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Barnsley 2 Leeds 0 – match report: Chris Dagnall scores twice

Barnsley 2 Leeds 0: Dagnall double provides dream end to nightmare week

By
Wayne Gardiner, Press Association

PUBLISHED:

17:57 GMT, 12 January 2013

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UPDATED:

17:57 GMT, 12 January 2013

Barnsley's week to forget ended on a high as Chris Dagnall's brace earned the managerless Tykes a 2-0 derby win over Leeds.

Both Terry Butcher and Sean O'Driscoll have turned the vacant job down in the last seven days, but the man currently holding the fort, Dave Flitcroft, is making a more than fair case for getting it himself.

This was his second win in succession and his side deserved to score more than the two given to them by Dagnall's first league goals of the season and his first since the opening day.

In fact, it was the 38-year-old Flitcroft and not 64-year-old Neil Warnock in the opposition dugout who appeared the shrewder boss. Midway through the second half, in the midst of a third defeat in a row at Oakwell, the Leeds fans sang 'Warnock, time to go'.

Brace: Dagnall celebrates with caretaker manager Flitcroft

Brace: Dagnall celebrates with caretaker manager Flitcroft

MATCH FACTS

Barnsley: Steele, Stones, Cranie, McNulty, Kennedy, O'Brien (Mellis 33), Dawson, Perkins, Golbourne, Dagnall (Noble-Lazarus 90), Harewood, Mellis (Rose 88).

Subs Not Used: Alnwick, Hassell, Foster, Etuhu.

Goals: Dagnall 63 pen, 66.

Leeds: Kenny, Byram, Pearce, Tate, Peltier, Barkley, Austin, Norris (McCormack 46), Tonge, Becchio, Diouf (Green 51).

Subs Not Used: Ashdown, Lees, Varney, White, Somma.

Booked: Becchio.

Att: 13,999

Ref: Craig Pawson (South Yorkshire).

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There was no obvious sign of the
turbulence to have affected Barnsley this week throughout as they
started well and carried it on until the end.

They tested Paddy Kenny after just 80
seconds when Jim O'Brien's deflected effort sent the goalkeeper flying
away to his left, while Stephen Dawson had legitimate claims for a
penalty turned down when he appeared to be felled by Luciano Becchio.

O'Brien then shot over and Dawson was
denied by Kenny as the Tykes mounted some pressure which nearly
culminated in a goal as Marlon Harewood, almost in slow motion, drifted
in from the left and cracked a shot against the foot of Kenny's
right-hand post.

Flitcroft's anguish at his side's
near misses was evident and his mood did not improve as Jim McNulty's
header was cleared on the line by Rodolph Austin.

Quick: Dagnall struck twice in three minutes to see off Leeds

Quick: Dagnall struck twice in three minutes to see off Leeds

Even the loss of O'Brien to a
nasty-looking injury following a collision with Lee Peltier did not
affect the home side, with Dagnall twice going close at the end of a
first half that was completely one-sided.

Leeds' first effort on 48 minutes
drew ironic cheers from their fans as debutant Ross Barkley dragged a
25-yarder just wide, with the Everton teenager then going closer as he
spun onto Becchio's knockdown and crashed a shot against the bar from
six yards.

United's presence as an attacking
force was a fleeting one, though, and as the clock ticked into the 63rd
minute, Barnsley got the goal they deserved.

Happy: Caretaker boss Flitcroft salutes the fans at Oakwell

Happy: Caretaker boss Flitcroft salutes the fans at Oakwell

Dagnall ran at Sam Byram and turned
inside out on the right-hand side of the area. Byram kicked him and once
Dagnall had wrestled the ball from Dawson and Harewood he sent Kenny
the wrong way.

Even 1-0 was harsh on Barnsley and
they put that right just three minutes later, with Byram again given a
torrid time by Dagnall. The former Rochdale striker stripped down his
inside after Harewood's touch and duly put a shot across Kenny into the
bottom corner.

Barkley offered Leeds' best response
with a cute curling effort which went just over but it was Barnsley's
day and they would have ended it with a third goal had Harewood shown
better accuracy after sprinting past Jason Pearce.

Hull 2 Leeds 0 – match report

Hull 2 Leeds 0: Quickfire double from Evans and Meyler sends Warnock's Whites packing

PUBLISHED:

14:27 GMT, 29 December 2012

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UPDATED:

14:40 GMT, 29 December 2012

Premier League hopefuls Hull overcame their problems in front of goal to see off a woeful Leeds side at the KC Stadium.

