SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 1991-92

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

TUESDAY 20th AUGUST 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (McAllister 13')

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0

Attendance: 29,457

Leeds United line up: Lukic, McClelland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused subs: Sterland, Hodge

Nottingham Forest line up: Crossley, Charles, Pearce, Chettle, Tiler, Keane, Crosby, Gemmill, Clough, Sheringham, Jemson

Unused subs: Parker, Laws

Referee: N. Midgley

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 24th AUGUST 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Hodge 87')

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 (Hirst 45')

Attendance: 30,260

Leeds United line up: Lukic, McClelland (Sterland 68'), Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed (Hodge 68')

Sheffield Wednesday line up: Woods, Nilsson, King, Palmer, Pearson, Warhurst, Wilson, Sheridan, Hirst (Francis 89'), Williams (Anderson 88'), Worthington

Referee: C. Trussell

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 28th AUGUST 1991

DIVISION ONE

SOUTHAMPTON 0

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Speed 24', 88', Strachan penalty 55', penalty 69')

Attendance: 15,847

Southampton line up: Flowers, Dodd, Osman, Horne, Hall, Ruddock (sent off 55'), Le Tissier (Lee 77'), Cockerill, Shearer, Rideout (Moody 57'), Adams

Leeds United line up: Lukic, McClelland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough (Sterland xx'), Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister (Hodge xx'), Speed

Referee: G. Ashby

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 31st AUGUST 1991

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER UNITED 1 (Robson 85')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Chapman 7')

Attendance: 43,778

Manchester United line up: Schmeichel, Parker, Irwin, Bruce (Phelan 76'), Pallister, Robson, Ince (Giggs 21'), McClair, Hughes, Blackmore

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister (Hodge xx'), Speed

Unused sub: Wetherall

Referee: K. Redfern

Leeds are denied victory by a Bryan Robson equaliser at Old Trafford. Lee Chapman's header puts the Whites in front when Peter Schmeichel misjudges Gary Speed cross. Ryan Giggs goes close, Clayton Blackmore hits the post and Mark Hughes has a penalty appeal turned down before Robson strikes after a Brian McClair effort is blocked by John Lukic.

TUESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Strachan penalty 66', Chapman 86')

ARSENAL 2 (Smith 20', 49')

Attendance: 29,396

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland (Hodge 79'), Dorigo (Wetherall xx'), Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Arsenal line up: Seaman, Dixon, Winterburn, Thomas (Rocastle 78'), Linighan, Adams, O'Leary, Davis, Smith, Merson, Campbell

Unused sub: Pates

Referee: R. Nixon

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Dorigo 18', Batty 34', Strachan penalty 79')

MANCHESTER CITY 0

Attendance: 29,986

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace (Hodge 12'), Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: Wetherall

Manchester City line up: Coton, Hill, Pointon, Reid, Curle, Redmond, White, Brightwell, Quinn, Megson, Brennan (Heath 46')

Unused sub: Hendry

Referee: I. Cruikshanks

Match report to follow. Peter Reid hits the post with a 67th minute penalty.

SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

CHELSEA 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Shutt 61')

Attendance: 23,439

Chelsea line up: Hitchcock, Clarke, Boyd (Dickens 67'), Jones, Elliott, Monkou, Le Saux, Townsend, Dixon (Allon 61'), Wilson, Wise

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan (Hodge 79'), Shutt, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: Wetherall

Referee: R. Milford

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

COVENTRY CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 15,488

Coventry City line up: Ogrizovic, Borrows, Billing, Robson, Pearce, Atherton, McGrath, Gynn, Rosario, Gallacher (Ndlovu 80'), Furlong

Unused sub: Emerson

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan, Shutt (Hodge 73'), Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: Wetherall

Referee: D. Axcell

Lee Chapman misses two good chances as Leeds have to settle for a point. John Lukic makes a stunning save from Robert Rosario as neither side can find a breakthrough.

SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Hodge 25')

LIVERPOOL 0

Attendance: 32,917

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan, Hodge, Chapman, McAllister, Speed (Shutt 73')

Unused sub: Whitlow

Liverpool line up: Grobbelaar, Ablett, Burrows, Nicol, Marsh, Tanner (Harkness 35'), Saunders, Houghton, Rush, Walters (Rosenthal 65'), McManaman

Referee: G. Courtney

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 1991

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND, 1st LEG

SCUNTHORPE UNITED 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 8,392

Scunthorpe United line up: Musselwhite, Joyce, Longden, Martin, Lister, Humphries, Alexander, Hamilton, Daws, Hill, Helliwell

Unused subs: unknown, unknown

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan (Shutt xx'), Hodge, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: Whitlow

Referee: I. Hendrick

Gordon Strachan suffers a hamstring injury towards the end of the first half in a low key encounter at Glandford Park as Leeds are held to a goalless draw.

SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

NORWICH CITY 2 (Gordon 59', 75')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Dorigo 62', Speed 72')

Attendance: 15,828

Norwich City line up: Gunn, Phillips, Bowen, Butterworth, Blades, Crook, Gordon, Fleck, Newman, Fox, Ullathorne

Unused subs: Beckford, Goss

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Varadi (Shutt xx'), Hodge (Whitlow xx'), Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Referee: P. Jones

All four goals come in the second half as Leeds earn a point at Carrow Road. Dale Gordon opens the scoring but Leeds level through Tony Dorigo's superb free-kick. Gary Speed runs through following Chris Whyte's header to fire United in front before Robert Ullathorne robs Mel Sterland and crosses for Gordon to equalise.

WEDNESDAY 1st OCTOBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

CRYSTAL PALACE 1 (Bright 90')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 18,298

Crystal Palace line up: Martyn, Southgate, Sinnott, Gray, Young, Thorn, Osborn, Thomas, Bright, Gabbiadini, Salako (Collymore 10')

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Varadi (Shutt xx'), Hodge, Chapman, McAllister (Whitlow xx'), Speed

Referee: J. Martin

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Hodge 5', 47', Sterland 29', penalty 38')

SHEFFIELD UNITED 3 (Hoyland 54', Agana 76', Bradshaw 83')

Attendance: 28,362

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland (Fairclough 71'), Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Hodge, Shutt, Chapman, McAllister (Whitlow 46'), Speed

Sheffield United line up: Kite, Hartfield (Whitehouse 46'), Cowan, Gannon, Gayle, Beesley, Bryson, Hoyland, Agana, Booker, Lake (Bradshaw 56')

Referee: K. Barrett

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 8th OCTOBER 1991

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND, 2nd LEG

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Sterland penalty 70', Chapman 76', Speed 79')

SCUNTHORPE UNITED 0

Leeds United win 3-0 on aggregate

Attendance: 14,558

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Hodge, Shutt (Kelly 85), Chapman, Williams (Fairclough xx'), Speed

Scunthorpe United line up: Musselwhite, Joyce, Longden, Martin (Alexander xx'), Lister, Stevenson, Buckley (Hine xx'), Hamilton, Daws, Hill, Helliwell

Referee: P. Danson

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

NOTTS COUNTY 2 (Lund 12', T. Johnson 62')

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Chapman 19', Hodge 29', Whyte 48', McAllister 55')

Attendance: 12,964

Notts County line up: Cherry, Palmer, Paris, Craig Short (Dryden 46'), Yates, Draper, Thomas, Turner, Lund (Regis 68'), Bartlett, T. Johnson

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Shutt, Chapman (McAllister 46', Kamara 70'), Hodge, Speed

Referee: B. Hill

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 22nd OCTOBER 1991

ZENITH DATA SYSTEMS CUP 1st ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Rod Wallace 55')

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 3 (Crosby 15', Sheringham 19', penalty 58')

Attendance: 6,145

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland (Rod Wallace 50'), Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Newsome (Grayson xx'), Shutt, Snodin, Kamara, Speed

Nottingham Forest line up: Crossley, Chettle, Pearce, Walker, Tiler, Wassall, Crosby, Gemmill, Sheringham (Gaynor xx'), Black, Parker (Laws xx')

Referee: J. Worrall

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Kilcline own goal 54')

OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0

Attendance: 28,199

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan (Shutt 86'), Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed (Kamara 80')

Oldham Athletic line up: Hallworth, Kilcline (Palmer 82'), Barlow, Henry, Barrett, Jobson, McDonald, Marshall, Sharp, Milligan, Holden

Unused sub: Bernard

Referee: D. Allison

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 29th OCTOBER 1991

LEAGUE CUP 3rd ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Chapman 68', 80', Shutt 90')

TRANMERE ROVERS 1 (Aldridge 85')

Attendance: 18,266

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Hodge (Kamara 28'), Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Shutt, Chapman, McAllister, Rod Wallace (Williams 89')

Tranmere Rovers line up: Nixon, Steel (Harvey 45'), Brannan, Irons (Cooper 76'), Hughes, Vickers, Morrissey, Aldridge, Malkin, Martindale, Mungall

Referee: V. Callow

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

WIMBLEDON 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 7,025

Wimbledon line up: Segers, Elkins, Phelan, Barton, Scales, Fitzgerald, Ardley, Earle, Fashanu, Gibson, Anthrobus

Unused subs: unknown, unknown

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Shutt, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace (Newsome 83'), Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: Snodin

Referee: A. Gunn

Leeds are rather fortunate to come away with a point after John Fashanu smashes an effort against the crossbar. Leeds' best effort falls to Rod Wallace who tests Hans Segers from a tight angle.

SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Sterland 59', Rod Wallace 62')

QUEENS PARK RANGERS 0

Attendance: 27,087

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed (Varadi 68')

Unused sub: McClelland

Queens Park Rangers line up: Stejskal, Bardsley, Wilson, Tillson (Wilkins xx'), Peacock, Maddix, Holloway, Barker, Thompson (Ferdinand xx'), Penrice, Sinton

Referee: K. Breen

Match report to follow.

SUNDAY 24th NOVEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

ASTON VILLA 1 (Yorke 68')

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Rod Wallace 40', Sterland 48', Chapman 56', 90')

Attendance: 23,666

Aston Villa line up: Sealey, Kubicki, Staunton, Teale, McGrath, Richardson, Daley, Regis, Atkinson, Blake (Cowans 67'), Yorke

Unused sub: Ehiogu

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Rod. Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, McClelland

Unused subs: Shutt, Hodge

Referee: A. Buksh

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Rod Wallace 87')

EVERTON 0

Attendance: 30,043

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough (sent off 70'), Whyte, Strachan, Rod. Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed (Hodge 65', McClelland 71')

Tottenham Hotspur line up: Southall, Jackson, Harper, Ebbrell, Watson, Keown, Ward (Warzycha 83'), Beardsley, Atteveld, Cottee, Beagrie

Unused sub: Nevin

Referee: T. Ward

With 20 minutes to go, Chris Fairclough is sent off following an altercation with Mark Ward. The ten men leave it late but seal three points thanks to an acrobatic volley from in-form striker Rodney Wallace. John Lukic keeps the visitors at bay with fine saves from Peter Beardsley and Matt Jackson.

WEDNESDAY 4th DECEMBER 1991

LEAGUE CUP 4th ROUND

EVERTON 1 (Atteveld 19')

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Speed 27', Chapman 40', Rod Wallace 56', 57')

Attendance: 25,467

Everton line up: Southall, Ebbrell, Hinchcliffe, Ratcliffe (Harper 45'), Watson, Keown, Ward, Beardsley, Johnston, Cottee (Beagrie 45'), Atteveld

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan (Hodge 85'), Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: McClelland

Referee: K. Redfern

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LUTON TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Rod Wallace 68', Speed 69')

Attendance: 11,550

Luton Town line up: Sutton, James (Preece xx'), Harvey, Kamara, Dreyer, Peake, Telfer, Stein (Campbell xx'), Hartford, Pembridge, Oakes

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused subs: McClelland, Hodge

Referee: P. Vanes

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Speed 38')

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 (Howells 18')

Attendance: 31,404

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan, Rod Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused subs: Shutt, Hodge

Tottenham Hotspur line up: Thorstvedt, Fenwick, Van Den Hauwe, Bergsson, Howells, Mabbutt, Stewart, Durie (Sedgeley xx'), Samways (Nayim xx'), Walsh, Allen

Referee: M. Peck

Gary Speed rescues a point in an entertaining encounter. The away side go in front when Paul Allen's cross is bundled in by David Howell's despite the best efforts of Mel Sterland. Leeds equalise when Erik Thorstvedt can't hold a Gordon Strachan corner and Speed smashes the ball into the net. John Lukic produces excellent saves to deny Vinny Samways, Paul Walsh and Gordon Durie whilst Rodney Wallace goes close for Leeds.

SUNDAY 22nd DECEMBER 1991

DIVISION ONE

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 27,170

Nottingham Forest line up: Crossley, Charles, Pearce, Walker, Tiler, Keane, Black (Glover 83'), Gemmill, Clough, Sheringham, Woan

Unused sub: Wassall

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Sterland, Dorigo, Batty, McClelland, Whyte, Strachan (Kelly 72'), Rod. Wallace, Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Unused sub: Hodge

Referee: M. Reed

Match report to follow.

MONDAY 20th APRIL 1992

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Fairclough 53', McAllister penalty 81')

COVENTRY CITY 0

Attendance: 26,582

Leeds United line up: Lukic, Newsome, Dorigo, Batty, Fairclough, Whyte, Strachan (Shutt 83'), Rod Wallace (Cantona 75'), Chapman, McAllister, Speed

Coventry City line up: Ogrizovic, Borrows, Sansom, Robson, Pearce, Atherton, Flynn, Gynn, Furlong (Ndlovu xx'), Gallacher (Emerson xx'), McGrath (sent off 80')

Referee: N. Midgeley

Leeds edge closer to the title with a win over the Sky Blues at Elland Road. Rod Wallace goes close and Jon Newsome denies Kevin Gallacher in a nervy opening. The breakthrough comes early in the second half when Brian Borrows' mis-cued clearance is headed home by Chris Fairclough. The win is sealed with nine minutes to go when Lloyd McGrath is sent off for handball on the line and Gary McAllister scores from the spot. The win guarantees Leeds a UEFA Cup place at worst.

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