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Coca-Cola Football League Championship
Game 32: Saturday 17 February 2007

Cardiff City 1 - 0 Leeds United
(Half-time: 1 - 0)
Crowd: 16644
Referee: M Clattenburg (Co Durham)
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Match Facts
Cardiff City Team Leeds United
Neil Alexander   Casper Ankergren
Subbed - 45 minutes Kerrea Gilbert   Armando Sá
Roger Johnson   Matt Heath
Kevin McNaughton   Rui Marques Subbed - 41 minutes
Pete Whittingham   Jonathan Douglas
Paul Parry   Ian Westlake Subbed - 60 minutes
Booked - 36 minutes Sent off - 84 minutes Simon Walton   Eddie Lewis
Joe Ledley   Kevin Nicholls Booked - 82 minutes
Stephen McPhail   Robbie Blake Subbed - 60 minutes
Booked - 25 minutes Sent off - 66 minutes Goal - 45 minutes Michael Chopra   Tresor Kandol Booked - 77 minutes
Subbed - 89 minutes Booked - 13 minutes Steven Thompson   Ian Moore
David Forde   Graham Stack
Sub - 45 minutes Chris Gunter   Hayden Foxe Booked - 51 minutes Sub - 41 minutes
Willo Flood   Jonny Howson
Sub - 89 minutes Jason Byrne   Richard Cresswell Sub - 60 minutes
Iwan Redan   David Healy Sub - 60 minutes
Match Reports
BBC Cardiff 1 - 0 Leeds
The Guardian Jones's outburst and supporters' abuse top up a toxic mix with rancour and red mist

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Jones's outburst and supporters' abuse top up a toxic mix with rancour and red mist - Jeremy Alexander

Copy from Football Unlimited of 19/02/2007.

Cardiff and Leeds have a simmering history and it came sharply to the boil here, sweet in part but mostly sour. Oddly, after it all boiled over in a frantic final 10 minutes in which Cardiff's nine men clung to a precious win, it was the victorious manager who was seething. Dave Jones made Paul Jewell seem a model of discretion.

The object of his fury was Mark Clattenburg, widely regarded by Premiership managers as best of the young referees. Jones said: "He was a joke. I think he lost the plot. Maybe the game was too big for him. I can understand why he's not good enough to ref in the higher division and he's not good enough at this level either. He should keep on going down.

"He's lots to answer for. He's depleted my squad [West Brom tomorrow, then Preston] through bad refereeing. The red and yellow cards today were for nothing challenges. I thought he was trying everything in his power to give Leeds a helping hand but he doesn't have to justify himself." Jones may have trouble doing just that to the Football Association.

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