SHERIDAN DICTATES

GAME BY GAME: 1987-88

SUNDAY 16th AUGUST 1987

DIVISION TWO

BARNSLEY 1 (Wylde 70')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Taylor 60')

Attendance: 9,778

Barnsley line up: Baker, Joyce, Beresford, Thomas, Gray, Futcher, Wylde, Agnew, Dobbin (Lowndes 46'), Macdonald, Clarke

Unused sub: Jeffels

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams, Sheridan, Pearson, Taylor (Edwards 85'), Snodin

Unused sub: Haddock

Referee: H. Taylor

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 19th AUGUST 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sheridan penalty 61')

LEICESTER CITY 0

Attendance: 21,034

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams, Sheridan, Pearson, Taylor (Edwards 88'), Snodin (Haddock 70')

Leicester City line up: Andrews, James, Venus, Osman, Walsh, Ramsey, Ford, Moran (Morgan 86'), Cusack (Wilkinson 75'), McAllister, Wilson

Referee: R. Dilkes

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 22nd AUGUST 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

READING 0

Attendance: 19,826

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams, Sheridan, Pearson (Buckley xx'), Edwards, Haddock

Unused sub: Batty

Reading line up: Francis, Jones, Richardson, Beavon, Hicks, Peters, Williams (White xx'), Taylor, Gordon, Horrix (Joseph xx'), Smillie

Referee: D. Allison

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 29th AUGUST 1987

DIVISION TWO

BRADFORD CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 11,428

Barnsley line up: Tomlinson, Mitchell, Goddard, McCall, Oliver, Evans, Hendrie, Sinnott, Futcher (Ormondroyd 85'), Palin, Ellis

Unused sub: Leonard

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams, Sheridan, Pearson, Taylor, Haddock

Unused subs: Doig, Edwards

Referee: G. Courtney

Match report to follow.

MONDAY 31st AUGUST 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sheridan 84')

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 0

Attendance: 19,847

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams (Doig 64'), Sheridan, Edwards (Pearson 75'), Taylor, Haddock

West Bromwich Albion line up: Naylor, Bradley, Burrows, Steggles, Dickinson, Kelly, Palmer (Williamson 71'), Goodman, Robson, Singleton, Morley

Unused sub: Dobbins

Referee: J. Worrall

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

IPSWICH TOWN 1 (Lowe 80')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 11,163

Ipswich Town line up: Hallworth, Stockwell, Harbey, Yallop (Atkins xx'), Dozzell, Cranson, Lowe, Brennan, D'Avary, Rimmer, Humes

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams, Sheridan, Edwards, Taylor (Pearson xx'), Haddock

Unused sub: Doig

Referee: D. Hedges

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 12th AUGUST 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

HULL CITY 2 (Dyer 48', Parker 72')

Attendance: 18,205

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Aizlewood (Haddock 46'), Ashurst, Rennie, Stiles, Sheridan, Pearson, Edwards, Snodin

Unused sub: Mumby

Hull City line up: Norman, Palmer, Heard, Jobson, Skipper, Parker, Roberts, Bunn, Dyer, Askew, Daniel

Unused subs: Saville, Williams

Referee: P. Bridges

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 13,551

Huddersfield Town line up: Cox, Bray, Burke, Banks, Webster, Tucker, Barham, May, Shearer, Cork, Cooper (Trevitt 75')

Unused sub: Ward

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Grayson (Stiles 75'), Ashurst, Rennie, Snodin (Edwards 72'), Sheridan, Pearson, Mumby, Haddock

Referee: T. Simpson

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

MIDDLESBROUGH 2 (Pallister 13', Kerr 47')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 12,051

Middlesbrough line up: Glover, Cooper, Mowbray, Parkinson, Pallister, Slaven, Stephens (Kernaghan 63'), Hamilton, Kerr, Ripley

Unused sub: Proudlock

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Haddock (Stiles 76'), Ashurst, Rennie, Mumby, Sheridan, Pearson, Taylor (Edwards 60'), Snodin

Referee: K. Walmsley

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 1987

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND, 2nd LEG

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Snodin 81')

YORK CITY 1 (Buchanan 70')

Attendance: 11,527

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Stiles, Ashurst, Rennie, Williams (Doig 78'), Sheridan, Pearson (Mumby 57'), Taylor, Snodin

York City line up: Endersby, Hood, Johnson, Wilson, Whitehead, Tuthill, Kitching (Buchanan 70'), Mills, McKenzie, Banton, Himsworth

Unused sub: Spofforth

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (De Mange 9', Snodin 67')

MANCHESTER CITY 0

Attendance: 25,358

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Haddock, Ashurst, Rennie (Mumby 72'), De Mange, Sheridan, Melrose (Pearson 77'), Taylor, Snodin

