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Leeds At It Again As Swans Go Top

Leeds At It Again As Swans Go Top

It was all change at the top of the table, with Swansea reclaiming pole position with a 4-1 win at home to basement boys Cheltenham. The Swans had the job done by half time and with it top spot, forcing the Mighty Reds into second after our 0-0 with the Latics. We now lie two points behind Swansea and they have a game in hand.

Lucky Leeds United lived up to their billing, as they got another lucky point. This time the Monkeyhangers were the victims as Jermaine Beckford ruined Christmas with a last minute equaliser to deny Pools the deserved points. Even Hartlepool manager Danny Wilson said Lucky Leeds were indeed lucky. Lucky Leeds United sit in third.

Carlisle had a bad day at the office, losing 2-0 away at Tranmere. Both goals came in the first half from McLaren and Kay. Orient continue to slide, as they went down 3-1 to struggling Bournemouth. Doncaster on the other hand had a good day, forcing their way into a playoff spot with a 2-0 home win over Northampton.

Saturday's opponents Gillingham earned a priceless point at home to falling Sarfend in a 1-1 draw. It was a last gasp equaliser from Miller that salvaged a point for the Gills. Down at the bottom Millwall gave Brighton a 3-0 thumping and Bristol fought out a 1-1 draw at home with Luton. Port Vale stay bottom despite a draw with Walsall.

Writer:guinless
Date:Thursday December 27 2007
Time: 10:26AM

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