SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

Stats by season

Player records (A-Z)

SEASON STATISTICS: 1985-86

SATURDAY 17th AUGUST 1985 

FULHAM 3 (Scott, 78', 79', Coney, 88')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer, 7')

Attendance: 5,772

Fulham team: Peyton, Cottington, Carr, Scott, Hopkins, Parker, Marshall, Donnellan, Sealy, Coney, Houghton

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Unused sub: Ritchie

Referee: Callow. V


WEDNESDAY 21st AUGUST 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 0

WIMBLEDON 0 

Attendance: 12,426

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Unused sub: Ritchie

Wimbledon team: Beasant, Kay, Gage, Galliers, Gayle, Smith, Evans, Sayer, Cork (Hodges), Sanchez, Thorn

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 24th AUGUST 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Baird)

HULL CITY 1 (Jobson)

Attendance: 16,689

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer (Wright), Sellars

Hull City team: Norman, Jobson, Pearson, Swann, Skipper, McEwan, Williams, Bunn, Whitehurst, Askew, Roberts

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: 


MONDAY 26th AUGUST 1985 

STOKE CITY 6 (Berry, 15', Bertschin, 55', 83', Chamberlain, 72', 88', Maskery, 75')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Aspin, 61', Snodin, 70') 

Attendance: 7,047

Stoke City team: Siddall, Bould, Mills, Hudson, Dyson, Berry, Chamberlain, Maskery, Bertschin, Painter, Heath

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey (Wright), Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Referee: Tyldesley. P

 

SATURDAY 31st AUGUST 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer pen)

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 2 (Flanagan, Lee)

Attendance: 10,860

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Wright, Sheridan, Baird (McCluskey), Lorimer, Sellars

Charlton Athletic team: Johns, Humphrey, Reid, Gritt (Lee), Thompson, Pender, Stuart, Aizlewood, Pearson, Shipley, Flanagan

Referee: Hendrick. I


WEDNESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 1985 

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCluskey) 

Attendance: 9,798

Brighton & Hove Albion team: Digweed, Keown, Pearce, Jacobs, Oliver, O'Reilly, Penney, Biley, Saunders, Connor (O'Regan), Mortimer

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Wright, Sheridan, McCluskey, Lorimer, Dickinson

Unused sub: Sellars

Referee:


SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 1985 

SHREWSBURY TOWN 1 (Cross)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Wright, 32', McCluskey, 60', Baird, 79') 

Attendance: 4,168

Shrewsbury Town team: Perks, Williams, Kerr, Cross, Griffin, Stevens, McNally, Hackett, Nardiello (Bates), Robinson, Tester 

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Wright, Sheridan, McCluskey, Lorimer, Dickinson (Baird)

Referee: 


SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sheridan, 81')

SUNDERLAND 1 (Gray, 23') 

Attendance: 19,693

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Wright (Sellars, 77'), Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, McCluskey

Sunderland team: McDonagh, Venison, Gray, Daniel, Bennett, Elliott, Pickering, Hodgson, Swindlehurst, Gates, Walker

Unused sub: Gayle

Referee: Fitzharris. T 


SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 1985

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Lorimer, 46', Sellars, 84')

BRADFORD CITY 1 (Hendrie, 70')

Attendance: 21,104

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan (Wright), Aspin, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Bradford City team: Litchfield, Abbott, Withe, McCall, Jackson, Evans, Hendrie, Goodman, Campbell, Singleton, Ellis

Unused sub: unknown

Referee:


SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Baird)

SHEFFIELD UNITED 1 (Withe)

Attendance: 15,622

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Dickinson, Wright, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Unused sub: McCluskey

Sheffield United team: Burridge, Eckhardt, Bolton, Foley, Stancliffe, McNaught, Morris, Cockerill, Withe, Lewington, Edwards

Unused sub: unknown 

Red cards: Foley, Lewington

Referee:


SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 1985 

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 3 (Tempest, ??' Stanton, 37', Curran, 62')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Baird)

Attendance: 9,983

Huddersfield Town team: Cox, Jones. J (Raynor, 86'), Bray, Doyle, Webster, Jones. P, Curran, Cork, Tempest, Wilson. Phil, Stanton

Missed penalty: Tempest, 5'

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Dickinson (McCluskey, 66'), Wright, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Red card: Sheridan, 71'

Referee: Hough. J


SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer pen, 19')

MIDDLESBROUGH 0 

Attendance: 14,117

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Hamson, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Ritchie (Wright)

Middlesbrough team: Pears, Laws, Heard, McAndrew, Mowbray, Nattrass, Hamilton, O'Riordan, Slaven, Stephens, Beagrie (Currie)

Referee:


SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Baird, 66')

GRIMSBY TOWN 1 (Hobson)

Attendance: 11,244

Leeds United team: Swinburne, Irwin, Phelan, Hamson, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey, Dickinson, Baird, Lorimer, Ritchie

Unused sub: Sellars

Grimsby Town team: Batch, Barratt, Crombie (Lund), Moore. A, Moore. K, Ford, Gilligan, Hobson, Bonnyman, Cumming

Referee:


SUNDAY 27th OCTOBER 1985 

BARNSLEY 3 (Owen, 5', Hirst, 59', Walsh, ??')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 8,302

Barnsley team: Baker, Joyce, Gray, Goodison, May, Futcher, Owen, Thomas, Walsh, Hirst, Plummer

Unused sub: Burns

Leeds United team: Day, Dickinson, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, McCluskey, Hamson, Baird, Lorimer, Ritchie

Unused sub: Sellars

Referee: Bridges. R


SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 1985

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Simmonds, 64', pen 71')

PORTSMOUTH 1 (Morgan, 7') 

Attendance: 15,672

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, McGregor, Linighan, Aspin, Ritchie, Sheridan, Baird, Hamson, Simmonds

Unused sub: Sellars

Portsmouth team: Knight, Tait, Swain, Dillon, Blake, Gilbert, O'Callaghan, Kennedy, Morgan, Channon (Stanley), Hilaire

Referee: Jones. T


SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER 1985 

MILLWALL 3 (Lovell pen, 41', Lowndes, 54, Baird o.g, 65)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ritchie, 85')

Attendance: 9,158

Millwall team: Granville, Stevens, Hinshelwood, Briley, Smith, Nutton, Lowndes, Leslie, Fashanu, Lovell, McLeary

Unused sub: Sheringham

Leeds United team: Day, Dickinson, Phelan, McGregor, Linighan, Aspin, Ritchie, Sheridan, Baird, McCluskey, Hamson,    

Unused sub: Sellars

Referee: Bodenham. M

 

SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McCluskey)

CRYSTAL PALACE 3 (Cannon, Finnigan 2)

Attendance: 10,378

Leeds United team: Day, McGregor, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan (Dickinson), Aspin, Ritchie, Sheridan, McCluskey, Hamson, Simmonds

Crystal Palace team: Wood, O'Doherty, Brush, Taylor, Droy, Cannon, Irvine, Finnigan, Aylott, Barber, Ketteridge

Unused sub: Gray

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 1985 

CARLISLE UNITED 1 (Baker)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Linighan, 50', Ritchie, 78') 

Attendance: 3,504

Carlisle United team: Endersby, Gorman, McCartney, Ashurst, Saunders, Halsall, Mayes, Cooke, Baker (Hill), Bishop, Halpin

Leeds United team: Day, Caswell, Robinson, Snodin, Linighan, McGregor, Ritchie, Sheridan, McCluskey, Hamson, Dickinson

Unused sub: Fella

Referee:


SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 0

NORWICH CITY 2 (Drinkell, 38', Bruce, 57')

