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LUFC Experienced keeper in Leeds trial

Leeds United are giving a trial to Northern Ireland international goalkeeper Maik Taylor.


The 40 year old is without a club after being released by Birmingham City at the end of last season after eight years with the club and he played for Leeds today in a behind closed doors friendly against Chelsea.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson will be looking to bolster the goalkeeping position. Andy Lonergan is still out injured with a broken finger and Paul Rachubka is being given a break after a string of costly errors forced Grayson to replace him at half time in the recent game with Blackpool.

Alex McCarthy is currently on a month`s loan from Reading, leaving just Alex Cairns as back up.

Taylor has played almost 700 games in a sixteen-year career including 87 for Ireland.

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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 15 2011

Time: 8:02PM

Your Comments

Leeds will offer the 40 year old a five year contract
dazza71
and a stick - we paying him in allotment plants or what ?? - he's gonna need a bus pass
simonfire1
Zimmer frame and commode will also be provided, come S G we don't need Dads Army just a decnt back up once Lonergan is fit, why not ask Reading to keep McCarthy till the transfer window opens
Tiny T
40 . is SG on drugs 40 !!!!
rochdale white
He will be better back up to Lonergan than Rachubka is!
king billy
 

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