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LUFC On this day - August 18th

LUFC On this day - August 18th

A look back at what happened on August 17th in the recent history of Leeds United.

Results on this day

1968 Stoke City (h) W 2-0 First Division
1971 Sheffield United (a) L 0-3 First Division
1974 Stoke City (a) L 0-3 First Division
1985 Fulham (a) L 1-3 Second Division
1993 West Ham (h) W 1-0 Premiership
1996 Derby County (a) D 3-3 Premiership
2002 Manchester City (h) W 3-0 Premiership
2003 Newcastle United (h) D 2-2 Premiership

Both Leeds United and Nottingham Forest are charged by the FA for not controlling their players in the 1-1 draw at the City Ground.

Both clubs are charged with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion after a mass confrontation following an altercation between Sanchez Watt of Leeds and Chris Gunter of Nottingham Forest.

The incident as also seen Gunter charged separately by the FA with violent conduct after it clearly showed him stamping on the foot of Watt.

The defender has been offered a three-match ban and he has two days whether to accept the ban or not.

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson has been in conversation with the National Group Manager David Allinson who is in charge of the Football League referees association regarding the performance of Anthony Taylor on Saturday.

Taylor was in charge of the Leeds v Middlesbrough game on Saturday, which saw three players sent off, two from Leeds.

Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Grayson said, 'I`ve had a conversation with David Allinson who is in charge of the referees association and I`ve expressed my opinion to him, he was very understanding, he`s seen some of the incidents and he is going to give me a bit more feedback in the next day or so.
'I think he`s very sympathetic with one or two of the decisions that happened."

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Date:Friday August 17 2012
Time: 7:03AM

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