Manchester City line up: Mimms, Gidman, Hinchcliffe, Lake (Seagraves 46'), Simpson, Redmond, White, Stewart, Varadi, Scott, McNab (Adcock 72')

Referee: T. Holbrook

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

STOKE CITY 0

Attendance: 17,208

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Haddock, Ashurst, Rennie, De Mange, Sheridan, Melrose (Pearson 74'), Taylor, Snodin

Unused sub: Mumby

Stoke City line up: Fox, Dixon, Carr, Parkin, Bould, Berry, Ford, Saunders, Morgan, Shaw, Heath

Unused subs: Allinson, Daly

Referee: P. Vanes (a late replacement for A. Seville)

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 (Garner 71')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Taylor 82')

Attendance: 7,675

Blackburn Rovers line up: Gennoe, Price, Sulley, Barker, Hendry, Dawson, Millar (Ainscow xx'), Reid, Curry, Garner, Sellars

Unused sub: Mail

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Haddock, Ashurst, Rennie, De Mange, Sheridan, Melrose (Taylor 63'), Pearson, Snodin

Unused sub: Stiles

Referee: D. Shaw

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 6th OCTOBER 1987

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND, 2nd LEG

YORK CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Sheridan 45', 46', Taylor 48', Mumby 89')

Leeds United win 5-1 on aggregate

Attendance: 5,996

York City line up: Endersby, Wood, Johnson, Whitehead, Clegg, Tuthill, Kitching, Wilson, Mills, Buchanan, Banton

Unused subs: Costello, Spofforth

Leeds United line up: Day, Haddock, Adams, Stiles, Ashurst, Rennie, De Mange, Sheridan, Taylor, Pearson (Mumby 48'), Snodin (Doig 68')

Referee: T. Mills

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 10th OCTOBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Taylor 12')

ASTON VILLA 3 (Rennie own goal xx', Aspinall xx', xx')

Attendance: 20,741

Leeds United line up: Day, Haddock, Adams, Stiles (Aspin xx'), Ashurst, Rennie, De Mange, Sheridan, Taylor (Melrose xx'), Mumby, Snodin

Aston Villa line up: Spink, Gage, Gallacher, Lillis, Sims, Keown, Birch, Aspinall, McInally, S. Hunt, Walters

Unused subs: Shaw, D. Hunt

Referee: G. Tyson

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 6 (Clayton 9', 83', Summerfield 11', 49', Smith 72', Tynan 90')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Taylor 12', Snodin 18', 87')

Attendance: 9,358

Plymouth Argyle line up: Crudgington, J. Rowbotham (D. Rowbotham xx'), L. Cooper, Matthews, Law, Smith, Hodges, Summerfield, Tynan, Clayton, Brimacombe

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams (Stiles xx'), Haddock, Ashurst, Williams, De Mange, Sheridan, Taylor, Pearson (Swan xx'), Snodin

Referee: G. Groves

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 20th OCTOBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 1 (A. Henry penalty 36')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan 56')

Attendance: 6,312

Oldham Athletic line up: Gorton, Irwin, Donachie, Callaghan, Linighan, Milligan Palmer, A. Henry, Cecere (Morgan xx'), N. Henry, Williams (Barlow xx')

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Stiles, Ashurst, Haddock, De Mange, Williams,Taylor, Pearson (Swan xx'), Snodin

Unused sub: Doig

Referee: R. Hart

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 24th OCTOBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Taylor 20', Swan 30', Rennie 44')

AFC BOURNEMOUTH 2 (Heffernan penalty 63', Richards 65')

Attendance: 15,253

Leeds United line up: Day, Haddock, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Rennie, De Mange, Sheridan, Taylor, Swan, Snodin

Unused subs: Stiles, Melrose

AFC Bournemouth line up: Peyton, Heffernan, Morrell, Pulis (Brooks xx'), Williams, Whitlock, O'Driscoll, Shearer (Richards xx'), Aylott, Cooke, O'Connor

Referee: K. Redfern

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 28th OCTOBER 1987

LEAGUE CUP 3rd ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Swan 30', 70')

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 2 (Wright 58', Williams penalty 90')

Attendance: 15,600

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin (Stiles 53'), Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, De Mange, Sheridan, Taylor, Swan, Snodin

Unused sub: Pearson

Oldham Athletic line up: Gorton, Irwin, Donachie, Callaghan, Linighan, Milligan, Palmer, T. Henry, Cecere (Wright 57'), N. Henry (Keeley 53'), Williams

Referee: C. Trussell

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 31st OCTOBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

SHEFFIELD UNITED 2 (Philliskirk 31', Kuhl 60')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Snodin 83', Swan 90')

