SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

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SEASON STATISTICS: 1949-50

SATURDAY 20th AUGUST 1949

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Milburn pen, ??')

QUEENS PARK RANGERS 1 (Pointon, 1')

Attendance: 31,589

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Williams, McMorran, Browning, Moss, Rudd

Queens Park Rangers team: Allen, Reay, Jefferson, Parkinson, Woodward, Hill, Duggan, Ranscar, Pointon, Hatton, Pattison

Note: Pointon's goal was scored after just 20 seconds.

Referee: unknown

 

MONDAY 22nd AUGUST 1949 

WEST HAM UNITED 3 (McGowan, 10', Robinson, ??', ??')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Rudd, 83')

Attendance: 24,728

West Ham United team: Gregory, Devlin, Forde, Corbett, Walker, Moroney, Parsons, Gazzard, Robinson, McGowan, Bainbridge

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Williams, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Rudd

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 27th AUGUST 1949

PRESTON NORTH END 1 (Finney)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Burden)

Attendance: 31,378

Preston North End team: Newlands, Walton, Cunningham, Horton, Waters, Davies, Anders, Finney, Morrison, Knight, Langton

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Casey, Cochrane, Burden, Dudley, Moss, Williams

Referee: unknown 


WEDNESDAY 31st AUGUST 1949

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Cochrane, 64', Dudley, ??')

WEST HAM UNITED 2 (Bainbridge, 39', Robinson, 48')

Attendance: 29,732

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Casey, Cochrane, Burden, Dudley, Moss, Rudd

West Ham United team: Gregory, Devlin, Forde, Corbett, Walker, Moroney, Parsons, Gazzard, Robinson, McGowan, Bainbridge

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Dudley)

SWANSEA TOWN 2 (Scrine, Lucas)

Attendance: 29,767

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Casey, Cochrane, Burden, Dudley, Hilton, Rudd

Swansea Town team: Parry, Newell, Ellwell, Paul, Weston, Burns, O'Driscoll, Lucas, Richards, Scrine, Beech

Referee: unknown


MONDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1949 

SHEFFIELD UNITED 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Browning)

Attendance: 22,126

Sheffield United team: Burgin, Furniss, Parkin, Hitchen, Latham, Shaw, Thompson, McLaren, Collindridge, Hagan, Jones

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Burden, Charles, McAdam, Cochrane, Browning, Dudley, Moss, Rudd

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1949

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 (Bennett, Baily)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 48,274

Tottenham Hotspur team: Ditchburn, Ramsey, Withers, Nicholson, Clarke, Burgess, Walters, Bennett, Duquemin, Baily, Medley

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Burden, Charles, McAdam, Cochrane, Dudley, Browning, Moss, Harrison. R

Referee: unknown


WEDNESDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 0

SHEFFIELD UNITED 1 (Hutchinson)

Attendance: 23,199

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Burden, Charles, Ingham, Cochrane, Dudley, Browning, Igggleden, Harrison. R

Sheffield United team: White, Furniss, Latham, Hitchen, Chisholm, Shaw, Hutchinson, Hagan, Collindridge, Warhurst, Jones

Referee: unknown

 

SATURDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1949

SOUTHAMPTON 2 (Wayman 2)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Harrison. P)

Attendance: 28,872

Southampton team: Black, Ellerington, Ballard, Curtis, Webber, Mallett, Day, Edwards, Wayman, Bates, Jones

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Burden, Charles, McAdam, Cochrane, Frost, Dudley, Wilkins, Harrison. P

Referee: unknown

 

SATURDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 3 (McMorran, Dudley, Cochrane)

COVENTRY CITY 3 (Simpson. D, Lockhart, Murphy)

Attendance: 22,590

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McAdam, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Dudley, Williams, Harrison. P

Coventry City team: Wood, Barratt, Timmins, Mason, Cook, Simpson. N, Lockhart,       Simpson. D, Roberts, Murphy, Dearson 

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER 1949

LUTON TOWN 1 (Taylor, 71')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 28,859

Luton Town team: Streton, Cook, Aherne, Watkins, Hall, Gardiner, Glover, Shanks, Mulvaney, Taylor, Waugh

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Williams, McMorran, Dudley, Williams, Rudd

Note: Milburn was stretchered off with a head injury after 65' and Leeds played with 10 men.