Attendance: 11,480

Leeds United team: Swinburne, Caswell, Robinson (Simmonds), Snodin, McGregor, Linighan, Ritchie, Sheridan, McCluskey, Hamson, Dickinson

Norwich City team: Woods, Culverhouse, Van Wijk, Bruce, Phelan, Watson, Barham (Brooke), Drinkell, Biggins, Mendham, Williams 

Referee: Trussell. C


SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER 1985 

WIMBLEDON 0

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Snodin, 37', Baird, 41', Dickinson, 47')

Attendance: 3,492

Wimbledon team: Beasant, Kay, Winterburn, Galliers (Cork), Morris, Thorn, Evans, Fishenden, Fairweather, Sanchez, Hodges

Missed penalty: Fishenden (saved by Day, 27')

Leeds United team: Day, Caswell, Robinson, Snodin, Aspin, Linighan, Ritchie, Stiles, Baird, Hamson, Dickinson

Unused sub: Swan

Red card: Baird 77'

Referee: Ashworth. D


SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sheridan, 67')

FULHAM 0 

Attendance: 9,998

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Robinson, Snodin, Aspin, Linighan, Ritchie, Sheridan, Baird, Hamson, Dickinson

Unused sub: McCluskey

Missed penalty: Hamson (saved by Peyton, 90')

Fulham team: Peyton, Cottington (Kerrins), Elkins, Scott, Hopkins, Parker, Marshall, Achampong, Coney, Carr, Barnett

Referee:


SUNDAY 22nd DECEMBER 1985 

HULL CITY 2 (Bunn, Jobson)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sheridan, 10') 

Attendance: 11,852

Hull City team: Norman, Jobson, Swann, Doyle, Skipper, McEwan, Williams, Bunn, Saville, Askew, Roberts

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United team: Day, Caswell, Robinson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Ritchie, Sheridan,   McCluskey (Phelan), Hamson, Dickinson

Referee:


THURSDAY 26th DECEMBER 1985 

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2 (Brotherston, Barker)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 8,666

Blackburn Rovers team: Gennoe, Branagan, Rathbone, Barker, Mail, Fazackerley, Brotherston, Lowey, Garner, Thompson, Hamilton 

Unused sub: Ainscow

Leeds United team: Day, Caswell, Phelan, Snodin, Aspin, Linighan (Sellars), Ritchie, Sheridan, McCluskey, Hamson, Dickinson

Referee: 


SATURDAY 28th DECEMBER 1985 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird, 48', Snodin, 86')

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 3 (Connor, 21', Snodin o.g, 51', Pearce, 90')

Attendance: 13,110

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Thompson, Snodin, Aspin, Eli (Sellars, 46'), Ritchie, Sheridan, Baird, Hamson, Dickinson

Missed penalty: Baird (wide)

Brighton & Hove Albion team: Digweed, Jacobs, Pearce, Wilson, Young, O'Reilly, Saunders, Penney, Fashanu, Connor, Mortimer

Unused sub: Gatting 

Referee:


WEDNESDAY 1st JANUARY 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Baird, 16', 76', Ritchie, 73')

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 1 (Palmer) 

Attendance: 10,830

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Sellars, Snodin, Aspin, Swan, Ritchie, Harle, Baird, Hamson, Dickinson

Unused sub: Sheridan

Oldham Athletic team: Goram, Donachie, Barlow, Hoolickin, Jones, Ryan, Palmer, Henry, Fairclough, Futcher, Atkinson 

Unused sub: unknown

Referee:


SATURDAY 11th JANUARY 1986 

SUNDERLAND 4 (Pickering, 23', 49, pen 85', Wallace, 67')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird, 47', Sheridan, 71') 

Attendance: 15,139

Sunderland team: Bolder, Burley, Kennedy, Pickering, Corner, Agboola, Atkinson, Venison, Wallace, Gates, Proctor

Unused sub: Armstrong

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Hamson, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Ritchie, Harle, Baird, Sheridan, Dickinson

