SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

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SEASON STATISTICS: 1959-60

SATURDAY 22nd AUGUST 1959

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charlton, Cush pen)

BURNLEY 3 

Attendance: 20,233

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, McConnell, Charlton, Cush, Humphries, Revie, Shackleton, Crowe, Meek

Burnley team:

Referee:


WEDNESDAY 26th AUGUST 1959 

LEICESTER CITY 3 (Cheesebrough, Hines 2)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Crowe, Cush) 

Attendance: 24,790

Leicester City team: MacLaren, Chalmers, Baillie, Knapp, Appleton, Riley, Newman, Cheesebrough, Willis, Hines, Leek

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, McConnell, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Revie, Shackleton, Crowe, Overfield

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 29th AUGUST 1959 

LUTON TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Revie)

Attendance: 15,822

Luton Town team:

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, McConnell, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Cameron, Revie, Crowe, Overfield

Referee:


WEDNESDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 1959 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Crowe)

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Leek) 

Attendance: 18,384

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, McConnell, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Cameron, Revie, Crowe, Overfield

Leicester City team: MacLaren, Chalmers, Baillie, Knapp, Appleton, Stephenson, Newman, Cheesebrough, Willis, Hines, Leek

Referee:


SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1959

WEST HAM UNITED 1 (Keeble)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Crowe 2, 1 pen) 

Attendance: 27,777

West Ham United team: Gregory, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Brown, Smith, Grice, Woosnam, Keeble, Smillie, Musgrove

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, McConnell, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Cameron, Revie, Crowe, Overfield

Referee:

 

WEDNESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 1959 

MANCHESTER UNITED 6 (Charlton, 7', 70', Bradley, 26', 35', Violett, 85', Scanlon, 89')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 48,619

Manchester United team: Gregg, Cope, Carolan, Brennan, Foulkes, McGuinness, Bradley, Quixall, Violett, Charlton, Scanlon

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Revie, Charlton, Cush, Francis, Meek, Cameron, Peyton, Overfield

Note: Ted Burgin had to leave the field for treatment after 26'. Grenville Hair took over in goal for the 5' that Burgin was absent.

Referee:


SATURDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 1959

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Crowe, ??', 87')

CHELSEA 1 (Greaves, 3') 

Attendance: 17,011

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Kilford, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Cameron, Revie, Crowe, Overfield

Chelsea team: Matthews, Sillett. P, Tindall, McMillan, Scott, Anderton, Brabrook, Greaves, Livesey, Tambling, Blunstone

Referee: Stringer. F

 

WEDNESDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 1959

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Crowe, 2', Cush, 37')

MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Charlton, 29', Cush o.g, 67') 

Attendance: 34,048

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Kilford, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Peyton, Revie, Crowe, Overfield

Manchester United team: Gregg, Cope, Carolan, Brennan, Foulkes, McGuiness, Bradley, Quixall, Violett, Charlton, Scanlon

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 1959

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 3 (Allen 2, Robson)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 26,364

West Bromwich Albion team: Potter, Howe, Williams. S, Setters, Kennedy, Robson, Aitken, Jackson, Allen, Kevan, Hogg

Missed penalties: Allen, Howe

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Meek, Cameron, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Referee: Aston. K


SATURDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 1959 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (McCole, Revie)

NEWCASTLE UNITED 3 (Allchurch, Scott 2) 

Attendance: 28,306

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Humphries, Revie, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Newcastle United team: Mitchell, Whitehead, McMichael, Scott, Stokoe, Bell, Scoular, Mitchell, White, Eastham, Allchurch

Referee:


SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER 1959

BIRMINGHAM CITY 2 (Barrett, Taylor)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 25,301

Birmingham City team: Merrick, Farmer, Sissons, Watt, Smith, Neal, Hooper, Gordon, Stubbs, Barrett, Taylor

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Cameron, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Overfield

Referee:


SATURDAY 10th OCTOBER 1959

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Crowe pen, Francis, McCole)

EVERTON 3 (Collins, Hickson 2)

