SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

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SEASON STATISTICS: 1946-47

Relegated to Division 2

SATURDAY 31st AUGUST 1946

PRESTON NORTH END 3 (McIntosh, 4', Finney, 18', Dougal, ??')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Grainger, 25', ??')

Attendance: 25,311

Preston North End team: Fairbrother, Beattie. A, Scott, Horton, Shankly, Watson, Finney, McIntosh, Dougal, Beattie. R, Wharton

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Henry, Short, Grainger

Referee: Boardman. S


WEDNESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 1946 

LEEDS UNITED 0

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 2 (Welsh pen, Robinson. W)

Attendance: 22,857

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Henry, Short, Grainger

Charlton Athletic team: Bartram, Turner, Shreeve, Dawson, Phipps, Johnson, Burlison, Robinson. G, Robinson. W, Welsh, Duffy

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Powell, Henry)

SHEFFIELD UNITED 2 (Nightingale, Brook)

Attendance: 28,543

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Henry, Short, Grainger

Sheffield United team: Smth, Furniss, Shimwell, Machent, Latham, Forbes, Jones, Nightingale, Collindridge, Brook, Rickett

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1946

CHELSEA 3 (Walker, ??', 85', Lawton, 88')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 57,184

Chelsea team: Robertson, Winter, White, Williams, Harris, Foss, Spence, Walker, Lawton, Goulden, Dolding

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: Wort. F

 

MONDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 1946

STOKE CITY 5 (Steele 28', ??', Antonio 29', 75', Ormston, 74')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Ainsley 25', ??')

Attendance: 21,141

Stoke City team: Jepson, Brigham, McCue, Mountford. F, Franklin, Kirton, Mountford. G, Antonio, Steele, Baker, Ormston

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Price, Kane, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Hindle, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Cochrane, 5', Short, 6', ??', Ainsley, ??')

BOLTON WANDERERS 0 

Attendance: 25,739

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Batey, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Bolton Wanderers team: Hanson, Hamlett, Hubbick, Howe, Atkinson, Forrest, Woodward, Roberts, Lofthouse, Barrass, Westwood

Referee: unknown


WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 1946 

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 5 (Revell 2, Welsh, Robinson. W, Lancelotte)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 16,488

Charlton Athletic team: Bartram, Croker. P, Phipps, Rist, Oakes, Johnson, Robinson. W, Lancelotte, Revell, Welsh, Duffy

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Batey, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Browning, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 1946 

LIVERPOOL 2 (Balmer, 15', Nieuwenhuys, 73')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 51,042

Liverpool team: Sidlow, Lambert, Ramsden, Taylor, Hughes, Fagan, Nieuwenhuys, Balmer, Stubbins, Jones, Liddell

Missed penalty: Stubbins (saved by Hodgson, 2nd half)

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Price, Grainger, Powell, Short, Hindle, Heaton

Note: When saving Stubbins' penalty, Leeds goalkeeper Hodgson suffered a broken arm.

Referee: Nixon. W

 

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Powell, 1', Ainsley, 3', 30', 78', Short, ??')

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0

Attendance: 30,622

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger 

Huddersfield Town team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell, 76')

GRIMSBY TOWN 0

Attendance: 28,877

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Missed penalty: Ainsley (saved by Tweedy)

Grimsby Town team: unknown

Note: Moore was carried off, after 25', with an injured knee and Grimsby played on with ten men.

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 1946

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 (Hancock)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 40,113

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Williams, McLean, Crook, Galley, Wright, Hancock, Pye, Westcott, Ramscar, Mullen, ?

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Short, Ainsley, Hindle, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 0

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 (Campbell)

Attendance: 28,683

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Missed penalty: Milburn (hit the bar)

Blackburn Rovers team: Marks, Cook, Crook, Whiteside, Pryde, Bell, Goodwin, Campbell, Smith, Rogers, Langton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 1946

PORTSMOUTH 4 (Froggatt 2, McAlinden, Harris)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ainsley)

Attendance: 25,984

Portsmouth team: Butler, Hindmarsh, Ferrier, Wharton, Flewin, Dickinson, Harris, Reid,  Froggatt, McAlinden, Parker

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Powell, Short)

EVERTON 1 (Dodds)

Attendance: 22,992

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Missed penalty: Milburn (over the bar, 2')

Everton team: Sagar, Jackson, Finnis, Bentham, Humphreys, Watson, McIlhatton, Wainwright, Dodds, Stevenson, Eglington

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER 1946

ARSENAL 4 (Lewis 2, 1 pen, Logie, McPherson)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Ainsley 2)

Attendance: 36,377

Arsenal team: Platt, Scott, Wade, Sloan, Compton. L, Collett, McPherson, Logie, Lewis, Curtis, O'Flanagan

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Powell 2, Ainsley, Grainger)

