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LUFC Friendly draw with Rochdale

Leeds United have drawn 2-2 with Rochdale in a behind closed doors friendly at Elland Road.

The game was originally going to take place at Leeds Thorp Arch training ground but due to the continued inclement weather it was switched to Elland Road.

Ross McCormack netted both goals for Leeds as boss Simon Grayson once again used it as a chance to give his squad players a game.

Ben Parker once again completed ninety minutes as he returns to full fitness after just two starts in eighteen months.

Jamaican international Jason Morrison who is enjoying a trial at the club also played ninety minutes.

League One side Rochdale also fielded a strong side; they have managed just one game so far in December, so Dale boss Keith Hill took the opportunity to give some of his first team players some much needed match practice.

All four goals came in the first half with McCormack opening the scoring and then equalising from distance.


Higgs, Hughes, Parker, Bessone (Thompson), Faye, Sam, Morrison, Watt, Somma (Hatfield), McCormack, Paynter

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Date:Tuesday December 21 2010

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