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Blackwell Happy To Wait

Leeds manager Kevin Blackwell paid tribute to his players after they reached the play-off final but said he wasn't convinced it would be Watford in the final. Leeds got there courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Preston.

The first match at Elland Road ended 1-1 but they clinched a place at Cardiff thanks to second-half goals from Rob Hulse and Frazer Richardson at Deepdale.

Blackwell: 'I'm extremely proud. The lads were fantastic tonight - they showed true grit and determination to get through here.

'I said before we had to be solid and strong and not try to make too much of a game of it... and we did that.

'We'll see who we get. Watford lead 3-0 but it isn't over yet.




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Date:Monday May 8 2006

Time: 10:50PM

Your Comments

Watford or not it won't be Adam Griffiths (pictured) as he is with Bournemouth! Remember them?!
DJ
" well said dj- oh and come on the watford- they will over power the weeds"
millers4eva
Yeah its a good omen last time we were promoted out of the second tier a seem to recall it was Bournemouth we played. As 4 the millers fan you should be backing your Yorkshire neighbours as it might revatilise football in the area and lets not forget it was your nieghbours and friends who gave so generously to the savethemillers fund not so long ago. Doubt you would have got much sympathy from the londerers. COME ON LEEDS UTD
mjones
Yeah its a good omen last time we were promoted out of the second tier a seem to recall it was Bournemouth we played. As 4 the millers fan you should be backing your Yorkshire neighbours as it might revatilise football in the area and lets not forget it was your nieghbours and friends who gave so generously to the savethemillers fund not so long ago. Doubt you would have got much sympathy from the londerers. COME ON LEEDS UTD
mjones
" come on watford- you can beat them- dirty leeds- " clog em
millers4eva
"seem to recall it was bournemouth" Blimey, great memory there, if you hadn't ran riot through the town, robbed old ladies of tickets and set fire to the pier you wouldn't have remembered it at all - Good luck Watford!
DJ
Stick you sour grapes up yer ass.. where your bias opinions come from.. After mugging, and cheating acting from messers Davis, Nuggent, Nash, etc PNE, bias referring Leeds stood up and showed real class and guts. If you cannot accept the result go cry somewhere else. 9 men won 2-0 fantastic achievement 3 preston players should have been off for hands to face but were not even booked, yet Cressy was off when the ball harmlessly hit him. Watch the replay he never kicked it but was stupidly sent off by a bias incompetant ref. Justice was done, over the season we earned our place in the final, its a un denieghable fact. SUPER SUPER LEEDS..
sunshine whites
c'mon watford keep leeds down thats where they belong
green giant 12
Every club had its problems in the eighties with hooliganism. Leeds and football has moved forward since those days......let it go! COME ON LEEDS!!!!!!
mjones
wel sed mjones n sunshine whites- COME ON LEEDS, u deserve it, WE R LEEDS, WE R LEEDS, WE R LEEDS....WERE GUNA C U WIN n in da premiership wher u belong
Leeds.til.i.die
 

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