SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1922-23

SATURDAY 26th AUGUST 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan 65')

BLACKPOOL 1 (Barrass 27')

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

Blackpool line up: Mingay, Baverstock, Tulloch, McGinn, Keenan, Benton, Charles, McIvenney, Bedford, Barrass, Mee

Referee: H. Andrews

The points are shared at Elland Road on the opening day of the season. The visitors take the lead when Barrass beats Whalley but Swan equalises when he heads home a cross from debutant, Joe Harris.

MONDAY 28th AUGUST 1922

DIVISION TWO

SOUTHAMPTON 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan 70')

Southampton line up: Allen, Parker, Titmuss, Kelly, Campbell, Getgood, Brown, Dominy, Rawlings, Elkes, Clarke

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

Referee: J. Lucas

Leeds travel to the south coast and become the first team to win at Southampton since January 1921. For the second game running, Jack Swan scores a header, this time the provider was Tommy Howarth. Dominay comes closest for the Saints but his effort hits the bar.

SATURDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 1922

DIVISION TWO

BLACKPOOL 1 (Bedford 30')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Blackpool line up: Mingay, Baverstock, Tulloch, McGinn, Keenan, Benton, Watkinson, Hird, Bedford, Barrass, Mee

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

Referee: H. Andrews

The Seasiders end Leeds unbeaten start to the season when Bedford's goal after half an hour settles a largely dour affair.

MONDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Harris 85')

SOUTHAMPTON 0

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

Southampton line up: Allen, Parker, Hooper, Shelley, Getgood, Turner, Rawlings, Dominy, Brown, Andrews, Elkes

Referee: D. Asson

Joe Harris scores his first Leeds goal, from a free kick, to win the game with just five minutes to go. The strike condemns the visitors to their third defeat in a week.

SATURDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Walton 53', Armitage 56')

STOCKPORT COUNTY 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Walton, Armitage, Powell, Harris

Stockport County line up: Hardy, Richardson, Reid, Walmsley, Heath, Waterall, Dolphin, Cousins, Woodcock, Green, Jones

Referee: F. Proctor

Jimmy Walton opens the scoring from George Mason's cross and Len Armitage adds a second soon after to ensure Leeds' good start to the season continues.

SATURDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 1922

DIVISION TWO

STOCKPORT COUNTY 2 (Wilson 15', Green penalty 22')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Armitage 60')

Stockport County line up: Hardy, Mackechnie, Reid, Waterall, Heath, Knowles, Crossthwaite, Woodcock, Wilson, Green, Jones

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Walton, Armitage, Powell, Harris

Referee: F. Proctor

Leeds fall behind to Wilson's goal before Duffield handles and Green converts the penalty. The visitors get their act together and Mason sees his effort come back off the bar. The arrears are reduced when Armitage heads home Mason's corner but despite pressing, Leeds can't find an equaliser.

SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 1922

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Harris 55')

BRADFORD CITY 0

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Harris

Bradford City line up: Ewart, A. Watson, W. Watson, Hill, Pratt, Storer, Whitter, Logan, Cant, Howson, Braithwaite

Referee: S. Rothwell

The West Yorkshire Derby is settled thanks to Joe Harris' smart turn and shot from six yards, ten minutes into the second half. the season continues.

SATURDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 1922

DIVISION TWO

BRADFORD CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Swan 54', Harris 68')

Bradford City line up: Ewart, Cheetham, W. Watson, Hill, Pratt, Howson, Logan, Kilborn, Cant, Chalmers, Wright

Leeds United line up: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, G. Mason, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Harris

Referee: S. Rothwell

Leeds outclass Bradford City to complete the "double" over their neighbours. Jack Swan gives United the lead and Joe Harris scores following a mistake by Chalmers. The home side are now six games without a goal.

  SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER 1922 CLAPTON ORIENT 3 (Jacques, 21', Rennox, 31', Williams, 47') LEEDS UNITED 0 Clapton Orient team: Wood, Tonner. S, Nicholls, Galbraith, Townrow, Nicholson, Barr, Tonner. J, Jacques, Rennox, Williams Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Mason. G, Poyntz, Armitage, Swan, Clark Referee: Asson. D SATURDAY 14th OCTOBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 0 CLAPTON ORIENT 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Mason. G, Poyntz, Howard, Swan, Harris Clapton Orient team: Wood, Tonner. S, Nicholls, Galbraith, Townrow, Nicholson, Barr, Tonner. J, Jacques, Rennox, Williams Referee: Asson. D SATURDAY 21st OCTOBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 0 LEICESTER CITY 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Mason. G, Poyntz, Howard, Swan, Harris Leicester City team: Hebden, Black, Walker, Jones, Harrold, Thomson, Duncan. T, Duncan. J, Waite, Graham, Tompkin  Referee: Johnson. P SATURDAY 28th OCTOBER 1922 LEICESTER CITY 2 (Graham, 20', Duncan. J, 38') LEEDS UNITED 1 (Harris, 80') Leicester City team: Hebden, Black, Walker, Jones, Harrold, Thomson, Duncan. T, Duncan. J, Waite, Graham, Tompkin Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Mason. G, Dark, Poyntz, Swan, Harris Note: Swan was off the field for 15' during the first half. Referee: Johnson. P SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 3 (Whipp, 32', 70', pen 85') WEST HAM UNITED 1 (Moore, 44') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Poyntz, Swan, Harris Note: Percy Whipp scored a hat-trick on his debut having signed the previous day. West Ham United team: Hufton, Hodgson, Henderson, Carter, Kay, Tresadern, Richards, Moore, Watson, Crossley, Ruffell Referee: Head. J SATURDAY 11th NOVEMBER 1922 WEST HAM UNITED 0 LEEDS UNITED 0 West Ham United team: Hufton, Hebdon, Henderson, Bishop, Kay, Tresadern, Richards, Moore, Watson, Crossley, Ruffell Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Poyntz, Swan, Harris Referee: Head. J SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 0 SOUTH SHIELDS 1 (Oxberry, 33') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Poyntz, Swan, Harris South Shields team: Walker, Ridley, Maitland, Wilson, Hardy, Hutchinson, Gray, Smith, Hetherington, Oxberry, Keenlyside Referee: Davies. J SATURDAY 25th NOVEMBER 1922 SOUTH SHIELDS 0 LEEDS UNITED 2 (Whipp, 3', Poyntz, 38') South Shields team: Walker, Ridley, Maitland, Wilson, Hardy, Robson. J, Gray, Smith, Hetherington, Oxberry, Keenlyside Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Poyntz, Walton, Harris Referee: Davies. J SATURDAY 2nd DECEMBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Walton, 3') WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Poyntz, Walton, Harris Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Hampton, Baugh, Watson, Bisset, Brewster, Kay, Best, Fazackerley, Edmonds, Hargreaves, Rhodes Referee: Stewart. J SATURDAY 9th DECEMBER 1922 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Hart, 37') Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Hampton, Baugh, Marshall, Gregory, Brewster, Carter, Best, Fazackerley, Edmonds, Hargreaves, Rhodes Red card: Hargreaves, 80' Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Richmond, Walton, Harris Referee: Stewart. J SATURDAY 16th DECEMBER 1922 COVENTRY CITY 1 (Toms, 83') LEEDS UNITED 2 (Richmond, 57', 72') Coventry City team: Best, Winsnip, Lawrence, Jones, Rowley, Wood, Storey, Clews, Toms, Davidson, Richmond Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Richmond, Walton, Clark Referee: Hickling. J SATURDAY 23rd DECEMBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Whipp, 