Attendance: 12,095

Oldham Athletic line up: Hansbury, Wilder, Pike, Kuhl, Stancliffe, Barnsley, Morris, Philliskirk, Beagrie, Marsden, Mendonca (Duffield xx')

Unused sub: Eckhardt

Leeds United line up: Day, Williams, Adams, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Doig, Sheridan, Taylor, Swan, Snodin

Unused subs: Stiles, Pearson

Referee: A. Buksh

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 4th NOVEMBER 1987

LEAGUE CUP 3rd ROUND, REPLAY

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 4 (Keeley 46', Williams 55', Irwin 93', Wright xx')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Snodin xx', Taylor 77')

After extra time, score 2-2 after 90 minutes

Attendance: 7,034

Oldham Athletic line up: Gorton, Irwin, Donachie, Callaghan, Linighan, Milligan, Palmer, T. Henry (N. Henry xx'), Keeley, Wright (Morgan xx'), Ritchie

Leeds United line up: Day, Williams, McDonald, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Doig (Stiles 76'), Sheridan, Taylor, Swan (Melrose xx'), Snodin

Referee: F. Roberts

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Stiles 4', Taylor 60')

SHREWSBURY TOWN 1 (Narbett 66')

Attendance: 13,760

Leeds United line up: Day, Williams, McDonald, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Rennie, Stiles, Taylor, Swan, Snodin

Unused subs: Pearson, Batty

Shrewsbury Town line up: Perks, Green (Smith xx'), B. Williams, Narbett, Moyes, Linighan, Steele, McNally, Robinson, Leworthy (Brown xx'), Leonard

Referee: A. Robinson

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 14th NOVEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

MILLWALL 3 (Cascarino penalty 59', penalty 64', 77')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McLeary own goal 70')

Attendance: 8,014

Millwall line up: Horne, Salman, Coleman, Stevens, Walker, McLeary, Byrne, Briley, Sheringham, Cascarino, Carter

Unused subs: Morgan, Anthrobus

Leeds United line up: Day, Williams, Rennie, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Pearson, Stiles, Taylor, Swan, Snodin

Unused subs: Doig, Batty

Referee: R. Hamer

Tony Cascarino scores a hat-trick and is denied on several occassions by Mervyn Day. After a goalless first half, Gary Williams brings down Jimmy Carter in the area and five minutes later Jack Ashurst uses his hands to stop a cross inside the box. On both occassions, Cascarino scores from the spot and completes his treble when he smashes the ball home after Alan McLeary's effort is blocked on the line. Leeds are handed a temporary lifeline at 2-0 down when McLeary heads a Glynn Snodin cross past his own keeper.

SATURDAY 21st NOVEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Rennie 2', Davison 25', Taylor 35', Haddock 84')

SWINDON TOWN 2 (Barnes 40', 77')

Attendance: 15,457

Leeds United line up: Day, Williams (Stiles xx'), Adams, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Rennie, Taylor, Davison, Snodin

Unused sub: Swan

Swindon Town line up: Flowers, Hockaday, King (Henry xx'), Coyne, Gittens, Calderwood, Bamber, Barnard, Quinn, O'Regan, Barnes

Unused sub: White

Referee: G. Aplin

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 25th NOVEMBER 1987

SIMOD CUP 1st ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Taylor 53', Noteman 55', Rennie 69')

SHEFFIELD UNITED 0

Attendance: 4,425

Leeds United line up: Day, Grayson, Adams, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Rennie, Taylor, Davison, Noteman

Unused subs: Stiles, Swan

Sheffield United line up: Segers, Barnsley, Pike, Kuhl, Stancliffe, Smith, Dempsey, Marsden (Philliskirk xx'), Withe, Mendonca, Beagrie (Todd xx')

Referee: T. Fitzharris

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 28th NOVEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

CRYSTAL PALACE 3 (Bright 30', Ashurst own goal 57', Wright 88')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 8,749

Crystal Palace line up: Wood, Stebbing, Burke, Pardew, Nebbeling, Cannon, Redfearn, Thomas, Bright, Wright, Barber

Unused subs: Salako, O'Doherty

Leeds United line up: Day, Williams, Adams, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Rennie (Swan xx'), Taylor, Davison, Snodin

Unused sub: Stiles

Referee: P. Durkin

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th DECEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Sheridan penalty 29', Davison 42', Swan 58', Taylor 89')

BIRMINGHAM CITY 1 (Kennedy 71')

Attendance: 15,977

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan, Taylor, Davison (Swan 56'), Snodin

Unused sub: De Mange

Birmingham City line up: Godden, Ranson, Trewick, Rees (Bird 75'), Overson, Frain, Bremner, Childs (Russell 61'), Kennedy, Handysides, Wigley

Referee: B. Hill

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 8th DECEMBER 1987

SIMOD CUP 2nd ROUND

MILLWALL 2 (Walker 35', Sheringham 76')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 5,034

Leeds United line up: Horne, Salman, Coleman, Stevens, Walker (Wood 85'), McLeary, Lawrence (Morgan 37'), Briley, Sheringham, Hurlock, Carter

Sheffield United line up: Day, Aspin, Swan, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock (Stiles 30', Pearson xx'), Batty, Sheridan, Taylor, Davison, Snodin

Referee: R. Milford

Match report to follow. John Stiles becomes the first Leeds United substitute to be substituted.

