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LUFC Grayson - The fans motivated the team

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson says the fans once again played a big part in the side`s comeback at Burnley.

Grayson commented in the week that it was the large following from Leeds last season, which spurred the side on to come back from two goals down and win 3-2.

Leeds once again had to turn around a half time deficit and Grayson said the fans once again played their part in helping Leeds turn things around.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Grayson said, "There were 4,000 Leeds fans that we were kicking to in the second half, but ultimately the players knew what they needed to do.

The fans were very positive to the team, in that we kept going and it`s a special place to play because again at half time you could hear the fans cheering and chanting and obviously it motivates the team."

Jay Rodriguez had given Burnley a half time lead but two goals from Robert Snodgrass in the final sixteen minutes secured Leeds sixth win in their last seven visits to Turf Moor that had Grayson commenting, "You wouldn`t mind coming hear every week when you get the result."

Leeds continue to take a large following to all their away games this season and they have now won four of their last five games on the road.

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Date:Sunday November 20 2011

Time: 9:00AM


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