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER 1949 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Dudley, 46', Browning, 59')

CARDIFF CITY 0

Attendance: 25,523

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Bannister, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Cardiff City team: Joslin, Lever, Sherwood, Hollyman, Rowland, Baker, Williams. R, Stevenson, Stitfall. R, Blair, Edwards

Missed penalty: Stevenson (hit the post, 30')

Referee: Rogers. W


SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER 1949  

BLACKBURN ROVERS 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Dudley)

Attendance: 23,032

Blackburn Rovers team: Hughes, Gray, Eckersley, Baldwin, Stuart, Horton, Wharton, Crossan, Westcott, Bell, Priday

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Bannister, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown

 

SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER 1949 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Dudley)

BRENTFORD 0

Attendance: 15,935

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Bannister, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Brentford team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 29th OCTOBER 1949 

HULL CITY 1 (Jensen, 65')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 47,638

Hull City team: Bly, Bowler, Berry, Greenhalgh, Meens, Mellor, Harrison, Jensen, Moore, Carter, Burbanks

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Bannister, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Williams)

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 (Rogers)

Attendance: 33,733

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Bannister, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Sheffield Wednesday team: McIntosh, Kenny, Swift, Gannon, Packard, Witcomb, Rickett, Rogers, Jordan, Froggatt, Tomlinson

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER 1949

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1 (Tadman)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Frost, Charles pen)

Attendance: 22,281

Plymouth Argyle team: Shortt, Silk, Jones, Porteous, Dixon, Taylor, Strauss, Squires, Tadman, Dews, Williams

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Bannister, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Frost, Dudley

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER 1949 

LEEDS UNITED 0

CHESTERFIELD 0

Attendance: 24,409

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Frost, Dudley

Chesterfield team: Middleton, Milburn, Capel, Southall, Booker, Halton, Moore, Thompson, Hudson, McJarrow, Dale

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 1949

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 1 (Elliott, 49')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Dudley, 18', Frost, 34')

Attendance: 18,401

Bradford Park Avenue team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Frost, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Harrison. P, 88')

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Adam, 15')

Attendance: 26,768

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Harrison. P, McMorran, Frost, Dudley, Williams

Leicester City team: Godwin, Jelly, Frame, Corbett, Harrison, Johnston, King, Griffiths, Lee, Adam, Chisholm

Note: Chisholm left the field injured after 25' but returned for the second half.

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 1949

BURY 2 (Goalscorers unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 13,381

Bury team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Charles, Burden, Williams, McMorran, Browning, Frost, Dudley

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER 1949

QUEENS PARK RANGERS 1 (Best)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Dudley)

Attendance: 13,256

Queens Park Rangers team: Allen, Powell. G, Heath, Hatton, Chapman, Farrow, McEwan, Best, Neary, Addinall, Wardle

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Harrison. P, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 24th DECEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Browning, Dudley, Quigley og)

PRESTON NORTH END 1 (Goalscorer unknown)

Attendance: 41,303

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Williams, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Taylor

Preston North End team: unknown

Referee: unknown


MONDAY 26th DECEMBER 1949

BARNSLEY 1 (Goalscorer unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Milburn, pen 86')

Attendance: 27,017

Barnsley team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Williams, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Taylor

Referee: unknown


TUESDAY 27th DECEMBER 1949

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Williams, 88')

BARNSLEY 0

Attendance: 47,817

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Barnsley team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 31st DECEMBER 1949

SWANSEA TOWN 1 (Paul, 15')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Williams, Browning)

