SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

Stats by season

Player records (A-Z)

SEASON STATISTICS: 1927-28

PROMOTED TO DIVISION 1

SATURDAY 27th AUGUST 1927

SOUTH SHIELDS 1 (Ramage, ??')

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Wainscoat, 49', Mitchell, 51', White, 64', 75', Jennings, ??')

South Shields team: Shevlin, Wilson, Phizackles, Hutchinson, Stevenson, Davies, Matthewman, Smith, Ramage, Oxberry, Scott

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Menzies, Edwards, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Referee: Ward. A


MONDAY 29th AUGUST 1927

LEEDS UNITED 2 (White, 75', Jennings, 77')

BARNSLEY 2 (Tilson, 44', Fletcher pen, 61')

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Menzies, Edwards, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Barnsley team: Gale, Dixon, Hodgkinson, Allen, Caddick, Baines, Curran, Fletcher, Eaton, Tilson, Brook

Referee: Forshaw. W


SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wainscoat, 42', 63')

SOUTHAMPTON 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Southampton team: Allen, Hough, Bradford, Shelley, Harkus, Mitton, Henderson, Rowley, Rawlings, Petrie, Cribb

Referee:


SATURDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Turnbull, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Nottingham Forest team: Langford, Marsden, Barratt, Green, Harrison, Wallace, Gibson, Stocks, Burton, Jones, Wadsworth

Referee:


SATURDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1927

MANCHESTER CITY 2 (Johnson, 48', 75')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jennings, 16')

Manchester City team: Gray, Ridley, McCloy, Pringle, Cowan, McMullan, Bell, Barrass, Broadhurst, Johnson, Hicks

Note: Barrass left the field for 15' during the first half due to a head injury.

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Referee: Bunnell. W


SATURDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jennings, 63', Wainscoat, 66')

HULL CITY 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Hull City team: Maddison, Gibson, Bell, Mooney, Dixon, Sullivan, Martin, Scott, Guyan, Whitworth, Taylor

Referee: Brown. R


MONDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 1927

BARNSLEY 2 (Tilson, 43', Brook, 71')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Mitchell, 83')

Barnsley team: Gale, Dixon, Hodgkinson, Allen, Caddick, Baines, Curran, Fletcher, Tilson, McDonagh, Brook

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Menzies, Edwards, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Referee: Forshaw. W


SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER 1927

PRESTON NORTH END 5 (James 2, Harrison, Reid, Russell)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (White, 12')

Preston North End team: Carr, Wade, Hamilton. T, Metcalf, Morris, Crawford, Reid, Russell, Roberts, James, Harrison

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Allan, Edwards, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Note: Willis Edwards was injured just before half time and played no part in the second half.

Referee: Bowie. R


SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Jennings 2, 1 pen, Turnbull, White 2)

SWANSEA TOWN 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Allan, Baker, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Swansea Town team: Ferguson, Williams, Milne, Collins, Sykes, Woodward, Hole, Lewis, Fowler, McPherson, Nicholas

Referee: Price. A


SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER 1927

FULHAM 1 (Craig)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (White)

Fulham team: Beecham, Dyer, Barrett, Oliver, Lowe, Steele, Temple, McKenna, Elliott, Craig, Penn

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Allan, Baker, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER 1927

GRIMSBY TOWN 3 (Coglin, Meikle, Robson)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jennings, Wainscoat)

Grimsby Town team: Cowell, Wilson, Jacobson, Coupland, Wrack, Powell, Meikle, Bestall, Robson, Coglin, Marshall

Leeds United team: Potts, Roberts, Allan, Coutts, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 29th OCTOBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Mitchell)

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Allan, Menzies, Atkinson, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Oldham Athletic team: Hacking, Grundy, Ivill, Aldam, Armitage, Naylor, King, Taylor, Harris, Pynegar, Watson


SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER 1927

NOTTS COUNTY 2 (Goalscorers unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jennings 2)

Notts County team: unknown

Leeds United team: Potts, Allan, Menzies, Atkinson, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 6 (Wainscoat 43', Turnbull 44', 56, White 55', ??', Jennings 90')

READING 2 (Davey 2)

Leeds United team: Potts, Allan, Menzies, Atkinson, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Missed penalty: Jennings (saved by Duckworth)

Reading team: Duckworth, Eggo, McConnell, Inglis, Messer, Evans. D, Knox, Richardson, Davey, Johnstone, Robson


SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER 1927

BLACKPOOL 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Mitchell 2)

Blackpool team: Hobbs, Barnett, Tilford, Watson, Thorpe, Benton, Meredith, Tremelling, Hampson, Tufnell, Neal

Leeds United team: Potts, Allan, Menzies, Atkinson, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Townsley)

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2 (Carter 2)

Leeds United team: Potts, Allan, Menzies, Atkinson, Townsley, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

West Bromwich Albion team: Ashmore, Finch, Shaw, Magee, Evans, Fryer, Bytheway, Carter, Glidden, Wilson, Poxton


SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 1927

CLAPTON ORIENT 2 (Kerr 2)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Mitchell)

Clapton Orient team: Wood, Macdonald, Evans, Broadbent, Galbraith, Spence, Collins, Whipp, Kerr, Holland, Smith

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Allan, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Jennings, 15', ??', ??', ??', White, 52')

CHELSEA 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Allan, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Chelsea team: Millington, Smith, Law, Priestley, Townrow, Sales, Crawford, Miller, Thompson, Wilson, Pearson


SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER 1927

BRISTOL CITY 1 (Blakemore)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wainscoat, White)

Bristol City team: Coggins, Walsh. J, Glenn, Paul, Murray, Pugsley, Foster, Martin, Cherrett, Blakemore, Rankin

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Allan, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Referee: Nunnerley. G


SATURDAY 24th DECEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Jennings 2, White, Turnbull, Hart)

STOKE CITY 1 (Williamson)

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Stoke City team: Dixon, McGrory, Spencer, Armitage, Watson, Sellars, Williams. J, Williamson, Wilson, Davies, Archibald


MONDAY 26th DECEMBER 1927

PORT VALE 1 (Goalscorer unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wainscoat, White)

Port Vale team: unknown

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


TUESDAY 27th DECEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Wainscoat, Jennings 2)

PORT VALE 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Port Vale team: unknown


SATURDAY 31st DECEMBER 1927

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Turnbull, Wainscoat, Keetley)

SOUTH SHIELDS 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

South Shields team: unknown


SATURDAY 7th JANUARY 1928

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (Murphy)

LEEDS UNITED 4 (White 2, Wainscoat, Keetley)

Southampton team: Allen, Hough, Keeping, Harkus, Bradford, Woodhouse, Henderson, Rawlings, Bullock, Taylor. S, Murphy

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 21st JANUARY 1928

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2 (Gibson, Stocks)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (White, Keetley)

Nottingham Forest team: Dexter, Thompson. W, Barratt, Belton, Harrison, Sturton, Gibson, Stocks, Roe, Price, Wadsworth

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 28th JANUARY 1928

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Keetley 3)

BRISTOL CITY 2 (Cherrett, Blakemore pen)

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Robinson, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Bristol City team: Coggins, Walsh. J, Glenn, Paul, Murray, Pugsley, Foster, Dransfield, Cherrett, Blakemore, Gallaghan

Referee: Nunnerley. G


SATURDAY 4th FEBRUARY 1928

HULL CITY 3 (Martin 2, Wyper)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jennings)

Hull City team: Maddison, Gibson, Bell, Sullivan, Dixon, Bleakley, Wyper, Swan, Nelson, Martin, Barraclough

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Allan, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY 1928

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wainscoat 2)

PRESTON NORTH END 4 (Goalscorers unknown)

Leeds United team: Johnson, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Preston North End team: unknown


SATURDAY 18th FEBRUARY 1928

SWANSEA TOWN 1 (Goalscorer unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jennings)

Swansea Town team: unknown

Leeds United team: Johnson, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY 1928

LEEDS UNITED 2 (White, Wainscoat)

FULHAM 1 (Temple)

Leeds United team: Johnson, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Fulham team: Beecham, Hebdon, Gregory, Oliver, McNab, Barrett, Temple, Craig, Elliott, Steele, Penn


SATURDAY 3rd MARCH 1928

LEEDS UNITED 0

GRIMSBY TOWN 0

Leeds United team: Johnson, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Sissons, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Grimsby Town team: Reed, Calderwood, Jacobson, Wilson, Wrack, Powell, Prior, Bestall, Robson, Coglin, Marshall


SATURDAY 10th MARCH 1928

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Keetley)

