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LUFC Forgotten men get chance to impress Warnock

LUFC Forgotten men get chance to impress Warnock

Leeds United lost 4-3 in a behind closed doors friendly at Thorp Arch against Hull City this afternoon as Neil Warnock got a chance to take a close look at a number of players who will be hoping to work their way back into the first team following his arrival.

A strong Leeds side started with nine players who have played for the first team this season but have struggled for regular first team football under previous manager Simon Grayson.

Only experienced goalkeeper Maik Taylor and youngster Nathan Turner have not featured for the first team this season of the starting eleven with forgotten man Billy Paynter starting in attack alongside Mikael Forssell.

Young on loan Tottenham Hotspur defender Adam Smith was left out of the side that beat Doncaster Rovers on Saturday and he started this friendly alongside Paul Connolly, Leigh Bromby and Charlie Taylor in defence.

Zac Thompson, Ramon Nunez and Lloyd Sam joined Turner in midfield.

Turner equalised for Leeds after they had fallen behind and they twice took the lead through Sam and Paynter before conceding twice in the closing stages to lose 4-3.

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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Tuesday February 21 2012
Time: 9:22PM

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