Date:Monday November 1 2010
Billy Paynter will continue his return to fitness when he appears in a behind closed doors friendly on Tuesday.
The striker finally made his first competitive appearance in a Leeds shirt since joining from Swindon Town in the summer, when he made a late substitutes appearance at Scunthorpe on Saturday.
With Leeds coasting to a 4-1 victory, Simon Grayson saw the opportunity to give Paynter a short run out.
Speaking in the Yorkshire Evening Post, Grayson said, 'It was an ideal situation to give him 10 minutes."
Paynter enjoyed his brief spell on the pitch and came close to scoring late on when he saw his shot from a tight angle saved by Tony Warner in the Scunthorpe goal.
The 26 year old, who scored 29 goals for Swindon last season, has been a frustrated spectator so far this season after suffering a shin injury in the pre season tour of Slovakia.
Paynter as already completed two 90 minutes games in behind closed doors friendlies in the past few weeks and he will look to boost his fitness even further when he gets the chance of more practice on Tuesday, 'He's worked hard to get to this position and we've got another behind-closed-doors friendly tomorrow which he'll play in,' continued Grayson.
The game will also give defender Ben Parker another chance to improve his fitness after an injury ravaged 14 months.
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:Monday November 1 2010
Team News - Injuries mount for Leeds (Thursday April 24 2014)
McDermott - Promotion by 2016 is realistic (Thursday April 24 2014)
LUFC Pre-season to take shape next week (Thursday April 24 2014)
McDermott - I have never seen anything like it (Thursday April 24 2014)
LUFC Kenny ready to quit Elland Road (Thursday April 24 2014)
LUFC On This Day - April 24th (Thursday April 24 2014)
LUFC Youngster in England squad for Euro finals (Wednesday April 23 2014)
LUFC Butland - Leeds spell will help me (Wednesday April 23 2014)
LUFC On This Day - April 23rd (Wednesday April 23 2014)
LUFC Leeds Loan Watch - Easter Monday (Tuesday April 22 2014)
|15. Sheff Wed||44||13||14||17||1||53|
|16. Leeds Utd||44||15||8||21||-10||53|
|McAllister Not Ready To Hang His Boots Up Yet
» Yeovil : 24/04/2014 23:11:00
|Boss takes blame
» Middlesbrough : 24/04/2014 22:49:00
|Pearson - Now For 100 Points
» Leicester City : 24/04/2014 22:44:00
|Schmeichel - End The Season Like Champions
» Leicester City : 24/04/2014 22:32:00
|Beevers - We Can Get Three QPR Points
» Millwall : 24/04/2014 22:11:00
|DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Reading Team News
» Doncaster : 24/04/2014 22:11:00
|Richardson Hoping For Permanent Deal
» Ipswich : 24/04/2014 22:00:00