Steve Bruce's men are in the thick of the promotion race and cemented themselves in second place heading in to 2013 with this win, eventually brought about by goals from Corry Evans and David Meyler.

Prior to Evans' 52nd-minute opener it had looked as though the one thing to have blighted Hull this season – a dismal lack of goals – would haunt them again, but once the seal was broken they did not look back.

Job done: David Meyler scored Hull's second to put the game beyond doubt

Job done: David Meyler scored Hull's second to put the game beyond doubt

MATCH FACTS

Hull City: Jakupovic, Chester, Hobbs, Evans, Koren (Proschwitz 76), Faye, Aluko (Simpson 89), Elmohamady (Rosenior 82), Quinn, Meyler, Brady

Subs not used: Amos, McShane, Cairney, Olofinjana

Goals: Evans 52, Meyler 55

Booked: Brady

Leeds United: Kenny, Lees, Pearce, Tate, Green, White, Brown, Norris (Austin 68), /12/29/article-2254528-16AE8D59000005DC-931_468x344.jpg” width=”468″ height=”344″ alt=”Hard fought: Sone Aluko tries to hold off Leeds United's Jason Pearce ” class=”blkBorder” />

Hard fought: Sone Aluko tries to hold off Leeds United's Jason Pearce

With no possession to speak of, Leeds
reverted to unsavoury methods of staying in the game, with Aidy White
and McCormack booked for late challenges and Michael Brown shown a
yellow card for refusing to step off the field while he received
treatment.

The pattern of the match continued
into the second half, Aluko drilling just wide after cutting in, with
Paddy Kenny then doing well to get down and deny Meyler after Brown's
error had set Hull free.

Aluko then turned Pearce inside out
and flashed a cross-cum-shot across goal which Koren should have turned
in, but the latter was more effective with 52 minutes gone as he laid on
Evans' goal.

His neat reverse pass put the Northern
Ireland international in down the right-hand side of the box and,
without a moment of hesitation he rammed a low drive across Kenny and
into the bottom corner.

It was no more than Hull deserved, in
fact another couple of goals would have been justified, and one arrived
three minutes later as Meyler, due to return to Sunderland tomorrow,
rose to head in Robbie Brady's corner at the near post.

Only the theatrics of Kenny from Brady
and Koren's wasteful follow-up denied Hull a third, with other near
misses coming and going as both sides happily saw the game through to
its conclusion.

Kauto Stone yet to find a jockey for King George VI Chase after Jacob suspension.

Kauto Stone yet to find a jockey for King George VI Chase after Jacob suspension

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UPDATED:

20:35 GMT, 17 December 2012

Connections of Kauto Star’s half-brother Kauto Stone have still to decide who will partner the six-year-old in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day in the absence of the suspended Daryl Jacob.

Jacob was on board Kauto Stone when he landed the JNWine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal but will miss the lucrative Christmas period after picking up a 10-day ban for dropping his hands and mistaking the winning line at Wincanton on December 6.

As usual, Tony McCoy’s name has been in the frame but Charlie Liverton, racing manager to owner Robin Geffen, stated that as yet things are still up in the air and discussions are ongoing.

Jacob will miss the Christmas period after picking up a 10-day ban

Jacob will miss the Christmas period after picking up a 10-day ban

Liverton said: ‘Nothing has been finalised yet. Mr (Robin) Geffen (owner) and Paul Nicholls still need to sit down and come to a decision.

‘He's very much on target for the race, though, and has been doing everything nicely since Down Royal, touch wood.’

Meanwhile, trainer David Pipe has not ruled out the King George for Grands Crus who recently had a wind operation after disappointing when a red-hot favourite for the Paddy Power Gold Cup last month.

Pipe said: ‘He just had a routine gallop and everything is fine, I just wanted to keep everyone informed with his progress. He will be left in at the five-day stage and a decision on the King George will be made very late, as I've always said it will be.’

Grands Crus is as short as 10-1 for the King George, for which Long Run is the general 7-2 favourite.

