'Karma!' Leeds fans poke fun at Nottingham Forest on Twitter after Rochdale loss

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The Leeds faithful couldn't resist hitting back at those who criticised them this time last year.

It's funny how football unfolds...

This time last year, Rochdale were beating Leeds United in the FA Cup - and many fans poked fun at them, Nottingham Forest supporters included.

But who could have predicted that, a year later, Rochdale would do exactly the same thing to Forest?

Even Jeff Stelling got Nottingham Forest and Leeds mixed up when reading the teams out on Sky Sports Soccer Saturday and there is more than a tinge of irony about Rochdale's win.

"Fantastic! A great game of football and the win was thoroughly deserved," Rochdale chairman Chris Dunphy told BBC Radio Five Live.

"A few young players were out there and they all stepped up for the football club. It's what we're trying to do here, bring players through our academy. Because of illness and injuries we were down to the bare bones, but they all delivered.

"As the chairman, most of the time it's hard work but today's the sort of game to enjoy. We will enjoy this tonight - it's two years in a row now that we've reached the fourth round of the FA Cup."

Needless to say, the result provided enough motivation for Leeds fans to have a discussion or two about 'Karma' with their Nottingham Forest counterparts on Twitter.

Some Forest fans were all too keen to rub it in last year - and some Leeds supporters were more than happy to return the favour this time around!

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