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Coca-Cola Football League Championship
Game 05: Sunday 27 August 2006

Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1 Leeds United
(Half-time: 0 - 0)
Crowd: 23792
Referee: S Bennett (Orpington)
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Match Facts
Sheffield Wednesday Team Leeds United
Sent off - 67 minutes Brad Jones   Tony Warner
Subbed - 68 minutes John Hills   Gary Kelly
Frankie Simek   Stephen Crainey
Tommy Spurr   Matthew Kilgallon
Graham Coughlan   Paul Butler
Madjid Bougherra   Ian Westlake
Subbed - 82 minutes Chris Brunt   Sebastien Carole Subbed - 81 minutes
Glenn Whelan   Shaun Derry
Subbed - 76 minutes Booked - 13 minutes Lloyd Sam   Eddie Lewis
Deon Burton   David Healy Penalty - 70 minutes
Burton O'Brien   Ian Moore
Sub - 68 minutes Chris Adamson   Neil Sullivan
Sub - 76 minutes Booked - 90 minutes Lee Bullen   Frazer Richardson
Sub - 82 minutes Booked - 85 minutes Kenny Lunt   Hayden Foxe Sub - 81 minutes
Dave McClements   Robbie Blake
Sean McAllister   Jermaine Beckford
Match Reports
BBC Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1 Leeds
The Guardian Healy's disputed penalty takes the heat off Blackwell
The Independent Sturrock condemns ref after Leeds profit Healy spot-kick sinks Owls
The Sporting Life Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1 Leeds
The Electronic Telegraph Sturrock rages at penalty decision
The Times Leeds get a spot kick start

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Healy's disputed penalty takes the heat off Blackwell - Stuart James

Copy from Football Unlimited of 28/08/2006.

Kevin Blackwell can breathe again. His hold on the manager's position at Elland Road had appeared to be loosening after an underwhelming start to the season but three points in yesterday's Yorkshire derby, secured through David Healy's controversial second-half penalty, will buy short-term security at least. It was a far from convincing display, with Leeds failing to register a shot on goal in a lacklustre first half, although aesthetics do not matter at this time. Blackwell needs results and this was one he will welcome.

Healy had won the penalty, racing on to Stephen Crainey's pass before the Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Brad Jones sent him tumbling to the ground. There was no doubt that Jones caught the Leeds striker, although television replays showed that the contact was outside the area. Steve Bennett did not hesitate, however, pointing to the spot before dismissing Jones for a professional foul. His replacement Chris Adamson was soon picking the ball out of the net after Healy converted.

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