Attendance: 19,122

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Francis, Cameron, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Everton team: Dunlop, Parker, Bramwell, King, Jones, Harris. B, Harris. J, Thomas, Hickson, Collins, Shackleton

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER 1959 

BLACKPOOL 3 (Kaye, Durie, Peterson)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (McCole 2, Francis) 

Attendance: 22,301

Blackpool team: Farm, Armfield, Martin, Kelly. J, Gratix, Kelly. H, Hill, Peterson, Mudie,  Durie, Kaye

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Francis, Revie, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 24th OCTOBER 1959

LEEDS UNITED 0

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 (Vernon) 

Attendance: 17,159

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Cush, Francis, Revie, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Blackburn Rovers team: Leyland, Bray, Whelan, Clayton, Woods, McGrath, Airey, Dobbing, Dougan, Vernon, MacLeod

Referee:


SATURDAY 31st OCTOBER 1959 

BOLTON WANDERERS 1 (Hennin)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole) 

Attendance: 20,183

Bolton Wanderers team: Hopkinson, Hartle, Farrimond, Stanley, Higgins, Edwards. G, Birch, Hill, Hennin, Parry, Holden

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Cameron, Charlton, Gibson, Francis, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Crowe

Referee:


SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 1959 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Peyton 2, McCole)

ARSENAL 2 (Herd, Henderson) 

Attendance: 33,357

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Cameron, Charlton, Gibson, Francis, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Crowe

Arsenal team: Standen, Willis, McCullough, Groves, Dodgin, Petts, Henderson, Barnwell, Herd, Bloomfield, Haverty

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 14th NOVEMBER 1959 

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 4 (Mason 2, Horne, Murray)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Crowe, Peyton) 

Attendance: 29,252

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Finlayson, Stuart, Harris, Clamp, Showell, Flowers, Deeley, Mason, Murray, Broadbent, Horn

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Cameron, Charlton, McConnell, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Crowe

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 21st NOVEMBER 1959 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole)

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 3 (Ellis 2, Fantham) 

Attendance: 21,260

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Cameron, Charlton, Cush, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Francis

Sheffield Wednesday team: Springett, Johnson, Megson, McAnearney, Swan, Kay, Wilkinson, Craig, Ellis, Fantham, Finney

Referee: Collinge. F

 

SATURDAY 28th NOVEMBER 1959 

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 4 (Booth 2, Wilson, Gray)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Revie) 

Attendance: 23,732

Nottingham Forest team: Thomson, McDonald, Patrick, Whitefoot, McKinlay, Iley, Gray, Vowden, Booth, Imlach

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, McConnell, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Cameron, Meek

Referee:


SATURDAY 5th DECEMBER 1959 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole)

FULHAM 4 (Leggat 2, Chamberlain, Haynes) 

Attendance: 18,846

Leeds United team: Burgin, Caldwell, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Meek, Revie, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Fulham team: Macedo, Cohen, Langley, Mullery, Lampe, Lowe, Key, Hill, Leggat, Haynes, Chamberlain

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 12th DECEMBER 1959

MANCHESTER CITY 3 (Barlow 2, McAdams)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Revie, Crowe, Gibson)

Attendance: 19,715

Manchester City team: Trautmann, Branagan, Sear, Cheetham, McTavish, Barnes, Barlow, Hannah, McAdams, Hayes, Fagan

Leeds United team: Burgin, Caldwell, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Meek, Revie, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Referee: Howell. D

 

SATURDAY 19th DECEMBER 1959

BURNLEY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Overfield) 

Attendance: 17,398

Burnley team: Blacklaw, Angus, Elder, Seith, Miller, Adamson, Connelly, White, Pointer, Robson, Pilkington

Leeds United team: Burgin, Caldwell, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Meek, Cameron, McCole, Crowe, Overfield

Referee: Cant. C

 

SATURDAY 26th DECEMBER 1959 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (McCole, 68', 82')

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 4 (Allen, 17' 48', Smith. R, 33', Harmer, 77') 

Attendance: 34,878

Leeds United team: Burgin, Caldwell, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Meek, Cameron, McCole, Crowe, Francis

