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LUFC On This Day - January 1st

LUFC On This Day - January 1st

A look back at what happened on this day January 1st in the history of Leeds United.

Results

1921 Birmingham City H W 1-0 Division 2
1926 Sunderland A W 3-1 Division 1
1927 Newcastle United A L 0-1 Division 1
1929 Bury A D 2-2 Division 1
1931 Manchester United A D 0-0 Division 1
1934 Middlesbrough A L 1-2 Division 1
1938 Charlton Athletic H D 2-2 Division 1
1949 Luton Town A D 0-0 Division 2
1955 Lincoln City A L 0-2 Division 2
1966* Sheffield Wednesday H W 3-0 Division 1
1972 Liverpool A W 2-0 Division 1
1974 Tottenham Hotspur H D 1-1 Division 1
1980 Derby County H W 1-0 Division 1
1983 Middlesbrough A D 0-0 Division 2
1985 Manchester City H D 1-1 Division 2
1986 Oldham Athletic H W 3-1 Division 2
1987 Ipswich Town A L 0-2 Division 2
1988 Bradford City H W 2-0 Division 2
1990 Oldham Athletic H D 1-1 Division 2
1991 Liverpool A L 0-3 Division 1
1992 West Ham United A W 3-1 Division 1
1994 Manchester United A D 0-0 Premiership
1996 Blackburn Rovers H D 0-0 Premiership
1997 Newcastle United A L 0-3 Premiership
2001 Middlesbrough H D 1-1 Premiership
2002 West Ham United H W 3-0 Premiership
2003 Birmingham City H W 2-0 Premiership
2005 Crewe Alexandra H L 0-2 Championship
2007 Coventry City H W 2-1 Championship
2008 Oldham Athletic H L 1-3 League 1
2011 Middlesbrough H D 1-1 Championship
2013 Bolton Wanderers H W 1-0 Championship
2014 Blackburn Rovers H L 1-2 Championship

*On this day in 1966, Eddie Gray made his debut for Leeds and he scored in the 3-0 home win over Sheffield Wednesday.

Birthdays
1950 Tony Currie (68)

My Elland Road boyhood hero, Tony Currie is 68 today. Currie made over 100 appearances during his three-years at Elland Road at a time when the club were on a downward spiral following the Don Revie years, although he did help Leeds reach three domestic cup semi-finals.

When fans talk about Currie, their first recollection is usually his goal against Southampton at Elland Road in 1978. You can see the goal just after 4 minutes 30 seconds of this clip.






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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Monday January 1 2018
Time: 8:11AM

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