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Photo: Leeds United striker Billy Sharp shares picture with Neil Redfearn transfer target Martyn Woolford

The Elland Road striker and free agent winger go way back.

In February Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn was in no doubt about a player he wanted to sign. He made it clear that he was a big fan of Millwall winger Martyn Woolford. He told the Leeds audioboom site that month that he liked the player, as rumours abounded that Leeds would bring him in on loan.

However, the deal didn't go through. Woolford remained at Millwall and the club were relegated from the Championship by the end of the season.

Now it looks like no deal will happen, even though Woolford is a free agent. He was a target for Redfearn, not exactly a Massimo Cellino player, and is not looking like making a move to Leeds anytime soon.

However, one man who would have liked them to make the deal happen would likely have been their striker Billy Sharp.

Sharp and Woolford are both 29-years-old and from both hail from Yorkshire and have known each other for several years.

Woolford appears to be getting married today, on FA Cup final day for shame, and Sharp sent him this message on Twitter earlier today.

The pair have never played together professionally, Sharp leaving Scunthorpe United one season before Woolford arrived from York City.

The pair would likely have a great partnership considering how close they are. But it looks as though they may never get the chance to shine.

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