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LUFC On this day August 22nd

A look back at what happened on August 22nd in the history of Leeds United.

Results on this day

1949 West Ham (a) L 1-3 Division 2
1951 Birmingham (a) D 1-1 Division 2
1953 Rotherham (h) W 4-2 Division 2
1955 Bury (h) W 2-0 Division 2
1959 Burnley (h) L 2-3 Division 1
1961 Brighton (a) W 3-1 Division 2
1962 Rotherham (h) L 3-4 Division 2
1964 Aston Villa (a) W 2-1 Division 1
1970 Everton (h) 3-2 Division 1
1979 Everton (h) W 2-0 Division 1
1987 Reading (h) D 0-0 Division 2
1992 Middlesbrough (a) L 1-4 Premiership
2006 Chester (h) W 1-0 League Cup
2009 Tranmere (h) W 3-0 League One

1979
Goals from Kevin Hird and Carl Harris secure a 2-0 win over Everton in Leeds first home game of the season.

1987
Leeds remain unbeaten at the start of the 1987/88 season with a 0-0 home draw against Reading. Having just missed out on promotion the previous season, Leeds make it five points from a possible nine.

1992
Leeds lose for the first time in the Premier League with a 4-1 defeat at promoted Middlesbrough. Eric Cantona is on target for Leeds in the defeat.

2006
Leeds progress in the first round of the Carling Cup with a 1-0 home win over Chester. Eirik Bakke scores the only goal of the game at Elland Road.

2009
Leeds equal a 40-year record at Elland Road with their 13th straight home win.

Bradley Johnson, Jermaine Beckford and Luciano Becchio are on target in a 3-0 win over Tranmere Rovers.

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Date:Wednesday August 22 2012

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