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LUFC On This Day - April 21st

LUFC On This Day - April 21st

A look back at what happened on this day April 21st in the history of Leeds United.

Results

1923 Notts County H W 3-0 Division 2
1924 Stockport County H W 4-0 Division 2
1928 Chelsea A W 3-2 Division 2
1930 Manchester City A L 1-4 Division 1
1934 Sheffield United H D 1-1 Division 1
1937 Wolverhampton Wanderers H L 0-1 Division 1
1951 Birmingham City A W 1-0 Division 2
1956* Bristol Rovers H W 2-1 Division 2
1962 Derby County H D 0-0 Division 2
1970 Ipswich Town A L 2-3 Division 1
1973** Crystal Palace H W 4-0 Division 1
1979 Everton H W 1-0 Division 1
1981 Birmingham City A W 2-0 Division 1
1984 Huddersfield Town A D 2-2 Division 2
1990 Brighton & Hove Albion A D 2-2 Division 2
1993 Liverpool A L 0-2 Premiership
2001 West Ham United A W 2-0 Premiership
2007 Southampton A L 0-1 Championship
2012 Cardiff City A D 1-1 Championship
2014 Nottingham Forest H L 0-2 Championship

*On this day in 1956, almost 50,000 fans turned up at Elland Road to watch Leeds beat Bristol Rovers 2-1 in their final home game of the season. The win was a fourth in a row for Leeds and wins in their last two away games meant they finished runners-up to Sheffield Wednesday in the Second Division and earned promotion to the top-flight.

**On this day in 1973, Leeds beat Crystal Palace 4-0 at Elland Road as they played their third of eleven games in 36-days. Leeds were to win just once more in the league, a 6-1 win over Arsenal, as fatigue, an unbelievable goalkeeping performance at Wembley and a bribed referee in Greece saw Leeds drop out of the race for the league title as well as losing the FA Cup and European Cup Winners Cup Finals.

Birthdays
1978 Jacob Burns (39)
1982 Enoch Showunmi (35)



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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday April 21 2017
Time: 7:00AM

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