BLACKPOOL 2 (O'Donnell, Mortensen)

Attendance: 25,829

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Blackpool team: Wallace, Sibley, Lewis, Farrow, Suart, Johnston, Buchan. W, Mortensen, McIntosh, Eastham, O'Donnell

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER 1946

BRENTFORD 1 (Townsend)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cochrane)

Attendance: 20,352

Brentford team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Heaton, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cochrane)

SUNDERLAND 1 (Robinson)

Attendance: 25,784

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Sunderland team: Mapson, Stelling, Jones, Housam, Hall, Wright, Whitelum, Robinson, Davis, Watson, Reynolds

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER 1946

ASTON VILLA 2 (Smith, Dorsett)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell)

Attendance: 29,410

Aston Villa team: Rutherford, Potts, Cummings, Iverson, Moss. F, Lowe, Edwards, Parkes, Dorsett, Martin, Smith 

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 21st DECEMBER 1946 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Henry pen, 73')

DERBY COUNTY 2 (Carter, 5', Stamps, 85')

Attendance: 18,424

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Short, Ainsley, Hindle, Heaton

Derby County team: Grant, Mozley, Parr, Bullions, Leuty, Musson, Harrison, Carter, Morrison, Stamps, Powell. K

Referee: Plinston. E


WEDNESDAY 25th DECEMBER 1946  

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Milburn, Short, Cochrane)

MIDDLESBROUGH 3 (Spuhler, 23', 59', Fenton, 74')

Attendance: 28,742

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Milburn, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Note: Although the goal times are unknown, Leeds were 3-0 down with just ten minutes left. 

Middlesbrough team: Cummings, Robinson. R, Stuart, McCabe, Bell, Gordon, Spuhler, Murphy, Fenton, Mannion, Walker

Referee: unknown


THURSDAY 26th DECEMBER 1946

MIDDLESBROUGH 3 (Fenton, 7', 68', Walker, 65')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 45,336

Middlesbrough team: Cummings, Robinson. R, Stuart, McCabe, Bell, Gordon, Spuhler, Murphy, Fenton, Mannion, Walker

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Goldberg, Gadsby, Milburn, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Short, Ainsley, Hindle, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 28th DECEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 0

PRESTON NORTH END 3 (Finney, Wharton, Garth)

Attendance: 33,433

Leeds United team: Fearnley, Milburn, Gadsby, Bannister, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Short, Hindle, Grainger

Preston North End team: unknown

Missed penalty: Finney

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 4th JANUARY 1947

SHEFFIELD UNITED 6 (Collindridge, Brook 2, Hagan, Cox, Rickett)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Cochrane, Ainsley)

Attendance: 31,947

Sheffield United team: Smith, Furniss, Cox, Jackson, Latham, Forbes, Rickett, Brook, Nightingale, Hagan, Collindridge

Leeds United team: Twomey, Goldberg, Martin, Milburn, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown 


SATURDAY 18th JANUARY 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Henry pen, Cochrane)

CHELSEA 1 (Lawton)

Attendance: 37,884

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Chelsea team: Medhurst, White, Lewis, Machin, Harris, Macauley, Spence, Walker, Lawton, Galloway, Dolding

Referee: unknown 


SATURDAY 1st FEBRUARY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Grainger, 60')

LIVERPOOL 2 (Stubbins, 15', 88')

Attendance: 25,430

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Liverpool team: Sidlow, Harley, Lambert, Taylor, Jones, Paisley, Nieuwenhuys, Balmer, Stubbins, Fagan, Liddell

Referee: Nixon. W


MONDAY 3rd FEBRUARY 1947 

BOLTON WANDERERS 2 (Hamlett, 18', Woodward, 49')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 6,278

Bolton Wanderers team: Hanson, Roberts, Hubbick, Howe, Hamlett, Forrest, Woodward, Moir, Lofthouse, Barrass, Wrigglesworth

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 22nd FEBRUARY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 (Westcott)

Attendance: 30,313

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Short, Grainger

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Williams, McLean, Crook, Galley, Cullis, Wright, Hancock, Pye, Westcott, Forbes, Mullen

Referee: Baker. E


SATURDAY 1st MARCH 1947

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 (Weir, 78')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 28,371

Blackburn Rovers team: Marks, Cook, Higgins, Whiteside, Pryde, Bell, Oakes, Smith, Weir, McGorringhan, Guest

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 22nd MARCH 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Grainger)

ARSENAL 1 (Lewis)

Attendance: 32,190

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Henry, Grainger

Arsenal team: Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Sloan, Compton. L, Mercer, McPherson, Rooke, Lewis, Jones. B, Calverley 

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 29th MARCH 1947 

BLACKPOOL 3 (Mortensen 2, McKnight)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 14,501

Blackpool team: Wallace, Shimwell, Sibley, Farrow, Hayward, Johnston, Munro, McKnight, Mortensen, Buchan. W, Dick

