SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

Stats by season

Player records

SEASON STATISTICS: 1957-58

League Division 1 (1st tier)

Sat Aug 24: BLACKPOOL 3-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 26,700

Blackpool team: Farm, Armfield, Wright, Kelly. J, Gratrix, Fenton, Matthews, Taylor, Mudie, Durie, Perry

Goals: Durie, Perry, Taylor

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, O'Brien, Baird, Meek, Overfield

Mon Aug 26: ASTON VILLA 2-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 25,693

Aston Villa team: Sims, Lynn, Aldis, Crowther, Dugdale, Saward, Smith, Sewell, Myerscough, Dixon, McParland

Goals: McParland, Sewell

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Sat Aug 31: LEEDS UNITED 2-1 LEICESTER CITY. ATT: 26,660

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goals: Baird pen, Overfield

Leicester City team: Maclaren, Ogilvie, Milburn, Hogg, Froggatt, McDonald, Gardiner, O'Neill, Morris, McNeill, Rowley

Goal: Rowley

Wed Sep 4: LEEDS UNITED 4-0 ASTON VILLA. ATT: 22,685

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Goals: Baird 2, O'Brien, Brook

Aston Villa team: Sims, Lynn, Aldis, Crowther, Dugdale, Saward, Southern, Sewell, Myerscough, Dixon, McParland

Sat Sep 7: MANCHESTER UNITED 5-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 50,842

Manchester United team: Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Colman, Blanchflower, Edwards, Berry, Whelan,Taylor, Violett, Pegg

Goals: Berry 44', 65', Taylor 62', 69', Violett 69'

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Referee: Husband. H

Wed Sep 11: LEEDS UNITED 0-2 LUTON TOWN. ATT: 21,972

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Charlton, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Luton Town team:

Goals:

Sat Sep 14: LEEDS UNITED 1-2 NOTTINGHAM FOREST. ATT: 25,556 

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Forrest, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Goal: Overfield

Nottingham Forest team: Thomson, Ware, Thomas, Morley, McKinlay, Burkitt, Gray, Barrett, Wilson, Baily, Imlach

Goals: Barrett, Wilson

Wed Sep 18: LUTON TOWN 1-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 16,887

Luton Town team:

Goal:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Forrest, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Goal: Overfield

Sat Sep 21: LEEDS UNITED 2-1 BOLTON WANDERERS. ATT: 18,379

Leeds United team: Wood, Kerfoot, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Ripley, Meek, Crowe, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goals: Meek, Baird

Bolton Wanderers team: Hopkinson, Hartle, Edwards. G, Henning, Higgins, Bell, Birch, Allcock, Lofthouse, Parry, Hopkin

Goal: Parry pen

Wed Sep 25: LEEDS UNITED 2-1 SUNDERLAND. ATT: 17,600

Leeds United team: Wood, Marsden, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goals: Baird, Gibson

Sunderland team: Fraser, Hedley, McDonald, Anderson, Aitken, Elliott, Bingham, Revie, Fleming, O'Neill, Grainger

Goal: O'Neill

Sat Sep 28: ARSENAL 2-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 39,538

Arsenal team: Sullivan, Willlis, Evans, Holton, Dodgin, Bowen, Clapton, Swallow, Herd, Bloomfield, Tiddy

Goals: Herd 2

Leeds United team: Wood, Kerfoot, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Ripley, Meek, Brook, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goal: Brook

Sat Oct 5: LEEDS UNITED 1-1 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS. ATT: 28,635

Leeds United team: Wood, Kerfoot, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Ripley, Meek, Crowe, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goal: Baird

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Clamp, Wright, Flowers, Deeley, Broadbent, Wilshaw, Booth, Mullen

Goal: Deeley

Sat Oct 12: PORTSMOUTH 1-2 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 23,534

Portsmouth team: Barnett, Gunter, Wilson, Phillips, Rutter, Dickinson, Harris, Gordon,  Newman, McClellan, Henderson

Goal: Newman

Note: Sid McCellan left the field with a dislocated elbow after 15' and Portsmouth played on with ten men. 

Leeds United team: Wood, Kerfoot, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Ripley, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Goals: Baird, Brook

Sat Oct 19: LEEDS UNITED 1-1 WEST BROMWICH ALBION. ATT: 24,614

Leeds United team: Wood, Hair, Ashall, Kerfoot, Charlton, Ripley, Meek, Forrest, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Goal: Forrest

West Bromwich Albion team: Saunders, Setters, Millard, Dudley, Kennedy, Robson, Griffin, Whitehouse, Allen, Burnside, Horrobin

Goal: Allen

Sat Oct 26: TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 33,860

Tottenham Hotspur team: Ditchburn, Baker, Hopkins, Blanchflower, Norman, Ryden,  Medwin, Brooks, Dunmore, Smith, Robb

