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LUFC Leeds sign England under 21 international

Leeds United have signed Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy on a one month loan deal.

The England under 21 international goalkeeper has been brought in after Paul Rachubka`s nightmare performance on Wednesday night.

Rachubka was taken off at half time after being guilty of goalkeeping errors for Blackpool`s three goals.

With Andy Lonergan still out with a broken finger it left just 18-year-old Alex Cairns as a capable goalkeeper at the club.

Leeds fans will be hoping he can reproduce performances like the one he showed for Reading at Elland Road in April.

McCarthy walked away with the man of the match award after a number of great saves to deny Leeds.

McCarthy will stay with Leeds until December, which could see him be involved in the games against Leicester City, Burnley, Barnsley, Nottingham Forest, Millwall and Watford.

Reading have included a recall option although it would need authorisation from the Football League.

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Date:Friday November 4 2011

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