Football - Duo may return for Whites

Leeds manager Brian McDermott could be boosted by the return of skipper Lee Peltier and Tom Lees for the visit of Burnley.

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Peltier missed the weekend win over Sheffield Wednesday due to a sprained ankle, while fellow defender Lees sat out the final game of a three-match suspension.

Stephen Warnock switched to the heart of defence on Saturday, with Adam Drury recalled to the starting line-up, but McDermott may be tempted to make further changes in his second game in charge.

Midfielder Michael Brown serves the second game of his two-match ban, but McDermott has no other new injury or suspension worries.

The former Reading manager employed Luke Varney in a central striker's role against Wednesday and was rewarded with a two-goal haul from the former Crewe, Charlton and Derby forward so could opt to keep him alongside Ross McCormack.

El-Hadji Diouf made a big impression as a second-half substitute at the weekend and is pushing for a recall as Leeds bid to take a final step towards safety.

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