SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1921-22

SATURDAY 27th AUGUST 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Howarth 15', Walton 40')

PORT VALE 1 (Pearson 35')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Sherwin, Walton, Clark, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Port Vale line up: Smith, R. Pursell, P. Pursell, Collinge, Connelly, Hampson, Firth, Brough, Hayes, Page, Pearson

Referee: H. Rylance

Tommy Howarth scores United's first goal of the new season, heading home a cross from Moore. Vale equalise when Hayes' shot comes back off the post and Pearson knocks in the rebound. Walton scores a superb second to win the game and Leeds go close to extending the lead through Wood, Howarth and Armitage who all force Smith into making saves.

MONDAY 29th AUGUST 1921

DIVISION TWO

BRISTOL CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Bristol City line up: J. Hughes, Banfield, E. Jones, Neesam, Wren, Bown, Reader, Wilcox, Fairclough, Pocock, Harris

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Sherwin, Walton, Clark, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: G. Watson

A game of few chances ends without any score. Rodgerson shines for Leeds. Bristol City's Wren leaves the field during the first half with a badly cut leg but returns after the interval.

SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

PORT VALE 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Howarth 3')

Port Vale line up: Smith, R. Pursell, P. Pursell, Collinge, Connelly, Hampson, Firth, Brough, Briscoe, Page, Pearson

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Sherwin, Walton, Clark, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: H. Rylance

Leeds make it two wins from three thanks to Tommy Howarth's early goal which came from a header following a corner. Vale push hard for an equaliser but Leeds defend superbly. The home side are reduced to ten men when Peter Pursell leaves the field injured after 80 minutes.

MONDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Howarth 8', 20', Moore 49')

BRISTOL CITY 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Bristol City line up: J. Hughes, Banfield, Jones. E, Neesam, Wren, Bown, Reader, Southway, Fairclough, Pocock, Harris

Referee: G. Watson

The home side control the play from start to finish and Tommy Howarth scores twice against his former club to ensure Leeds' good start to the season continues. Moore suffers an injury after 35 minutes and leaves the field but returns for the second half and scores the third goal.

SATURDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

BLACKPOOL 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Blackpool line up: Mingay, Tulloch, Gavin, McGinn, Keenan, Benton, Charles, Sibbald, Bedford, Barrass, Mee

Referee: E. Hugman

Howarth hits the bar for Leeds who dominate the second half. Keenan goes close for the Seasiders but the game ends without a goal.

SATURDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

BLACKPOOL 1 (Barrass 25')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Howarth 46', Wood 80', G. Mason, 88')

Blackpool line up: Mingay, Tulloch, Gavin, McGinn, Keenan, Benton, Charles, Barrass, Bedford, Sibbald, Mee

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: E. Hugman

The Leeds United Supporters Club make this fixture their annual trip and 438 fans cross the pennines. Blackpool take a deserved lead when Barrass scores from close range but the in form Tommy Howarth levels a minute into the second half. Basil Wood and George Mason both score in the last ten minutes to give Leeds the points which takes them to the top of the league.

SATURDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wood 10', Howarth 85')

CLAPTON ORIENT 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, Coates, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Clapton Orient line up: Wood, S. Tonner, Bradbury, Galbraith, Townrow, Nicholson, Gillatt, Bratby, Rennox, Kean, Williams

Referee: F. Proctor

Basil Wood opens the scoring and Tommy Howarth doubles the lead after the break. Leeds remain top of the league and the only unbeaten club in England.

SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

CLAPTON ORIENT 4 (Rennox 50', xx', Whalley own goal xx', Bratby xx')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Howarth penalty 5', Moore 53')

Clapton Orient line up: Wood, S. Tonner, Bradbury, Galbraith, Townrow, Nicholson, Gillatt, Bratby, Rennox, Kean, Williams

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Frew, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: F. Proctor

Leeds' unbeaten start comes to an end in London despite going in front after just five minutes when Tommy Howarth puts away a penalty following handball by Nicholson. Rennox equalises but Moore restores Leeds' advantage. The home side score three times inside a quarter of a hour to take the points and gain revenge for defeat at Elland Road.

SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

SOUTH SHIELDS 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, Coates, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

South Shields line up: Walker, Cresswell, Maitland, Wilson, Hutchinson, J. Robson, Keenlyside, Woods, Hetherington, Oxberry, Richardson

Referee: L. Fletcher

A fourth consecutive clean sheet for Leeds at Elland Road but a point is dropped. Tommy Howarth threatens with a free kick and Oxberry provides South Shields' best attempt.

SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

SOUTH SHIELDS 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Howarth 46')

South Shields line up: Walker, Cresswell, Maitland, Wilson, Hutchinson, J. Robson, Keenlyside, Woods, Hetherington, Oxberry, Richardson

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, Coates, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: L. Fletcher

Tommy Howarth continues to be the man of the moment as his seventh goal of the season gives Leeds another away win. Whalley makes some vital saves as the home side push for an equaliser.

SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Howarth 65')

STOKE CITY 2 (J. Broad 17', Tempest 31')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Baker, Hart, Walton, Coates, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Stoke City line up: Lee, McGrory, Milne, Clarke, Beswick, Smith, T. Broad, Whitehurst, J. Broad, Watkin, Tempest

Referee: J. Stewart

Leeds lose at home for the first time this season. The visitors take command through a James Broad header and a drive from Tempest. Howarth pulls one back and Lee saves on the line as time ticks away but Stoke hang on for a surprise win.

SATURDAY 29th OCTOBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

STOKE CITY 3 (T. Broad 64',  Whitehurst 69', J. Broad 80')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Stoke City line up: Lee, McGrory, Milne, Clarke, Beswick, Smith, T. Broad, Whitehurst, J. Broad, Watkin, Tempest

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Armitage, Poyntz, Moore, Wood

Referee: J. Stewart

Missing the influential Tommy Howarth, Leeds are well beaten in the Potteries. After an uneventful first half, Stoke take the lead when Whalley allows Tommy Broad's free kick to slip through his hands. Ten minutes later, another error by the visiting 'keeper results in Whitehurst adding the second and Jimmy Broad rounds off a bad afternoon for United.

SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Howarth penalty 9', Armitage 35', Mason xx')

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Bradford Park Avenue line up: Scattergood, Blackham, Dickensen, Crosier, McDonald, Nicholson, Turnbull, Howie, McLean, Lowson, Bauchop

Referee: A. Pellowe

Leeds return to winning ways with a thumping win over local rivals Bradford Park Avenue. Blackham handles in the area and Howarth scores from the penalty spot. Len Armitage makes it two before missing a sitter and Moore scores in the second half as the home side dominate.

SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Howarth 63')

Bradford Park Avenue line up: Scattergood, Blackham, Dickensen, Brown, Howie, Nicholson, Turnbull, Patten, McLean, Peel, Humphries

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: A. Pellowe

Despite Tommy Howarth putting a spot kick wide with just two minutes remaining, Leeds complete the "double" over Park Avenue, who see a goal ruled out, thanks to Howarth's 11th of the season, scored midway through the second half.

SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

HULL CITY 1 (Flood 25')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hull City line up: Mercer, Brandon, Bell, Collier, Gilhooley, Bleakley, Crawford, Coverdale, Mills, Flood, Hughes

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Moore, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: J. Fowler

Although Whalley makes some fantastic saves, he can't prevent Charlie Flood scoring to give the hosts victory in front of their highest crowd of the season.

SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

HULL CITY 2 (Mills 6', 25')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Frew, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Hull City line up: Mercer, Brandon, Bell, Collier, Gilhooley, Bleakley, Crawford, Coverdale, Mills, Flood, Hughes

Referee: J. Fowler

Hull inflict a second home defeat in three games on Leeds thanks to two first half goals from Mills. Swan's abscence weakens the Leeds attack and despite seeing plenty of the ball, they never look like scoring.

SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

NOTTS COUNTY 4 (Henshall 23', Cashmore 38', 76', Marriott penalty 58')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Howarth 75')

Notts County line up: Iremonger, Ashurst, Marriott, Kemp, Dinsdale, Moore, Daly, Cook, Cashmore, Richards, Henshall

Leeds United line up: Down, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Moore, Wood

Referee: W. Bunnell

Fred Whalley is missing with a cold so Billy Down makes his first appearance of the season but is helpless to prevent a heavy defeat. Henshall opens the scoring with Leeds appealing for offside and Cashmore makes it two when well placed to score as the ball comes back off the post. Baker and Frew combine to foul Cashmore and Marriott makes it three from the spot. Howarth heads a consoltaion for Leeds but Cashmore has the final say with a header of his own just a minute later.

 

SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Moore 20')

NOTTS COUNTY 1 (Henshall 60')

Leeds United line up: Jacklin, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Sherwin, Baker, G. Mason, Moore, Howarth, Ellson, Wood

Notts County line up: Iremonger, Gibson, Marriott, Kemp, Dinsdale, Moore, Daly, Cook, Cashmore, Richards, Henshall

Referee: W. Bunnell

Harold Jacklin makes his Leeds league debut and sees his side dominate but has to settle for a point after Henshall equalises Moore's opener.

 

SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

CRYSTAL PALACE 0

Leeds United line up: Jacklin, Duffield, Potts, Gascoigne, Baker, Walton, G. Mason, Moore, Poyntz, Powell, Clark

Crystal Palace line up: Alderson, Little, Rhodes, McCracken, Jones, Feebury, Bateman, Waite, Menlove, Wood, Hand

Referee: T. Tomlinson

Leeds are held at home for the second week running having made several changes to the starting line up. Billy Poyntz has the ball in the net but the goal is ruled out.

 

SATURDAY 24th DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

CRYSTAL PALACE 1 (Waite 88')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Swan 30', Moore 44')

Crystal Palace line up: Alderson, Allen, Rhodes, McCracken, Jones, Feebury, Bateman, Waite, Smith, Wood, Whibley

Leeds United line up: Jacklin, Duffield, Rodgerson, Gascoigne, Baker, Walton, G. Mason, Moore, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: T. Tomlinson

The home side spurn a glorious chance at 0-0 when Smith's header, with an open goal, comes back off the post. Swan and Moore put Leeds in charge and despite Waite's late consolation, there's Christmas cheer in the capital.

 

MONDAY 26th DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan 85')

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 (S. Taylor 30')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Gascoigne, Baker, Walton, G. Mason, Moore, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Sheffield Wednesday line up: Davison, Gray, Ramsbottom, Kean, Wilson, Brelsford, Shelton, S. Taylor, Ratcliffe, Price, Lofthouse

Referee: I. Josephs

It's just two wins from the last nine games at Elland Road as Leeds rescue a point with just five minutes remaining through Swan. The visitors take the lead in the first half but both 'keepers have little to do throughout.

 

TUESDAY 27th DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 2 (Lofthouse 25', Wilson 65')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Howarth 30')

Sheffield Wednesday line up: Davison, Gray, Ramsbottom, Kean, Wilson, Brelsford, Hall, S. Taylor, Ratcliffe, Price, Lofthouse

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Frew, Rodgerson, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: I. Josephs

Wednesday take the honours in the Yorkshire Derby. Lofthouse opens the scoring with a header from a corner and Howarth equalises in similar fashion just five minutes later. The affair is settled in the second half when Wilson taps into a empty net after Whalley had saved from Ratcliffe.

 

SATURDAY 31st DECEMBER 1921

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

ROTHERHAM COUNTY 2 (Williams 10', Chambers 24')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Gascoigne, Baker, Frew, G. Mason, Moore, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Rotherham County line up: Sutcliffe, Thompson, McKenzie, Emmett, Picken, Bailey, Williams, Chambers, Pape, Shaw, Dobson

Referee: J. Fowler

Leeds end 1921 with another home defeat. Rotherham take the lead when Williams nets after Shaw sees his effort come back off the crossbar. Chambers settles the issue and although Moore hits the bar for Leeds, the home side create very little.