Goals: Medwin, Smith

Leeds United team: Wood, Hair, Ashall, Kerfoot, Charlton, Ripley, Meek, O'Brien, Baird, Brook, Overfield

Referee: Moore. A

Sat Nov 2: LEEDS UNITED 2-3 PRESTON NORTH END. ATT: 23,832

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Ripley, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield

Goals: Baird 37' pen, 39' pen

Preston North End team:

Goals: Alston 3', Baxter 13' pen, Mayers 20'

Sat Nov 9: SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 3-2 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 21,469

Sheffield Wednesday team: Pllu, Martin, Curtis, McAnearney. T, O'Donnell, Hill, Wilkinson, McAnearney. J, Shiner, Froggatt, Finney

Goals: McAnearney. J, Froggatt 2

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, Baird, Ripley, Forrest, Meek

Goals: Ripley, Forrest

Sat Nov 16: LEEDS UNITED 2-4 MANCHESTER CITY. ATT: 23,855

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charlton, Cush, Crowe, Ripley, Baird, Forrest, Meek

Goals: Kerfoot, Baird

Manchester City team: Trautmann, Leivers, Little, Barnes, Ewing, Warhurst, Barlow, Hayes, Phoenix, McAdams, Clarke

Goals: Hayes 2, Barnes, McAdams

Sat Nov 23: BURNLEY 3-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 24,144

Burnley team:

Goals:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Gibson, Baird, Crowe, Overfield

Goal: Baird pen

Sat Nov 30: LEEDS UNITED 1-1 BIRMINGHAM CITY. ATT: 21,358

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Francis, Cush, Baird, Crowe, Meek

Goal: Cush

Birmingham City team: Merrick, Hall, Farmer, Watts, Smith, Neal, Houghton, Orritt, Brown, Murphy, Govan

Goal: Orritt

Sat Dec 7: CHELSEA 2-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 17,038

Chelsea team: Matthews, Sillett, Bellett, Casey, Mortimore, Saunders, Brabrook, McNichol, Tindall, Stubbs, Lewis

Goals: Stubbs 67', McNichol 77'

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Baird, Crowe, Overfield

Goal: Baird 85'

Referee: Buckle. B 

Sat Dec 14: LEEDS UNITED 3-0 NEWCASTLE UNITED. ATT: 23,363

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Goals: Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Newcastle United team: Simpson, McMichael, Batty, Nesbitt, Franks, Scoular, Mitchell, Hughes, Curry, Eastham, Davies

Sat Dec 21: LEEDS UNITED 2-1 BLACKPOOL. ATT: 32,411

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Goals: Cush, Forrest

Blackpool team: Farm, Armfield, Wright, Kelly. J, Gratrix, Kelly. H, Matthews, Taylor, Mudie, Durie, Perry

Goal: Taylor

Thu Dec 26: SUNDERLAND 2-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 34,875

Sunderland team: Fraser, Hedley, Elliott, Reed, Hurley, Aitken, Bingham, Revie, Maltby, Fogarty, Godbold

Goals: Godbold, Revie

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Goal: Crowe

Sat Dec 28: LEICESTER CITY 3-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 31,747

Leicester City team: Anderson, Baillie, Milburn, King, Walker, Wright, Riley, Gardner, Walsh, Morris, Rowley

Goals: Walsh, Rowley 2 (1 pen)

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, Cush, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Sat Jan 11: LEEDS UNITED 1-1 MANCHESTER UNITED. ATT: 39,401

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goal: Baird 55'

Manchester United team: Gregg, Foulkes, Byrne, Colman, Jones, Edwards, Morgans, Charlton, Taylor, Violett, Scanlon

Goal: Violett 37'

Sat Jan 18: NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 23,368

Nottingham Forest team: Thomson, Whare, Thomas, Farmer, McKinlay, Burkitt, Jones, Quigley, Wilson, Baily, Imlach

Goal: Baily

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goal: Baird

Referee: Mitchell. J

Sat Feb 1: BOLTON WANDERERS 0-2 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 18,558

Bolton Wanderers team: Hopkinson, Hartle, Banks, Stanley, Higgins, Edwards. G, Birch, Stevens, Allcock, Parry, Gubbins

Leeds United team: Nimmo, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goals: Forrest, Cush

Wed Feb 19: WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 3-2 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 35,537

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Clamp, Wright, Slater, Deeley, Broadbent, Murray, Mason, Mullen

Goals: Broadbent, Deeley, Mason

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goals: Peyton, Forrest

Sat Feb 22: LEEDS UNITED 2-0 PORTSMOUTH. ATT: 26,713

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goals: Baird 2

Portsmouth team: Uprichard, McGhee, Wilson, Albury, Rutter, Dickinson, Henderson, Chapman, Crawford, Dougan, Harris

Sat Mar 8: LEEDS UNITED 1-2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR. ATT: 23,429

