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On this day August 8th - Leeds win Wembley classic

On this day August 8th - Leeds win Wembley classic

A look back at what happened on August 8th in the recent history of Leeds United.

Results on this day

1992 Leeds United 4-3 Liverpool Charity Shield
2006 QPR (a) 2-2 Leeds Championship
2009 Leeds (h) 2-1 Exeter League One

1992
We will start in 1992 with Leeds winning a classic Charity Shield at Wembley in front of just over 61,000.

Eric Cantona scored a hat trick for Leeds and a Tony Dorigo free kick ensured the silverware came back to West Yorkshire with the current league champions.


2006
Leeds draw their first away game of the season 2-2 at Queens Park Rangers in a game that came to life in the final half hour.

Eddie Lewis and Geoff Horsfield twice gave Leeds the lead but they had to settle for a point when Shabazz Baidoo equalised for the home side in stoppage time.


Shaun Derry signs a new two-year deal with Leeds United with just one year remaining on his current deal.

2009
Leeds start the season with a 2-1 home win over Exeter City. Jermaine Beckford puts a turbulent summer behind him with both goals.

The only disappointment is Ben Parker limping out of the game in the first half hour. An injury that would start a nightmare two years for the young defender through injury.

2011
Young Leeds United defender Aidy White made it four Leeds players on international duty this week after being called up for Republic of Ireland under 21`s.

White is in the squad for the first time for the friendly against Austria.


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Wednesday August 8 2012
Time: 8:00AM

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