Date: 15th April 2018 at 8:35am
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A look back at what happened on this day April 15th in the history of Leeds United.

 

Results

1922       Wolverhampton Wanderers      A             D 0-0      Division 2

1927       Burnley                A             L 2-3       Division 1

1933       Newcastle United           H             W 6-1    Division 1

1939       Sunderland        A             L 1-2       Division 1

1950       Plymouth Argyle              H             D 1-1      Division 2

1961       Stoke City           A             D 0-0      Division 2

1963       Charlton Athletic             A             W 2-1    Division 2

1970* Glasgow Celtic A L 1-2 European Cup semi-final

1972** Birmingham City N W 3-0 FA Cup Semi-Final

1974       Sheffield United              H             D 0-0      Division 1

1978       Nottingham Forest         A             D 1-1      Division 1

1989       Brighton and Hove Albion           H             W 1-0    Division 2

1995       Blackburn Rovers             H             D 1-1      Premiership

2006       Reading H           D 1-1      Championship

2008       Huddersfield Town        A             L 0-1       League 1

Birthdays

1915 George Ainsley

*On this day in 1970, a British record 135,826 fans watched at Hampden Park as Celtic beat Leeds 2-1 to end the whites hopes of European Cup glory at the semi-final stage despite a superb goal from Billy Bremner.

**In 1972, Leeds booked their place in the centenary FA Cup final with a 3-0 win over Birmingham City in the semi-final at Hillsborough thanks to two goals from Mick Jones and one from Peter Lorimer.

 

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