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LUFC Keogh's hard work rubs off on team

LUFC Keogh's hard work rubs off on team

Simon Grayson believes that the hard work done by debutant Andy Keogh rubbed off on the rest of the squad, who bounced back from two straight defeats in the championship this season to record their first win.

Leeds recorded their first win of the season with an emphatic 4-1 win at Elland Road against Hull City.

Keogh played up front alongside Ross McCormack in a 4-4-2 formation, the first time that Grayson has used this formation in a long time.

The striker said earlier in the week that he had a point to prove to Leeds after being sold by the club in 2005, after he made just one appearance for Leeds in the League Cup under Kevin Blackwell in 2004.

Keogh worked hard and was a good outlet up front by holding the ball up and running down the channels and using his pace.

Grayson was pleased with his work rate and he believes this transmitted itself to the rest of the players. Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Grayson said, "He worked, worked and worked, he has good quality and he transmitted that to the rest of the players as well."

The only thing Keogh failed to do on his debut was score but his fellow strike partner Ross McCormack showed the benefit of playing alongside him with a hardworking performance.

McCormack opened the scoring for Leeds and he has now scored in four of his last six competitive games for Leeds.

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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Wednesday August 17 2011
Time: 2:55PM

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