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LUFC On this day - August 28th

A look back at what happened on August 28th in the history of Leeds United.

Results on this day

1920 Port Vale (A) L 0-2 Division 2
1922 Southampton (A) W 1-0 Division 2
1926 Bolton Wanderers (H) L 2-5 Division 1
1933 Middlesbrough (H) W 5-2 Division 1
1937 Charlton Athletic (A) D 1-1 Division 1
1948 Luton Town (H) W 2-0 Division 1
1954 Lincoln City (H) L 2-3 Division 2
1962 Rotherham United (A) L 1-2 Division 2
1963 Rotherham United (H) W 1-0 Division 2
1965 West Ham United (A) L 1-2 Division 1
1968 Sunderland (H) D 1-1 Division 1
1971 Ipswich Town (A) W 2-0 Division 1
1973 Arsenal (A) W 2-1 Division 1
1976 Coventry City (A) L 2-4 Division 1
1982 Grimsby Town (A) D 1-1 Division 2
1990 Manchester United (H) D 0-0 Division 1
1991 Southampton (A) W 4-0 Division 1
1993 Liverpool (A) L 0-2 Premiership
1999 Tottenham Hotspur (A) W 2-1 Premiership
2002 Sunderland (H) L 0-1 Premiership
2007 Portsmouth (A) L 0-3 League Cup
2010 Watford (A) W 1-0 Championship

1982
Leeds start their first season in Division Two with a 1-1 draw at Grimsby Town. Terry Connor is on target for Leeds in a game over the Bank Holiday weekend. After trouble in and around Cleethorpes, football authorities say Leeds would not be given an away fixture at a season destination over a Bank Holiday weekend. That was until we visited Bournemouth in 1990.

1990
Leeds first home game following their promotion back to the top flight sees them draw 0-0 with Manchester United.

1993
Liverpool inflict a 2-0 defeat on Leeds at Anfield. To compound matters, one goal came off the end of Ian Rush`s big hooter.

1999
Leeds win 2-1 at Tottenham Hotspur thanks to goals from Alan Smith and Ian Harte. The win starts a run of 13 games unbeaten, taking them into November.

2002
Leeds drop their first points of the season with a 1-0 home defeat to Sunderland.

2007
Premier League side Portsmouth inflict Leeds first defeat of the season with a 3-0 win in the Carling Cup at Fratton Park.

2010
Richard Naylor scores the only goal of the game as Leeds win 1-0 at Watford.


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Date:Tuesday August 28 2012

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