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LUFC Andy Lonergan Q & A

LUFC Andy Lonergan Q & A

Themaclad from Vital Preston North End has answered a few questions about Leeds latest recruit Andy Lonergan.

The goalkeeper spent eleven years in the Preston first team during his stay at Deepdale.

Were you disappointed to see him leave?
In a way I was disappointed to see Lonners leave, however the writing was on the wall once we had signed Iain Turner as a loanee. Lonners played only one of the last twelve games, ironically against Leeds and to be honest at the time looked a shadow of the keeper he was.

Where do you think it went wrong for him at Preston?
In fairness, Fergie juniors ability to set sides up to defend was none existent, having at times to score six to win a game, kind of gives the game away. (I seem to recall one of those sort of games!)

What are his strength`s and weaknesses?
Like any keeper he has good and bad days, however if you get a decent defence in front of him you will reap the benefits.
He does have trouble with shots from distance (he wears contact lenses.) Needs a new challenge having been at the club since he was 16, as I said he will be OK once he settles in.

Thanks for your answers Themaclad.

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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday July 29 2011
Time: 8:22PM

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