SHERIDAN DICTATES

GAME BY GAME: 1973-74

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

SATURDAY 25th AUGUST 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Bremner 3', Giles 60', Jones 65')

EVERTON 1 (Harper 77')

Attendance: 39,325

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, E. Gray

Unused sub: F. Gray

Everton line up: Lawson, McLaughlin, Darracott, Lyons, Kenyon, Kendall, Harvey, Harper, Royle, Buckley, Connolly

Unused sub: Hurst

Referee: J. Taylor

Leeds open the new season with a victory at Elland Road. It takes the home side just three minutes to break Everton down when Billy Bremner scores from Allan Clarke's pass. Despite dominating, the lead is not increased until the hour mark when Johnny Giles fires past Lawson from 25 yards and Mick Jones adds a third before Joe Harper scores a consolation goal for the visitors.

TUESDAY 28th AUGUST 1973

DIVISION ONE

ARSENAL 1 (Blockley 2')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Lorimer 50', Madeley 58')

Attendance: 47,429

Arsenal line up: Wilson, Rice, McNab, Storey, Blockley, Simpson (Price xx'), Armstrong, Ball, Radford, Kennedy, George

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, E. Gray

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: unknown

Jeff Blockley gives Arsenal the lead after 70 seconds. His initial header is blocked by Mick Jones but he burys the rebound. Peter Lorimer powers home a free-kick to level the scores and Paul Madeley grabs the winner, after being played through by Johnny Giles, with a shot that takes a slight deflection off Blockley. Allan Clarke hits the post late on as Leeds make it two wins from two.

SATURDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Bremner 4', 14', Clarke 28')

Attendance: 42,801

Tottenham Hotspur line up: Jennings, Evans, Knowles, Coates, Dillon, Beal, Gilzean, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, Neighbour

Unused sub: Kinnear

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke (Cherry, 78'), Jones, Giles, E. Gray

Referee: R. Kirkpatrick

An injury to Allan Clarke is the only downside as Leeds win in North London for the second time in a week. The game is over as a contest after 28 minutes as the visitors score three times. Billy Bremner is unmarked to head home a Peter Lorimer free kick and he adds a second ten minutes later when he finishes superbly from the edge of the box. Clarke grabs the third from close range before going off injured later in the game.

WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Lorimer penalty 2', 80', Jones 12', Bremner 50')

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 (Dougan 30')

Attendance: 39,946

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, E. Gray (Jordan xx')

Wolverhampton Wanderers line up: Parkes, Taylor, Parkin (sent off 78'), Jefferson (McAlliog xx'), Munro, McAlle, Powell, Kindon, Richards, Dougan, Wagstaffe

Referee: A. Jones

Phil Parkes brings Mick Jones down in the box and Peter Lorimer opens the scoring from the spot. Jones then scores to double the lead before Derek Dougan heads home a Powell cross to reduce the arrears. Billy Bremner prods home Leeds' third and the visitors are reduced to ten men when Derek Parkin is sent off for a foul on Lorimer. Minutes later Lorimer makes it 4-1 to complete the rout.

SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Lorimer 15', penalty 45', 47')

BIRMINGHAM CITY 0

Attendance: 39,736

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer (Jordan, 70'), Clarke, Jones, Giles, E. Gray

Birmingham City line up: Cooper, Martin, Pendrey, Page, Hynd, Burns, Calderwood, Francis, B. Latchford (Taylor 45'), Phillips, Hope

Referee: R. Capey

Supr Leeds maintain their 100% start as hot-shot Lorimer grabs a hat-trick at Elland Road. He opens the scoring in typical fashion from 25 yards. Eddie Gray heads against the bar before 'Lash' gets his second from the spot after Kenny Burns fouls Mick Jones. The hat-trick is completed following a fine finish from Gray's cross.

TUESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jones 12', Clarke 27')

Attendance: 36,980

Wolverhampton Wanderers line up: Parkes, Taylor, Parkin, Bailey, Munro, Jefferson, Sunderland (Kindon 67'), McAlliog, Richards, Dougan, Daly

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Cherry, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Yorath, Clarke, Jones, Giles (Bates 85), Jordan

Referee: unknown

Mick Jones heads the opener from a Terry Yorath cross and Allan Clarke fires home a spectacular strike from distance to beat Wolves at Molineux. David Harvey produces a fine save from McAlliog late on to preserve his clean sheet.

