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LUFC Leeds v Leicester Over the years

LUFC Leeds v Leicester Over the years

Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head record between Leeds United and Leicester City at Elland Road over the years.

Leeds United have met no club more times than Leicester City in their history. They have met on 117 occasions in total with 57 at Elland Road.

Leeds have won 31 of these games with 13 wins to Leicester and 13 draws.

They met on two occasions at Elland Road last season in the space of two months. Leicester won both games 2-1 in the Carling Cup and the Championship.

Leicester are unbeaten on their last four visits to Elland Road and Leeds have to go back to the 2005/06 season for their last win when they won 2-1.

The visitors have won on six of their last twelve visits going back to the 1997/98 season.

Expect plenty of goals, the last time there was a 0-0 at Elland Road between them was in 1922, it`s the only time there has ever been a goal less draw at Leeds in 57 meetings.

The 57 games have averaged 3.31 goals per game and only once in the last ten games have both sides failed to score.

Leeds have enjoyed some bi victories over Leicester at Elland Road. They beat them 8-0 in 1933/34, 8-2 in 1938/39 and 7-1 in 1953/54.

For fans over the age of 30 then the most memorable game between the two came in Leeds last home game of the 1989/90 season.

Leeds went into the game top of the Second Division, level on points with Sheffield United.

Mel Sterland gave Leeds an early lead but a young Gary McAllister for Leicester cancelled this out in the second half. With the clock ticking down and the game inside the final ten minutes, the ball eventually fell to inspirational captain Gordon Strachan on the edge of the area and his left foot strike gave Martin Hodge in the Leicester goal no chance to secure a crucial winning goal for Leeds. The game was featured on Yorkshire TV the following day and when the ball went in, commentator John Helm said, 'Have you ever seen a better goal? And have you ever seen one better timed?` as Strachan raced off towards the supporters in the South Stand.

Results between the two clubs (League unless stated)
1920/21 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1921/22 Leeds United 3-0 Leicester City
1922/23 Leeds United 0-0 Leicester City
1923/24 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City
1925/26 Leeds United 1-0 Leicester City
1926/27 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1928/29 Leeds United 4-3 Leicester City
1929/30 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City
1930/31 Leeds United 1-3 Leicester City
1932/33 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1933/34 Leeds United 8-0 Leicester City
1934/35 Leeds United 0-2 Leicester City
1937/38 Leeds United 0-2 Leicester City
1938/39 Leeds United 8-2 Leicester City
1947/48 Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City
1948/49 Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City
1949/50 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1950/51 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1951/52 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1952/53 Leeds United 0-1 Leicester City
1953/54 Leeds United 7-1 Leicester City
1955/56 Leeds United 4-0 Leicester City
1957/58 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1958/59 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1959/60 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1964/65 Leeds United 3-2 Leicester City
1965/66 Leeds United 3-2 Leicester City
1966/67 Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City
1967/68 Leeds United 3-2 Leicester City
1968/69 Leeds United 2-0 Leicester City
1971/72 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1972/73 Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City
1973/74 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1974/75 Leeds United 2-2 Leicester City
1975/76 Leeds United 4-0 Leicester City
1976/77 Leeds United 2-2 Leicester City
1977/78 Leeds United 5-1 Leicester City
1980/81 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City
1982/83 Leeds United 2-2 Leicester City
1987/88 Leeds United 1-0 Leicester City
1988/89 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
1989/90 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1990/91 Leeds United 3-0 Leicester City League Cup
1994/95 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
1996/97 Leeds United 3-0 Leicester City
1997/98 Leeds United 0-1 Leicester City
1998/99 Leeds United 0-1 Leicester City
1999/00 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
2000/01 Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City
2001/02 Leeds United 2-2 Leicester City
2003/04 Leeds United 3-2 Leicester City
2004/05 Leeds United 0-2 Leicester City
2005/06 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
2006/07 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City
2008/09 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
2010/11 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City League Cup
2010/11 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Wednesday April 25 2012
Time: 9:00AM

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