Manchester United legend Paddy Crerand radio outburst defending Manchester derby clashes

And you thought it was mad yesterday… United legend Crerand launches astonishing on-air rant at BBC 5 live presenters in row over clashes at Manchester derby

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UPDATED:

15:18 GMT, 10 December 2012

Former Manchester United midfielder Paddy Crerand was involved in an astonishing outburst on national radio this morning as he reacted angrily to the suggestion that Rio Ferdinand could in any way have provoked Manchester City fans with his celebration of United’s winner in Sunday’s derby.

Ferdinand appeared to be hit by a coin following Robin van Persie’s late goal at the Etihad Stadium and City goalkeeper Joe Hart also had to prevent a supporter from confronting the United defender.

It was put to Crerand during an interview on BBC Radio 5 live that listeners had called and texted the show to suggest that players should tone down their celebrations in front of opposition fans, but Crerand was disgusted by the insinuation that Ferdinand had any responsibility for the incident and repeatedly challenged the station to say how many people had blamed Ferdinand.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to listen to the audio interview…

Battle scar: Rio Ferdinand's face is covered in blood after being hit by a coin

Battle scar: Rio Ferdinand's face is covered in blood after being hit by a coin

Doubling up: Ferdinand reacts after being hit by a coin

Doubling up: Ferdinand reacts after being hit by a coin

Blue mist: Ferdinand holds his head as a blue flare is thrown onto the pitch

Blue mist: Ferdinand holds his head as a blue flare is thrown onto the pitch

Outburst: Retired Manchester United footballer Paddy Crerand hit out at Radio 5 live presenters

Outburst: Retired Manchester United footballer Paddy Crerand hit out at Radio 5 live presenters

'Who said that That is ridiculous,' Crerand said.

'What planet do they live on That is absolute garbage. How many people have phoned you up One, two, three How many Why make a statement like that if you haven’t got (the number of listeners) to hand…if you haven’t got the evidence”

Asked to respond to the suggestion that Ferdinand could have provoked the attacks, Crerand added: 'I think the point is absolutely ludicrous.'

At one point Crerand asked interviewer Chris Warburton: 'Is this a publicity stunt Ask me a sensible question and don’t talk stupid, asking me daft questions about whether fans should celebrate or not.'

Warburton’s co-presenter Rachel Burden interjected to suggest to Crerand that there may have been a misunderstanding of the question that had been asked.

Crerand demanded again to know how many people had contacted the show.
'How many texts A million Half a million A hundred thousand'

Crerand added: 'Rio Ferdinand was nowhere near where the home fans were. He gets struck by a coin that someone has thrown from about 15 or 20 yards, it wasn't as if he was standing in front of their supporters jumping up and down.'

After Burden asked Crerand a couple of questions, he said: 'Why have you changed commentators, why have you come on all of a sudden'

Crerand was told it was standard for both presenters to contribute questions and Warburton said: 'Don't worry, I haven't run scared Paddy.'

Leaving it late: Robin Van Persie and Danny Welbeck celebrate Manchester United's late winner

Leaving it late: Robin Van Persie and Danny Welbeck celebrate Manchester United's late winner

Crerand later insisted he stood by what he had said in his radio interview.

He said the issue was with a coin being thrown, not the players' reaction, and therefore he was not prepared to add fuel to what he considered was the wrong debate.

'It is a local derby and you are expected to get carried away, particularly after you've come back having been 2-0 up and let it get to 2-2,' he said.

Led away: Van Persie and Ferdinand walk away after the celebrations

Led away: Van Persie and Ferdinand walk away after the celebrations

'But they (5 live) were looking for something sensationalist, they weren't looking for anything sensible.

'They were interested in making it worse than it was.'

'They said they had received lots of calls from fans but they couldn't say how many. One of them (Burden) was not even at the game, they didn't even see it.'

Crerand condemned the throwing of objects at players.

'What do people think about when they do that' he added.

'It was stupidity and it shouldn't happen but it is very difficult to find out who threw the coin.'

PADDY CRERAND INTERVIEW: FULL TRANSCRIPT

Former Manchester United midfielder Paddy Crerand this morning gave an extraordinary interview to BBC Radio Five Live on the subject of the trouble which marred yesterday’s Manchester derby. United defender Rio Ferdinand was hit by a coin thrown from the crowd as he celebrated Robin van Persie’s late winner, but when it was suggested to Crerand that Ferdinand’s celebrations in front of Manchester City fans may have played a part in the incident, he responded with an angry confrontation with presenters Chris Warburton and Rachel Burden.