10') COVENTRY CITY 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Potts, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Richmond, Walton, Clark Coventry City team: Best, Winsnip, Lawrence, Jones, Rowley, Wood, Dougall, Clews, Toms, Mercer, Richmond Referee: Hickling. J MONDAY 25th DECEMBER 1922 BURY 1 (Robbie, 29') LEEDS UNITED 1 (Whipp, 26') Bury team: Richardson, Heap, Adamson, Brooks, Gallagher, McRae, Robbie, Stage, Birkinshaw, Bullock, Aitkin Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Bell. T, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armitage, Walton, Harris Referee: Kirby. A TUESDAY 26th DECEMBER 1922 LEEDS UNITED 0 BURY 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Mason. G, Whipp, Richmond, Walton, Harris Bury team: Richardson, Heap, Adamson, Porter, Gallagher, Brooks, Robbie, Stage, Birkinshaw, Bullock, Aitkin Referee: Kirby. A SATURDAY 30th DECEMBER 1922 PORT VALE 1 (Hampson, 90') LEEDS UNITED 2 (Whipp, 30', 70') Port Vale team: Peers, Birks, Pursell. R, Collinge, Hampson, Briscoe, Orpe, Gordon, Davies, Butler, Agnew Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armitage, Walton, Harris Referee: Fogg. A SATURDAY 6th JANUARY 1923 LEEDS UNITED 2 (Whipp, 25', 39') PORT VALE 1 (Butler, 42') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armitage, Walton, Harris Port Vale team: Peers, Birks, Pursell. R, Collinge, Connelly, Hampson, Orpe, Spencer, Briscoe, Butler, Fitchford. W Referee: Fogg. A SATURDAY 20th JANUARY 1923 MANCHESTER UNITED 0 LEEDS UNITED 0 Manchester United team: Mew, Moore, Silcock, Hilditch, Barson, Grimwood, Lievesley, Barber, Goldthorpe, Lochhead, Partridge Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armitage, Swan, Harris Referee: Griffiths. H SATURDAY 27th JANUARY 1923 LEEDS UNITED 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 1 (Lochhead, 68') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armand, Swan, Harris Manchester United team: Mew, Radford, Silcock, Hilditch, Barson, Grimwood, Lievesley, Myerscough, Goldthorpe, Lochhead, Partridge Missed penalty: Lochhead (saved by Whalley but Lochhead scored the rebound, 68') Referee: Griffiths. H SATURDAY 10th FEBRUARY 1923 BARNSLEY 1 (Halliwell, 85') LEEDS UNITED 0 Barnsley team: Gale, Armstrong, Gittins, Fletcher, Beaumont, Baines, Curran, Hines, Wainscoat, Halliwell, Newton Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armitage, Swan, Harris Referee: Horsfield. J SATURDAY 17th FEBRUARY 1923 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 0 LEEDS UNITED 0 Sheffield Wednesday team: Davison, Bellas, Blenkinsop, Kean, Froggatt, Sykes Williams, Lowdell, Binks, Smailes, Henshaw Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Richmond, Armand, Harris Referee: Pinckston. E SATURDAY 24th FEBRUARY 1923 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan, 43') BARNSLEY 1 (Halliwell, 55') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armand, Swan, Harris Barnsley team: Gale, Armstrong, Gittins, Fletcher, Beaumont, Baines, Curran, Hine, Wainscoat, Helliwell, Newton Referee: Horsfield. J SATURDAY 3rd MARCH 1923 LEEDS UNITED 2 (Swan ??', 89') HULL CITY 2 (Thom, 12', Martin, ??') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Baker, Gascoigne, Noble, Whipp, Armand, Swan, Harris Missed penalty: Swan (wide, second half) Hull City team: Mercer, Gibson, Bell, Collier, Bleakley, Coverdale, Crawford, Hall, Martin, Mills, Thom Referee: Stott. H SATURDAY 10th MARCH 1923 HULL CITY 3 (Martin, 47', Bleakley pen 75', Hall, 85') LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan, 86') Hull City team: Mercer, Gibson, Bell, Collier, Bleakley, Coverdale, Crawford, Hall, Martin, Mills, Thom Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Swan, Armand, Harris Referee: Stott. H SATURDAY 17th MARCH 1923 CRYSTAL PALACE 1 (Whitworth pen, 56') LEEDS UNITED 0 Crystal Palace team: Alderson, Little, Cross, McCracken, Millard, Dreyer, Harry, Johnson, Whitworth, Morgan, Whibley Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Armand, Swan, Harris Referee: Timmins. A MONDAY 19th MARCH 1923 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 3 (Binks pen, 7', Brelsford) LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell, 20') Sheffield Wednesday team: Davison, Felton, Blenkinsop, Brelsford, Froggatt, Sykes, Williams, Taylor, Binks, Smailes, Harron Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Noble, Robson, Powell, Armand, Harris Referee: Timmins. A SATURDAY 24th MARCH 1923 LEEDS UNITED 4 (Whipp, 44', Swan, 70', Powell, 75', Sherwin, 81') CRYSTAL PALACE 1 (Johnson, 10') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Powell, Swan, Harris Crystal Palace team: Alderson, Little, Cross, McCracken, Millard, Dreyer, Harry, Johnson, Whitworth, Morgan, Whibley Referee: unknown FRIDAY 30th MARCH 1923 LEEDS UNITED 2 (Powell, 29', Whipp) ROTHERHAM COUNTY 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Powell, Swan, Harris Rotherham County team: unknown Referee: unknown SATURDAY 31st MARCH 1923 FULHAM 3 (Torrance pen, 10', McKay, 25', 47') LEEDS UNITED 0 Fulham team: Reynolds, Fleming, Chaplin, Bagge, Torrance, Edelston, Osborne, Shea, McKay, Croal, Penn Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Gascoigne, Hart, Baker, Coates, Whipp, Powell, Swan, Harris Referee: Proctor. E MONDAY 2nd APRIL 1923 ROTHERHAM COUNTY 3 (Pape pen, 16', 68', Williams, 88') LEEDS UNITED 1 (Harris pen, 18') Rotherham County team: Sutcliffe, McKenzie, Harris, Chambers, Emmett, Bailey, Williams, Cook, Pape, Pearson, Lofthouse Leeds United team: Whalley, Potts, Frew, Dark, Hart, Baker, Noble, Whipp, Powell, Swan, Harris Referee: Lofthouse. W SATURDAY 7th APRIL 1923 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Whipp, 52') FULHAM 1 (Darvill, 50') Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Dark, Hart, Baker, Noble, Robson, Powell, Whipp Harris Missed penalty: Harris (saved by Reynolds, 15') Fulham team: Reynolds, Fleming, Chaplin, Bagge, Torrance, Edelston, Kingsley, Shea, McKay, Darvill, Penn Referee: Proctor. E SATURDAY 14th APRIL 1923 NOTTS COUNTY 1 (Dinsdale, 15') LEEDS UNITED 0 Notts County team: Streets, Ashurst, Gibson, Flint, Dinsdale, Kemp, Platts, Cook, Cock, Hill, Barry Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Robson, Powell, Whipp, Harris Referee: Hopkinson. H SATURDAY 21st APRIL 1923 LEEDS UNITED 3 (Whipp 2', 55', Powell, 20') NOTTS COUNTY 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Sherwin, Hart, Baker, Noble, Robson, Powell, Whipp, Harris Notts County team: Streets, Ashurst, Cope, Flint, Dinsdale, Kemp, Platts, Cook, Cock, Hill, Death Referee: Hopkinson. H SATURDAY 28th APRIL 1923 DERBY COUNTY 0 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Noble, 3') Derby County team: Olney, Chandler, Crilly, McIntyre, Plackett, Murphy, Thornewell, Galloway, Hurst, Moore, Wightman Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Smith, Hart, Baker, Noble, Robson, Powell, Whipp, Harris Referee: Fowler. J SATURDAY 5th MAY 1923 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell pen, 25') DERBY COUNTY 0 Leeds United team: Whalley, Duffield, Frew, Smith, Hart, Baker, Noble, Robson, Powell, Whipp, Harris Derby County team: Hoffman, Crilly, McIntyre, Golby, Plackett, Murphy, Thornewell, Galloway, Jones, Moore, Wightman Referee: Fowler. J
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