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LUFC On This Day - April 28th

A look back at what happened on this day April 28th in the history of Leeds United.

Results

1923 Derby County A W 1-0 Division 2
1934 Wolverhampton Wanderers A L 0-2 Division 1
1951 Cardiff City H W 2-0 Division 2
1956 Hull City A W 4-1 Division 2
1962 Newcastle United A W 3-0 Division 2
*1969 Liverpool A D 0-0 Division 1
1971 Liverpool H D 0-0 Inter Cities Fairs Cup semi final 2nd leg (Leeds won 1-0 on agg)
1973 Southampton A L 1-3 Division 1
1975 Tottenham Hotspur A L 2-4 Division 1
1979 Bristol City A D 0-0 Division 1
1982 Aston Villa A W 4-1 Division 1
1984 Chelsea A L 0-5 Division 2
**1990 Leicester City H W 2-1 Division 2
2001 Chelsea H W 2-0 Premiership
2007 Ipswich Town H D 1-1 Championship
2012 Leicester City H L 1-2 Championship

Birthdays
1953 Brian Greenhoff (61)
1974 Dominic Matteo (40)

On this day in 1969, Leeds United clinched their first ever First Division championship title with a 0-0 draw at Liverpool, who could have pipped them to the title had they won.

Billy Bremner led the side to the Kop end at Anfield, who stood and applauded the Leeds players, something that manager Don Revie applauded after the game. "I'll never forget it.

"It was simply fantastic, What a great gesture. You would have thought their team had won the league!"




**On this day in 1990 after a long hard season, Leeds were involved in their final home game of the season against Leicester City.

With the score at 1-1 and the game inside the final ten minutes, captain fantastic Gordon Strachan stepped up to the plate to score a superb goal to put Leeds on the verge of a return to the top-flight.

The commentary by John Helm still gives me Goosebumps, 'Have you ever seen a better goal? Have you ever seen one better timed?`






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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 28 2014

Time: 7:20AM

 

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