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LUFC Leeds v Millwall Preview

Leeds United and Millwall meet in front of the Sky TV cameras on Monday night in a promotion six pointer.


Form


Leeds
The Whites lost their first game in six last weekend when they went down 1-0 at Southampton.

Last time out at home Brentford held them to a 1-1 draw.

Leeds still hold the second automatic promotion spot and are five points clear of third placed Charlton.

So far this season at home they have won eleven, drawn six and lost one.

Recent home form: DWDLLW

Millwall
The Lions are the form side in League One in 2010, they have won nine and drawn two and lost just one.

Millwall have closed the gap to six points behind Leeds after hammering third placed Charlton 4-0 at home last weekend.

Last time out away from home they beat Carlisle United 3-1.

So far this season on their travels they have won five, drawn seven and lost six.

Recent away form: WDWLWW

History
The two sides have only ever met on ten occasions at Elland Road with the home side winning six, two draws and two away wins.

They met on two occasions at Elland Road last season, Leeds won the league fixture 2-0 thanks to two goals from Jermaine Beckford.

They met again in the end of season play offs, Luciano Becchio gave Leeds the lead only for Jimmy Abdou to equalise late on for the visitors and send the Lions through 2-1 on Aggregate.

When they met at the New Den earlier in the season, Millwall inflicted Leeds first defeat of the season winning 2-1.

Millwall have to go back to the 1987/88 season for the last time they won at Elland Road when they won 2-1.

Full list of results at Leeds:
1931/32 Leeds 0-1 Millwall
1947/48 Leeds 2-1 Millwall
1985/86 Leeds 3-1 Millwall
1986/87 Leeds 2-0 Millwall
1987/88 Leeds 1-2 Millwall
2004/05 Leeds 1-1 Millwall
2005/06 Leeds 2-1 Millwall
2007/08 Leeds 4-2 Millwall
2008/09 Leeds 2-0 Millwall
2008/09 Leeds 1-1 Millwall


They`ve played for both

There have been thirteen players through the years who have played for both clubs.

Alan Noble was the first, a right winger who played sixty three times for Leeds between 1922 and 1925 he joined Millwall in 1927 after a spell at Brentford.

There have been eight this century who have signed for both during their career,
Darren Huckerby - Had a loan spell at Millwall in 1996 before joining Coventry form Newcastle. Joined Leeds in 1999 and stayed with the club for just over a year scoring six goals in fifty six appearances.

Noel Whelan - Started his career at Leeds in 1993 and had a spell at Millwall in 2003.

Jermaine Wright - Started his career in 1992 at Millwall without making an appearance in two years at the club. Joined Leeds in 2004 and made fourty appearances in two years for the Whites. In the middle of those two years he had a loan spell at the Den in 2005 making sixteen appearances.

Stephen McPhail - Spent eight years at Leeds starting in 1996 making almost one hundred appearances, had a short loan spell at Millwall in 2002 making three appearances.

Jody Morris - Had a short spell at Leeds in the 2003-04 season.
Signed for Millwall in the summer of 2004 and spent three years at the club.

Graham Stack - Keeper Stack had loan spells at both clubs, firstly at Millwall in 2004 when he made thirty appearances. He made twelve appearances for Leeds whilst on loan from Reading in 2006.

David Livermore - Probably the most controversial, was at Millwall for seven years making over three hundred appearances between 1999 and 2006.
Signed for Leeds on July 21st 2006, he left ten days later to join Hull City. Rumour as it that Dennis Wise the then Leeds manager admitted he`d already got enough players in that position and was unlikely to feature that often.


Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Leeds Evens
Draw 12/5
Millwall Between 3/1 & 16/5


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday March 19 2010
Time: 4:18PM

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