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The King Power Stadium (ATT 22,328) 7th February 2009 - Kick off 17:20 Ref: C Oliver

Leicester Leicester City vs Oldham Athletic Oldham

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Windass frustrates Foxes

Veteran forward performs goalkeeping heroics

Last Updated: 07/02/09 8:08pm

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Windass: Oldham hero

Windass: Oldham hero

Stand-in goalkeeper Dean Windass earned Oldham a 0-0 draw at League One leaders Leicester.

Runaway League One leaders Leicester were left frustrated as Oldham's stand-in goalkeeper Dean Windass kept them at bay in a 0-0 draw at the Walkers Stadium.

The veteran striker donned the keeper's jersey after 50 minutes when Greg Fleming was shown a straight red card for hauling down Matty Fryatt inside the 18-yard area.

But Fryatt failed to capitalise when he drove the penalty wide and 39-year-old Windass went on to defy Leicester with a string of fine saves.

In the first half City had gone close when a Steve Howard shot hit the inside of a post.

Windass then came to Oldham's rescue when he palmed an Andy King shot against a post and then blocked Fryatt's follow up shot.

The Latics might have been awarded a penalty themselves after 58 minutes when Michael Morrison appeared to trip Chris Taylor inside the box.

And right at the death Oldham almost pulled off a stunning win but were denied when David Martin made an instinctive block to keep out Reuben Hazell's close-range header.

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