Attendance: 23,192

Swansea Town team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 14th JANUARY 1950

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Cochrane 2, Iggleden)

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0 

Attendance: 50,476

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Tottenham Hotspur team: Ditchburn, Ramsey, Withers, Nicholson, Clarke, Burgess, Walters, Rees, Duquemin, Baily, Medley

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 21st JANUARY 1950

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Williams)

SOUTHAMPTON 0

Attendance: 38,646

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, William

Southampton team: Black, Wilkins, Ellerington, Curtis, Webber, Mallett, Day, Bates, Wayman, Edwards, Lowder

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 4th FEBRUARY 1950 

COVENTRY CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Williams 2, Iggleden, Browning)

Attendance: 22,990

Coventry City team: Wood, Timmins, Cox, Mason, McDonnell, Jamieson, Simpson, Lockhart, Warner, Murphy, Allen

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 18th FEBRUARY 1950  

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Browning, 42', Iggleden, 63')

LUTON TOWN 1 (Small)

Attendance: 37,263

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Luton Town team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY 1950

CARDIFF CITY 1 (Evans, 66')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 28,423

Cardiff City team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 11th MARCH 1950 

BRENTFORD 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 22,231

Brentford team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Dudley, McMorran, Browning, Iggleden, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 18th MARCH 1950

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Williams, 43', McMorran, 55', Milburn pen, 63')

HULL CITY 0 

Attendance: 49,475

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Dudley, McMorran, Browning, Iggleden, Williams

Hull City team: Robinson, Gibson. A, Taylor, Greenhalgh, Bowler, Mellor, Harrison, Revie, Carter, Jensen, Shepherd

Referee: Todd. G


FRIDAY 25th MARCH 1949

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 5 (McJarrow 2, Henry 2 (1 pen), Rickett)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Browning, Williams)

Attendance: 50,485

Sheffield Wednesday team: McIntosh, Kenny, Bannister, Gannon, Packard, Witcomb, Marriott, Henry, McJarrow, Tomlinson, Rickett

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Iggleden, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 1st APRIL 1950

LEEDS UNITED 0

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 0 

Attendance: 31,062

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Bradford Park Avenue team (as listed in the programme)Nicholls, Currie, Farrell, White, Leuty, Elliott, Smith, Crosbie, Horsman, Haines, Stevens

Referee: unknown


FRIDAY 7th APRIL 1950

GRIMSBY TOWN 2 (McKenzie pen, 55', Hair, 77')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 27,887

Grimsby Town team: unknown

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Williams, Iggleden, Browning, Frost, Casey

Referee: unknown



SATURDAY 8th APRIL 1950

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Lee)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McMorran)

Attendance: 33,881

Leicester City team: Godwin, Kirkman, Jelly, Plummer, Johnston, Baldwin, Wilson, Lee, Small, Barlow, Marsh

Leeds United team: Searson, Bannister, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Frost, Iggleden, Browning, McMorran, Taylor

Referee: unknown


MONDAY 10th APRIL 1950

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Milburn pen)

GRIMSBY TOWN 0 

Attendance: 17,991

Leeds United team: Searson, Bannister, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Williams, Iggleden, McMorran, Frost, Dudley

Grimsby Town team: unknown

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 15th APRIL 1950

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Williams)

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1 (Ratcliffe)

Attendance: 24,132

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, McMorran, Dudley, Will

Plymouth Argyle team: Shortt, Ratcliffe, Jones, Dougall, Chisholm, Porteous, Strauss, Squires, Tadman, Dews, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 22nd APRIL 1950

CHESTERFIELD 3 (Hudson, Marron, Halton)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Dudley)

Attendance: 11,346

Chesterfield team: Middleton, Milburn, Capel, Smallwood, Booker, Halton, Moore, Southall, Marron, Hudson, Dale

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Dudley, Moss, Williams

Referee: unknown


WEDNESDAY 26th APRIL 1950

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Dunn, Williams)

