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LUFC On This Day - January 5th

LUFC On This Day - January 5th

A look back at what happened on this day January 5th in the history of Leeds United.

Results

1924 South Shields A L 0-2 Division 2
1929 Leicester City H W 4-3 Division 1
1935 Blackburn Rovers H W 5-1 Division 1
1946 Middlesbrough H D 4-4 FA Cup
1952 Southampton H D 1-1 Division 2
1957 Cardiff City H L 1-2 FA Cup
1974 Wolverhampton Wanderers A D 1-1 FA Cup
1980 Nottingham Forest H L 1-4 FA Cup
2008 Northampton Town H W 3-0 LGE1
2013 Birmingham City A D 1-1 FA Cup


Birthdays
*1965 Vinnie Jones (49)
1993 Zac Thompson (21)

*Former Leeds United cult hero Vinnie Jones celebrates his 49th birthday today. Jones quickly becoming a firm fans favourite after arriving at Elland Road from Wimbledon in the summer of 1989.

The midfielder was instrumental in the Leeds midfield as the side won the Second Division title on the final day of the season.

Jones spent just over twelve months with Leeds but he showed during his time at the club that he could play football.

His best goal for Leeds was probably the screamer he scored in the home game against Hull City in what was a rollercoaster of a game with Leeds winning it late on 4-3.

You can see his goal against Hull in this clip.





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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Sunday January 5 2014
Time: 7:12AM

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