SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1974-75

WEDNESDAY 4th DECEMBER 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (McKenzie 20', Lorimer penalty 47')

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 (Duncan 55')

Attendance: 25,832

Leeds United line up: Stewart, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Madeley, McKenzie, Clarke, Jordan, Lorimer, Yorath

Unused sub: Harris

Tottenham Hotspur line up: Jennings, Evans, Knowles, Pratt, England, Naylor, Coates, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, Duncan

Unused sub: Beal

Referee: C. Thomas

Duncan McKenzie scores a superb goal to set Leeds on their way to two points. He holds the ball up with his back to goal and turns Terry Naylor inside out before firing past Pat Jennings. Early in the second half, Martin Chivers fouls Gordon McQueen and Peter Lorimer makes it 2-0 from the spot. John Duncan, a recent signing from Dundee, pulls a goal back but Leeds are comfortable winners.

SATURDAY 8th FEBRUARY 1975

DIVISION ONE

DERBY COUNTY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 33,641

Derby County line up: Boulton, Thomas, Nish, Rioch, Daniel, Todd, Newton, Gemmill, Davies (Bourne 58'), Hector, Lee

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, F. Gray, Bremner, McQueen (Cherry 46'), Madeley, Lorimer, Clarke, McKenzie, Yorath, E. Gray

Unused sub: Grimshaw

Referee: D. Richardson

There are more bookings than chances in a fiery encounter at the Baseball Ground. David Harvey is Leeds' stand out performer with superb saves to deny Lee, Newton and Rioch.

DIVISION ONE P W D L F A PTS
Wolverhampton 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