SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1947-48

SATURDAY 23rd AUGUST 1947

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Short xx', Ainsley xx', xx')

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Griffiths xx')

Attendance: 26,519

Leeds United line up: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Leicester City line up: Calvert, Frame, J. Harrison, W. Harrison, Griffiths, Lee, Adam, Haines, Revie, Hernon, Smith

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 27th AUGUST 1947

DIVISION TWO

BARNSLEY 3 (Morris xx' xx', Smith xx')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 23,440

Barnsley line up: P. Kelly, Glover, Pallister, Mansley, Whyte, Baxter, Smith, Wright, Robledo, Morris, J. Kelly

Leeds United line up: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 30th AUGUST 1947

DIVISION TWO

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (Bradley xx')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Smith own goal 40', Wakefield 44')

Attendance: 21,023

Southampton line up: Stansbridge, Ramsey, Rochford, Smith, Webber, Mallett, Grant, Curtis, Lewis, Bradley, Rudkin

Leeds United line up: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Hindle, Heaton

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1947

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Wakefield 9', 43', Short xx', Cochrane xx')

BARNSLEY 1 (J. Kelly xx')

Attendance: 36,501

Leeds United line up: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Barnsley line up: P. Kelly, Glover, Pallister, Mansley, Whyte, Baxter, Smith, Wright, Robledo, Morris, J. Kelly

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 1947

DIVISION TWO

FULHAM 3 (Beasley 15', Shepherd 16', S. Thomas 33')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Short xx', Wakefield xx')

Attendance: 26,247

Fulham line up: Hinton, Bacuzzi, Freeman, Quested, Watson, Taylor, S. Thomas, R. Thomas, McGibbon, Beasley, Shepherd

Leeds United line up: Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

DIVISION TWO P W D L F A PTS
Sheffield Wednesday 42 21 11 10 100 66 53
Cardiff City 42 20 11 11 72 54 51
Birmingham City 42 21 9 12 67 56 51
Nottingham Forest 42 18 13 11 77 62 49
Leicester City 42 19 9 14 78 64 47
LEEDS UNITED 42 18 11 13 59 57 47
Everton 42 17 10 15 64 8 44
Luton Town 42 16 12 14 77 78 44
Rotherham United 42 17 8 17 73 71 42
Brentford 42 15 12 15 54 55 42
Sheffield United 42 18 5 19 90 76 41
West Ham United 42 15 11 16 67 77 41
Southampton 42 15 11 16 61 73 41
Blackburn Rovers 42 17 6 19 54 63 40
Notts County 42 16 7 19 71 68 39
Doncaster Rovers 42 13 12 17 55 60 38
Bury 42 15 7 20 67 69 37
Hull City 42 13 11 18 60 70 37
Swansea Town 42 12 12 18 72 76 36
Barnsley 42 11 14 17 59 72 36
Coventry City 42 14 6 22 59 82 34
Queens Park Rangers 42 11 12 19 52 81 34