SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1931-32

SATURDAY 29th AUGUST 1931

DIVISION TWO

SWANSEA TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Firth 3', Green 19')

Attendance: 16,175

Swansea Town line up: Ferguson, Lawrence, Milne, Sykes, Craven, Miller, Boston, R. Williams, Pearce, Antiss, Lewis

Leeds United line up: Potts, J. Milburn, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Green, Firth, Keetley, Wainscoat, Cochrane

Referee: T. Fardell

Match report to follow.

MONDAY 31st AUGUST 1931

DIVISION TWO

PORT VALE 1 (J. Milburn own goal 85')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Wainscoat 10', Green 67')

Attendance: 16,874

Port Vale line up: Davies, Shenton, Oakes, Cope, Round, Jones, York, Easton, Jennings, Tippetts, Dorrell

Leeds United line up: Potts, J. Milburn, Menzies, Stacey, Danskin, Copping, Green, Firth, Keetley, Wainscoat, Cochrane

Referee: J. Smith

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1931

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

BARNSLEY 1 (Wallbanks 44')

Attendance: 13,078

Leeds United line up: Potts, J. Milburn, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Green, Firth, Keetley, Wainscoat, Cochrane

Barnsley line up: Higgs, Dixon, Richards, Smith, Henderson, Caddick, Ashton, Proudfoot, Wallbanks, Harvey, Murfin

Referee: P. Snape

Leeds suffer a surprise defeat at home to Barnsley. Wallbanks heads the only goal of the game from Dixon's free-kick. Firth is denied an equaliser when his goal bound effort is handled on the line by Henderson but Higgs saves Cochrane's 76th minute penalty.

MONDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 1931

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

MILLWALL 1 (Poxton 41')

Attendance: 8,388

Leeds United line up: Potts, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Edwards, Danskin, Copping, Green, Firth, Hydes, Furness, Cochrane

Millwall line up: Wilson, Sweetman, Pipe, Newcombe, Hancock, Forsyth, Bloxham, Roberts, Smith, Landells, Poxton

Referee: H. Mee

Millwall inflict a second successive home defeat on Leeds. Billy Furness hits the post early on and Hydes should have done better but fired straight at Wilson. Poxton scores the winner just before half time.

SATURDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 1931

DIVISION TWO

NOTTS COUNTY 1 (Keetley 23')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cochrane 6')

Attendance: 12,630

Notts County line up: Ferguson, Mills, Stimpson, Lawrence, Smith, Jakeman, Taylor, Fenner, Keetley, Andrews, Haden

Leeds United line up: Potts, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Duggan, Firth, Keetley, Furness, Cochrane

Referee: E. Wood

Leeds earn a point at Meadow Lane with the New Zealand cricket team in attendance. Stimpson's mistake allows Duggan to put Cochrane through for the opener before Tom Keetley equalises for the hosts with a fine strike. United miss a host of chances with Firth being the main culprit.

MONDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1931

DIVISION TWO

MILLWALL 2 (Bloxham 24', Landells xx')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Keetley 16', Furness 49', Cochrane 75')

Attendance: 11,844

Millwall line up: Wilson, Sweetman, Pipe, Newcombe, Hancock, Forsyth, Bloxham, Roberts, Smith, Landells, Poxton

Leeds United line up: Potts, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Duggan, Firth, Keetley, Furness, Cochrane

Referee: H. Mee

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 1931

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 0

Attendance: 10,782

Leeds United line up: Potts, J. Milburn, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Duggan, Firth, Keetley, Furness, Cochrane

Plymouth Argyle line up: Cann, Roberts, Birks, Mackay, Pullen, Reed, Grozier, Sloan, Vidler, Leslie, Black

Referee: A. Spittle

Leeds are still without a home win this season after being frustrated by Plymouth. The hosts dominate but miss their chances to take the points.

SATURDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 1931

DIVISION TWO

BRISTOL CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Furness 45', Keetley 80')

Attendance: 9.157

Bristol City line up: Newlands, Walsh, Hughes, Jennings, Sliman, Brinton, Robson, Williams, Elliott, Moulson, Sargeant

Leeds United line up: Potts, J. Milburn, Menzies, Edwards, Hart, Copping, Duggan, Firth, Keetley, Furness, Cochrane

Referee: E. Gough

Billy Furness scores from close range to give Leeds a deserved lead in an exciting game. Charlie Keetley seals the victory as United win for the fourth time away from home this season.