SATURDAY 12th DECEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

READING 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Sheridan penalty 60')

Attendance: 14,125

Reading line up: Francis, Baillie, Gilkes, Beavon, Hicks, Curle, Williams, Taylor (Madden xx'), Tait, Moran, White (Horrix xx')

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, De Mange, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan, Taylor, Davison, Swan

Unused subs: Stiles, Pearson

Referee: P. Danson

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 19th DECEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Sheridan 20', 66', Davison 79')

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0

Attendance: 20,111

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan, Taylor, Davison, Swan

Unused subs: De Mange, Melrose

Huddersfield Town line up: Martin, Trevitt, Bray, Banks, Mitchell, Walford, Ward, Hutchings, Cooper, May (Shearer xx'), Cork

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: G. Courtney

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 26th DECEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

MANCHESTER CITY 1 (White 44')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Redmond own goal 28', Batty 83')

Attendance: 30,153

Manchester City line up: Suckling, Brightwell, Hinchcliffe, Clements, Lake, Redmond, White, Stewart, Varadi, Scott, Simpson

Unused subs: Seagraves, Langley

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan, Swan, Davison, Snodin (Stiles xx')

Unused sub: Melrose

Referee: R. Nixon

Match report to follow.

MONDAY 28th DECEMBER 1987

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Davison 20', Swan 80')

MIDDLESBROUGH 0

Attendance: 34,186

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan, Swan, Davison, Snodin (sent off 42')

Unused subs: Stiles, Taylor

Middlesbrough line up: Pears, Burke, Cooper, Mowbray, Laws (Parkinson 76'), Pallister, Slaven, Kernaghan, Hamilton, Kerr, Ripley (sent off 42')

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: J. Watson

Match report to follow.

FRIDAY 1st JANUARY 1988

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Williams 12' ,Snodin 80')

BRADFORD CITY 0

Attendance: 36,004

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan, Swan, Davison, Snodin

Unused subs: Stiles, Taylor

Bradford City line up: Tomlinson, Mitchell, Goddard (Leonard xx'), McCall, Oliver, Evans, Hendrie, Sinnott, Futcher (Ormondroyd xx'), Abbott, Ellis

Referee: K. Hackett

Match report to follow.

SUNDAY 3rd JANUARY 1988

DIVISION TWO

HULL CITY 3 (Payton 2', Jobson 21', Dyer 39')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Swan 40')

Attendance: 14,694

Hull City line up: Norman, Palmer, Heard, Jobson, Skipper, Williams, Roberts, Payton (Parker xx'), Dyer, Askew, Owen

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Day, Aspin, Adams, Williams, Ashurst, Haddock, Batty, Sheridan (Stiles xx'), Swan, Davison, Snodin (Taylor 62')

Referee: R. Dilkes

Match report to follow.

DIVISION TWO P W D L F A PTS
Millwall 44 25 7 12 72 52 82
Aston Villa 44 22 12 10 68 41 78
Middlesbrough 44 22 12 10 63 36 78
Bradford City 44 22 11 11 74 54 77
Blackburn Rovers 44 21 14 9 68 52 77
Crystal Palace 44 22 9 13 86 59 75
LEEDS UNITED 44 19 12 13 61 51 69
Ipswich Town 44 19 9 16 61 52 66
Manchester City 44 19 8 17 80 60 65
Oldham Athletic 44 18 11 15 72 64 65
Stoke City 44 17 11 16 50 57 62
Swindon Town 44 16 11 17 73 60 59
Leicester City 44 16 11 17 62 61 59
Barnsley 44 15 12 17 61 62 57
Hull City 44 14 15 15 54 60 57
Plymouth Argyle 44 16 8 20 65 67 56
Bournemouth 44 13 10 21 56 68 49
Shrewsbury Town 44 11 16 17 42 54 49
Birmingham City 44 11 15 18 41 66 48
West Bromwich Albion 44 12 11 21 50 69 47
Sheffield United 44 13 7 24 45 74 46
Reading 44 10 12 22 44 70 42
Huddersfield Town 44 6 10 28 41 100 28