Date: 11th April 2018 at 7:03am
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A look back at what happened on this day April 11th in the history of Leeds United.

 Results

1925       Bury       H             W 1-0    Division 1

1931       Bolton Wanderers          A             L 0-2       Division 1

1936       Derby County    A             L 1-2       Division 1

1952       Nottingham Forest         A             D 1-1      Division 2

1953       Everton                H             W 2-0    Division 2

1955       Luton Town        H             W 4-0    Division 2

1959       Blackburn Rovers             H             W 2-1    Division 1

1964*    Swansea Town  A             W 3-0    Division 2

1970** Chelsea N D 2-2 FA Cup Final

1973     Hajduk Split H W 1-0 European Cup Winners Cup

1981     Arsenal                A             D 0-0      Division 1

1992***  Chelsea                H             W 3-0    Division 1

1998       Everton                A             L 0-2       Premiership

2009      Stockport County             H             W 1-0    League 1

2015      Cardiff City H L 1-2 Championship

Birthdays

1985 Pablo Hernandez (33)

*On this day in 1964. Leeds clinched promotion to the First Division with a 3-0 win at Swansea thanks to goals from Alan Peacock (2) and Johnny Giles.

**On this day in 1970, Leeds and Chelsea drew 2-2 in the FA Cup Final at Wembley. Mick Jones and Jack Charlton were on target for Leeds but a late error by goalkeeper Gary Sprake meant the game would go to a replay.

***On this day in 1992, Leeds moved a step closer to their first league title in 18-years with a 3-0 win over Chelsea.

Second half goals from Rod Wallace, Lee Chapman and Eric Cantona ensured Leeds kept the pressure on those from across the Pennines.

 

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