Tottenham Hotspur team: Brown, Baker, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Mackay, White,  Harmer, Smith. R, Allen, Jones

Referee:


MONDAY 28th DECEMBER 1959 

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 (Mackay, 20')

LEEDS UNITED 4 (McCole 2, Cameron, Meek) 

Attendance: 54,170

Tottenham Hotspur team: Brown, Baker, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Mackay, White, Harmer, Smith. R, Allen, Jones

Missed penalty: Jones (hit the post)

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Cameron, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee:


SATURDAY 2nd JANUARY 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole)

LUTON TOWN 1 

Attendance: 19,921

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Cameron, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Luton Town team:

Referee:


SATURDAY 16th JANUARY 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Crowe, McCole, Meek)

WEST HAM UNITED 0 

Attendance: 15,284

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

West Ham United team: Rhodes, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Brown, Moore, Musgrove, Smith, Keeble, Obeney, Woosnam

Referee:


SATURDAY 23rd JANUARY 1960 

CHELSEA 1 (Ashall o.g)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (McCole 2, Peyton) 

Attendance: 18,963

Chelsea team: Matthews, Sillett. J, Sillett. P, Anderton, Scott, Crowther, Brabrook, Brooks, Livesey, Greaves, Blunstone

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee: Jennings E


SATURDAY 6th FEBRUARY 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole pen, 90')

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 4 (Burnside, 10', 85', Hogg, 12', Kevan, 62') 

Attendance: 23,520

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

West Bromwich Albion team: Wallace, Howe, Williams. G, Drury, Kennedy, Robson, Jackson, Burnside, Kevan, Hogg

Referee:


SATURDAY 13th FEBRUARY 1960 

NEWCASTLE UNITED 2 (Hughes, White)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Revie) 

Attendance: 16,148

Newcastle United team: Harvey, Keith, McMichael, Stokoe, Bell, Scoular, Luke, Hughes, White, Eastham, Allchurch

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee:


SATURDAY 27th FEBRUARY 1960

FULHAM 5 (Leggat 4, Langley pen)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 23,355

Fulham team: Macedo, Cohen, Langley, Lowe, Lampe, Lawler, Key, Cook, Jones, Haynes, Leggat

Leeds United team: Humphreys, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee: Pullin. G


SATURDAY 5th MARCH 1960

LEEDS UNITED 2 (McCole, Meek)

BLACKPOOL 4 (Durie, Charnley 3)

Attendance: 30,034

Leeds United team: Humphreys, Ashall, Kilford, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Crowe, Meek

Blackpool team: Waiters, Armfield, Martin, Kelly. J, Gratix, Durie, Matthews, Kaye, Charnley, Green, Perry

Referee:


WEDNESDAY 9th MARCH 1960

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Revie 2, Bremner)

BIRMINGHAM CITY 3 (Hume, Hooper, McConnell o.g) 

Attendance: 8,557

Leeds United team: Humphreys, Ashall, Kilford, McConnell, Cush, Gibson, BremnerRevie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Birmingham City team: Schofield, Farmer, Allen, Watts, Smith, Neal, Astall, Gordon, Weston, Hume, Hooper

Referee:


SATURDAY 19th MARCH 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (McCole 2 pens, Bremner, Peyton)

MANCHESTER CITY 3 (Barlow, Law, Gibson o.g)

Attendance: 32,545

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Manchester City team: Trautmann, Branagan, Sear, Barnes, McTavish, Oakes, Barlow, Law, McAdams, Hayes, Colbridge

Referee: Martin. D


SATURDAY 26th MARCH 1960 

ARSENAL 1 (Herd)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Gibson) 

Attendance: 19,597

Arsenal team: Kelsey, Magill, McCullough, Charles, Dodgin, Groves, Henderson, Barnwell, Herd, Bloomfield, Haverty

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee:


SATURDAY 2nd APRIL 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 0

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 3 (Mannion 3) 

