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Summary

  1. FT: Cardiff 1-1 Fulham
  2. Noone equalises for Cardiff after Smith opener
  3. FT: Leeds 1-1 Burnley
  4. Antenucci for Leeds, Vokes for Burnley

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By Nathan Middleton and Jay Freeman

All times stated are UK

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FT: Leeds 1-1 Burnley

After you have enjoyed the rest of the football today, we will be doing this all again.

From 11:45 BST tomorrow morning you can join us for live coverage of Preston v Middlesbrough in the Championship.

Best of luck to your team on the opening weekend and thanks for joining us.

A point apiece in Yorkshire

FT: Leeds 1-1 Burnley

It was not always free flowing, but Leeds and Burnley will both be relieved to not have lost on the opening day.

If you missed our live text coverage, read

Phil Cartwright's match report with all the events from Elland Road.

Keep with us on BBC Sport, where you can follow the rest of the football throughout the day.

Honours even in Cardiff

FT: Cardiff City 1-1 Fulham

Craig Noone
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An entertaining 90 minutes at the Cardiff City Stadium if you were a neutral! It was an end-to-end sort of match with both sides enjoying dominant spells with possession.

After a goalless first half, Matt Smith broke the deadlock soon after the restart to give Fulham the lead when he latched onto the rebound of Ben Pringle's long-range drive to nod home.

But Cardiff City forced an equaliser late on when Craig Noone unleashed a fantastic shot from distance to give the hosts a share of the points and prevent an opening day defeat.

You can read

the match report here.

MAN OF THE MATCH

FT: Leeds 1-1 Burnley

In a slightly bizarre twist at the end of the game, Leeds skipper Sol Bamba and Burnley's Sam Vokes were interviewed at the same time on television.

Vokes was then asked to present Bamba with his Man of the match award, and being the nice lad he is, they awkwardly shook hands and said well done.

Today in the Football League...

Andy Bayes and Kevin Gallacher
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Two matches down, 32 to go in the Football League today.

There are some key games across the Football League today with Hull City and Queens Park Rangers making their return to the Championship against Huddersfield and Charlton, respectively. Meanwhile Teddy Sheringham

takes a break from scoring wonder goals to make his managerial debut with League Two Stevenage, as they face Notts County.

BBC local radio teams across the country are in position to commentate on today's matches, just like BBC Radio Lancashire's Andy Bayes and ex-Blackburn striker Kevin Gallacher, who are at Ewood Park for Blackburn v Wolves.

FT: Leeds 1-1 Burnley

Sam Vokes
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Burnley striker Sam Vokes told Sky Sports: "It's great to get on the pitch off the bench and get a goal.

"It's a tough place to come on the first day and for us it's a good point we can build on. From kick-off we kept the ball very well and it was a good team goal in the end.

"Obviously we want to be competing at the top of the table so we'll do our best."

FT: Leeds 1-1 Burnley

Leeds captain Sol Bamba told Sky Sports: "It is definitely a more settled squad.

"Now it is up to us to to it on the pitch and today I think we've done that.

"We've got a good squad and we definitely want to do better than last year."

FULL-TIME

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

A keenly contested game and a fair result overall.

There is some heavy blowing at the end from players who have put a lot into that game.

Mirco Antenucci came on and scored a beautiful curler that looked to have won it for Leeds, but Sam Vokes' bullet header takes home a point on Burnley's return to the Championship.

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

That man Mirco Antenucci has made a real difference since coming on.

Cutting in from the left this time, he fires a shot in from the edge of the area but it is easy enough for Tom Heaton.

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

Long balls from both teams have been dealt with easily so far.

Obviously they are not wanting to concede, but little in the way of football that is going to win you a game at the moment.

INJURY TIME

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

Five minutes goes up on the board here. Plenty of time for another goal methinks.

SUBSTITUTION

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

The experience of Matthew Taylor replaces Michael Kightly for Burnley.

Scott Wootton and Souleymane Doukara come on for the hosts - they replace Alex Mowatt and Lewis Cook.

Can another substitute grab a winner?

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

The game is opening up now.

Both teams want to start their season with a win - Sam Vokes scuffs an effort from the edge of the area after a Marvin Sordell break.

GOAL (Vokes)

Leeds 1-1 Burnley

Sam Vokes
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Another goal, another substitute.

A curling cross from debutant right-back Tendayi Darikwa finds Sam Vokes seven yards out, and he brilliantly guides his header into the far corner.

Both managers will be delighted at the impact their changes have made.

GOAL (Antenucci)

Leeds 1-0 Burnley

An absolute pearler from Leeds substitute Mirco Antenucci.

Controlling the ball on the right-hand side of the box, he cuts inside a defender to make space and opens up his body, before curling a brilliant shot into the far corner.

He gave Tom Heaton absolutely no chance.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

After the delightful rare sight of a contested drop ball, Sam Vokes wins a free-kick for Burnley on the left of Leeds' penalty area.

Their defence hold hands to position themselves, that's new. After being headed back across goal by the Clarets, it comes to nothing.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

Good bit of build-up play from Burnley as left-back Ben Mee comes forward. He plays a one-two but it is a tired shot from 25 yards out that is never testing the goalkeeper.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

Michael Duff is forced off for after a challenge from Chris Wood.

Cue players from both teams running to the sideline to take on some fluid.

