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Kemar Roofe sends message to Leeds fans after victory against Sheffield Wednesday

By Amir Mir

Kemar Roofe has hailed the Leeds supporters for making Elland Road a “fortress” after their 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday afternoon.

Garry Monk led his team to a valuable three points against their promotion rivals as a place in the top six looks more likely with 12 games of the Championship season remaining.

In the Yorkshire derby, it was striker Chris Wood whose goal was the difference as he latched onto a defensive mistake from the away team to casually slot home the only goal of the game.

Wednesday could have equalised through the penalty spot after the break, but Jordan Rhodes saw his spot kick saved by Robert Green.

Attacker Roofe, who came on as a second-half substitute, sent this message to supporters about the game as posted on his personal Twitter account.

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“Big result and another step closer,” said Roofe. “Fans are making Elland Road a fortress.”

Roofe joined the Whites from then League Two side Oxford during the summer as the 24-year-old has played his part in the club’s success this term.

He has been used in many attacking roles by Monk during this campaign, playing 37 games in all competition for the club.

His main position has been on the left-wing, but overall, he has scored three goals and supplied six assists.

It was not until December at Elland Road against Aston Villa that Roofe netted his first goal for the club as his team went on to win that match 2-0.

In other Leeds news, Pontus Jansson has revealed what he thought about the club before he joined.

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