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Deepdale (ATT 18,531) 6th November 2004 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Penton

Preston Preston North End vs Leeds United Leeds

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Leeds 4

Healy haunts Preston

By Peter ORourke.   Last Updated: 06/11/04 5:45pm

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David Healy came back to haunt his old club as Leeds United beat Preston 4-2 at Deepdale.

Northern Ireland international Healy struck his first two goals for his new club to help them secure a much-needed win.

The Whites got off to a dream start with Brian Deane heading them in front after just 13 minutes.

Healy doubled the lead just two minutes later with the striker firing home from the edge of the area.

Preston fought back and reduced the arrears soon after the break with Richard Cresswell finding the net.

Simon Walton restored Leeds' two-goal cushion when he fired home from Deane's knock-down.

Preston again battled back and Cresswell grabbed his second 11 minutes from time with a header, but Leeds held on for their second away win of the season.

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2 Bournemouth 44 84
3 Middlesbrough 44 84
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5 Derby County 44 76
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7 Brentford 44 72
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 44 72
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12 Sheffield Wednesday 44 59
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19 Reading 42 47
20 Brighton and Hove Albion 44 46
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