LUFC On This Day - 8th March
A look back at what happened on this day March 8th in the history of Leeds United.
1924 Southampton H W 3-0 Division 2
1930 Grimsby Town A W 2-1 Division 1
1939 Portsmouth A L 0-2 Division 1
1952 Hull City A L 2-3 Division 2
1958 Tottenham Hotspur H L 1-2 Division 1
1961 Luton Town H L 1-2 Division 2
1969* Stoke City A W 5-1 Division 1
1977 Queens Park Rangers A D 0-0 Division 1
1980** Southampton H W 2-0 Division 1
1986 Huddersfield Town H W 2-0 Division 2
1997 Everton H W 1-0 Premiership
2008 Bournemouth H W 2-0 League 1
2011 Preston North End A W 2-1 Championship
2014 Bolton Wanderers H L 1-5 Championship
2016 Cardiff City A W 2-0 Championship
*On this day in 1969, Leeds continued their pursuit of the First Division title with a comprehensive 5-1 win at Stoke City. Billy Bremner (2), Mick O`Grady (2) and Mick Jones were all on target as Leeds made it seven wins in a row. Leeds remained unbeaten between October and the end of the season as they won a first title by six points.
**On this day in 1980, Derek Parlane made his Leeds United debut in the 2-0 win at Southampton following his arrival from Glasgow Rangers.
Parlane marked his debut with the second goal after Paul Hart had given Leeds the lead.