Date: 20th April 2018 at 6:54am
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A look back at what happened on this day April 20th in the history of Leeds United.

 

Results

1929       Blackburn Rovers             H             L 0-1       Division 1

1935       Aston Villa          H             D 1-1      Division 1

1957       Birmingham City              A             L 2-6       Division 1

1962       Bury       A             D 1-1      Division 2

1963       Portsmouth        A             L 0-3       Division 2

1965       Sheffield Wednesday   H             W 2-0    Division 1

1966 Real Zaragoza A L 0-1 Inter Cities Cup

1968       West Bromwich Albion H             W 3-1    Division 1

1974*    Ipswich Town    H             W 3-2    Division 1

1976       Leicester City    A             L 1-2       Division 1

1985       Brighton & Hove Albion               A             D 1-1      Division 2

1987       Sunderland        A             D 1-1      Division 2

1992** Coventry City    H             W 2-0    Division 1

2000 Galatasaray H D 2-2 UEFA Cup

2002       Fulham H             L 0-1       Premiership

2013 Birmingham City A L 0-1 Championship

*On this day in 1974, Leeds moved a giant step closer to their second league title with a 3-2 home win against Ipswich Town. Allan Clarke, Billy Bremner and Peter Lorimer were all on target for Leeds as nearest rivals Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by Everton. Liverpool lost to Arsenal in the midweek to confirm Leeds as league champions before their final game of the season at Queens Park Rangers.

**On this day in 1992, Leeds moved a step closer their first league title since 1974 with a 2-0 win over Coventry City. Second half goals from Chris Fairclough and a Gary McAllister penalty saw Leeds make the most of Manchester United’s home defeat by Nottingham Forest earlier in the day.

 

 

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