 

SATURDAY 7th JANUARY 1922

FA CUP 1st ROUND

SWINDON TOWN 2 (Fleming 12', 62')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan 15')

Swindon Town line up: Skiller, Colebourne, Maconnachie, Langford, Hawley, Wareing, Phillipson, Fleming, Rogers, Johnson, Davies

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Baker, Walton, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Swan, Moore

Referee: T. Crew

Swindon progress to Round Two despite losing Rogers for the final 15 minutes of the first half. The forward leaves the field with concussion but returns after the interval. Swan levels after Fleming's opener but the laters second settles a fierce contest. Howarth is denied at the death by a world class save from Colebourn.

 

SATURDAY 14th JANUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

ROTHERHAM COUNTY 1 (Pape 86')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Rotherham County line up: Branston, Thompson, McKenzie, Emmett, Picken, Bailey, Williams, Chambers, Pape, Shaw, Dobson

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Baker, Walton, G. Mason, Armitage, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: J. Fowler

With Millmoor covered in snow, Len Armitage rattles the crossbar and then Tommy Howarth misses a glorious chance to put Leeds in front but he sends his 44th minute penalty over the bar, after he was tripped by the home goalkeeper. Rotherham take the lead with just four minutes remaining through Pape but then miss a penalty of their own as Whalley saves from McKenzie with one minute to play.

 

SATURDAY 21st JANUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

WEST HAM UNITED 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Baker, Walton, Coates, Poyntz, Howarth, Swan, Wood

West Ham United line up: Hufton, Waugh, Cope, Allen, Kay, Tresadern, Leafe, Simmons, Watson, Puddefoot, Russell

Referee: G. Pardoe

Leeds fail to score for a third successive league game and for the second week running, they miss a penalty. Cope handled inside the area in the second half but Hufton, who has an inspired afternoon, saves Baker's penalty. Swan sees an effort ruled out for offside and the games ends goalless.

SATURDAY 28th JANUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

WEST HAM UNITED 1 (James 20')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Armitage 22')

West Ham United line up: Hufton, Allen, Cope, Bishop, Kay, Tresadern, Thirlaway, Simmons, Puddefoot, Jackson, James

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Wood

Referee: G. Pardoe

Len Armitage rescues a point when he equalises just minutes after James gives West Ham the lead. It's now just one win in the last 12 games for Leeds.

SATURDAY 4th FEBRUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Armitage 51', Poyntz 53')

BURY 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Wood

Bury line up: Heath, Adamson, Allen, Peake, Gallagher, Gorman, Ritchie, Hird, Trotter, Burkinshaw, Aitken

Referee: E. Shutt

Two quick goals at the start of the second half from Len Armitage and Billy Poyntz ensure that Leeds win for the first time since Christmas Eve.

SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

BURY 2 (Bullock 51', 65')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Armitage 60')

Bury line up: Turner, Perry, Smith, Peake, McCrae, Aitken, Robbie, Stage, Bullock, Burkinshaw, Kirsopp

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Wood

Referee: E. Shutt

Billy Poyntz becomes the first Leeds United to be sent off when he kicks out at McCrae with just a minute to go. Bullock puts Bury in the lead only for Len Armitage to level before Fred Whalley's error presents Bullock with his second and the winning goal in a poor game.

MONDAY 20th FEBRUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Poyntz 15', 31', penalty xx')

LEICESTER CITY 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Frew, Rodgerson, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Moore

Leicester City line up: Hebden, Barrett, Harrold, Jones, King, Tompkin, Brooks, Paterson, Pynegar, Smith, Walker

Referee: W. Brearley

Leeds comfortably win the game which was rearranged from the Saturday due to Leicester's involvement in the FA Cup. Billy Poyntz, the villian at Bury, becomes the hero by grabbing a hat-trick. He opens the scoring by slotting into an empty net. His second is a curling strike and he smashes home a second half penalty after a foul by Barrett. It caps off an incredible day for the Leeds forward who got married just hours before kick-off.

SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEICESTER CITY 0 (Poyntz 15', 31', penalty xx')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Leicester City line up: Hebden, Barrett, Currie, Harrold, Thomson, Jones, Trotter, Tompkin, Pynegar, Greatorex, Roxburgh

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Moore, Wood

Referee: W. Brearley

Goalkeeper Fred Whalley puts in an excellent performance to ensure United keep their fourth clean sheet in six games with a 0-0 draw at Filbert Street.

SATURDAY 4th MARCH 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Swan 43', 65')

DERBY COUNTY 1 (Murphy 88')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Howarth, Armitage, Swan, Moore

Derby County line up: Olney, Chandler, McIntyre, Robson, Knowles, Walton, Murphy, Storer, Paterson, Keetley, Lyons

Referee: L. Vickery

With Billy Poyntz suspended, two goals from Jack Swan give Leeds the points at Elland Road. With the scores at 0-0, Sherwin stops a goal bound shot with his hands and everyone inside the ground, bar the referee sees the incident. The visitors late consolation comes from a free kick.

SATURDAY 11th MARCH 1922

DIVISION TWO

DERBY COUNTY 2 (Paterson 5', Wightman penalty 40')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Derby County line up: Olney, Chandler, Ritchie, McIntyre, Murphy, Storer, Paterson, Jackson, Keetley, Lyons, Wightman

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Moore, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: L. Vickery

Derby turn the tables on Leeds with two first half goals, the second a penalty after Jimmy Frew brought down Lyons. Tommy Howarth sees strikes in each half ruled out for offside but the home side are worthy winners.

SATURDAY 18th MARCH 1922

DIVISION TWO

COVENTRY CITY 1 (Baker own goal 44')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Coventry City line up: Best, Chaplin, Lawrence, Allon, Millard, Hadley, Dougall, Stevens, Morgan, Warren, Mercer

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Walton, Hart, Baker, Coates, Robson, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: C. Porter

Leeds dominate the second half but lose again as Coventry triumph at Highfield Road. With half time imminent, Dougall's shot takes a wicked deflection off Baker to settle the issue.

SATURDAY 25th MARCH 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Armitage 31', 81', Swan 57', 80', 90')

COVENTRY CITY 2 (Morgan 62', Millard 89')

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Robson, Armitage, Swan, Wood

Coventry City line up: Best, Chaplin, Lawrence, Allon, Millard, Hadley, Dougall, Warren, Stevens, Mercer, Morgan

Referee: H. Griffiths

Jack Swan scores a second half hat-trick as Leeds United score five for the first time in a league match. Len Armitage gives Leeds the lead and Swan makes it two before Morgan pulls one back for the visitors. The last ten minutes sees four goals as the home side run out worthy winners.

SATURDAY 1st APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

BARNSLEY 2 (Hine 37', Fletcher 38')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Swan 47', Armitage 51')

Barnsley line up: Cooper, Gittins, Armstrong, Hellawell, Beaumont, Baines, Donkin, Hine, Fletcher, Wainscoat, Newton

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Clark

Referee: J. Telford

Barnsley hit the post early on and Billy Poyntz has Leeds' best two chances before the home side go in front. Following a corner, Hine finds the net when the ball comes back off the bar and with the Leeds defence all at sea, Fletcher adds a second a minute later. After the break, Leeds quickly restore parity when first Swan scores from a Poyntz cross and then Armitage scores with a brilliant shot. Leeds then have Fred Whalley to thank for making three great saves from three efforts by Fletcher.

SATURDAY 8th APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Swan 3', 48', Gittins own goal 35', Poyntz 75')

BARNSLEY 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Clark

Barnsley line up: Cooper, Gittins, Tindall, Halliwell, Beaumont, Baines, Donkin, Hines, Fletcher, Wainscoat, Newton

Referee: J. Telford

Jack Swan scores his eighth goal in six games as Leeds hammer their Yorkshire neighbours at Elland Road. Gittens puts through his own net and Billy Poyntz adds a fourth just after Whalley saves Beaumont's penalty.

