Newcastle v Leeds - July 29th Wed 7.45pm

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Found 18th Jul 2009
Newcastle host Leeds in their only pre-season friendly at home, newcastle still hanging under uncertainty and a vibrant young leeds side still searching for promotion.

Come on you whites!

Leeds United will travel to face Newcastle United in the former Premiership's side only home pre-season friendly.

The two clubs will meet at St James's Park on Wednesday July 29 (7.45pm) for what promises to be a mouth-watering pre-season contest.

Simon Grayson's men already have two clashes lined up against Premier League opposition - with Blackburn visiting Elland Road on July 25 and a trip to Burnley lined up for August 1 - and the clash with Newcastle is another good pre-season test.

"It should be a great game for both sides," said the United manager.

"Newcastle are obviously preparing for what they hope will be a promotion-winning season for them and we are doing likewise.

"It may be a pre-season friendly, but I don't think there would be many people out there that wouldn't say that Leeds against Newcastle doesn't have all the hallmarks of a Premier League game.

"It should also be a good game for the fans and I would think that we would take a good following to St James's."


It will be the first time Leeds have played Newcastle since our own relegation from the Premier League. Eddie Gray's side were beaten 1-0 at St James's in January 2004 on our last visit.

Our last victory at Newcastle came the previous season when goals from Mark Viduka and Alan Smith secured a 2-0 win for a Leeds side managed by Terry Venables. Interestingly, both Viduka and Smith featured for Newcastle last season.

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Original Poster Banned

should be a good game

Don't forget the big one this Tuesday night at Blundell Park against the mighty Grimsby

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NeilGY;5783603

Don't forget the big one this Tuesday night at Blundell Park against the … Don't forget the big one this Tuesday night at Blundell Park against the mighty Grimsby



my mates dad used to play for grimsby years ago

good side:lol:

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The same night Hartlepool are playing Gateshead.

Come on leeds

robertkay;5783664

Come on leeds


+1
Promotion this year :thumbsup:

casparwhite;5783632

my mates dad used to play for grimsby years agogood side:lol:



Nice one, what's his name?

chesso;5783672

+1 Promotion this year :thumbsup:



better happen!
graysons got rid of 3 keepers though and only brought one crappy one in... higgs?

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the mighty grimsby held us to a 1-1 draw tonight, although half our squad went down to london to face the terrifying wealdstone(we agreed them a friendly when we took beckford from them) and guess what ......we lost 2-1:oops:
v Grimsby

Casper Ankergren
Andy Hughes
Mathieu Baudry (trial)
Lubomir Michalík
Ben Parker
Robert Snodgrass
Jonny Howson
Fabian Delph
Andy Robinson
Mike Grella
Luciano Becchio

Alan Martin
Rui Marques
Tom Lees
Aidan White
Tom Elliott


another non league side beats us......although not the full starting 11 in our defense

Higgs, Darville, Huntington, Milne, Sheehan, Prutton, Falkingham, Johnson, Showunmi, Kandol, Beckford (Whitwell 75). Subs (not used): R Jones, Hatfield.

roll on wednesday:?
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