Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC A look back at Leeds v Derby

LUFC A look back at Leeds v Derby

Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head record between Leeds United and Derby County ahead of the game at Elland Road on Easter Monday.

The two sides will be meeting for the 52nd time at Elland Road. Leeds have a fantastic home record in these encounters with 32 wins to Derby`s 8 and 11 being drawn, although they have now lost the last two.

The first ever meeting came during the 1921/22 season when Leeds won a Second Division encounter 2-1.

Leeds biggest win came during the 1972/73 season when goals from Johnny Giles (2),Allan Clarke, Billy Bremner and Peter Lorimer secured a 5-0 win.

Derby enjoyed their biggest win in the 1938/39 season when they won 4-1.

One of the most amazing games between the two came on November 7th 1997.

Under the leadership of George Graham Leeds weren`t renowned for entertaining football, but on this day the faithful went home having seen tremendous team spirit, to see the side come from 3-0 down after just 33 minutes to come away with all three points in a thrilling 4-3 win with an injury time winner.

Two goals from Dean Sturridge and a penalty from Aljosa Asanovic looked like taking the points back down the M1 to Derby, as some Leeds fans were already contemplating getting home early.

By half time Leeds had reduced to deficit to 3-2 thanks to goals from Rod Wallace and superb strike by Harry Kewell.

In the second half Leeds totally dominated the game as they searched for an equaliser.

With just eight minutes remaining, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink scored from the spot to set up a grandstand finish.

Just as it looked like both sides were going to have to settle for a point Lee Bowyer stepped up to smash the ball home in front of the Kop and lift the roof off the famous old stand.

The two sides last met at Elland Road on the opening day last season when Derby brought to an end Leeds long unbeaten run on the opening day of the season.

Leeds had not tasted defeat on the opening days since 1990 but goals by Kris Commons and Rob Hulse sandwiched a goal by Luciano Becchio as Derby won 2-1.

Leeds come into this clash having lost the last six encounters between the two including a 1-0 defeat at Pride Park on Boxing Day.

Full history at Elland Road. (League unless stated)
1921/22 Leeds 2-1 Derby
1922/23 Leeds 1-0 Derby
1923/24 Leeds 1-1 Derby
1926/27 Leeds 1-0 Derby
1928/29 Leeds 1-1 Derby
1929/30 Leeds 2-1 Derby
1930/31 Leeds 3-1 Derby
1932/33 Leeds 0-2 Derby
1933/34 Leeds 0-2 Derby
1934/35 Leeds 4-2 Derby
1935/36 Leeds 1-0 Derby
1936/37 Leeds 2-0 Derby
1937/38 Leeds 0-2 Derby
1938/39 Leeds 1-4 Derby
1946/47 Leeds 1-2 Derby
1953/54 Leeds 3-1 Derby
1954/55 Leeds 1-0 Derby
1960/61 Leeds 3-3 Derby
1961/62 Leeds 2-2 Derby FA Cup
1961/62 Leeds 0-0 Derby
1962/63 Leeds 3-1 Derby
1963/64 Leeds 2-2 Derby
1967/68 Leeds 2-0 Derby FA Cup
1967/68 Leeds 3-2 Derby League Cup
1969/70 Leeds 2-0 Derby
1970/71 Leeds 1-0 Derby
1971/72 Leeds 2-0 Derby League Cup
1971/72 Leeds 3-0 Derby
1972/73 Leeds 5-0 Derby
1973/74 Leeds 2-0 Derby
1974/75 Leeds 0-1 Derby
1975/76 Leeds 1-1 Derby
1976/77 Leeds 2-0 Derby
1977/78 Leeds 2-0 Derby
1978/79 Leeds 4-0 Derby
1979/80 Leeds 1-0 Derby
1982/83 Leeds 2-1 Derby
1983/84 Leeds 0-0 Derby
1986/87 Leeds 2-0 Derby
1990/91 Leeds 3-0 Derby
1990/91 Leeds 2-1 Derby Full Members Cup
1996/97 Leeds 0-0 Derby
1997/98 Leeds 4-3 Derby
1998/99 Leeds 4-1 Derby
1999/00 Leeds 0-0 Derby
2000/01 Leeds 0-0 Derby
2001/02 Leeds 3-0 Derby
2004/05 Leeds 1-0 Derby
2005/06 Leeds 3-1 Derby
2006/07 Leeds 0-1 Derby
2010/11 Leeds 1-2 Derby

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club

The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.

The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.

Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Leeds .

Bookmark and Share

Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Leeds on: facebook

Vital Leeds on: twitter

Join Vital Leeds

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

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

Date:Sunday April 8 2012
Time: 10:00AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC Chris Wood Wins Award Double

Leeds United striker Chris Wood was the big winner at the end of season awards dinner on Saturday night

LUFC Leeds United Fan View v Norwich City

Vital Leeds United contributor Tiny T made what now looks like being his final visit to Elland Road this season for the final home game of the season against Norwich City

Bartley Would Welcome Return But Only If Monk Is In Charge

Leeds United defender Kyle Bartley says he would welcome a return to the club but he feels it wouldn`t be the place for him if they do not keep Garry Monk as the head coach

LUFC Monk Still Unclear What Future Holds For Him At Leeds

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk says he has to respect the clubs wishes to leave it until the end of the season before sitting down and discussing his future at the club

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match v Norwich?
Suggested By:
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 45 28 8 9 92 34
P Newcastle 45 28 7 10 91 42
3 Reading 45 25 7 13 82 2
4 Sheff Wed 45 24 9 12 81 16
5 Huddersfield 45 25 6 14 81 1
6 Fulham 45 21 14 10 77 27
7 Leeds Utd 45 22 8 15 74 14
8 Norwich 45 19 10 16 67 12
9 Derby County 45 18 12 15 66 4
10 Brentford 45 18 10 17 64 12
11 Preston 45 16 14 15 62 2
12 Aston Villa 45 16 13 16 61 -1
13 Cardiff 45 16 11 18 59 -4
14 Barnsley 45 15 13 17 58 0
15 Wolves 45 15 10 20 55 -5
16 Ipswich 45 13 16 16 55 -7
17 Bristol City 45 15 9 21 54 -5
18 Q.P.R. 45 15 8 22 53 -10
19 Burton 45 13 13 19 52 -12
20 Birmingham 45 12 14 19 50 -20
21 Forest 45 13 9 23 48 -13
22 Blackburn 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Wigan 45 10 11 24 41 -17
R Rotherham 45 5 7 33 22 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2017 12:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

3.King Billy82
4.Tiny T70
6.Spanky White50
8.Dublin White37
Vital Football Comment