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (O'Neil 90')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Clarke 32', 77')

Attendance: 27,770

Southampton line up: Martin, McCarthy, Mills, Fisher, Bennett, Byrne, Paine, Talkes, Gilchrist, O'Neil, Stokes

Unused sub: McLeod

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Jordan, Clarke, Jones, Madeley, E. Gray

Unused sub: Yorath

Referee: unknown

Southampton skipper Terry Paine had claimed in the media that his Saints side would be the first team to beat Leeds this season. Allan Clarke ensures Paine's words fall on deaf ears as the striker scores twice at The Dell before O'Neil chips in a late consolation goal.

WEDNESDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 1973

UEFA CUP 1st ROUND, 1st LEG

STROMGODSET 1 (Amundsen 24')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Clarke 15')

Attendance: 16,276

Stromgodset line up: Thun, Wolner (Aarseth 46'), Pedersen, Nostdhal, S. Andersen, Amundsen, Olsen, B. Andersen, S. Pettersen, Presberg, I. Pettersen (Halvorsen 63')

Unused subs: unknown

Leeds United line up: Sprake, Madeley, Cherry, Yorath, McQueen, F. Gray, Liddell, Clarke, Jones, Bates, E. Gray

Unused subs: Shaw, McGinley, Ellam

Referee: S. Jonsson

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

MANCHESTER UNITED 0

Attendance: 47,058

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Cherry, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Jordan, Clarke, Jones, Giles, E. Gray

Unused sub: Bates

Manchester United line up: Stepney, M. Buchan, Young, Greenhoff, Holton, James, Morgan, Anderson, Macari (G. Buchan 61'), Kidd, Graham

Referee: unknown

Leeds lose their 100% league record with a goalless draw at Elland Road. Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

NORWICH CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Giles 14')

Attendance: 31,993

Norwich City line up: Keelan, Prophet, Wilson (Payne xx'), Stringer, Forbes, Briggs, Livermore, Suggett, Cross, Paddon, Mellor

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Jordan, Clarke, Jones, Giles, Madeley

Unused sub: Bates

Referee: B. Daniels

Controversy in Norfolk as Leeds return to winning ways. Johnny Giles scores the only goal of the game, from 25 yards although Norwich manager, Ron Saunders, is aggreived by the referees decision to disallow what wuld have been a City equaliser.

WEDNESDAY 3rd OCTOBER 1973

UEFA CUP 1st ROUND, 2nd LEG

LEEDS UNITED 6 (Clarke 11', 42', Jones 21', 84', F. Gray 57', Bates 62')

STROMGODSET 1 (S. Pettersen 18')

Leeds United win 7-2 on aggregate

Attendance: 18,680

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney (O'Neill 80'), Cherry, Bremner, Ellam, Yorath, Lorimer, Clarke (McGinley 76'), Jones, Bates, F. Gray

Unused subs: Shaw, Liddell, Mann

Stromgodset line up: Thun, Wolner (Aarseth xx'), Pedersen, Nostdhal, S. Andersen, Amundsen, Larsen, B. Andersen, Presberg, S. Pettersen, I. Pettersen (Halvorsen xx')

Unused subs: unknown

Referee: R. Casha

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jones 41')

STOKE CITY 1 (Smith 89')

Attendance: 36,562

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, Madeley, Hunter, Lorimer (Yorath xx'), Clarke, Jones, Giles, Bates

Stoke City line up: Farmer, Marsh, Pejic, Mahoney, Smith, Dodd, Conroy, Greenhoff, Hurst, Goodwin (Lees xx'), Haslegrave

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

MONDAY 8th OCTOBER 1973

LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND

IPSWICH TOWN 2 (Johnson 25', Hamilton 77)

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 26,385

Ipswich Town line up: Best, Mills, Harper, Collard (Morris, 79'), Hunter, Beattie, Hamilton, Viljoen, Johnson, Whymark, Lambert

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney (O'Neill 45'), Cherry, Bremner, Ellam, Hunter, Liddell, Yorath, Jones, Madeley, F. Gray

Referee: J. Bent

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEICESTER CITY 2 (Worthington 10', Birchenall 19')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jones 22, Bremner 40')

Attendance: 36,978

Leicester City line up: Shilton, Whitworth, Woollett, Munro, Rofe, Sammels, Birchenall, Weller, Stringfellow, Worthington, Glover

Unused sub: Farrington

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Cherry, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles (Jordan 59'), Bates

Referee: A. Hart

Mick Jones has an effort ruled out for offside before Leicester take the lead. Sammels lobs the ball forward to Worthington who places his shot past David Harvey. Birchenall finds the net from 30 yards to double the lead but Leeds reply quickly when Jones forces the ball home from Peter Lorimer's cross. The visitors level when a quick free kick from Johnny Giles is finished off by Billy Bremner to ensure the unbeaten start keeps going.

SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jones 33')

LIVERPOOL 0

Attendance: 44,911

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Madeley, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Bates, Yorath

Unused sub: Jordan

Liverpool line up: Clemence, Lawler, Lindsay, Smith, Lloyd, Hughes, Keegan, Cormack, Heighway, Toshack, Callaghan

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 24th OCTOBER 1973

UEFA CUP 2nd ROUND, 1st LEG

LEEDS UNITED 0

HIBERNIAN 0

Attendance: 27,145

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Cherry, Madeley, Bremner, Ellam, Yorath, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones (Jordan 46'), Bates, F. Gray (O'Neill 55')

Unused subs: Letheren, Davey, Mann

Hibernian line up: Arthur, Bremner, Schaedler, Stanton, Black, Blackley, Seith (Hazel xx'), Higgins, Gordon, Cropley, Duncan

Unused subs: Edwards, O'Rourke, Munro, Robertson

Referee: K. Palotai

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Bates 76')

Attendance: 45,346

Manchester City line up: MacRae, Pardoe, Donachie, Doyle, Booth, Oakes, Summerbee, Bell, Law (Leman xx'), Lee, Towers

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Cherry, Madeley, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles (Jordan xx'), Bates

Referee: I. Jones

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Bates 19', Jones 21', 52', Clarke 58')

WEST HAM UNITED 1 (MacDougall 86')

Attendance: 36,869

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Bates, Madeley

Unused sub: Jordan

West Ham United line up: Day, Coleman, Lampard, Bonds, Taylor, Moore, Tyler, McDowell, Best, Brooking, MacDougall

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 7th NOVEMBER 1973

UEFA CUP 2nd ROUND, 2nd LEG

HIBERNIAN 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

After extra-time. Aggregate scores level at 0-0. Leeds United win 5-4 on penalties

Attendance: 36,051

Hibernian line up: Arthur, Bremner, Schaedler, Stanton, Black, Blackley, Edwards, Higgins (Hazel 46'), Gordon, Cropley, Duncan

Unused subs: unknown

Leeds United line up: Shaw (Letheren 46'), Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, Ellam, Yorath, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Bates, F. Gray

Unused subs: Mann, Davey, Hampton, Liddell

Referee: P. Schiller

Penalties: Stanton (Hibernian) hit the post 0-0, Lorimer (Leeds) scored 0-1, Cropley (Hibernian) scored 1-1, F. Gray (Leeds) scored 1-2, Blackley (Hibernian) scored 2-2, Bates (Leeds) scored 2-3, Bremner (Hibernian) scored 3-3, Clarke (Leeds) scored 3-4, Hazel (Hibernian) scored 4-4. Bremner (Leeds) scored 4-5

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 10th NOVEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

BURNLEY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 37,894

Burnley line up: Stevenson, Noble, Newton, Dobson, Waldron, Thomson, Nulty, Hankin (Ingham xx'), Fletcher, Collins, James

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Bates (Jordan xx'), Madeley

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Clarke 10', Jordan 69', Bremner 73')

COVENTRY CITY 0

Attendance: 35,552

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer (Yorath xx'), Clarke, Jordan, Bates, Madeley

Coventry City line up: Glazier, Coop, Holmes, Mortimer (Cartwright xx'), Parker, Dugdale, Cross, Alderson, Stein, McGuire, Hutchison

Referee: A. Morrissey

Don Revie's men increase their lead to seven points at the top of the First Division with a fine win over Coventry City. Mick Bates, in for the injured Johnny Giles is outstanding on the day and plays a part in all three goals. Allan Clarke collects a pass from Bates to dribble his way towards goal and score from 25 yards to open the scoring. In the second half, Joe Jordan heads home a Bates cross before Billy Bremner finishes a fine move to round off the scoring.

SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

DERBY COUNTY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 39,879

Derby County line up: Boulton, Webster, Nish, Newton, McFarland, Todd, McGovern, Gemmill, O'Hare (Davies xx'), Hector, Hinton

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Bates, Yorath

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: unknown

Gordon McQueen makes a superb challenge to deny Kevin Hector as he bursts through on goal in a game of few chances at the Baseball Ground. The closest Leeds come is from a free-kick by Peter Lorimer which curls wide of the Derby goal.