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goal: Baird

Tottenham Hotspur team: Ditchburn, Hills, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Ryden, Medwin, Brooks, Smith, Harmer, Dyson

Goals: Smith 2

Wed Mar 12: WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 23,429

West Bromwich Albion team: Saunders, Howe, Williams, Dudley, Barlow, Drury, Whitehouse, Robson, Allen, Kevan, Horrobin

Goal: Charlton (og)

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield

Referee: Stringer. F

Sat Mar 15: PRESTON NORTH END 3-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 21,353

Preston North End team:

Goals:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Wed Mar 19: LEEDS UNITED 2-0 ARSENAL. ATT: 25,948

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, Peyton, Baird, O'Brien, Meek

Goals: Meek, Peyton

Arsenal team: Kelsey, Charlton, Willis, Ward, Fotheringham, Holton, Clapton, Groves, Herd, Bloomfield, Nutt

Sat Mar 22: LEEDS UNITED 1-0 BURNLEY. ATT: 24,994

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, Peyton, Baird, O'Brien, Meek

Goal: Meek

Burnley team:

Sat Mar 29: MANCHESTER CITY 1-0 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 21,962

Manchester City team: Trautmann, Leivers, Sear, Barnes, Ewing, Warhurst, Fagan, Barlow, Johnstone, McAdams, Sambrook

Goal: McAdams

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, Peyton, Baird, O'Brien, Meek

Referee: Pullin. G

Fri Apr 4: EVERTON 0-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 32,679

Everton team: Dunlop, Sanders, Tansey, Rea, Jones, Meagan, Harris, Thomas, Temple, Fielding, Williams

Missed penalty: Thomas (saved by Wood)

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Crowe, O'Brien, Baird, Forrest, Overfield

Goal: Baird

Sat Apr 5: LEEDS UNITED 2-2 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY. ATT: 26,212

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield

Goals: Meek, Baird

Sheffield Wednesday team: Springett, Staniforth, Ellis, McAnearney. T, Swan, O'Donnell, Wilkinson, Quixall, Shiner, Fantham, Finney

Goals: Wilkinson, Shiner

Mon Apr 7: LEEDS UNITED 1-0 EVERTON. ATT: 25,188

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Forrest, Baird O'Brien, Overfield

Goal: Forrest

Everton team: Dunlop, Sanders, Tansey, Rea, Donovan, Meagan, Harris, Thomas, Hickson, Temple, Williams

Sat Apr 12: BIRMINGHAM CITY 1-1 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 23,112

Birmingham City team: Schofield, Hall, Green, Larkin, Smith, Neal, Hooper, Orritt, Brown, Murphy, Astell

Goal: Orritt

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield

Goal: O'Brien

Sat Apr 19: LEEDS UNITED 0-0 CHELSEA. ATT: 20,515

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield

Chelsea team: Matthews, Sillett, Bellett, Mortimore, Livingstone, Compton, Brabrook, Gibbs, Tindall, Stubbs, Greaves

Referee: Topliss. J 

Sat Apr 26: NEWCASTLE UNITED 1-2 LEEDS UNITED. ATT: 32,594

Newcastle United team: Simpson, Keith, McMichael, Stokoe, Scoular, Franks, Mitchell, Hughes, White, Davies, Eastham

Goal: Mitchell

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Peyton, Baird, O'Brien, Overfield

Goals: Baird, O'Brien

F.A. Cup Round 3

Sat Jan 4: LEEDS UNITED 1-2 CARDIFF CITY. ATT: 30,374

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Cush, Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Goal: Forrest

Cardiff City team: Jones, Stitfall. R, Milne, Harrington, Malloy, Baker. C, Walsh, Nugent, Bonson, Hewitt, Hudson

Goals: Harrington, Nugent

Referee: Howell. D 

P W D L F A PTS
Wolverhapton Wanderers 42 28 8 6 103 47 64
Preston North End 42 26 7 9 100 51 59
Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 9 12 93 77 51
West Bromwich Albion 42 18 14 10 92 70 50
Manchester City 42 22 5 15 104 100 49
Burnley 42 21 5 16 80 74 47
Blackpool 42 19 6 17 80 67 44
Luton Town 42 19 6 17 69 63 44
Manchester United 42 16 11 15 85 75 43
Nottingham Forest 42 16 10 16 69 63 42
Chelsea 42 15 12 15 83 79 42
Arsenal 42 16 7 19 73 85 39
Birmingham City 42 14 11 17 76 89 39
Aston Villa 42 16 7 19 73 86 39
Bolton Wanderers 42 14 10 18 65 87 38
Everton 42 13 11 18 65 75 37
LEEDS UNITED 42 14 9 19 51 63 37
Leicester City 42 14 5 23 91 112 33
Newcastle United 42 12 8 22 73 81 32
Portsmouth 42 12 8 22 73 88 32
Sunderland 42 10 12 20 54 97 32
Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 7 23 69 92 31