Chris Warburton: We’ve had a lot of people getting in touch saying the players have to take a bit of responsibility, stop celebrating in front of opposing fans and stoking it up. I just wondered what your thoughts are on that

Paddy Crerand: Who’s said that Who’s made that statement

CW: We’ve had various calls and texts from our listeners, Paddy.

PC: What planet do they live on

CW: Well, you tell me.

PC: Well, I’ve no idea. I was at the game yesterday, do you expect fans not to celebrate when their team scores a goal

CW: No, no, what they’re suggesting is that players are going up to opposing fans and celebrating in front of them and that that stokes the crowd up.

PC: I was at the game yesterday and that is absolute rubbish. Who suggested that, and where did that come from Absolute garbage. How many people phoned you up One Two Three

CW: No, no, we’ve had various texts this morning saying the same thing as well.

PC: Well how many Tell me how many. If you’re going to make a statement like you’re making a statement now, tell me how many.

CW: Just take it from me that we have had a good number of texts…

PC: I’m not taking it from you, you tell me.

CW: Well, I haven’t got it to hand Paddy.

PC: Well why make a statement then, if you haven’t got it to hand No I’m not taking it from you, why do you make a statement like that when you haven’t got the evidence

CW: Well, what do you think of the point

PC: I think the point is absolutely ludicrous. You go to a football match, or any sporting situation, and you think people shouldn’t celebrate What planet are your people on at all

CW: No, no, that’s not what’s being suggested.

PC: That’s what you’re suggesting.

CW: In terms of…

PC: In terms of what Now you’re making excuses for yourself.

CW: I was going to ask you a different question Paddy.

PC: Yeah, go on then.

CW: In terms of the environment at a derby, how has it changed from when you were playing

PC: It’s not changed in any way whatsoever. I don’t care that it’s a derby, or any football match, people celebrate when their team scores a goal. What do you expect them to do, be quiet I don’t know what you’re suggesting, I’m totally amazed.
Just a minute please – is this a publicity stunt

CW: No. I think I’ve been quite clear in what I’m saying to you Paddy. Let me ask you a question about the football.

PC: Yeah, well ask me a sensible question then. Don’t talk stupid and ask me daft questions about whether fans should celebrate or not.

CW: Well we asked Danny Mills the question about an hour ago, Paddy, and he gave us quite a reasonable answer.

PC: Well what did he say to you I’ve no idea what Danny Mills says to you, what was his reasonable answer

CW: He told us that you can’t hold players in any way responsible.

PC: Of course you can’t. Why make a thing about a sensible answer that Danny Mills gave you that people should celebrate Of course they should celebrate.

Rachel Burden: I think there might be a bit of misunderstanding here. A number of people texted the programme and people called Five Live…

PC: How many texts A million

RB: If you’d let me finish…

PC: Half a million

RB: If you’d let me finish…

PC: Hundred thousand

RB: If you’d let me finish the point…

PC: Yes.

RB: …and the point was about Rio Ferdinand going down to an area where home fans were and celebrating in front of them.

PC: Let me say something to you. Did you watch the game yesterday

RB: I listened to it.

PC: Well you didn’t watch it then, you don’t know what happened then. Rio Ferdinand was nowhere near where the away fans – where the home fans were. He gets struck by a coin that somebody’s thrown from about 15 or 20 yards, it’s not like he was standing in front of their supporters jumping up and down. He was 15 or 20 yards from their fans.

RB: Do you remember things like that happening when you were playing in these derbies

PC: I don’t remember anything like that happening, no.

RB: So do you think the atmosphere has got worse over the years

PC: Why did you change commentators Why have you come on all of a sudden

RB: That’s just the way it works on the programme, we both join in together.

CW: Don’t worry, I haven’t run scared Paddy.

PC: Oh, I thought you’d run away there for a minute. No, but let me say, it was a great football match, no question about that. When it went to two each, I thought City were the team that were going to win it. Manchester United finished up winning with a deflected goal and you can’t not accept the fact that fans would celebrate when the third goal went in. And derby matches are a lot different from ordinary matches, obviously, but why somebody would throw something at Rio Ferdinand is totally stupid. Why a fan would run on the pitch…
And to be fair to Manchester City, a United fan ran on to the pitch last year when United beat City 4-3. So the effects of football on people sometimes can go to the extreme, it shouldn’t happen but it does happen unfortunately. And particularly in matches that are local derbies.

