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Scunthorpe Utd 2-1 Leeds United

Scunthorpe Utd 2-1 Leeds United

Despite taking the lead, Leeds were beaten for the second time running after a gritty performance by their hosts Scunthorpe.

Robbie Blake shot Leeds ahead after 40 minutes but that lead was shortlived as Matthew Sparrow equalised a minute later. Billy Sharp got the winner for Scunthorpe from a corner in the 52nd minute.

With the start of the Championship campaign just round the corner, we hope this form will be shortlived, as a bad start to the season could be disasterous for our promotion hopes.


TEAMS


Scunthorpe United 2 (Sparrow 41, Sharp 52)
Leeds United 1 (Blake 40)


Scunthorpe United: Murphy (Lillis 39min) Mulligan (Asamoah 77min), Ridley, Crosby (Foster 46min), Hinds, Byrne, Sparrow, Torpey, Baraclough (Twibey 85min), A. Butler (Williams 62min), Keogh (Sharp 46min) . Subs not used: Goodwin.


Leeds United: Sullivan, Kelly, Parker, Livermore, Gregan, P. Butler, Richardson, Bakke, Beckford (Garra 46min), Blake, Carole. Subs not used: Griffiths, Bennett, Rose, Morris, Bayley, Hird, Howson.


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Date:Wednesday July 26 2006
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