Date:Wednesday December 28 2011
Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head record between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell over the years.
The two clubs have met on 26 previous occasions at Oakwell with Barnsley having the advantage with 11 wins, 8 draws and 7 defeats.
The first ever meeting between the two came during the 1920/21 season when they shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Leeds goal coming from Tommy Howarth.
Barnsley enjoyed their first win in the third encounter when they won 1-0 in the 1922/23 season.
Leeds enjoyed their first win the following season when Jack Swann (2) and Percy Whipp scored in a 3-1 win.
There has never been a shortage of goals when the two sides have met at Oakwell.
The 26 games have produced 76 goals at 2.93 per game.
Barnsley have only failed to score on three occasions with the last coming during the 1986/87 season.
Leeds have only failed to score on five occasions with the last coming during the 1989/90 season.
There has never been a 0-0 draw at Oakwell and both sides have scored in eighteen of the twenty-six games.
The last three encounters have produced seventeen goals. Leeds came from two down in 1997/98 to win 3-2.
Andy Liddell and Ashley Ward had fired Barnsley into a two-goal lead inside thirty minutes but goals from Alfie Inge Haaland, Rod Wallace and Derek Lilley turned the game round in Leeds favour.
Barnsley won by the same score line during the 2006/07 season.
Martin Devaney put Barnsley ahead but two goals by Shaun Derry and Robbie Blake in the final minute of the first half put Leeds ahead.
Second half goals from Michael McIndoe and Brian Howard won the game for Barnsley.
When the two sides last met, last season, Leeds went into an early lead through Jonny Howson. Goals from Garry O`Connor, Jim O`Brien, Diego Arismendi, Neil Collins own goal and Andy Hammill put Barnsley 5-1 ahead before Davide Somma scored a late consolation for Leeds.
Meetings at Oakwell (League unless stated)
1920/21 Barnsley 1-1 Leeds
1921/22 Barnsley 2-2 Leeds
1922/23 Barnsley 1-0 Leeds
1923/24 Barnsley 1-3 Leeds
1927/28 Barnsley 2-1 Leeds
1931/32 Barnsley 0-2 Leeds
1947/48 Barnsley 3-0 Leeds
1948/49 Barnsley 1-1 Leeds
1949/50 Barnsley 1-1 Leeds
1950/51 Barnsley 1-2 Leeds
1951/52 Barnsley 3-1 Leeds
1952/53 Barnsley 2-2 Leeds
1955/56 Barnsley 2-1 Leeds
1982/83 Barnsley 2-1 Leeds
1983/84 Barnsley 0-2 Leeds
1984/85 Barnsley 1-0 Leeds
1985/86 Barnsley 3-0 Leeds
1986/87 Barnsley 0-1 Leeds
1987/88 Barnsley 1-1 Leeds
1988/89 Barnsley 2-2 Leeds
1989/90 Barnsley 1-2 Leeds Full Members Cup
1989/90 Barnsley 1-0 Leeds
1990/91 Barnsley 1-1 Leeds FA Cup
1997/98 Barnsley 2-3 Leeds
2006/07 Barnsley 3-2 Leeds
2010/11 Barnsley 5-2 Leeds
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