BBC Sport
Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
watch listen BBC Sport BBC Sport
Low graphics|Help
---------------
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Saturday, 3 December 2005, 18:51 GMT
Leeds 2-1 Leicester
Matthew Kilgallon's second-half strike proved the winner against 10-man Leicester and handed Leeds their fourth successive Championship victory.

David Healy opened the scoring, rifling home from 25-yards on 41 minutes.

But Leicester took the chance to equalise after Rob Hulse upended Joey Gudjonsson, who then picked himself up to score the resultant penalty.

Kilgallon restored Leeds' advantage from 12 yards before Patrick McCarthy was dismissed for foul language.


  • Leeds coach John Carver:

    "I'm very surprised to see Leicester where they are in the league - they are certainly one of the sides who can be in the top six.

    "It was a good game. The first 20 minutes were the best I've seen for a long time, a spectacular advertisement for the Championship."

  • Leicester boss Craig Levein on Kilgallon's winning goal:

    "It was struck from outside the area and hit a player stood right in the middle of the six-yard box.

    "I don't understand how anyone can say he wasn't interfering with play. The linesman has made a big mistake.

    "I am not condoning what Paddy McCarthy did - it was wrong to go running to the linesman - but the goal changed the game and it took us down to 10 men."


    Leeds: Sullivan, Kelly, Butler, Kilgallon, Harding, Miller, Walton (Richardson 84), Lewis, Hulse, Blake (Pugh 90), Healy (Moore 90).
    Subs Not Used: Bennett, Crainey.

    Booked: Kelly.

    Goals: Healy 41, Kilgallon 73.

    Leicester: Douglas, Stearman, Gerrbrand, McCarthy, Maybury, Sylla, Gudjonsson, Kisnorbo (de Vries 81), Smith, Hume, Hammond (Dublin 87).
    Subs Not Used: Tiatto, Johansson, Hamill.

    Sent Off: McCarthy (75).

    Booked: Smith.

    Goals: Gudjonsson 69 pen.

    Att: 21,402

    Ref: M Dean (Wirral).


  • RELATED BBC LINKS:

    RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
    The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


    E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs

    MMIX

    Back to top

    Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other sport...

    BBC Sport Academy >> | BBC News >> | BBC Weather >>
    About the BBC | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy | Contact us
    banner watch listen bbc sport