LUFC On this day August 11th - Happy Birthday Nige
A look back at what happened at Leeds United on August 11th in recent history.
Results on this day
1999 Southampton (a) W 3-0 Premiership
2007 Tranmere (a) W 2-1 League One
Born on this day
1966 Nigel Martyn
Summer signing Michael Bridges showed the fans what the club had spent £5 million on to bring him from Sunderland. Bridges hit a perfect hat trick to secure Leeds a 3-0 win at Southampton in their first away game of the season.
Leeds complete the signing of defender Hayden Foxe on a five month deal.
Having been deducted 15 points before a ball is kicked in Leeds first season in League One, the players show the fighting spirit that will see them make a determined start at Tranmere.
Tranmere had led through a Chris Greenacre goal before Matt Heath equalised for Leeds.
Tresor Kandol sparked great scenes in the final minute when he stooped to head the winner for Leeds.
Gary McAllister installs Fraser Richardson as the new Leeds United captain for the coming season.
Leeds find out that they will be un seeded when the second round of the Carling Cup takes place later in the week.
Robert Snodgrass scores his first international goal for Scotland as he scores the winner in the 2-1 friendly win over Denmark.
Leeds were handed a local derby in the Second round of the Carling Cup. Leeds will make the short trip to the Keepmoat Stadium to face Doncaster Rovers.
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