SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME DETAILS

SEASON: 1986-87

SATURDAY 23rd AUGUST 1986

DIVISION TWO

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2

Quinn (penalty), 48', Barker, 77'

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ritchie, 18'

Blackburn Rovers line-up: O'Keefe, Price, Rathbone, Barker, Keeley, Mail, Miller (Branagan, 28'), Sellars, Quinn, Garner, Brotherston

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Haddock, Caswell, Snodin, Ormsby (Swan, 37'), Rennie, Ritchie, Stiles, Baird. Edwards, Ashurst

Sent off: Snodin, 86'

Referee: Gary Aplin. Attendance: 8,346

MONDAY 25th AUGUST 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Sheridan, 36', Baird, 72'

STOKE CITY 1

Saunders, 1'

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Thompson, Snodin, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Swan

Stoke City line-up: Fox, Dixon, Mills (Shaw), Kelly, Bould, Berry, Ford, Maskery, Bertschin, Saunders, Heath

Sent off: Berry, 87'

Referee: Ken Redfern. Attendance: 13,334

SATURDAY 30th AUGUST 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

SHEFFIELD UNITED 1

Philliskirk

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Haddock, Snodin, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Swan

Sheffield United line-up: Burridge, Barnsley, Pike, Arnott, Stancliffe, Smith, Morris, Philliskirk, Withe, Dempsey, Beagrie

Unused sub: Foley

Referee: D. Shaw. Attendance: 18,294

TUESDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

BARNSLEY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1

Baird, 27'

Barnsley line-up: Baker, Joyce, Cross, Thomas, May, Fletcher, Lowndes, Bradshaw, Wylde (Campbell), Gray, Beresford

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Haddock, Snodin, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Swan

Sent off: Baird, 33'

Referee: R. Nixon. Attendance: 6,839

SATURDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 1

Shearer

LEEDS UNITED 1

Sheridan, 43'

Huddersfield Town line-up: Cox, Brown, Bray, Doyle, Webster, Jones, Raynor, Cork, Shearer, Wilson. Phil, Cowling

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Haddock, Swan, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles (Buckley), Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Referee: Neil Midgley. Attendance: 9,306

SATURDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Edwards, 49', Ritchie, Buckley, 89'

READING 2

White, 18', Senior, 25'

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Haddock, Swan (Buckley), Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Reading line-up: Westwood, Peters, Bailie, Beavon, Hicks, Wood, Williams, Hurlock, Senior, Bremner, White

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: J. Bray. Attendance: 12,248

SATURDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

BRADFORD CITY 2

Campbell, Goodman

LEEDS UNITED 0

Bradford City line-up: Litchfield, Oliver, Withe, Abbott, Jackson, Evans, Hendrie, Goodman, Campbell, Singleton, Ellis

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Haddock, Snodin (Swan), Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Buckley, Edwards, Ritchie

Referee: N. Ashley. Attendance: 13,525

TUESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 1986

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND, 1st LEG

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 3

Futcher, 47', 58', Linighan, 69'

LEEDS UNITED 2

Aspin, 3', Taylor, 5'

Oldham Athletic line-up: Goram, Irwin, Donachie, Hoolickin, Linighan, Palmer, Barlow, Williams, Colville, Futcher, Milligan

Unused subs: Ellis, McGuire

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Thompson, Stiles, Ashurst, Rennie, Taylor (Wright, 12'), Sheridan, Edwards, Swan, Ritchie

Unused sub: Haddock

Missed penalty: Edwards (hit the post), 82'

Referee: Joe Worrall. Attendance: 5,569

SATURDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Ritchie, (penalty) 12', Baird, Ormsby

HULL CITY 0

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Haddock, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Thompson

Hull City line-up: Norman, Jobson, Ablett, Heard, Skipper, Swann, Parker, Saville, Flounders (Williams),Horton, Roberts

Referee: K. Breen. Attendance: 13,551

SATURDAY 4th OCTOBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1

Cooper. S

LEEDS UNITED 1

Baird

Plymouth Argyle line-up: Crudgington, Nisbet, Cooper. L, Goodyear, McElhinney, Matthews, Summerfield, Coughlin, Tynan, Rowbotham, Nelson (Cooper. S)

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Haddock, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Thompson

Referee: P. Vanes. Attendance: 11,923

WEDNESDAY 8th OCTOBER 1986

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND, 2nd LEG

LEEDS UNITED 0

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 1

Palmer

Oldham Athletic won 4-2 on aggregate.

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Thompson, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles (Taylor), Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Swan

Oldham Athletic line-up: Goram, Irwin, Donachie, Hoolickin, Linighan, Barlow, Palmer, Williams, Ellis (Colville), Futcher, Milligan

Unused sub: Atkinson

Referee:Attendance: 11,449

SATURDAY 11th OCTOBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Sheridan, (penalty) 46', Ormsby, 87', Edwards, 89'

CRYSTAL PALACE 0

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Buckley

Missed penalty: Ritchie (wide), 7'

Crystal Palace line-up: Wood, Stebbing, Brush, Taylor, Droy, Cannon, Irvine (Higginbottom), Ketteridge, Barber, Wright, Finnigan

Referee: George Tyson. Attendance: 14,316

SATURDAY 18th OCTOBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Sheridan, (penalty) 60', Ritchie, 70', Baird, 83'

PORTSMOUTH 1

Quinn, (penalty) 79'

