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9 Oldham 41 2 59
10 Stockport 41 5 57
11 Colchester 41 -1 57
12 Huddersfield 41 -6 57
13 Walsall 41 -4 55
14 Bristol Rovers 39 17 54
15 Leyton Orient 40 -11 48
16 Hartlepool 41 -9 46
17 Yeovil T 40 -23 46
18 Swindon T 41 -4 45
19 Carlisle 41 -14 44
20 Crewe 41 -18 44

21 Northampton 39 -1 42
22 Brighton 39 -20 36
23 Hereford 39 -29 33
24 Cheltenham 40 -37 31

Leeds Go 1-0 Up v Norwich City

5th Aug., 2006 :: by Chris Hudson

David Healy celebrated his 27th. birthday today by accepting a gift from Norwich City - a first half penalty! Norwich debutant Lee Croft, a £600,000 summer signing from Man City, needlessly brought down Eirik Bakke in the box. Elland Road erupted with relief as the Northern Ireland international striker shrugged of the loss of last season's striker partner, Rob Hulse, to Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United and put away the penalty.

Healy's goal relieved some of the pressure on that has built-up on manager Kevin Blackwell following a disastrous pre-season of defeats and transfer cock-ups. Healy had had the ball in the net just a few minutes before the penalty but was ruled offside in a questionable decision.

At half-time the score is 1-0 but outside the first ten minutes it has been Norwich that have probably been hitting form. There's everything to play for in the second half but Canaries fans should note that Leeds haven't lost an opening day match since 1989, despite a few close calls along the way.

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