Stephen Warnock has not played in 2015 due to an ankle injury.
Leeds United faced in-form Bolton Wanderers yesterday and in the end hey were unfortunate not to pick up all three points in what was an excellent display at the Macron Stadium.
In the end however it proved to be a game of two penalties. Rodolph Austin despatched the first for Leeds in the opening minutes of the game and Eidur Gudjohnsen put away Bolton's in the second half as the game ended 1-1 in Lancashire.
Neil Redfearn would no doubt have been pleased with the performance, even if a draw leaves them just one place outside of the relegation zone.
Once again the boss did make changes to the side, but he could not welcome back captain Stephen Warnock to the fray. The former Liverpool and Aston Villa left-back, who has been a constant under Redfearn, is currently out with an ankle injury problem which was first feared to be serious.
In his absence Charlie Taylor has stepped up to the plate but the return of the 33-year-old will be awaited with baited breath by Leeds fans and the manager.
But after the game yesterday, Redfearn gave some positive news on the injury to Warnock when speaking to reporters after the game.
As reported by the official Leeds Twitter account Redfearn did not give a return date for his star but did say he 'won't be far off' a return to action:
Redfearn says Warnock “won’t be far off” from returning from injury. Says he will sit down with Massimo Cellino to discuss transfers. #lufc— Leeds United FC (@LUFC) January 10, 2015
Leeds fans will be hoping that comes against the high-flying Birmingham City next Saturday.