SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

GAME BY GAME: 2004-05

SUNDAY 31st OCTOBER 2004

CHAMPIONSHIP

LEEDS UNITED 0

WIGAN ATHLETIC 2 (Mahon 46', Bullard 52')

Attendance: 27,432

Leeds United line up: Sullivan, Kelly, Carlisle, Kilgallon, Pugh, Richardson (Wright 57'), Gregan, Walton (Joachim 71'), Simon Johnson (Lennon 85'), Healy, Deane

Unused subs: Carson, Ricketts

Wigan Athletic line up: Filan, Wright, Jackson, Breckin, Baines, Graham (Flynn 73'), Bullard, Mahon, McCulloch, Ellington (Mitchell 86'), Roberts

Unused subs: Walsh, McMillan, Whalley

Referee: M. Dean

Wigan win the first ever league meeting between the two sides to move six points clear at the top. After a subdued first half, Alan Mahon opens the scoring after Clarke Carlisle fails to clear and Jimmy Bullard doubles the lead following a fine run by Jason Roberts.

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