Date:Monday January 2 2006
Kevin Blackwell refuses to believe Reading and Sheff Utd have promotion in the bag.
On-loan Blackburn midfielder Jonathan Douglas grabbed a goal in either half to secure Leeds their third successive Coca-Cola Championship victory.
Runaway leaders Reading looked to have given themselves an insurmountable lead at the summit while second-placed Sheffield United also have a healthy cushion on Blackwell's side.
But the Elland Road boss believes it is eminently possible that his side can claim a top-two finish.
Blackwell: 'I think anything is possible and if you don't think it is then you shouldn't be in management.
'It's an old adage but it's about taking one game at a time. We dealt with Stoke and then we focused on dealing with Hull today.
'That's what we've got to do and we shall see where we end up. Since June, a total of 12 new players have come to the club and it takes time to build, gel and have an understanding.
'I felt that we would improve in the second half of the season because we would get stronger after getting that six months under our belt.
'The players have shown good qualities and we'll need them between now and the end of the season.'
Hull boss Peter Taylor admitted Leeds cannot be discounted from the automatic promotion.
Taylor: 'Kevin has got some very, very good strikers and to be able to put on David Healy and Rob Hulse in the second half tells its own story.
'Looking at Reading and Sheffield United and the points they've got, I would be surprised to see them blow it, but who knows?'
Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or to join in the debates on the forum.
Go on, get vitalled!
LUFC On This Day - March 27th (Friday March 27 2015)
LUFC Redfearn explains Adryan absence (Thursday March 26 2015)
Redfearn plans for summer despite unclear future (Thursday March 26 2015)
Young striker starts in Republic of Ireland defeat (Thursday March 26 2015)
LUFC Cook plays no part in England win (Thursday March 26 2015)
LUFC On This Day - March 26th (Thursday March 26 2015)
LUFC Mowatt plays no part in England win (Wednesday March 25 2015)
LUFC Leeds Legend to be inducted into Hall of Fame (Wednesday March 25 2015)
LUFC Mowatt on England bench (Wednesday March 25 2015)
LUFC On This Day - March 25th (Wednesday March 25 2015)
|12. Sheff Wed||39||13||14||12||-4||53|
|13. Leeds Utd||39||14||10||15||-4||52|
|Forest Sign A Lion Hunter?
» Forest : 27/03/2015 11:24:01
|McLaughlin: The Only Way Is Essex
» Forest : 27/03/2015 10:27:01
|Wolves miss out on Crystal Palace midfielder
» Wolves : 27/03/2015 10:00:01
|Neil Happy To Have Dorrans Back
» Norwich : 27/03/2015 10:00:01
|Loan transfer news: One in, two out yesterday
» Reading : 27/03/2015 10:00:00