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LEEDS DOWNED IN NINTH WIN IN ROW.

Byline: Doug Thomson Football Writer doug.thomson@examiner.co.uk

GOALS from Rekeil Pyke and Flo Bojaj brought Huddersfield Town Under 21s a ninth straight victory in their clash with Leeds United.

Frankie Bunn's side, who top the Professional Development League II Northern section, were 2-0 winners at Thorp Arch.

Pyke headed home from Duane Holmes' cross in the 13th minute.

And Bojaj got a touch to Regan Booty's free-kick in the 28th.

Town's starting side featured nine players who went to Spain for new Town head coach David Wagner's training camp last week.

They were keeper Lloyd Allinson, Jack Senior, Regan Booty, Wiliam Boyle, Jacob Hanson, Duane Holmes, Bojaj, Pyke and Ronan Coughlan.

Sondre Tronstad and Ben Holmes completed the XI.

Leeds included keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell and striker Lee Erwin, who both featured in Friday's first-team friendly at Wycombe Wanderers.

Erwin, a close-season signing from Motherwell, scored in the 2-0 win at Wycombe.

But he was kept out by Town, although he hit a post late on.

Leeds' Lewis Walters had a header cleared off the line while Allinson denied Eoghan Stokes.

Peacock-Farrell saved from Town frontman Coughlan and Booty shot against a post.

The win completed a double for Town's two PDL II sides after the Under 18s were 1-0 victors at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Captain Jamie Spencer scored his second goal in as many games to seal back-to-back wins for Tony Carss' side after the 2-1 home win over Birmingham City.

Spencer glanced in a header from fellow second-year scholar Jack Boyle's free kick just before half-time at Wednesday's Middlewood training ground.

Town are back in action against Coventry City at PPG Canalside on Saturday (11.30).

Wales youngsters eye fresh win HUDDERSFIELD Town duo Jake Charles and Joe Wright are with Wales Under 21s as they prepare for their latest European Championship qualifier against Romania at Wrexham tonight.

Geraint Williams' side, 2-1 winners over Armenia in Bangor on Friday, are top of their qualifying group with 10 points from four games.

Forward Charles (right) came off the bench to win a third cap against Armenia.

Twice-capped centre-back Wright, currently on loan at Accrington Stanley, was an unused substitute.

The 12-team finals take place in Poland in summer 2017.

The nine qualifying group winners go through to the finals with the four best runners-up advancing to play-offs in November 2016, from which two win through. Poland qualify automatically as hosts.

Jason's Oz mission AUSTRALIA and their Huddersfield Town left-back Jason Davidson aim to end their 2015 schedule with a World Cup qualifying win in Bangladesh today.

The Socceroos, 3-0 winners over Kyrgyzstan in Canberra on Thursday, are a point behind Asian Group B leaders Jordan, who play in Kyrgyzstan.

Davidson, who had a calf problem in the build-up to the Kyrgyzstan clash, was an unused substitute last week.

His replacement, Bradford City's James Meredith, played well, giving coach Ange Postecoglou a selection poser.

A win for Australia would put the pressure back on the Jordanians, who they meet in Australia on March 29 in what is likely to be a showdown for top spot.

Bangladesh, who were beaten 5-0 in Tajikistan on Thursday, have just one point from their six qualifiers so far.

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Huddersfield Town's Jason Davidson, right, is hoping to add to his 21 caps when Australia play their latest World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh in Dhaka |
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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
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Date:Nov 17, 2015
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