SHERIDAN DICTATES

GAME BY GAME: 1962-63

SATURDAY 18th AUGUST 1962

DIVISION TWO

STOKE CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Storrie 40')

Attendance: 27,188

Stoke City line up: O'Neill, Asprey, Allen, Howitt, Stuart, Skeels, Matthews, Thompson, Mudie, Violett, Ratcliffe

Leeds United line up: Younger, Hair, Mason, Goodwin, Charlton, Smith, Bremner, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Referee: unknown

John Charles makes his return but it's Jim Storrie who steals the headlines as he scores on his debut to give Leeds the perfect start to the season. Skeels' mis-placed pass is capatalised on by Storrie, who makes no mistake just before half-time.

WEDNESDAY 22nd AUGUST 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Storrie 51', Johanneson penalty 75', Charles 80')

ROTHERHAM UNITED 4 (Kirkman 3', 85', Weston 36', 50')

Attendance: 14,199

Leeds United line up: Younger, Hair, Mason, Goodwin, Charlton, Smith, Bremner, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Rotherham United line up: Ironside, Morgan, Jackson, Lancaster, Madden, Lambert, Butler, Kirkman, Weston, Mcllmoyle, Houghton

Referee: F. Cowen

The Elland Road Directors predicted a record crowd for John Charles' return. However, the admission prices were increased to 7s and 6d and the fans stay at home as Rotherham prevail in a seven goal thriller. Afterwards Chairman, Harry Reynolds states: "I am disgusted at the poor support. All they seem to want is something for nothing. I am so so disgusted at the moment, I feel like resigning."

SATURDAY 25th AUGUST 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Bremner 57')

SUNDERLAND 0

Attendance: 17,753

Leeds United line up: Younger, Hair, Mason, Goodwin, Charlton, Bell, Bremner, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Sunderland line up: Montgomery, Irwin, Ashurst, Anderson, Hurley, McNab, Hooper, Herd, Clough, McPheat, Fogarty

Referee: R. Simons

Leeds return to winning ways by defeating a Sunderland side which is reduced to ten men when Willy McPheat leaves the field with a broken leg after 26 minutes. Leeds miss a great chance to take the lead after only five minutes when Len Ashurst brings down Billy Bremner but Jim Montgomerty pulls off a superb save to keep out Albert Johanneson's penalty. The only goal comes when Montgomery misjudges Willie Bell's cross and Bremner is left with the easy task of nodding the ball into an empty net.

TUESDAY 28th AUGUST 1962

DIVISION TWO

ROTHERHAM UNITED 2 (Butler xx', Kirkman xx')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles xx')

Attendance: 19,508

Rotherham United line up: Ironside, Morgan, Jackson, Lancaster, Madden, Lambert, Butler, Kirkman, Weston, Mcllmoyle, Houghton

Leeds United line up: Younger, Hair, Mason, Bremner, Charlton, Bell, Lawson, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Hawksby

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow. Jim Storrie misses a penalty.

SATURDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 1 (White 29')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles 34')

Attendance: 34,496

Huddersfield Town line up: Wood, Atkins, Wilson, Saward, Coddington, Dinsdale, McHale, White, Stokes, Massie, O'Grady

Leeds United line up: Younger, Hair, Mason, Smith, Charlton, Bell, Bremner, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Bremner 26')

BURY 2 (Jackson 62', Bartley 80')

Attendance: 28,313

Leeds United line up: Younger, Hair, Mason, Smith, Charlton, Bell, Bremner, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Bury line up: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

SWANSEA TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Johnson 11', Bremner 49')

Attendance: 17,696

Swansea Town line up: Dwyer, Hughes, Griffiths, P. Davies, Purcell, Saunders, Jones, Thomas, Webster, H. Williams, Morgan

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Smith, Charlton, Hunter, Peyton, Bremner, Johnson, Collins, Johanneson

Referee: unknown

Rod Johnson was off the field for 12 minutes during the second half to receive treatment. Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Johanneson 44', 88')

CHELSEA 0

Attendance: 27,520

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Smith, Charlton, Hunter, Peyton, Bremner, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Chelsea line up: Bonetti, Shelllito, McCreadie, Venables, Mortimore, Upton, Murray, Tambling, Bridges, Moore, Blunstone

Referee: W. Downey

Leeds played with ten men after Eric Smith was stretchered off with a broken leg after three minutes. Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

BURY 3 (Calder xx', Mayers xx', Bartley xx')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Storrie xx')

Attendance: 18,876

Bury line up: unknown

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Bremner, Charlton, Hunter, Peyton, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Referee: W. Handley

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

LUTON TOWN 2 (Turner penalty 39', McNally 88')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Storrie 14', Collins 23')

Attendance: 8,958

Luton Town line up: Standen, Bramwell, McNally, Pacey, Cope, Morton, Walden, Fleming, Clapton, McKechnie, Turner

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Addy, Charlton, Hunter, Johnson, Bremner, Storrie, Collins, Johanneson

Referee: R. Spittle

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 1962

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charlton xx', Storrie xx')

CRYSTAL PALACE 1 (Long xx')

Attendance: 7,274

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Hair, Mason, Addy, Charlton, Hunter, Johnson, Storrie, Lawson, Peyton, Hawksby

Crystal Palace line up: Rouse, Howe, Little, Long, Wood, Werge, Lewis, Allen, Uphill, Burridge, Heckman

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Storrie 65')

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (Mason own goal 12')

Attendance: 25,408

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Addy, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Southampton line up: Reynolds, Williams, Traynor, Wimshurst, Knapp, Huxford, Paine, O'Brien, Kirby, Burnside, Sydenham

Referee: R. Langdale

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Hunter 42', Bremner 62')

MIDDLESBROUGH 3 (Gibson 2', Hume 78', Peacock 87')

Attendance: 28,222

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Hair, Charles, Charlton, Hunter, Mason, Bremner, Storrie, Collins, Johanneson

Middlesbrough line up: Lightening, McNeil, Jones, Yeomans, Nurse, Neal, Kaye, Gibson, Peacock, Orritt, Hume

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

DERBY COUNTY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 14,246

Derby County line up: Oxford, Barrowcliffe, Young, Moore, Waller, McCann, Roby, Curry, Stephenson, Parry, Buxton

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Bell, Charlton, Hunter, Hawksby, Storrie, Charles, Collins, Johanneson

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 17th OCTOBER 1962

LEAGUE CUP 3rd ROUND

BLACKBURN ROVERS 4 (Ferguson xx', Lawther xx', xx', Pickering xx')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 7,680

Blackburn Rovers line up: Else, Bray, Newton, Clayton, Woods, McGrath, Ferguson, Lawther, Pickering, Douglas, Harrison

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Bell, Hallett, Hunter, Johnson, Storrie, Lawson, Peyton, Hawksby

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER 1962

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Johanneson 4')

NEWCASTLE UNITED 0

Attendance: 23,386

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Reaney, Mason, Bell, Charlton, Hunter, Hawksby, Peyton, Johnson, Collins, Johanneson

Newcastle United line up: Hollins, Keith, Clish, Thompson, Wright, Iley, Suddick, Fell, Thomas, Hilley, Kerray

Referee: L. Faulkner

Albert Johanneson scores the winner after a goalmouth scramble. Match report to follow.