Date:Monday January 9 2012
Leeds United boss Simon Grayson is looking for his players to give it their all when they travel to Arsenal this evening in the FA Cup Third Round.
The tie is a repeat of last season when Leeds came within minutes of producing the shock of the third round for the second season in a row.
In 2010, Leeds won 1-0 at Old Trafford against Manchester United and only a last minute penalty from Cesc Fabregas denied Leeds a repeat 1-0 win at Arsenal last season.
Robert Snodgrass had given Leeds the lead early in the second half from the penalty spot and they looked like holding on until Ben Parker was guilty of bringing down Theo Walcott in the closing minutes.
Fabregas scored from the spot to earn Arsenal a replay and they made no mistake in the replay at Elland Road, beating Leeds 3-1.
Grayson is hoping that his players can grab the chance once again and give it their all at the Emirates.
Speaking on the official website, Grayson said, "We have players who are capable of producing a performance on a big stage, we have seen that over the past few years, and this is where we hope to be next season.
"There`s always a surprise so why can`t it be Leeds United at Arsenal?
"It`s the same message as always for games like this 'go out`, give it your all, have no regrets, and see where it takes us."
Of those players that started the tie at Arsenal last season, only Alex Bruce and Luciano Becchio started Leeds last game against Burnley last week.
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Date:Monday January 9 2012
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