Attendance: 29,492

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Revie, Cush, Peyton, Meek

Wolverhampton Wanderers team: Finlayson, Showell, Harris, Clamp, Slater, Flowers, Mannion, Mason, Murray, Broadbent, Horne

Referee: 


SATURDAY 9th APRIL 1960 

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 (Finney, 15')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 27,073

Sheffield Wednesday team: McLaren, Johnson, Megson, McAnearney, Swan, Kay, Wilkinson, Craig, Ellis, Fantham, Finney

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Cameron, Meek

Referee: Jordan. R


SATURDAY 16th APRIL 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charlton)

BOLTON WANDERERS 0 

Attendance: 19,272

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Caldwell, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Cameron, Meek

Bolton Wanderers team: Bollands, Hartle, Farrimond, Stanley, Higgins, Cunliffe, Birch, Hill, Stevens, Parry, Holden

Referee:


MONDAY 18th APRIL 1960

PRESTON NORTH END 1

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Gibson)

Attendance: 15,879

Preston North End team:

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Caldwell, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Francis, Revie, McCole, Cush, Meek

Referee:


TUESDAY 19th APRIL 1960 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charlton, Francis)

PRESTON NORTH END 1

Attendance: 23,764

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Caldwell, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Francis, Revie, McCole, Cush, Meek

Preston North End team:

Referee: Collinge. K


SATURDAY 23rd APRIL 1960 

EVERTON 1 (Tyrer)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 37,885

Everton team: Dunlop, Parker, Jones, Gabriel, Labone, Meagan, Lill, Tyrer, Harris. J, Collins, Ring

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Caldwell, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Revie, McCole, Cameron, Meek

Referee:


WEDNESDAY 27th APRIL 1960 

BLACKBURN ROVERS 3 (Isherwood 2, Dougan)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Meek, McCole) 

Attendance: 18,650

Blackburn Rovers team: Leyland, Bray, Whelan, Clayton, Woods, McGrath, Isherwood, Dobbing, Dougan, Douglas, MacLeod

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Caldwell, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Francis, Revie, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee:


SATURDAY 30th APRIL 1960

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole pen)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0 

Attendance: 11,699

Leeds United team: Burgin, Ashall, Caldwell, Gibson, Charlton, Goodwin, Bremner, Cameron, McCole, Peyton, Francis

Nottingham Forest team: Thomson, Patrick, McDonald, Whitefoot, McKinlay, Burkitt, Barton, Quigley, Iley, Younger, Gray

Referee:

SATURDAY 9th JANUARY 1960

FA Cup Round 3

ASTON VILLA 2 (McParland, Wylie)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCole) 

Attendance: 43,421

Aston Villa team: Sims, Lynn, Neal, Crowe, Dugdale, Saward, MacEwan, Thomson, Hitchens, Wylie, McParland

Leeds United team: Wood, Ashall, Hair, Cush, Charlton, Gibson, Crowe, Cameron, McCole, Peyton, Meek

Referee: Husband. H

P W D L F A PTS
Burnley 42 24 7 11 85 61 55
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 24 6 12 106 67 54
Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 11 10 86 50 53
West Bromwich Albion 42 19 11 12 83 57 49
Sheffield Wednesday 42 19 11 12 80 59 49
Bolton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 59 51 48
Manchester United 42 19 7 16 102 80 44
Newcastle United 42 18 8 16 82 78 44
Preston North End 42 16 12 14 79 76 44
Fulham 42 17 10 15 73 80 44
Blackpool 42 15 10 17 59 71 40
Leicester City 42 13 13 16 66 75 39
Arsenal 42 15 9 18 68 80 39
West Ham United 42 16 6 20 75 91 38
Everton 42 13 11 18 73 78 37
Manchester City 42 17 3 22 78 84 37
Blackburn Rovers 42 16 5 21 60 70 37
Chelsea 42 14 9 19 76 91 37
Birmingham City 42 13 10 19 63 80 36
Nottingham Forest 42 13 9 20 50 74 35
LEEDS UNITED 42 12 10 20 65 92 34
Luton Town 42 9 12 21 50 73 30