Unused sub: Sellars

Referee: Midgley. N


SATURDAY 18th JANUARY 1986 

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 4 (Lee 2, Reid pen, Pearson)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 4,333

Charlton Athletic team: Johns, Humphrey, Reid, Curbishley, Thompson, Pender, Stuart, Lee, Pearson, Aizlewood, Flanagan

Unused sub: Shipley

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Caswell, Snodin, Dickinson, Aspin, Ritchie, Rennie, Baird, Sheridan, Hamson

Unused sub: Stiles

Referee:


SATURDAY 1st FEBRUARY 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Stiles, 33', Baird, 52', Swan, 59', 85')

STOKE CITY 0 

Attendance: 10,425

Leeds United team: Day, Caswell, Robinson, Snodin, Aspin, Rennie, Ritchie, Swan, Baird, Hamson, Stiles

Unused sub: Dickinson

Missed penalty: Snodin (saved by Fox)

Stoke City team: Fox, Hemming, Mills (Painter), Devine, Dyson, Berry, Adams, Saunders, Bertschin, Shaw, Donowa

Referee: Breen. K


SATURDAY 8th FEBRUARY 1986 

GRIMSBY TOWN 1 (Hobson, 53')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 6,382

Grimsby Town team: Batch, Robinson, Cumming, Peake, Lyons, Crombie, Ford, Lund (Gilligan, 67'), Hobson, Bonnyman, Emson 

Leeds United team: Day, Caswell (Dickinson, 55'), Robinson, Snodin, Aspin, Rennie, Ritchie, Swan, Baird, Hamson, Stiles

Referee:


SATURDAY 15th FEBRUARY 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 0

BARNSLEY 2 (Walsh 2)

Attendance: 11,765

Leeds United team: Day, Stiles, Robinson, Snodin, Aspin, Rennie, Ritchie, Swan, Baird, Hamson, Harle (Phelan)

Barnsley team: Baker, Burns, Gray, Thomas, May, Futcher, Owen, Jonsson, Walsh, HIrst (Campbell), Cross

Referee:


SATURDAY 8th MARCH 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Ormsby, 12', Snodin, 86')

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0 

Attendance: 14,667

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Simmonds, Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Stiles

Unused sub: McCluskey

Huddersfield Town team: Cox, Brown, Bray, Doyle, Webster, Jones. J, Curran, Cork, Tempest, Wilson. Phil, Cowling (Raynor)

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 15th MARCH 1986 

MIDDLESBROUGH 2 (Currie, 45', 53')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Simmonds, 38', Rennie, 86') 

Attendance: 6,889

Middlesbrough team: Pears, Laws, Nattrass, Mowbray, O'Riordan, Pallister, Slaven, Gill, Currie, Rowell, Beagrie

Unused sub: Cooper 

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson (Ritchie, 80'), Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Simmonds, Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Stiles

Referee: Callow. V


SATURDAY 22nd MARCH 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Rennie)

SHREWSBURY TOWN 1 (Stevens)

Attendance: 9,641

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Hamson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Simmonds, Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Stiles

Unused sub: Ritchie

Shrewsbury Town team: Perks, Williams, Johnson, Leonard, Pearson (Bates), Griffin, McNally, Hackett, Stevens, Robinson, Hughes

Referee: Seville. A


FRIDAY 28th MARCH 1986 

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 3 (Linighan, Jones, Futcher)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ritchie) 

Attendance: 4,937

Oldham Athletic team: Goram, Donachie, Barlow, Jones, Linighan, McGuire (Ryan), Palmer, Smith, Colville, Futcher, Henry

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Hamson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Simmonds, Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Ritchie

Unused sub: Stiles

Red card: Hamson

Referee:

 

MONDAY 31st MARCH 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ritchie, 74')

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 (Mail, 48')

Attendance: 9,919

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Hamson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Ritchie

Unused sub: Stiles

Blackburn Rovers team: O'Keefe, Branagan, Rathbone, Barker, Keeley, Mail, Miller, Ainscow, Thompson, Garner, Patterson

