SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1936-37

SATURDAY 29th AUGUST 1936

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (J. Milburn xx', penalty xx')

CHELSEA 3 (Spence xx', xx', Mills 85')

Leeds United line up: McInroy, Sproston, J. Milburn, Edwards, McDougall, Browne, Duggan, Brown J. Kelly, Furness, Cochrane

Chelsea line up: Woodley, O'Hare, Barber, Mitchell, Craig, Weaver, Spence, Burgess, Mills, Gibson, Barraclough

Referee: W. Bristow

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 1936

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER CITY 4 (Doherty 45', Tilson 66', Herd 74', Brook xx')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Manchester City line up: Swift, Clark, Dale, Percival, Marshall, Bray, Toseland, Herd, Tilson, Doherty, Brook

Leeds United line up: McInroy, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Edwards, McDougall, Browne, Armes, Furness, Kelly, Stephenson, Hargreaves

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1936

DIVISION ONE

STOKE CITY 2 (Liddle 30', J. Milburn own goal 60')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Stephenson 72')

Stoke City line up: Wilkinson, Winstanley, Scrimshaw, Tutin, Turner, Soo, Matthews, Liddle, Steele, Davies, Johnson

Leeds United line up: McInroy, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Edwards, Kane, Holley, Armes, Furness, Kelly, Stephenson, Hargreaves

Referee: unknown

Stoke start well and McInroy makes fine saves from Matthews and Davies whilst he sees a Steel effort come back off the crossbar. Liddle opens the scoring with a shot that takes a slight defelction off Bob Kane. Jack Milburn's headed own goal increases the home sides advantage before Stephenson reduces the arrears. Leeds almost snatch an unlikely point but Kelly's header hits the bar at the death.

WEDNESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 1936

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Hargreaves xx')

MANCHESTER CITY 1 (Heale xx')

Leeds United line up: McInroy, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Holley, Kane, Browne, Armes, Furness, Kelly, Stephenson, Hargreaves

Manchester City line up: Swift, Clark, Dale, Percival, Donnelly, Bray, Toseland, Herd, Doherty, Heale, Brook

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 1936

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Edwards, 52', Brown, 72')

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 0

Leeds United line up: McInroy, G. Milburn, J. Milburn, Edwards, Kane, Browne, Armes, Furness, Brown, Stephenson, Hargreaves

Charlton Athletic line up: Bartram, Turner, Jimmy Oakes, Jobling, John Oakes, Welsh, Wilkinson, Robinson, Prior, Stephenson, Hobbis

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th DECEMBER 1936

DIVISION ONE

DERBY COUNTY 5 (Keen 11', Astley 18', 68', Duncan 39', Ramage 44')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Buckley 28', xx', Hydes 42')

Derby County line up: Kirby, Nicholas, Howe, Hann, Barker, Keen, Crooks, Stockill, Astley, Ramage, Duncan

Leeds United line up: McInroy, Sproston, J. Milburn, Edwards, McDougall, Mills, Armes, Thomson, Hydes, Stephenson, Buckley

Referee: M. Dale

Six goals are scored in the first half at the Baseball Ground as Leeds eventually go down 3-5. Keen opens the scoring with a header from a Crooks cross and Astley walks the ball into the net for the second, seven minutes later. Buckley pulls a goal back with a header from Thomson's cross but the home side restore the two goal lead through Duncan. Hydes makes it 3-2 before Crooks provides another goal for Ramage on the stroke of half time. Astley is unmarked and heads Derby's fith goal before Buckley adds his second to complete the scoring.

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