AUDIO: listen to Paddy's rant on BBC Radio 5 live… click here for more…

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Al Ferof lands Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham

Al Ferof King George date after strolling to Paddy Power Cup victory at Cheltenham

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UPDATED:

18:04 GMT, 17 November 2012

Al Ferof is set for a crack at the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day after giving Paul Nicholls a first Paddy Power Gold Cup with a brilliant round of jumping at Cheltenham.

Nicholls, owner John Hales and jockey Ruby Walsh have suffered heartache in this race before with the ill-fated Granit Jack, but the 8-1 chance went a long way to exorcising those demons.

Grey's day: Al Ferof and Ruby Walsh jump the last

Grey's day: Al Ferof and Ruby Walsh jump the last

Still under a tight hold at the top of the hill, where first Hunt Ball and shortly afterwards Grands Crus had run their races, Walsh was joined by another grey, Walkon, and held just a slight advantage two out.

He stamped his class on proceedings from there, defying a huge weight burden, and hard as the Alan King runner tried he could not reel him in up the gruelling hill, finishing three lengths adrift.

Nadiya de la Vega was third with long-time leader Casey Top running a gallant race in fourth.

Nicholls said: 'He came in late because he cut himself in the field, but he had a gallop at Wincanton last weekend and went really well.

'We'll have to think about Kempton (King George) I suppose, he stayed well there and I think we'll have to look at it.

Foot perfect: Al Ferof exhibited a faultless round of jumping

Foot perfect: Al Ferof exhibited a faultless round of jumping

'The second-season chasers of ours like him are improving, I don't think the horses were right last year.

'The main thing is to have horses for all the big races. Everyone thinks we want to win the trainers' championship but it's honestly not true, days like this and bringing young horses through are what makes it all worth it.'

Hales, owner of the great One Man, said: 'That was a stunning performance, as good as from any horse I have owned.

'The rain concerned me today, but I thought it was an outstanding run.

Cheers for the champ: Ruby Walsh celebrates

Cheers for the champ: Ruby Walsh celebrates

'I wasn't as confident when I started looking at the race yesterday – I thought it was going to be difficult to give weight away to horses like Grands Crus.

'I think we have decided we will go to the King George now, and he is a horse that we are going to have look after.'

Walsh said: 'You need a bit of class in this race, which is why we were keen to take chance. In fairness to him we were forcing him at two (miles). Stepping up in trip is probably what we should be doing.'

David Pipe could offer no explanation to the stewards for the run of 7-4 favourite Grands Crus, while Keiran Burke, trainer of Hunt Ball, said he was unsuited by the ground.

Pipe said of Grands Crus: 'Tom (Scudamore) just said he wasn't really ever that happy with him, he lost a near-fore plate but no excuses, we'll get him home and see.

'He had his heart checked afterwards and that was fine, he's in one piece and far worse things happen.

'I don't think so (ground to blame), he's handled very soft ground before.'

Darts ace Ted Hankey forced to deny legless jibes after missing the board twice – watch the video

Which doubles was he going for Darts ace forced to deny 'legless' jibes after missing the board twice (and bookies refund bets)

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UPDATED:

15:28 GMT, 14 November 2012

Ted Hankey has blamed a chest infection for his 'legless' display in Tuesday's Grand Slam of Darts.

The two-time BDO world champion averaged just 59 as he crashed to a 5-0 defeat against Michael Van Gerwen.

Hankey appeared dishevelled and confused on the Oche and had to be corrected by the score caller when requiring 35 to win the first leg, he hit an eight and thought he still needed 25.

Under the weather: Ted Hankey struggled through his match

Under the weather: Ted Hankey struggled through his match

Hankey lost the first leg after Van Gerwen hit double 1 and his performance rapidly deteriorated.

Paddy Power decided to refund just over 2,000 to punters who had backed him.

A Paddy Power spokesperson said: 'Hankey, looked (ahem) well off the pace missing the board twice and only
averaging a meagre 59 on his way to a 5-0 hammering at the hands of Van
Gerwen.

'Having looked at the footage it's clear to us that Hankey was aiming at the wrong types of doubles, those who backed him never got a run for their money and the only fair thing to do is to refund them their stake.'

Ted Hankey

But Hankey's manager
David Stevenson dismissed claims he was not fit to play.

