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On this day August 15th - Premier League starts

On this day August 15th - Premier League starts

A look back at what happened on August 15th in the recent history of Leeds United.

Results on this day

1970 Manchester United (a) W 1-0 First Division
1972 Sheffield Wednesday (a) W 2-0 First Division
1992 Wimbledon (h) W 2-1 Premiership
1998 Middlesbrough (a) D 0-0 Premiership
2009 Wycombe Wanderers (a) W 1-0 League One
2010 Nottingham Forest (a) D 1-1 Championship


1992
On this day twenty years ago the current champions of the country kicked off their first ever Premiership campaign. Leeds beat Wimbledon 2-1 thanks to two goals from Lee Chapman.


2009
Luciano Becchio scores the only goal of the game as Leeds win 1-0 at Wycombe Wanderers.


2010
Lloyd Sam scores for Leeds in a 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest in an ill-tempered game that sees both clubs charged by the FA for failing to control their players after an incident involving Chris Gunter and Sanchez Watt.


2011
Andy Keogh joins Leeds from Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan until the New Year. The striker re-joins the club where he started his career.


The club are also giving a trial to experienced striker Mikael Forssell.

The Finnish international forward has arrived at Elland Road after being released by German Bundesliga side Hannover 96.


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Wednesday August 15 2012
Time: 7:07AM

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