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On This Day - May 5th - Promotion Party In The Sun

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

Results

1923 Derby County H W 1-0 Division 1
1928 Stoke City A L 1-5 Division 2
1934 Chelsea H W 3-1 Division 1
1951 Swansea Town H W 2-0 Division 2
1966 Arsenal A W 3-0 Division 1
1973 Sunderland N L 0-1 FA Cup Final
1984 Carlisle United H W 3-0 Division 2
*1990 Bournemouth A W 1-0 Division 2
1996 Coventry City A D 0-0 Premiership
1999 Chelsea A L 0-1 Premiership
2001 Arsenal A L 1-2 Premiership
2006 Preston North End H D 1-1 Championship play-off

Birthdays
1953 Derek Parlane (61)

*On this day in 1990, Leeds United travelled to Bournemouth knowing a win would guarantee automatic promotion and a return to the top-flight of English football for the first time in eight years. On a balmy hot May Bank Holiday weekend, Lee Chapman scored the only goal of the game to secure the title.




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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 5 2014

Time: 7:35AM

 

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