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: 


SATURDAY 5th APRIL 1986

PORTSMOUTH 2 (Blake, 11', 88')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Ritchie 55', 83', Baird 65') 

Attendance: 14,430

Portsmouth team: Knight, Swain, Hardyman, Ball, Blake, Gilbert, O'Callaghan, Kennedy, Quinn, Channon (Morgan), Hilaire

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, McCluskey, Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Ritchie

Unused sub: Stiles

Referee: Ball. J 


WEDNESDAY 9th APRIL 1986 

BRADFORD CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Aspin, 15')

Attendance: 10,751

Bradford City team: Litchfield, Oliver, Evans, McCall, Jackson, Clegg, Hendrie, Ormondroyd (Thorpe), Campbell, Abbott, Graham

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, McCluskey (Stiles), Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Ritchie

Referee:


SATURDAY 12th APRIL 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Sellars, 9', Swan, 14', Ritchie, 63')

MILLWALL 1 (Wilson, 12')

Attendance: 15,067

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Sellars (Simmonds, 78'), Stiles, Ritchie, Swan, Taylor

Millwall team: Sansome, Stevens, Coleman, Briley, Walker, McLeary, Lowndes, Wilson, Sheringham, Lovell, Otalulowski

Unused sub: Leslie

Referee: Gifford. R


SATURDAY 19th APRIL 1986

CRYSTAL PALACE 3 (Wright, 39', Irvine, 65', ??')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 6,285

Crystal Palace team: Wood, Finnegan, Brush, Taylor, Nebbeling, Cannon, Irvine, Ketteridge, Gray, Higginbottom, Wright

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Taylor (Sellars), Sheridan, Baird, Swan, Ritchie

Red card: Sheridan, 57'

Referee: Reed. M 


TUESDAY 22nd APRIL 1986 

SHEFFIELD UNITED 3 (Morris pen, Frain, Walshaw)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Ritchie, Snodin) 

Attendance: 9,158

Sheffield United team: Burridge, Stancliffe, Bolton, Arnott, Eckhardt, McNaught, Morris, Edwards, Philliskirk, Walshaw, Frain

Unused sub: Smith. P

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ormsby, Rennie, Stiles, Sellars, Baird, Swan, Ritchie

Unused sub: Sheridan

Referee: Seel. C

 

SATURDAY 26th APRIL 1986 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Ritchie, 10', 63')

CARLISLE UNITED 0 

Attendance: 13,868

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Hamson, Snodin (Sheridan), Ormsby, Rennie, Ritchie, Sellars, Baird, Swan, Stiles

Carlisle United team: Endersby, Haigh, McCartney, Ashurst, Saunders, Halsall, Hill, Cooke, Baker, Bishop, Tolmie

Unused sub: unknown

Referee:


SATURDAY 3rd MAY 1986

NORWICH CITY 4 (Ormsby o.g, 33', Drinkell, 60', Bruce, 66', Williams, 79')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 17,942

Norwich City team:  Woods, Culverhouse, Van Wijk, Bruce, Phelan, Watson, Brooke, Drinkell, Deehan, Clayton, Williams

Unused sub: Gordon

Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Hamson, Robinson, Ormsby, Rennie, Ritchie, Sellars, Baird, Swan, Stiles

Unused sub: Thompson

Referee: Miller. K

WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 1985

League Cup Round 2, 1st leg

LEEDS UNITED 0

WALSALL 0 

Attendance: 8,869

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Dickinson, McCluskey (Wright), Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Walsall team: Cherry, Jones, Mower, Shakespeare, Hart, Hawker, Childs, Cross, Naughton, Elliott, Daley

Unused sub: Kelly

Referee:


TUESDAY 8th OCTOBER 1985

League Cup Round 2, 1st leg

WALSALL 0

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Linighan, 10', Snodin, 40', 81')

Attendance: 7,085

Walsall team: Cherry, Jones, Mower, Naughton, Hart, Hawker, Childs, Cross, O'Kelly, Elliott, Daley (Kelly, 60')

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Dickinson (McCluskey, 87'), Ritchie, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Hamson

Referee: Ashley. N

Leeds won 3-0 on aggregate.