FRIDAY 14th APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Poyntz 23', Coates 66')

FULHAM 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Clark

Fulham line up: Reynolds, Fleming, Chaplin, Ducat, Torrance, Bagge, Kingsley, Boland, Osborne, Croal, Penn

Referee: T. Bryan

United are good value for their 2-0 win and goalkeeper Tom Whalley has little to do on Good Friday afternoon. Poyntz opens the scoring with a low drive and Walter Coates seals the win, with his first Leeds goal, when he lobs the 'keeper.

SATURDAY 15th APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wolverhampton Wanderers line up: George, Newell, Marshall, Gregory, Caddick, Riley, Brooks, Bisset, Edmonds, Hargreaves, Richards

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Clark

Referee: F. Leigh

A point earned in a dull game. The nearest either side comes to scoring is when Sherwin nearly puts through his own goal.

MONDAY 17th APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

FULHAM 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Armitage 20')

Fulham line up: Reynolds, Fleming, Chaplin, Ducat, Torrance, Bagge, McDonald, Shea, Cock, Croal, Penn

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Clark

Referee: T. Bryan

The busy Easter schedule continues with a win in London thanks to Len Armitage who almost opened the scoring after one minute. Weak finishing prevents a bigger winning margin against a Fulham side who lose at home for the first time this season.

SATURDAY 22nd APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Coates, Wood, Armitage, Swan, Clark

Wolverhampton Wanderers line up: George, Baugh, Marshall, Gregory, Caddick, Riley, Brooks, Bisset, Edmonds, Hargreaves, Lea

Referee: F. Leigh

Leeds keep their fifth successive clean sheet but are unable to break down the Wolves defence in an Elland Road stalemate.

SATURDAY 29th APRIL 1922

DIVISION TWO

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1 (Burton 42')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Nottingham Forest line up: Hardy, Woolley, Jones, Belton, F. Parker, Armstrong, Gibson, Spaven, Nelis, R. Parker, Burton

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Rodgerson, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Moore, Howarth, Swan, Wood

Referee: J. Howcroft

Leeds good run comes to an end as Forest win to secure the Second Division Championship. Burton scores the only goal a minute before half time after Whalley had saved from Nelis. Leeds probe for an equaliser but the home side hold out.

SATURDAY 6th MAY 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Robson, Poyntz, Howarth, Powell, Wood

Nottingham Forest line up: Bennett, Bulling, Jones, Ronald, F. Parker, Mills, Green, Spaven, Nelis, R. Parker, Burton

Referee: J. Howcroft

A point against the Champions, who field an understrength team, secures Leeds an eight place finish and improvement on last season. Aubrey Powell goes close but his effort comes back off the post.

DIVISION TWO P W D L F A PTS
Birmingham City 42 24 10 8 79 38 58
Cardiff City 42 24 10 8 59 32 58
Bristol City 42 19 13 10 49 29 51
Blackpool 42 20 10 12 54 42 50
West Ham United 42 19 10 13 51 30 48
Notts County 42 18 11 13 55 40 47
Clapton Orient 42 16 13 13 43 42 45
South Shields 42 17 10 15 61 46 44
Fulham 42 16 10 16 43 47 42
The Wednesday 42 15 11 16 48 48 41
Bury 42 15 10 17 45 49 40
Leicester City 42 12 16 14 39 46 40
Hull City 42 10 20 12 43 53 40
LEEDS UNITED 42 14 10 18 40 45 38
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 16 6 20 49 66 38
Barnsley 42 10 16 16 48 50 36
Port Vale 42 11 14 17 43 49 36
Nottingham Forest 42 12 12 18 48 55 36
Rotherham County 42 12 12 18 37 53 36
Stoke 42 12 11 19 46 56 35
Coventry City 42 12 11 19 39 70 35
Stockport County 42 9 12 21 42 75 30