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LUFC Paynter continues re-emergence

LUFC Paynter continues re-emergence

Billy Paynter continues his re-emergence under new manager Neil Warnock by scoring twice in a behind closed doors friendly win over Middlesbrough.

The striker brought Leeds level before half time before netting a late winner from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win.

Paynter had become the forgotten man at Leeds and he looked to be on his way out at Elland Road after just one substitute`s appearance on the opening day of the season.

Warnock watched Paynter in a behind closed doors friendly last week against Hull when he scored in a 4-3 defeat.

He had obviously done enough to earn a recall and he was in the squad for the first time as an unused substitute in the 0-0 draw at Portsmouth on Saturday, in Neil Warnock`s first game in charge.

The former Swindon striker spent two months on loan at Brighton earlier in the season, where he made ten appearances without scoring.

Simon Grayson brought Paynter to Leeds on a free transfer in the summer of 2010 after he scored 29 goals for Swindon in League One, including four against Leeds in the two league meetings.

Paynter netted just once for Leeds in his first season at Preston North End in 23 appearances.

The 27 year old is contracted to Leeds until the summer of 2013.

The game also saw new signing Danny Webber make his debut in a Leeds shirt with him completing 45 minutes of the game.

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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Tuesday February 28 2012
Time: 4:49PM

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