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DAVID O'LEARY returns to the scene of one of the few low points of his successful reign as Leeds United manager tonight. He takes his side to Filbert Street to face Leicester City in the fourth round of the Worthington Cup, with the club also top of the Premiership and in the last 16 of the Uefa Cup.

Football: Bakke relieves fixture fears for Leeds

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Football FA Cup: Power of prayer is catalyst behind Rougier's advance

Port Vale striker seeks divine intervention before tomorrow's visit to Elland Road.

Football: That was the weekend that was: Parkes remains Rovers' reluctant stand-in hero

AFTER BLACKBURN'S goalless draw at Port Vale, Tony Parkes is the latest manager to find himself under pressure. Unlike, say, his Aston Villa counterpart, John Gregory, however, Parkes is facing growing demands that he keep his job.
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