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LUFC On This Day - May 15th

LUFC On This Day - May 15th

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

Results

1963 Southampton A L 1-3 Division 2
1967 Sheffield Wednesday H W 1-0 Division 1
1968 Dundee (H) W 1-0 European Cup Winners Cup Semi-Final Second Leg
1979 Nottingham Forest H L 1-2 Division 1
*1982 Brighton and Hove Albion H W 2-1 Division 1
2004 Chelsea A L 0-1 Premiership
**2008 Carlisle United A W 2-0
League One Play-off



*On this day in 1982 Leeds United needed to beat Brighton and Hove Albion to have any chance of staying in the top-flight. Trailing 1-0 with just over ten minutes remaining, two goals in the space of a few minutes late on sparked amazing scenes at Elland Road. Unfortunately it wasn`t enough, with Leeds losing their final game of the season at West Brom and relegation to the Second Division.




** On this day in 2008, Leeds booked their place in the League One play-off final with a dramatic second leg win at Carlisle United. Trailing 2-1 from the first leg at Elland Road, Leeds won 2-0 at Brunton Park thanks to two goals from Jonny Howson, the second coming with just seconds remaining.







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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday May 15 2014
Time: 9:00AM

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