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Coca-Cola Football League Championship
Game 08: Saturday 16 September 2006

Coventry City 1 - 0 Leeds United
(Half-time: 1 - 0)
Crowd: 22146
Referee: I Williamson (Berkshire)
« Sunderland   Barnet »
Match Facts Coventry City Team Leeds United Subs
Andy Marshall   Tony Warner
Elliott Ward   Gary Kelly
David McNamee   Stephen Crainey
Robert Page   Matthew Kilgallon
Marcus Hall   Paul Butler
Jay Tabb   Ian Westlake
Chris Birchall   Sean Gregan
Micky Doyle   Sebastien Carole
Stephen Hughes   Kevin Nicholls
Kevin Kyle   David Healy
Stern John   Geoff Horsfield
Colin Cameron   Jonathan Douglas
Kevin Thornton   Eddie Lewis
Leon McKenzie   Steve Stone
Don Hutchison   Robbie Blake
Dele Adebola   Ian Moore
Match Reports
BBC Coventry 1 - 0 Leeds
The Guardian Beleaguered Blackwell backed by Lorimer but Leeds luck's out
The Sporting Life Coventry 1 Leeds 0

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Beleaguered Blackwell backed by Lorimer but Leeds luck's out - Rob Parsons

Copy from Football Unlimited of 18/09/2006.

Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the predictable calls for Kevin Blackwell's head on another fruitless afternoon for his Leeds team, was that they were followed by the beleaguered manager being applauded off the pitch by many of the travelling fans. But, whether it was sympathy or solidarity, the fact is that United are still one from bottom and Blackwell's tenure looks shakier by the day.

After a match where his players missed numerous chances to salvage the point that would have kept United out of the relegation zone, Blackwell was terse when asked about his future at the club where he has been part of the coaching staff since 2003. He was backed by the director Peter Lorimer but, with league games against Birmingham and West Bromwich to come this month, his discussions with the chairman Ken Bates could soon become frosty.

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