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 (Graham)

Attendance: 12,538

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Dudley, Moss, Williams

Blackburn Rovers team: Patterson, Gray, Stuart, Campbell, Holt, Bell, McCaig, Crossan, Graham, Horton, Fenton

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 29th APRIL 1950

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Dudley, 6', 52', Moss, 57', Cochrane, 81')

BURY 1 (Griffiths)

Attendance: 8,913

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Dudley, Moss, Williams

Bury team: unknown

Referee: unknown 

SATURDAY 7th JANUARY 1950

FA CUP ROUND 3

CARLISLE UNITED 2 (Lindsay, 44', Dick, 72')

LEEDS UNITED 5 (Browning, 4', Dudley, 16', 34', Williams, 22', Cochrane, 43')

Attendance: 22,832

Carlisle United team: McLarne, Horton, McIntosh, Buchan, Hill, Stokoe, Hogan, Billingham, Lindsay, Dick, Iceton

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: unknown


SATURDAY 28th JANUARY 1950

FA CUP ROUND 4

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Williams)

BOLTON WANDERERS 1 (Lofthouse)

Attendance: 51,488

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, McMorran, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Bolton Wanderers team: Hanson, Roberts, Banks. R, Barrass, Gillies, Howe, McShane, Moir, Lofthouse, Bradley, Langton

Referee: Plinston. E

Note: This fixture was the first ever all ticket Leeds United game held at Elland Road.

WEDNESDAY 1st FEBRUARY 1950

Replay:

BOLTON WANDERERS 2 (McShane, 53', Lofthouse, 70')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Dudley, 2', 48', Browning, 95')

After extra time, score at 90 mins, 2-2

Attendance: 29,440

Bolton Wanderers team: Hanson, Roberts, Banks. R, Barrass, Gillies, Howe, McShane, Moir, Lofthouse, Bradley, Langton

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams 

Referee: Plinston. E


SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY 1950

FA CUP ROUND 5

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Williams, Cochrane, Iggleden)

CARDIFF CITY 1 (Sherwood pen)

Attendance: 53,099

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Cardiff City team: Joslin, Lever, Sherwood, Baker, Montgomery, Williams, Hollyman, Evans, Stitfall, Blair, Edwards

Referee: Rodgers. W 


SATURDAY 4th MARCH 1950

FA CUP ROUND 6

ARSENAL 1 (Lewis)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 62,273

Arsenal team: Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Forbes, Compton. L, Mercer, Cox, Logie, Roper, Lewis, Compton. D

Leeds United team: Searson, Dunn, Milburn, McCabe, Charles, Burden, Cochrane, Iggleden, Browning, Dudley, Williams

Referee: Evans. W 

P W D L F A PTS
Tottenham Hotspur 42 27 7 8 81 35 61
Sheffield Wednesday 42 18 16 8 67 48 52
Sheffield United 42 19 14 9 68 49 52
Southampton 42 19 14 9 64 48 52
LEEDS UNITED 42 17 13 12 54 45 47
Preston North End 42 18 9 15 60 49 45
Hull City 42 17 11 14 64 72 45
Swansea Town 42 17 9 16 53 49 43
Brentford 42 15 13 14 44 49 43
Cardiff City 42 16 10 16 41 44 42
Grimsby Town 42 16 8 18 74 73 40
Coventry City 42 13 13 16 55 55 39
Barnsley 42 13 13 16 64 67 39
Chesterfield 42 15 9 18 43 47 39
Leicester City 42 12 15 15 55 65 39
Blackburn Rovers 42 14 10 18 55 60 38
Luton Town 42 10 18 14 41 51 38
Bury 42 14 9 19 60 65 37
West Ham United 42 12 12 18 53 61 36
Queens Park Rangers 42 11 12 19 40 57 34
Plymouth Argyle 42 8 16 18 44 65 32
Bradford Park Avenue 42 10 11 21 51 77 31