Leeds United have won the FA Cup on one occasion in 1972 and been beaten finalists on three occasions against Liverpool (1965), Chelsea (1970) and Sunderland (1973).
The Whites played their first ever first round fixture in 2007 when they lost in a replay against Hereford 1-0 at home.
It`s the third year in a row that Leeds have had to enter the competition at the first round stage.
Last season Leeds were beaten in the FA Cup for the first time in their history by a non league side when Blue Square Premiership club Histon Town beat them 1-0.
Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)
Vital Leeds United is a fast growing Leeds United fan site, with the sole aim of becoming the #1 unofficial website for Leeds United fans everywhere.
The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum and regularly looks at the clubs past. Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital leeds .
Date:Friday November 27 2009
Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United (Saturday November 22 2014)
LUFC Leeds team to face Blackburn (Saturday November 22 2014)
LUFC Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United - History (Saturday November 22 2014)
LUFC Austin to win battle of the rude boys? (Saturday November 22 2014)
Byram confident after being given freedom to play (Saturday November 22 2014)
Redfearn wants the opposition to fear Leeds (Saturday November 22 2014)
LUFC On This Day - November 22nd (Saturday November 22 2014)
LUFC Hockaday returns to football with Swindon (Friday November 21 2014)
LUFC Wright in charge of Blackburn clash (Friday November 21 2014)
Will Leeds return from Blackburn with the points? (Friday November 21 2014)
|13. Sheff Wed||18||4||10||4||-2||22|
|16. Leeds Utd||18||5||5||8||-5||20|
» Wigan : 22/11/2014 23:31:00
|Howe: Loan move could be an avenue for us
» Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 22:22:00
|Karanka satisfied with point
» Middlesbrough : 22/11/2014 22:16:00
|Howe: Rantie injury a huge blow
» Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 22:15:00
|Howe: Result didn't match the performance
» Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 22:09:00