Date: 8th November 2011 at 2:33pm
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Former Leeds United manager Jimmy Adamson has died aged 82.

Adamson spent just under two years at Elland Road between November 1978 and October 1980.

In his first season at Elland Road, he led them to a fifth place finish and a place in the UEFA Cup.
He also guided Leeds to the 1979 League Cup semi final where they lost to Southampton over two legs 3-2.

In his only full season with Leeds, they finished eleventh in Division One.

The following season, Leeds won just one of their opening eight league games, which saw Adamson tend his resignation.

Adamson also had spells in charge of Burnley, Sparta Rotterdam and Sunderland.

The right half was a one-club man during his playing career, making over 400 appearances for Burnley in a 17-year playing career.

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