Leeds - Another honour for Leeds?
UK time is: 04:27:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Another honour for Leeds?

The BBC have reported that Yorkshire MEP Richard Corbett has written to Uefa calling for an inquiry into the result of the 1973 Cup Winners' Cup final between Leeds United and AC Milan.

Recent match-fixing events in Italy prompted Mr Corbett to act, stating that after Milan won 1-0, they were allowed to keep the title even after the referee for the game was banned for life.

Mr Corbett told the BBC: 'Uefa must investigate games like these and if Milan are discovered to have fixed the match, then Leeds should be awarded the trophy.'

His letter to UEFA said: 'Uefa should investigate not just the recent period but past events in which match fixing may have played a role, even as far back as AC Milan's win over Leeds United in the 1973 Cup Winners' Cup final.

'Such action would visibly and dramatically demonstrate Uefa's commitment to fair play and to taking breaches of it seriously.

'Failure to take visible action that demonstrates clearly to clubs, fans and the wider public that cheating will not succeed will leave football vulnerable to a slow corrosion of confidence in the game that will undermine its future.'

If an investigation ever comes to light and Leeds were to be awarded the title, surely we should be awarded a European Cup title too!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 10 2006

Time: 11:20PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 335
2. deslondon 94
3. SimonTVW 76
4. Tiny T 65
5. erni 56
6. King Billy 52
7. Spanky White 49
8. Oyper 42
9. bago 19
10. 1972Glory 17

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59
15. Leeds Utd 46 15 11 20 -11 56
16. Huddersfield 46 13 16 17 -17 55
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51

Breaking League News

Potential Loan Signings- Strikers
Reading : 24/05/2015 21:00:01
Boro bid to complete return
Middlesbrough : 24/05/2015 19:35:01
Mills Holds Forest Talks
Forest : 24/05/2015 17:21:01
Gobern Expected To Leave
Huddersfield : 24/05/2015 16:34:00
Cherries linked to Blackburn striker
Bournemouth : 24/05/2015 15:55:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the appointment of Uwe Rosler?
Suggested By:  
Yes 66%
No 34%