Note: Eddie Gray's last game of his first spell in charge of Leeds United. He was sacked less than 48 hours after this victory.


WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER 1985

League Cup Round 3

LEEDS UNITED 0

ASTON VILLA 3 (Stainrod 2, Walters) 

Attendance: 15,444

Leeds United team: Day, Dickinson, Phelan, Snodin, Linighan, Aspin, Ritchie, Sheridan, Baird, McCluskey, Hamson

Unused sub: Irwin

Aston Villa team: Spink, Williams, Dorigo, Evans, Glover, Gibson, Daley, Stainrod, Gray, Hodge, Walters

Unused sub: Walker

Referee:

SATURDAY 4th JANUARY 1986

FA Cup Round 3

PETERBOROUGH UNITED 1 (Shepherd, 67')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 10,137

Peterborough United team: Turner, Paris, Pike, Cassidy, Wile, Slack, Kowalski, Fuccillo, Gallagher, Kelly (Shepherd), Worrall

Note: Turner was stretchered off with a broken leg after 69', Pike went in goal and Peterborough played with ten men.

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Sellars, Snodin, Aspin, Linighan, Ritchie, Swan (Sheridan), Baird, Hamson, Dickinson

Red card: Sellars

Referee: Tyldesley. P

MONDAY 14th OCTOBER 1985

Full Members Cup Group Stage

MANCHESTER CITY 6 (Davies 3, Baker, Lillis, Power)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer pen) 

Attendance: 4,029

Manchester City team: Nixon, Reid, Power, Clements, Johnson, May, Lillis, Baker, Davies (Melrose), McNab, Simpson (Tolmie)

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin, Phelan, Hamson, Linighan (Swan), Aspin, McCluskey (Simmonds), Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Sellars

Referee: Bray. J


WEDNESDAY 16th OCTOBER 1985

Full Members Cup Group Stage 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sellars)

SHEFFIELD UNITED 1 (Morris) 

Attendance: 2,274

Leeds United team: Day, Irwin (Swan), Phelan, Sellars, Linighan, Aspin (Stiles), Simmonds, Sheridan, Baird, Lorimer, Thompson

Sheffield United team: Burridge, Eckhardt, McGeeney, Thompson, Stancliffe, McNaught, Morris, Arnott, Withe, Lewington, Edwards

Unused subs: unknown, unknown

Referee: Peck. M

P W D L F A PTS
Norwich City 42 25 9 8 84 37 84
Charlton Athletic 42 22 11 9 78 45 77
Wimbledon 42 21 13 8 58 37 76
Portsmouth 42 22 7 13 69 41 73
Crystal Palace 42 19 9 14 57 52 66
Hull City 42 17 13 12 65 55 64
Sheffield United 42 17 11 14 64 63 62
Oldham Athletic 42 17 9 16 62 61 60
Millwall 42 17 8 17 64 65 59
Stoke City 42 14 15 13 48 50 57
Brighton & Hove Albion 42 16 8 18 64 64 56
Barnsley 42 14 14 14 47 50 56
Bradford City 42 16 6 20 51 63 54
LEEDS UNITED 42 15 8 19 56 72 53
Grimsby Town 42 14 10 18 58 62 52
Huddersfield Town 42 14 10 18 51 67 52
Shrewsbury Town 42 14 9 19 52 64 51
Sunderland 42 13 11 18 47 61 50
Blackburn Rovers 42 12 13 17 53 62 49
Carlisle United 42 13 7 22 47 71 46
Middlesbrough 42 12 9 21 44 53 45
Fulham 42 10 6 26 45 69 36