He said: 'About 3 hours before the game Ted complained of feeling
dizzy and light headed. He said that as he started his walk on his legs went
like jelly and he felt as weak as a kitten. Ted's infection had put pressure on
all his senses, most particularly his balance and eye-sight as he could barely
see out of his left eye.

Struggle: Ted Hankey crashed to 5-0 defeat

Struggle: Ted Hankey crashed to 5-0 defeat

'Ted wanted nothing more than to play,
especially after finding some form the day before and is absolutely gutted as he
feels he's let everyone down who has supported him. Ted thought finishing the
game was the right thing to do, so instead of retiring he saw the game out. Ted
would personally like to thank all his fans for their wonderful comments of
support.'

Hankey was diagnosed with a severe chest
infection by his doctor on Wednesday, and has been prescribed antibiotics and rest.

Seeing double with beer darts

Glasgow 8 Ulster 19: Chris Henry helps Ulstermen to victory

Glasgow 8 Ulster 19: Henry helps Ulstermen fight off Warriors

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UPDATED:

22:53 GMT, 19 October 2012

Ulster flanker Chris Henry made some sustained second-half pressure count as last season's Heineken Cup runners-up secured their second win of this season's tournament and condemned Glasgow to another loss.

Henry touched down as Ulster drove over after dominating the early stages of the second half in front of a sell-out crowd at Scotstoun.

Peter Horne gave Glasgow the lead in a tight opening half, but Paddy Jackson proved the more competent kicker throughout the contest and Glasgow replacement Niko Matawalu's late try proved only a consolation.

Battle: The Ulstermen came out on top

Battle: The Ulstermen came out on top

The sides had contrasting opening games with Glasgow 15-0 up at Northampton before falling to a 24-15 defeat, although they were not helped by injuries to Ruaridh Jackson, Stuart Hogg and Sean Lamont.

Only Lamont, with a facial injury, missed out but fellow winger Tommy Seymour was handed a one-week suspension for a tip tackle.

Ulster fielded their influential South African scrum-half Ruan Pienaar with back-row forward Nick Williams also returning after last week's bonus point win against Castres.

The 6,194 fans, including a large away contingent, were welcomed by torrential rain and the conditions contributed to a scrappy opening with neither side able to get much momentum.

Ulster had two early chances with penalties from inside their own half but Jackson and half-back partner Pienaar were narrowly wide and just short respectively.

Warriors, who have won their last four
RaboDirect Pro12 games after losing to Ulster in the opening week, got
two chances of their own from around 35 metres after scrum offences and
Horne opened the scores with his second effort.

Jackson
soon levelled with a 20-metre penalty after Glasgow were penalised for
holding on. Some slack play in their own 22 saw Glasgow remain under
pressure and Jackson put the visitors ahead just before the half-hour
mark with another penalty from a similar distance.

Charge: Ulster forward Dan Tuohy runs at the Glasgow defence

Charge: Ulster forward Dan Tuohy runs at the Glasgow defence

Glasgow were forced into two substitutions before the break with flanker Chris Fusaro and winger /10/19/article-2220411-1596541D000005DC-27_634x457.jpg” width=”634″ height=”457″ alt=”On the move: Ryan Grant” class=”blkBorder” />

On the move: Ryan Grant

Some desperate defending repelled them but the respite was brief and Ulster were back in the danger zone when Tommy Bowe bundled Hogg into touch, but some poor handling by the winger soon let Glasgow off the hook.

Barclay again replaced Fusaro, who had reappeared for the second half, and Rob Harley returned from a knee injury as Glasgow tried to ease the pressure.

They could only do so briefly and Pienaar was just short with a penalty from near the halfway line.

Ulster's Jackson soon decided to kick for touch with another penalty closer in but near the touchline, an award which left the home side confused, and the visitors soon drove over after the lineout with flanker Henry touching down amid a plethora of bodies in the maul.

Jackson converted and soon extended the lead to 13 points with 18 minutes to play with another penalty following a rare scrum offence from the hosts.

Wight's kick put the visitors on the back foot, but Jackson's attempted kick through Ulster's back line was intercepted and the visiting Jackson kicked another penalty in his last act.

Glasgow rallied in the final stages and Matawalu touched down after Wight's crossfield kick after an enterprising run by Ryan Wilson was halted near the try line.

