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Coca-Cola Football League Championship
Game 22: Saturday 9 December 2006

Leeds United 0 - 1 Derby County
(Half-time: 0 - 1)
Crowd: 20087
Referee: S Tanner (South Gloucestershire)
« Barnsley   Ipswich Town »
Match Facts Leeds United Team Derby County Subs
Graham Stack   Steve Bywater
Matt Heath   Dean Leacock
Stephen Crainey   Marc Edworthy
Ugo Ehiogu   Paul Boertien
Hayden Foxe   Darren Moore
Jonathan Douglas   Giles Barnes
Shaun Derry   David Jones
Eddie Lewis   Seth Johnson
Robbie Blake   Matthew Oakley
David Healy   Jonathan Stead
Tresor Kandol   Steve Howard
Tony Warner   Lee Grant
Frazer Richardson   Michael Johnson
Jonny Howson   Morten Bisgaard
Sebastien Carole   Arturo Lupoli
Ian Moore   Paul Peschisolido
Match Reports
BBC Leeds 0 - 1 Derby
The Guardian Barnes winner puts Derby second but Davies finds faults to rectify
The Independent Barnes sinks lacklustre Leeds
The Independent davies unmoved by Derby's revival
The Sporting Life Leeds 0 - 1 Derby
The Sunday Times Barnes adds to Leeds misery
The Electronic Telegraph Barnes buries hoodoo
Yorkshire Evening Post It's a long and winding road

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Barnes winner puts Derby second but Davies finds faults to rectify - Richard Rae

Copy from Football Unlimited of 11/12/2006.

When a promising young player does something notable, such as score the goal which takes his team into second place in the Championship, British managers tend to remind everybody how much he still has to learn.

So it was with Giles Barnes on Saturday. The 18-year-old Derby midfielder had lost his marker and headed Jon Stead's cross powerfully past Leeds United's goalkeeper Graham Stack early in a first half in which the Rams were so much better than their opponents that it would have been laughable had it not been so embarrassing.

At the end of the game, however, Derby's manager, Billy Davies, made it clear he had not been happy with the England youth international's overall performance, and had told him so.

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