Date:Monday October 29 2012
Vital Leeds looks at the head-to-head record between Leeds United and Southampton over the years at Elland Road.
The two sides have met on 45 occasions at Elland Road with Leeds winning 25, Southampton 7 and 13 have been drawn.
The first ever meeting between the two came during the 1922/23 season when a solitary goal from Joe Harris won the game for Leeds.
Southampton had to wait until their sixth visit to Elland Road to score their first goal when the sides drew 1-1.
Scoring at Elland Road has been a problem for Southampton, they have failed to score on 23 of their 45 visits to Leeds and they have scored in just 5 of their last 15 visits.
It wasn`t until their 15th visit to Elland Road that Southampton returned to the South Coast with maximum points when they won 1-0 during the 1966/67 season.
Whenever a Leeds v Southampton fixture comes around it always gets people talking about the fixture at Elland Road in 1972, when Leeds destroyed the side from the South Coast 7-0 and one passage of play saw them keep the ball for around 30 passes.
The game was shown as highlights on Match of the Day with commentator Barry Davies commenting during the passing 'To say Leeds United are playing with Southampton is the understatement of the season. Poor Southampton just don`t know what day it is. It is almost cruel.`
Leeds goals that day came from Peter Lorimer (3), Allan Clarke (2), Jack Charlton and Mick Jones.
They have only met once previously in the competition at the semi-final stage in the 1978/79 season.
The first leg at Elland Road finished 2-2 with Ray Hankin and Tony Currie on target for Leeds. Southampton won the return leg 1-0 to progress to the final where they lost to Nottingham Forest.
The two sides met in the championship last season and Southampton somehow left with all three points thanks to a Ricky Lambert goal.
Leeds laid siege to the Southampton goal for long periods of the game but an inspired Kelvin Davis in the Southampton goal somehow kept Leeds out.
Full list of results - League unless stated
1922/23 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
1923/24 Leeds 3-0 Southampton
1927/28 Leeds 2-0 Southampton
1931/32 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
1947/48 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
1948/49 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
1949/50 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
1950/51 Leeds 5-3 Southampton
1951/52 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
1952/53 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
1960/61 Leeds 3-0 Southampton
1961/62 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
1962/63 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
1963/64 Leeds 3-1 Southampton
1966/67 Leeds 0-1 Southampton
1967/68 Leeds 5-0 Southampton
1968/69 Leeds 3-2 Southampton
1969/70 Leeds 1-3 Southampton
1970/71 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
1971/72 Leeds 7-0 Southampton
1972/73 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
1973/74 Leeds 2-1 Southampton
1978/79 Leeds 4-0 Southampton
1978/79 Leeds 2-2 Southampton League Cup
1979/80 Leeds 2-0 Southampton
1980/81 Leeds 0-3 Southampton
1981/82 Leeds 1-3 Southampton
1990/91 Leeds 2-1 Southampton
1991/92 Leeds 3-3 Southampton
1992/93 Leeds 2-1 Southampton
1993/94 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
1994/95 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
1995/96 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
1996/97 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
1997/98 Leeds 0-1 Southampton
1998/99 Leeds 3-0 Southampton
1999/00 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
2000/01 Leeds 2-0 Southampton
2001/02 Leeds 2-0 Southampton
2002/03 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
2003/04 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
2005/06 Leeds 2-1 Southampton
2006/07 Leeds 0-3 Southampton
2009/10 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
2011/12 Leeds 0-1 Southampton
Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club
The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.
The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.
Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Leeds .
Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!
Vital Leeds on:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Date:Monday October 29 2012
LUFC Rovers latest club linked with released midfielder (Friday May 22 2015)
LUFC On This Day - May 22nd (Friday May 22 2015)
LUFC Wigan Athletic Fan View Of Uwe Rosler (Thursday May 21 2015)
LUFC Pearson looking at a positive future (Thursday May 21 2015)
LUFC Rosler - I have a point to prove (Thursday May 21 2015)
LUFC Rosler looking forward to great opportunity (Thursday May 21 2015)
LUFC On This Day - May 21st (Thursday May 21 2015)
LUFC Redfearn offered opportunity of academy return (Wednesday May 20 2015)
LUFC Leeds confirm appointment of Uwe Rosler (Wednesday May 20 2015)
LUFC Rosler a huge odds-on to be in charge on opening day (Wednesday May 20 2015)
|13. Sheff Wed||46||14||18||14||-6||60|
|15. Leeds Utd||46||15||11||20||-11||56|
|Will Our Wingers Finally Win Through?
» Ipswich : 22/05/2015 17:33:00
|Fulham Linked with Former Ipswich Player
» Fulham : 22/05/2015 16:28:00
|Wenger rules out interest in Wilson
» Bournemouth : 22/05/2015 15:20:00
|Football League Attendances Increase
» Sheff Wed : 22/05/2015 14:47:00
|Travel back on track
» Middlesbrough : 22/05/2015 14:33:01