Oldham Athletic team: Prince, Grundy, Ivill, Adlam, Crompton, Naylor, King, Taylor, Harris, Pynegar, Watson

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Stacey, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 17th MARCH 1928

LEEDS UNITED 6 (Keetley 3, Turnbull, Armand, White)

NOTTS COUNTY 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Armand, Mitchell

Notts County team: unknown


SATURDAY 24th MARCH 1928

READING 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Keetley)

Reading team: Duckworth, Eggo, McConnell, Inglis, Messer, Evans. D, Goodwin, Baggett, Richardson, Johnstone, Robson

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


SATURDAY 31st MARCH 1928

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Wainscoat 2, Mitchell, Armand)

BLACKPOOL 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Stacey, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, Armand, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Blackpool team: Crompton, Thorpe, Barnett, Watson, Ayres, Tremelling, Meredith, ?, Hampson, ?, Downes


SATURDAY 7th APRIL 1928

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Turnbull)

West Bromwich Albion team: Ashmore, Finch, Shaw, Magee, Evans, Howarth, Glidden, Carter, Cookson, Chambers, Bromage

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


MONDAY 9th APRIL 1928

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Botto, Williams. L, Shaw, Higham, Pritchard, Kay, Harrington, Marshall, Weaver, Green, Baxter

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


TUESDAY 10th APRIL 1928

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Keetley 2, White)

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Botto, Williams. L, Shaw, Baker, Pritchard, Kay, Harrington, Marshall, Weaver, Green, Baxter


SATURDAY 14th APRIL 1928

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Keetley 3, White)

CLAPTON ORIENT 0

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Clapton Orient team: Slater, Hope, Lyons, Broadbent, Sage, Duffy, Ames, Whipp, Kerr, Dennison, Smith


SATURDAY 21st APRIL 1928

CHELSEA 2 (Rodger, Wilson)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Keetley 15', ??', White 40')

Chelsea team: Millington, Smith, Odell, Irving, Rodger, Ferguson, Crawford, Thain, Thompson, Wilson, Jackson

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell


WEDNESDAY 25th APRIL 1928

LEEDS UNITED 0

MANCHESTER CITY 1 (Tait)

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

Manchester City team: Barber, Ridley, McCloy, Sharp, Barrass, McMullan, Hicks, Marshall, Tait, Johnson, Brook


SATURDAY 5th MAY 1928

STOKE CITY 5 (Wilson 2, Bussey, Cull, Archibald)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Wainscoat)

Stoke City team: Dixon, McGrory, Spencer, Armitage, Williamson, Sellars, Cull, Bussey, Wilson, Davies, Archibald

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Keetley, Wainscoat, Mitchell

SATURDAY 14th JANUARY 1928

FA Cup Round 3

MANCHESTER CITY 1 (Johnson)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Manchester City team: Gray, Ridley, McCloy, Barrass, Cowan, McMullan, Austin, Roberts, Broadhurst, Johnson, Hicks

Note: Goalkeeper Bert Gray left the field after 30' with a broken cheekbone. Billy Austin took over in goal and Manchester City played on with 10 men.

Leeds United team: Potts, Townsley, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Reed, Turnbull, White, Jennings, Wainscoat, Mitchell

P W D L F A PTS
Manchester City 42 25 9 8 100 59 59
LEEDS UNITED 42 25 7 10 98 49 57
Chelsea 42 23 8 11 75 45 54
Preston North End 42 22 9 11 100 66 53
Stoke City 42 22 8 12 78 59 52
Swansea Town 42 18 12 12 75 63 48
Oldham Athletic 42 19 8 15 75 51 46
West Bromwich Albion 42 17 12 13 90 70 46
Port Vale 42 18 8 16 68 57 44
Nottingham Forest 42 15 10 17 83 84 40
Grimsby Town 42 14 12 16 69 83 40
Bristol City 42 15 9 18 76 79 39
Barnsley 42 14 11 17 65 85 39
Hull City 42 12 15 15 41 54 39
Notts County 42 13 12 17 68 74 38
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 10 19 63 91 36
Southampton 42 14 7 21 68 77 35
Reading 42 11 13 18 53 75 35
Blackpool 42 13 8 21 83 101 34
Clapton Orient 42 11 12 19 55 85 34
Fulham 42 13 7 22 68 89 33
South Shields 42 7 9 26 56 111 23