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Unused sub: Thompson

Portsmouth line-up: Knight, Swain, Hardyman, Dillon (Ball), Blake, Gilbert, O'Callaghan, Kennedy, Quinn, Morgan, Hilaire

Referee: F. Roberts. Attendance: 21,361

SATURDAY 25th OCTOBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

GRIMSBY TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Grimsby Town line-up: Felgate, Burgess, Agnew, Straw, Lyons, Moore. K, Hazel, Walsh, Hobson, O'Riordan, Bonnyman (Rawcliffe)

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles (Thompson), Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Referee: R. Bridges. Attendance: 7,223

SATURDAY 1st NOVEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Aspin

SHREWSBURY TOWN 0

Leeds United line-up: Sinclair, Aspin, Robinson, Ormsby, Ashurst, Rennie, Haddock (Buckley), Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Shrewsbury Town line-up: Perks, Williams, Johnson, Leonard, Pearson, Frankin, McNally, Hackett, Brown, Robinson, Tester

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: David Allison. Attendance: 14,966

SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

MILLWALL 1

Sheringham, (penalty) 36'

LEEDS UNITED 0

Millwall line-up: Horne, Stevens, Coleman. N, Briley, Walker, McLeary, Byrne, Mehmet, Sheringham, Marks, Salman (Leslie, 58')

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ashurst, Ormsby, Rennie (Haddock), Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Referee: Kelvin Morton. Attendance: 6,869

SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 2

Williams, Milligan

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ashurst, Ormsby, Buckley, Sheridan, Baird, Taylor, Ritchie

Unused sub: Thompson

Oldham Athletic line-up: Goram, Irwin, Donachie, Hoolickin, Linighan, Williams, Palmer, Henry, Wright, Futcher, Milligan

Unused sub: McGuire

Referee: C. Bailey. Attendance: 21,052

FRIDAY 21st NOVEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

BIRMINGHAM CITY 2

Clarke, Bremner, 89'

LEEDS UNITED 1

Sheridan, 57'

Birmingham City line-up: Hansbury, Roberts, Dicks, Williams, Overson, Mortimer (Russell), Bremner, Clarke, Whitton, Rees, Lynex

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ashurst, Ormsby, Thompson, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Taylor

Unused sub: Doig

Referee: J. Lovatt. Attendance: 7,836

SATURDAY 29th NOVEMBER 1986

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Sheridan, 9', Edwards, 87'

DERBY COUNTY 0

Leeds United line-up: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ashurst, Ormsby, Stiles, Sheridan (Doig), Baird, Edwards, Ritchie

Derby County line-up: Wallington, Sage, Forsyth, Williams, Hindmarch, MacLaren, Micklewhite, Gee, Davison, Gregory, Harbey (Cross, 77')

Referee: George Courtney. Attendance: 19,129

SATURDAY 6th DECEMBER 1986  WEST BROMWICH ALBION 3 (Whitehead 2, Crooks) LEEDS UNITED 0  Attendance: 19,853 West Bromwich Albion team: Naylor, Whitehead, Cowdrill, Palmer, Dyson, Dickinson, Hopkins, Anderson, MacKenzie, Williamson, Crooks Red card: Palmer Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ashurst, Ormsby, Stiles, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Rennie (Ritchie) Red cards: Snodin, Stiles, 47' Referee: Scott. D   SATURDAY 13th DECEMBER 1986   LEEDS UNITED 3 (Sheridan, 41',Snodin, Baird) BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 1 (Armstrong)  Attendance: 12,014 Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson, Snodin, Ashurst, Ormsby, Doig (Stiles, 77'), Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Rennie Brighton & Hove Albion team: Keeley, O'Regan, Hutchings, O'Reilly, Gatting, Young (Berry, 55'), Rowell, Saunders, Hughes, Connor, Armstrong Referee: Flood. W SUNDAY 21st DECEMBER 1986  STOKE CITY 7 (Morgan, 5', 32', 72', Saunders, 11', Dixon, 12', Kelly, 44', Ford, 62') LEEDS UNITED 2 (Baird, 51', Sheridan pen, 73')  Attendance: 12,358 Stoke City team: Fox, Dixon, Parkin, Talbot, Bould, Berry, Ford, Kelly (Bertschin), Morgan, Saunders, Heath Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Robinson (Ritchie), Thompson, Ashurst, Swan, Doig, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Rennie Referee: Hemley. I FRIDAY 26th DECEMBER 1986  LEEDS UNITED 1 (Bennett o.g, 56') SUNDERLAND 1 (Gates, 18')  Attendance: 21,286 Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Rennie, Thompson, Ashurst, Swan, Buckley, Sheridan, Baird, Edwards, Ritchie Unused sub: Warren Sunderland team: Mimms, Burley, Kennedy, Armstrong, Corner, Bennett, Lemon, Proctor, Swindlehurst, Doyle, Gates Unused sub: Atkinson Referee: Ireland. J SATURDAY 27th DECEMBER 1986  OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0 LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ritchie)  Attendance: 8,477 Oldham Athletic team: Goram, Irwin, Donachie, Hoolickin, Linighan, Williams, Palmer, Henry, Wright, Futcher, Milligan Unused sub: McGuire Leeds United team: Day, Aspin, Stiles, Snodin, Swan, Ormsby, Buckley, Sheridan, Baird, Ritchie, Rennie Unused sub: Edwards Referee: Guy. R