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LUFC On This Day - April 15th

A look back at what happened on this day April 15th in the history of Leeds United.

Results

1922 Wolverhampton Wanderers A D 0-0 Division 2
1927 Burnley A L 2-3 Division 1
1933 Newcastle United H W 6-1 Division 1
1939 Sunderland A L 1-2 Division 1
1950 Plymouth Argyle H D 1-1 Division 2
1961 Stoke City A D 0-0 Division 2
1963 Charlton Athletic A W 2-1 Division 2
1970* Glasgow Celtic A L 1-2 European Cup semi-final
1972** Birmingham City N W 3-0 FA Cup Semi-Final
1974 Sheffield United H D 0-0 Division 1
1978 Nottingham Forest A D 1-1 Division 1
1989 Brighton and Hove Albion H W 1-0 Division 2
1995 Blackburn Rovers H D 1-1 Premiership
2006 Reading H D 1-1 Championship
2008 Huddersfield Town A L 0-1 League 1

*On this day in 1970, a British record 135,826 fans watched at Hampden Park as Celtic beat Leeds 2-1 to end the whites hopes of European Cup glory at the semi-final stage.



**In 1972, Leeds booked their place in the centenary FA Cup final with a 3-0 win over Birmingham City in the semi-final at Hillsborough thanks to two goals from Mick Jones and one from Peter Lorimer.




Birthdays
1915 George Ainsley (99)
1973 Teddy Lucic (41)


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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 15 2014

Time: 7:17AM

 

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