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LUFC 2010/11 Season review - March

LUFC 2010/11 Season review - March

We look back at March in our review of the 2010/11 season when the month started well but another lacklustre performance ends the month badly.

Midfielder Robert Snodgrass is rewarded with another fine month in February by picking up the ESPN Fans player of the month for the second month in a row.

Leeds start the month in fine style by putting five past Doncaster Rovers. Two goals apiece from Max Gradel and John Howson and one from Luciano Becchio secure a 5-2 win.

Barry Bannan joins Leeds from Aston Villa on a month`s loan and he goes straight into the squad for the trip to Preston.

Rare goals from Neil Kilkenny and Billy Paynter secure a 2-1 win at Preston.

Paynter`s goal is his first and only goal for the club since joining from Swindon Town in the summer.

Leeds are left frustrated after they are held to a goalless draw at home against Ipswich Town.

Eric Lichaj extends his loan deal at Elland Road until the end of the season after an impressive first month with the club.

Another lacklustre performance at relegation threatened Sheffield United as Leeds lose 2-0.

The defeat is compounded with substitute Billy Paynter receiving a straight red card and earning a three match suspension.

The result sees Leeds finish the month in fifth place, still four points ahead of seventh place.

Ramon Nunez joins fellow championship side Scunthorpe United for the remainder of the season.

Leeds add to their squad when they sign Jake Livermore on loan from Tottenham Hotspur.

Adam Clayton is another player leaving as he joins League One side MK Dons for the rest of the season.

Next week we will be looking back at April, when Leeds start the month with an excellent win against fellow play off candidates but then pick up just two points from a possible fifteen to slip outside the play off places.


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Date:Sunday July 17 2011
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