Date:Wednesday July 11 2012
New Leeds United signing Paddy Kenny says he is looking forward to the challenge ahead after joining up with manager Neil Warnock for a fourth time.
Kenny put pen to paper on a three-year deal at Elland Road and he said once he knew of Leeds interest he could not wait to join the club.
Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Kenny said, "I am delighted it has been done. It is a massive club and I am excited about the challenge ahead.
"He only called me a few days ago. It has been rumoured for a while. Once I spoke to him and he told me about the club there was only one place I wanted to come to.
"It is the fourth time he has signed me I think he knows what he gets from me and I know what I will get from him.
"Once I knew I had the opportunity to come here, I could not wait to come. I hope that I can do what I did at QPR and help this club to get back where they belong.
Since turning professional in 1998, Kenny has spent most of his career with Warnock at Bury, Sheffield United and Queens Park Rangers.
Kenny was one of Warnock`s first signings when he took over as Bury manager in June 1998.
The young 21-year-old goalkeeper made his breakthrough into the first team the following season and he was a regular for Warnock until the manager departed in December 1999 to join Sheffield United.
Kenny joined Warnock at Bramall Lane, initially on loan in the summer of 2002 before making the move permanent in October of the same year.
The pair worked together for almost five years, in which time Sheffield United won promotion to the Premier League.
Warnock was sacked by Sheffield United, following their relegation after one season in the top flight in 2007.
Kenny stayed at Bramall Lane until 2010 before signing for Warnock for a third time at Queens Park Rangers.
In his first season with Warnock at Rangers, the club won the championship after leading the table for the whole season.
Kenny kept 23 clean sheets in 44 championship games in their promotion season, conceding just 31 goals.
As well as winning a championship medal, he also picked up the player and fans player of the season and he was included in the PFA championship team of the year.
The 34 year old played in all but five of Queens Park Rangers Premier League games last season, as the club avoided a quick return to the championship, winning three of their last six games with Kenny keeping clean sheets in the three wins.
Kenny has now played over 500 times in his professional career, including seven times for Republic of Ireland between 2004-2007.
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Date:Wednesday July 11 2012
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