SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

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SEASON STATISTICS: 1957-58

SATURDAY 24th AUGUST 1957

BLACKPOOL 3 (Durie, Perry, Taylor)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 26,700

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

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

Referee:


MONDAY 26th AUGUST 1957 

ASTON VILLA 2 (McParland, Sewell)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 25,693

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 31st AUGUST 1957

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird pen, Overfield)

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Rowley) 

Attendance: 26,660

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

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

Referee:

WEDNESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 1957 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Baird 2, O'Brien, Brook)

ASTON VILLA 0 

Attendance: 22,685

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 1957 

MANCHESTER UNITED 5 (Berry 44', 65', Taylor 62', 69', Violett 70')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 50,842

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

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

Referee: Husband. H


WEDNESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 1957

LEEDS UNITED 0

LUTON TOWN 2 (Goalscorers unknown)

Attendance: 21,972

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

Luton Town team: unknown

Referee:

SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Overfield)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2 (Barrett, Wilson)

Attendance: 25,556 

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

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

Referee:

WEDNESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 1957 

LUTON TOWN 1 (Goalscorer unknown)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Overfield)

Attendance: 16,887

Luton Town team: unknown

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 1957 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Meek, Baird)

BOLTON WANDERERS 1 (Parry pen)

Attendance: 18,379

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

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

Referee:

WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 1957

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird, Gibson)

SUNDERLAND 1 (O'Neill) 

Attendance: 17,600

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 1957 

ARSENAL 2 (Herd 2)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook)

Attendance: 39,538

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 1957 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Baird)

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 (Deeley) 

Attendance: 28,635

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER 1957 

PORTSMOUTH 1 (Newman)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird, Brook) 

Attendance: 23,534

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 1957 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Forrest)

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1 (Allen) 

Attendance: 24,614

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER 1957 

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 (Medwin, Smith)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 33,860

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

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 1957

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird pen, 37', pen, 39')

PRESTON NORTH END 3 (Alston 3', Baxter pen, 13', Mayers 20')

Attendance: 23,832

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

Preston North End team: unknown

Referee:


SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER 1957

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 3 (McAnearney. J, Froggatt 2)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Ripley, Forrest)

Attendance: 21,469

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

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

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER 1957 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Kerfoot, Baird)

MANCHESTER CITY 4 (Hayes 2, Barnes, McAdams)

Attendance: 23,855

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

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

Referee:


SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 1957 

BURNLEY 3 (Mcllroy, Shackleton, Pilkington)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Baird pen)

Attendance: 24,144

Burnley team: McDonald, Smith, Winton, Seith, Adamson, Shannon, Newlands, Mcllroy, Shackleton, Cheesebrough, Pilkington

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

Referee:

SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cush)

BIRMINGHAM CITY 1 (Orritt)

Attendance: 21,358

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

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

Referee:


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

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

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

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

SATURDAY 5th JANUARY 1957

FA Cup Round 3

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles)

CARDIFF CITY 2 (McSeveney, Stockin) 

Attendance: 34,237

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Forrest, Overfield

Missed penalty: Charles (saved by Vearncombe, although he eventually scored from a second rebound)

Cardiff City team: Vearncombe, Rutter, Stitfall. R, Baker, Malloy, Sullivan, Walsh, McSeveney, HItchens, Stockin, Nugent

Referee: Kelly. J 

P W D L F A PTS
Manchester United 42 28 8 6 103 54 64
Tottenham Hotspur 42 22 12 8 104 56 56
Preston North End 42 23 10 9 84 56 56
Blackpool 42 22 9 11 93 65 53
Arsenal 42 21 8 13 85 69 50
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 94 70 48
Burnley 42 18 10 14 56 60 46
LEEDS UNITED 42 15 14 13 72 63 44
Bolton Wanderers 42 16 12 14 65 65 44
Aston Villa 42 14 15 13 65 55 43
West Bromwich Albion 42 14 14 14 59 61 42
Chelsea 42 13 13 16 73 73 39
Birmingham City 42 15 9 18 69 69 39
Sheffield Wednesday 42 16 6 20 82 88 38
Everton 42 14 10 18 61 79 38
Luton Town 42 14 9 19 58 76 37
Newcastle United 42 14 8 20 67 87 36
Manchester City 42 13 9 20 78 88 35
Portsmouth 42 10 13 19 62 92 33
Sunderland 42 12 8 22 67 88 32
Cardiff City 42 10 9 23 53 88 29
Charlton Athletic 42 9 4 29 62 120 22