When play resumes, Mirco Antenucci has his first sight of goal but his poor shot goes harmlessly over.

SUBSTITUTION

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

As soon as I say that, Burnley freshen things up.

It's a whole new strike force with Lukas Jutkiewicz and Jelle Vossen off and Marvin Sordell and Sam Vokes on.

Leeds make one of their own at the next break in play, as debutant Stuart Dallas is withdrawn for Mirco Antenucci. What can their top scorer from last season do?

Elsewhere in the Football League...

Birmingham City
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There are 32 more matches taking place this afternoon. Fans are streaming into grounds across the country, attracted by the smell of optimism, pies and freshly-mown grass.

Here's the scene at Birmingham - Blues face Reading today.

We're not done here yet, though. Can Leeds or Burnley find a winner?

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

Giuseppe Bellusci
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There has been a notable slow down in the pace of the match in the past 10 minutes, which seems to suit Leeds.

The home side are enjoying more of the ball right now, as Chris Wood fails to connect with a cross from the right.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

Route one works this time for Leeds and Chris Wood goes close.

A long clearance from the goalkeeper finds the head of Sam Byram, whose neat flick-on finds the path of Wood - his sweetly struck shot flies over though.

BreakingFULL-TIME

Cardiff City 1-1 Fulham

And it's all over at the Cardiff City Stadium and after Craig Noone's late equaliser, Cardiff managed to take away a point.

Fulham will feel hard done by after they dominated large periods of the game, but Cardiff's resilience has gifted them a point.

Following Matt Smith's opener, Cardiff never gave up and were rewarded with a late equaliser.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

Burnley respond to the pressure from Leeds with some neat football of their own.

Jelle Vossen, Scott Arfield and Lukas Jutkiewicz are all involved before Arfield lays in Jutkiewicz, but the striker's left-footed shot is gathered easily by the goalkeeper.

Cardiff City 1-1 Fulham

A chance at the Fulham end as Moussa Dembélé delivers a superb ball into the box but Matthew Connolly brilliantly tracked Ross McCormack to intercept possession. Amazing defending to keep the scores level.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

More Leeds pressure and Sam Byram nods a back-post cross into the path of the advancing Tom Adeyemi.

His first-time shot, though, flies over the bar from close range.

Cardiff City 1-1 Fulham

Five minutes of added time at the Cardiff City Stadium. Can either side find a winner?

HITS THE WOODWORK

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

Best bit of play from Leeds in this second half.

A cross comes in from the right that falls kindly to Alex Mowatt. He sweetly strikes the ball with his left foot from the edge of the area but it clips the outside of the post and goes wide.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

A driving run from Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield lays in Tendayi Darikwa, but his cross is blocked for a corner.

Michael Duff is beaten to the ball from the set-piece and Arfield then receives the a yellow card for stopping a Leeds' counter attack.

GOAL (Noone)

Cardiff City 1-1 Fulham

And just as we mention time was running out for Cardiff to avoid an opening-day defeat by Fulham, Craig Noone unleashes a fierce drive from long range to equalise!

They're in fine voice at the Cardiff City Stadium, now.

Cardiff City 0-1 Fulham

Time is running out for Cardiff now and they're pushing forward in numbers. Peter Whittingham floats a cross into the box hoping to find the advancing Sean Morrison but their dangerous attack is easily neutralised.

Six minutes left for Cardiff to avoid an opening-day defeat.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

A strong arm from Sol Bamba catches Lukas Jutkiewicz in the face and the visitors have a free-kick.

Jutkiewicz is then forced off by the referee to clean a bit of blood coming out of his nose. Some wrapped up medical supplies up his nose and the striker is back on.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

First Lukas Jutkiewicz and then Jelle Vossen both have chances blocked by Leeds defenders following a swift Burnley counter-attack.

A minute later, Chris Wood has his head in his hands as he is unable to gather a cross in the box following a delay in the Clarets' defence.

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

George Boyd
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Nothing much to write home about so far in the second half.

George Boyd has been caught offside is all I have for you. Leeds in the Burnley half at the moment...

Cardiff City 0-1 Fulham

Changes all round as we enter the final stages at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Fulham goalscorer Matt Smith is replaced by Moussa Dembele, while Cardiff replace Kagisho Dikgacoi with Craig Noone.

Thirteen minutes left for Cardiff to find an equaliser.

KICK-OFF

Leeds 0-0 Burnley

After another blast of "Marching on Together", we're back under way at Elland Road. No changes for either side.

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Cardiff City 0-1 Fulham

Much better from Cardiff, now. The Bluebirds break away as they desperately look for an equaliser. Joe Mason tries to find the onrushing Sammy Ameobi but the ball falls to Joe Ralls who fires straight at Andy Lonergan.

The joy of the Football League

Gary Caldwell, Rob Green, Thomas Ince, Teddy Sheringham
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Teddy Sheringham in at Stevenage, from Real Madrid to Derby and Blackpool's off-field problems - there's always a great story in the Football League.

You can read the best tales to look out for in

Phil Cartwright's preview of the 2015-16 Football League season.

Cardiff City 0-1 Fulham

Making his Cardiff debut from the bench, Sammy Ameobi makes an impact. After Kay Voser headed to clear the danger from the Fulham box, Ameobi was on hand to strike but his effort failed to test Fulham keeper Andy Lonergan.