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LUFC On This Day - April 20th

LUFC On This Day - April 20th

A look back at what happened on this day April 20th in the history of Leeds United.

Results

1929 Blackburn Rovers H L 0-1 Division 1
1935 Aston Villa H D 1-1 Division 1
1957 Birmingham City A L 2-6 Division 1
1962 Bury A D 1-1 Division 2
1963 Portsmouth A L 0-3 Division 2
1965 Sheffield Wednesday H W 2-0 Division 1
1966 Real Zaragoza A L 0-1 Inter Cities Cup
1968 West Bromwich Albion H W 3-1 Division 1
1974* Ipswich Town H W 3-2 Division 1
1976 Leicester City A L 1-2 Division 1
1985 Brighton & Hove Albion A D 1-1 Division 2
1987 Sunderland A D 1-1 Division 2
1992** Coventry City H W 2-0 Division 1
2000 Galatasary H D 2-2 UEFA Cup
2002 Fulham H L 0-1 Premiership
2013 Birmingham City A L 0-1 Championship

*On this day in 1974, Leeds moved a giant step closer to their second league title with a 3-2 home win against Ipswich Town. Allan Clarke, Billy Bremner and Peter Lorimer were all on target for Leeds as nearest rivals Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by Everton. Liverpool lost to Arsenal in the midweek to confirm Leeds as league champions before their final game of the season at Queens Park Rangers.

**On this day in 1992, Leeds moved a step closer their first league title since 1974 with a 2-0 win over Coventry City. Second half goals from Chris Fairclough and a Gary McAllister penalty saw Leeds make the most of Manchester United`s home defeat by Nottingham Forest earlier in the day.





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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday April 20 2017
Time: 7:00AM

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