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LUFC On This Day - August 11th

LUFC On This Day - August 11th

A look back at what happened at Leeds United on August 11th in recent history.

Results on this day
1999 Southampton (a) W 3-0 Premiership
2007 Tranmere (a) W 2-1 League One
2012 Shrewsbury Town (h) W 4-0 League Cup
2013 Leicester City (a) D 0-0 Championship

Born on this day
1965 Gunnar Halle (52)
1966 Nigel Martyn (51)


1999
Summer signing Michael Bridges showed the fans what the club had spent £5 million on to bring him from Sunderland. Bridges hit a perfect hat trick to secure Leeds a 3-0 win at Southampton in their first away game of the season.

Bridges went on to score 21 goals in 50 games during the season.



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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday August 11 2017
Time: 7:29AM

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