Paddy Kenny joins Leeds from QPR

Warnock reunited with Kenny for fourth time as Leeds sign QPR keeper

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UPDATED:

13:46 GMT, 11 July 2012

Moving on: Paddy Kenny will leave QPR for Leeds

Moving on: Paddy Kenny will leave QPR for Leeds

Paddy Kenny has linked up with Neil Warnock for a fourth time on Wednesday after completing his 400,000 move to Elland Road.

The QPR keeper has been strongly linked with Leeds since Robert Green arrived at Loftus Road from West Ham and was installed by manager Mark Hughes as QPR’s first-choice keeper.

Warnock has now finally got his man after the two clubs agreed a fee for Kenny and the 34-year old Halifax-born keeper accepted personal terms on a three-year deal for a return to West Yorkshire.

Kenny was named Rangers' player of
the year as they secured promotion back to the Barclays Premier League
in 2010/11, and missed just five matches last season.

'I've loved every single minute of my time at QPR,' Kenny told the Premier League club's official website.

'It's been an incredible two years.
Winning promotion to the Premier League here is an experience I will
never forget as was the rollercoaster ride of avoiding relegation last
season.

Together again: Neil Warnock will work with the former Sheffield United No 1 for a third time

Together again: Neil Warnock will work with the former Sheffield United No 1 for a fourth time

'Hopefully I'll be back at Loftus Road as a Premier League player with Leeds United in the very near future.'

Warnock and Kenny were together at Bury, Sheffield United, as well as QPR, and are about to be reunited again for a tilt at taking Leeds back into the Barclays Premier League after a lengthy absence.

Paddy Kenny to join Leeds from QPR

Warnock reunited with Kenny for third time as Leeds sign QPR keeper

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UPDATED:

15:00 GMT, 10 July 2012

Moving on: Paddy Kenny will leave QPR for Leeds

Moving on: Paddy Kenny will leave QPR for Leeds

Paddy Kenny will link up with Neil Warnock for a third time on Wednesday after agreeing a 400,000 move to Elland Road.

The QPR keeper has been strongly linked with Leeds since Robert Green arrived at Loftus Road from West Ham and was installed by manager Mark Hughes as QPR’s first-choice keeper.

Warnock has now finally got his man after the two clubs agreed a fee for Kenny and the 34-year old Halifax-born keeper accepted personal terms for a return to West Yorkshire.

Sportsmail understands the contract will be for three years or two years with an option for a third.

Kenny confirmed he was heading out of Loftus Road by tweeting: ‘Change of plan now not starting pre-season tomorrow but something else is happening at 1pm, oh I wonder what.’

Together again: Neil Warnock will work with the former Sheffield United No 1 for a third time

Together again: Neil Warnock will work with the former Sheffield United No 1 for a third time

The 1pm reference is believed to relate to a planned press conference at Elland Road to unveil Kenny as Warnock’s latest signing, as the Leeds boss continues a rebuilding programme aimed at delivering his promise of a successful promotion campaign next season.

Warnock and Kenny were together at Sheffield United, as well as QPR, and are about to be reunited again for a tilt at taking Leeds back into the Barclays Premier League after a lengthy absence.

Mark Hughes chasing Aston Villa"s Shay Given

Hughes to launch 3m attempt to lure Villa's Given to QPR

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Mark Hughes is about to launch a bid to sign his former goalkeeper Shay Given for QPR.

The Aston Villa stopper played under Hughes as the Welshman's No 1 at Manchester City.

On the move Shay Given has attracted interest from QPR

On the move Shay Given has attracted interest from QPR

Both have since moved on, and after Joe Hart proved his worth and claimed the No 1 jersey at City, Roberto Mancini shipped Given on to Villa.

Hughes is keen to replace Paddy Kenny between the sticks at QPR, and he sees his former player as the ideal replacement.

The QPR manager is hoping to bag Given, who played in goals for Ireland on Sunday, for around 3million.

Oh dear: Given played for Ireland as they were beaten 3-1 by Croatia

Oh dear: Given played for Ireland as they were beaten 3-1 by Croatia

There have been reports that the 36-year-old has become disillusioned with life at Villa Park since the sacking of Alex McLeish.

He could be offered an escape route to Loftus Road through Hughes.

Yet, Given looked sluggish on Sunday, and was unable to prevent his country slumping to a 3-1 defeat to Croatia in their Group C opener.