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Grainger

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 5th APRIL 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Henry pen)

BRENTFORD 2 (Naylor, Girling)

Attendance: 23,962

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Henry, Heaton

Brentford team: unknown

Referee: unknown


MONDAY 7th APRIL 1947  

MANCHESTER UNITED 3 (Burke, 3', 75', Delaney, 51')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cochrane, 15')

Attendance: 41,912

Manchester United team: Crompton, Carey, Aston, Cockburn, Chilton, McGlen, Delaney, Hanlon, Burke, Pearson, Rowley

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Heaton

Referee: unknown


TUESDAY 8th APRIL 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 0

MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Burke, McGlen)

Attendance: 15,528

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Hodgkinson, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Heaton

Manchester United team: Crompton, Carey, Aston, Cockburn, Chilton, McGlen, Delaney, Hanlon, Burke, Pearson, Rowley

Referee: unknown

 

SATURDAY 12th APRIL 1947 

SUNDERLAND 1 (Watson)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 30,429

Sunderland team: Mapson, Stelling, Hudgell, Housam, Walsh, McLain, Duns, Robinson, Davis, Watson, Burbanks

Leeds United team: Hodgson, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Hindle, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 19th APRIL 1947 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Clarke)

ASTON VILLA 1 (Dorsett)

Attendance: 22,291

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Henry, Heaton

Aston Villa team: Rutherford, Potts, Guttridge, Iverson, Moss. F, Lowe, Edwards, Dixon, Parkes, Dorsett, Smith

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 26th APRIL 1947 

DERBY COUNTY 2 (Stamps pen, Carter)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell)

Attendance: 10,994

Derby County team: Townsend, Mozley, Parr, Ward, Leuty, Musson, Harrison, Carter, Stamps, Antonio, Broome

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Henry, Heaton

Referee: Plinston. E

Note: This defeat confirmed Leeds United's relegation to the Second Division.


SATURDAY 3rd MAY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Short)

STOKE CITY 2 (Steele 2)

Attendance: 21,714

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Grainger, Powell, Clarke, Short, Heaton

Stoke City team: Herod, Mould, McCue, Sellars, Brown, Kirton, Matthews, Mountford. G, Steele, Baker, Ormston

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 10th MAY 1947

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 1

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 20,596

Huddersfield Town team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 17th MAY 1947

GRIMSBY TOWN 4 (Goalscorers unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Short)

Attendance: 10,795

Grimsby Town team: unknown

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown

 

SATURDAY 24th MAY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

PORTSMOUTH 1 (McAlinden)

Attendance: 14,097

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Grainger, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Portsmouth team: Butler, Rookes, Ferrier, Scoular, Bowler, Dickinson, Froggatt, McAlinden, Reid, Barlow, Parker

Referee: unknown


MONDAY 26th MAY 1947

EVERTON 4 (Grant, 15', Dodds, 44', 56', Stevenson, 58')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Powell, 32')

Attendance: 21,001

Everton team: Sagar, Saunders, Greenhalgh, Bentham, Humphreys, Farrell, McIlhatton, Grant, Dodds, Stevenson, Eglington

Leeds United team: Twomey, Bannister, Gadsby, Hodgkinson, Holley, Henry, Powell, Clarke, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Referee: Fletcher. C

SATURDAY 11th JANUARY 1947

FA Cup Round 3

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2 (Barlow, Walsh)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ainsley)

Attendance: 31,007

West Bromwich Albion team: Sanders, Pemberton, Kinsell, Witcomb, Edwards. C, Millard, Elliott, Duggan, Walsh, Barlow, Hodgetts

Leeds United team: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Referee: unknown 

P W D L F A PTS
Liverpool 42 25 7 10 84 52 57
Manchester United 42 22 12 8 95 54 56
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 25 6 11 98 56 56
Stoke City 42 24 7 11 90 53 55
Blackpool 42 22 6 14 71 70 50
Sheffield United 42 21 7 14 89 75 49
Preston North End 42 18 11 13 76 74 47
Aston Villa 42 18 9 15 67 53 45
Sunderland 42 18 8 16 65 66 44
Everton 42 17 9 16 62 67 43
Midddlesbrough 42 17 8 17 73 68 42
Portsmouth 42 16 9 17 66 60 41
Arsenal 42 16 9 17 72 70 41
Derby County 42 18 5 19 73 79 41
Chelsea 42 16 7 19 69 84 39
Grimsby Town 42 13 12 17 61 82 38
Blackburn Rovers 42 14 8 20 45 53 36
Bolton Wanderers 42 13 8 21 57 69 34
Charlton Athletic 42 11 12 19 57 71 34
Huddersfield Town 42 13 7 22 53 79 33
Brentford 42 9 7 26 45 88 25
LEEDS UNITED 42 6 6 30 45 90 18