Leeds United opponents fail to turn up for friendly fixture

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Leeds, currently on a two-week tour of Italy, had previously beaten FC Gherdeina 16-0 in a friendly

Leeds United were forced to stage an exhibition game for their supporters after Romanian friendly opponents Viitorul Constanta failed to turn up at the venue in Santa Cristina, Italy.

Head coach Dave Hockaday named two United sides in a match that ended 3-1.

Steve Morison, Rudy Austin and Noel Hunt scored for the first-team, while Matt Smith netted for the opposition.

United are currently on a two-week training camp and beat FC Gherdeina 16-0 in Thursday's other friendly fixture.