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LUFC Bates encouraged by start to the season

LUFC Bates encouraged by start to the season

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates says it has been an encouraging start to the season.

Bates was speaking prior to Saturday`s win over Barnsley, he feels taking into account the injuries and the sides Leeds have played, it is an encouraging start. Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Bates said, "It has been very encouraging. We have had a tough start; there is no doubt about that.

"Also some injuries to some of our key players and we have been playing some of the top clubs in the division, so all in all it is steady as you go."

Leeds continued their recent run of good form with a 1-0 win over Barnsley on Saturday.

The win moves Leeds into seventh place in the Championship and they now have two weeks to recuperate due to the international break before another Yorkshire derby at Sheffield Wednesday.

Hopefully in the next two weeks we will also see the club a step closer to the financial injection that has been dragging on over the past four months.

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Date:Sunday October 7 2012
Time: 9:00AM

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