On This Day May 8th - Final day promotion drama
A look back at what happened on this day May 8th in the history of Leeds United.
1967 Manchester City A L 1-2 Division 1
1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers A L 1-2 Division 1
1982 Tottenham Hotspur A L 1-2 Division 1
1991 Sheffield United H W 2-1 Division 1
1993 Coventry City A D 3-3 Premiership
2000 Everton H D 1-1 Premiership
2001 Valencia A L 0-3 Champions League Leeds lost 3-0 on agg
2004 Charlton Athletic H D 3-3 Premiership
2005 Rotherham United H D 0-0 Championship
2006 Preston North End A W 2-0 Division 1 Play-Off Leeds won 3-1 on agg
*2010 Bristol Rovers H W 2-1 League 1
1935 Jack Charlton (78)
1954 John Hawley (59)
*In 2010, Leeds United clinched promotion to the championship on a dramatic final day at Elland Road. Leeds needed a win to guarantee promotion and it all looked to be going terribly wrong early in the second half. Max Gradel had already been sent off and now they trailed 1-0.
Jonny Howson came off the bench to pull Leeds level and Jermaine Beckford scored the winner soon afterwards as Elland Road erupted.
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!