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LUFC Leeds United - Season in numbers

Vital Leeds takes a look back at Leeds 2010/11 season through numbers.

The figures take into account both league and cup games.

1 Number of shots on goal by Paul Connolly (and it was on target) during the season in 34 appearances.

2 Mike Grella did not make another Leeds appearance after the second game of the season. He made both his appearances coming off the bench against Derby County on the opening day and Lincoln City in the Carling Cup.

3 Number of goalkeepers used by Leeds during the season, Kasper Schmeichel (40), Shane Higgs (7) and Jason Brown (4) all played during the season.

4 Number of red cards received by Leeds during the season. Alex Bruce, Robert Snodgrass, Bradley Johnson and Billy Paynter all received their marching orders. Sheffield United received the most with twelve. Middlesbrough and Cardiff City received the least with one each.

5 Leeds highest score of the season, when they beat Doncaster 5-2 at Elland Road in March.

6 Goals conceded by Leeds against Preston North End at Elland Road in September. Leeds let slip a 4-1 lead before losing 6-4, the only time they have conceded six goals at home in their history.

7 Number of players to score their first goal in a Leeds shirt. Davide Somma, Lloyd Sam, Andy O`Brien, Ross McCormack, Sanchez Watt, Billy Paynter and Alex Bruce all got their first goals.

8 Number of times Bradley Johnson hit the woodwork, the most by any Leeds player. Keith Treacy at Preston North End had the most, hitting the woodwork an incredible 15 times.

9 Number of assists to goals by Luciano Becchio, the most by any Leeds player.

10 Number of goals in the clash between Leeds and Preston at Elland Road in September when Preston won 6-4.

11 Number of clean sheets Leeds kept during the season. Only once did they keep back-to-back clean sheets. They achieved this back in September with a 0-0 draw at Doncaster followed by a 1-0 home win over Sheffield United. QPR kept the most with 25.

12 Number of games unbeaten by Leeds between October and January. Cardiff City were the last and first team to beat them during the run.

13 Number of yellow cards received by Bradley Johnson during the season, the most by any Leeds player.

14 Number of different players to score for Leeds this season. Luciano Becchio (20), Max Gradel (18), Davide Somma (12), John Howson (11), Robert Snodgrass (7), Bradley Johnson (6), Lloyd Sam (3), Neil Kilkenny, Andy O`Brien and Ross McCormack (2), Richard Naylor, Sanchez Watt, Billy Paynter and Alex Bruce (1) all found the net for Leeds.

15 Number of games Leeds drew in the Championship. Only three teams drew more games. Reading and Hull City (17) and Queens Park Rangers (16) were the teams.

16 Leeds scored in 16 consecutive games in all competitions, the most by any side in the Championship.

19 Aidy White was the youngest player to feature for Leeds last season whilst Richard Naylor (34) was the oldest.

20 Number of goals scored by leading goalscorer Luciano Becchio, his best season in three seasons at the club.

21 Leeds sold out 21 of their 23 away games last season, with only Swansea 2,944 and Crystal Palace 5,300 failing to sell out.

23 Out of twenty-three away games, Leeds were the opponents of the home sides highest gate of the season on fourteen occasions.

27 Number of times that Leeds hit the woodwork during the season. Only Coventry City (32) and Preston North End (30) had more.

33 Number of players used by Leeds during the season. Preston used the most with 41 whilst Burnley used the least with 29.

34 Leeds conceded 34 goals at Elland Road in the Championship. Only four teams conceded more at home, Preston and Sheffield United (36), Ipswich Town (37) and Scunthorpe (40) all conceding more.

42 Leeds scored in 42 of their 50 games in all competitions last season. Only Doncaster away (0-0), Cardiff home (0-4), Reading away (0-0), Swansea away (0-0), Ipswich home (0-0), Sheffield United away (0-2), Reading home (0-0) and Crystal Palace away (0-1) managed to stop Leeds scoring.

46 John Howson was the only Leeds player to start all 46 Championship games. The first player in a Leeds shirt to do this since Neil Sullivan did it during the 2004/05 season. Only fifteen players achieved the feat in the Championship.

47 Number of shots off target by Bradley Johnson, the most by any Leeds player.

48 Leicester City scored the most home goals in the Championship. Leeds were joint second with Norwich City on 47.

50 John Howson made the most appearances overall during the season.

65 Number of shots on target by Max Gradel during the season, the most by any Leeds player.

70 Number of goals conceded by Leeds in the Championship. Only seven teams conceded more. Derby County, Leicester City and Watford (71), Preston and Sheffield United (79), Doncaster (81) and Scunthorpe (87) all conceded more.

72 The total amount of points gained by Leeds during the season, finishing in seventh place. They finished three points behind Nottingham Forest (75) in the final play off place.

79 Luciano Becchio committed the most fouls by any Leeds player during the season. Only two players committed more, Grant Holt -Norwich City (103) and Marvin Elliott - Bristol City (85).

81 Number of goals scored by Leeds in the Championship. Only Norwich City scored more with 83.

86 Leeds received the most yellow cards in the Championship.

105 Number of shots on goal by Max Gradel during the season, the most by any Leeds player.

274 Number of shots off target by Leeds during the season.

334 Number of shots Leeds had on target during the season, the most by any Championship club.

554 Leeds committed the most fouls in the Championship during the season.

608 Number of shots on goal by Leeds during the season, only Norwich City (626) and Coventry City (614) had more.

6,732 Number of Leeds fans in the away end at Barnsley for a Championship game back in September. The highest away following by any team in the Championship.

9,037 Number of Leeds fans in the away end at Arsenal for the FA Cup Third Round tie in January.

20,747 Leeds had their lowest home Championship crowd of the season against Cardiff in October.

27,299 Leeds had the highest home average attendance in the Championship this season. Derby County had the second highest average with 25,892. Scunthorpe United had the lowest average with 5,547.

33,622 The highest gate in the Championship this season was at Elland Road to see Leeds beat Sheffield United 1-0

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