Yep, ta for the report Dave. Am not sure you're persuading me to get down there 
though :-(

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> On 21 Sep 2016, at 00:21, Rob Heath <> wrote:
> Thank YOU always we long-distance fans are indebted to
> you for being bothered to a) go to the game, and b) write such a detailed
> report.
>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 7:01 AM, <> wrote:
>> I would love to say that the meagre crowd of 8,448 were treated to a game
>> of thrills and spills and were kept fully entertained for  a full 90mins,
>> but this was far from the case - it was very poor indeed
>> You would not have guessed that  a number of leeds players were out there
>> trying to impress to get a chance of a starting spot - Cooper, Coyle,
>> Mowatt, Roofe, Antonsson, Phillips, Vieirra are all in the squad normally
>> but not in the team , and , on this showing you could see why.
>> A roar went up just as I took my seat as a shot from Coyle went close but
>> that was it from us until Roofe dragged one wide on 43 minutes. They were
>> not much better, a dive from the centre forward, a shot that went wide and
>> another that went into the side netting was all they could muster other
>> than a long range shot that Silvestri saved with 'one for the cameras' - we
>> all agreed he should have saved it but some did point out that Green had
>> conceded two in two in similar circumstances. Once again though Silvestri
>> was let down by his very wayward kicking - at least 2 straight into touch,
>> Second half was more of the same for 20mins as the game looked like being
>> a 0 0 stalemate and no-one in the crowd wanting an extra 30mins of this
>> dross. Then Emmes came on for them and forced sivestri into a great double
>> save - the first with his feet, followed by a poor punch and then a great
>> tip round the post as the rebound was shot back at him.We retailiated by
>> bringing on Hernandez and then Wood and we looked a totally different team
>> - carving out a couple of chances.The goal, to suit such a game was a bit
>> of a farce - Hernandez shot from distance - it was saved and come to Roofe
>> who should have scored (he also missed a header)  but that was blocked and
>> went to Wood whose first shot was stopped and the rebound was bundled in.
>> With only 5 mins to go we were able to hold on.
>> Not much esle to say - I was impressed with O'Kane in the first 15mins but
>> nothing after, Phillips is NOT a footballer, Vieirra IS but needs to learn
>> his trade and even more obvious Mowatt is not a right winger and playing
>> him there is the sort of decision that will get Monk sacked. Not sure if he
>> was wide right as part of a 3 with Roofe and Antonsson or more as it
>> appeared as part of a 5 with Phiilips, Vieirra and O'Kane in the middle
>> Grimes looked tidy in the 5 minutes he was on at the end. Antonsson cannot
>> lead the line as a lone striker
>> We won and are through and that is all that counts - Wood and Hernandez
>> making the difference in a game that will soon be forgotten
>> So well done the 8,448 who bothered, not sure it was worth it
>> Dave
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