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LUFC On This Day - April 19th

LUFC On This Day - April 19th

A look back at what happened on this day April 19th in the history of Leeds United.

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1930 Newcastle United A L 1-2 Division 1
1935 Birmingham H D 1-1 Division 1
1938 Stoke City H W 2-1 Division 1
1939 Huddersfield Town H W 2-1 Division 1
1947 Aston Villa H D 1-1 Division 1
1952 Swansea Town A L 1-4 Division 2
1954 Luton Town H W 2-1 Division 2
1957 Sunderland A L 0-2 Division 1
1958 Chelsea H D 0-0 Division 1
1960 Preston North End H W 2-1 Division 1
1965 Sheffield Wednesday A L 0-3 Division 1
1967* Bologna H W 1-0 Inter Cities Fairs Cup
1969 Leicester City H W 2-0 Division 1
1972 Newcastle United A L 0-1 Division 1
1975 Ipswich Town H W 2-1 Division 1
1980 Aston Villa H D 0-0 Division 1
1986 Crystal Palace A L 0-3 Division 2
1997 Nottingham Forest A D 1-1 Premiership
2003 Southampton A L 2-3 Premiership
2008 Millwall A W 2-0 League 1

*On this day in 1967, Leeds beat Italian side Bologna 1-0 at Elland Road thanks to a penalty from Johnny Giles. The aggregate scored finished 1-1 so the winners were decided by a toss of a coin on the Elland Road pitch at the end of the game. The Bologna captain called incorrectly as Leeds went through on the toss of a coin in European football for the first time, something they would repeat again in 1969 when they beat another Italian side Torino.


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Saturday April 19 2014
Time: 7:00AM

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