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England round-up: Leeds lift Venables

Published: Monday 16 December 2002, 23.16CET
Leeds United AFC earned a convincing 3-0 victory against Bolton Wanderers FC at the Reebok stadium. features

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Published: Monday 16 December 2002, 23.16CET

England round-up: Leeds lift Venables

Leeds United AFC earned a convincing 3-0 victory against Bolton Wanderers FC at the Reebok stadium.

Goals from Danny Mills, Robbie Fowler and Jason Wilcox helped Leeds United AFC to a convincing 3-0 win against Bolton Wanderers FC in a meeting of sides at the wrong end of the Premiership.

Venables boost
The victory ended a six-game winless run for the Yorkshire club, who moved five points clear of the relegation places with this result and eased the pressure on manager Terry Venables.

Double fillip
Leeds had gone ahead at the Reebok stadium through Mills's fine strike on 12 minutes, and seemed set for the three points when Robbie Fowler doubled the advantage from close range shortly after.

Robinson to the rescue
However, it took an expert save from visiting goalkeeper Paul Robinson to prevent Bolton captain Youri Djorkaeff halving the deficit from the penalty spot.

Wilcox clinches it
Robinson also denied Stig Tøfting with a superb tip-over in the second half, before Jason Wilcox made sure of an away success with a shot from 25 metres. While Leeds climbed into 16th place, Bolton remained second from bottom of the table.

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English Premier League 2002/03

Last updated: 02/02/2012 04:06 CET


ChelseaChelsea2-1Man. CityMan. City

Raul Meireles 34, Lampard 82 (penalty)

Balotelli 2

Venue: London



Etherington 13, 43

Adebayor 62 (penalty)

Venue: Stoke



Vaughan 84, S. Larsson 90+2

Vukčević 17

Venue: Sunderland



Van Persie 70

Venue: London



Sinclair 56, Graham 90+1

Venue: Swansea


BoltonBolton1-2Aston VillaAston Villa

Klasnić 55

Albrighton 33, St.Petrov 39

Venue: Bolton



Hoolahan 39, Holt 59, 82, Morison 63

Ba 45+1, 71

Venue: Norwich


West BromWest Brom1-2WiganWigan

Reid 33

Moses 37, Jordi Gómez 57 (penalty)

Venue: West Bromwich


Man. UnitedMan. United4-1WolvesWolves

Nani 17, 56, Rooney 27, 62

S. Fletcher 47

Venue: Manchester



Suárez 47

Venue: Liverpool


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