WEDNESDAY 28th NOVEMBER 1973

UEFA CUP 3rd ROUND, 1st LEG

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cherry 70')

VITORIA SETUBAL 0

Attendance: 14,196

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney (Davey 85'), Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Bates, Yorath (F. Gray 63')

Unused subs: Letheren, Ellam, Hampton

Vitoria Setubal line up: Joaquim Torres, Rebelo, Cardoso, Mendes, Carrico, Octavio, Maria, Matini, Campora, Duda (Jose Torres xx'), Jaio

Unused subs: unknown

Referee: P. Christophersen

Match report to follow. Peter Lorimer hits the post with a penalty after 73 minutes.

SATURDAY 1st DECEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Bremner 47', Jones 52')

QUEENS PARK RANGERS 2 (Thomas 35', Bowles 82')

Attendance: 32,194

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Bates (Jordan xx'), Yorath

Queens Park Rangers line up: Parkes, Clement, Hazell, Venables, Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens

Unused sub: Abbott

Referee: R. Lee

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

IPSWICH TOWN 0

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Yorath 51', Jones 58', Clarke 87')

Attendance: 27,100

Ipswich Town line up: Best, Hammond, Mills, Morris (Hamilton 60'), Hunter, Beattie, Collard, Viljoen, Johnson, Whymark, Woods

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke (Jordan 89'), Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Referee: J. Taylor

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER 1973

UEFA CUP 3rd ROUND, 2nd LEG

VITORIA SETUBAL 3 (Duda 51', 72', Jose Torres 62')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Liddell 81')

Vitoria Setubal win 3-2 on aggregate

Attendance: 25,000

Vitoria Setubal line up: Joaquim Torres, Rebelo, Cardoso, Mendes, Carrico, Octavio, Maria, Matine (Vincente xx'), Jose Torres (Arcanjo xx'), Duda, Jaio

Unused subs: unknown

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Yorath, McQueen (Liddell 79'), Ellam, Lorimer, Mann, Jordan, Hampton, F. Gray

Unused subs: Letheran, McGinley, Jones, Davey

Referee: A. van Gemert

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 15th DECEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

CHELSEA 1 (Osgood 53')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jordan 44', Jones 68')

Attendance: 40,768

Chelsea line up: Bonetti, Locke, Harris, Hollins, Webb, Kember, Garland, Baldwin, Osgood, Hudson, Houseman

Unused sub: Britton

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: D. Biddle

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 22nd DECEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Yorath 55')

NORWICH CITY 0

Attendance: 34,747

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Norwich City line up: Keelan, Machin, Prophet, Stringer, Forbes, Howard, Grapes, MacDougall, Suggett, Cheesley (O'Donnell xx'), Briggs

Referee: D. Turner

Match report to follow.

WEDNESDAY 26th DECEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

NEWCASTLE UNITED 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Madeley xx')

Attendance: 54,474

Newcastle United line up: McFaul, Craig, Clark, McDermott, Howard, Moncur, Gibb, Smith (Cassidy xx'), Macdonald, Tudor, Hibbitt

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: unknown

Around 10,000 fans are locked outside as a full St James Park sees Leeds take the points thanks to Paul Madeley's goal and go nine points clear at the top. Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 29th DECEMBER 1973

DIVISION ONE

BIRMINGHAM CITY 1 (B. Latchford 22')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jordan 86')

Attendance: 50,451

Birmingham City line up: Sprake, Martin, Gallagher, Pendrey, Roberts, Burns, Campbell, Francis, B. Latchford, Hatton, Taylor

Unused sub: Hynd

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: I. Smith

Joe Jordan's late goal saves Leeds' unbeaten run and the Whites are fortunate to leave St Andrews with a point. Bob Latchford gives the home side the lead and sees another effort disallowed, controversially, with just seven minutes to go. With the clock ticking down, Joe Jordan meets Billy Bremner's cross to give Gary Sprake no chance.

TUESDAY 1st JANUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jones 21')

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 (McGrath 75')

Attendance: 46,545

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke (Yorath xx'), Jones, Jordan, Madeley

Tottenham Hotspur line up: Jennings, Evans, Naylor (Neighbour xx'), Pratt, England, Beal, Dillon, Perryman, Chivers, Peters, McGrath

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 5th JANUARY 1974

FA CUP 3rd ROUND

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 (Richards 55')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer penalty 83')

Attendance: 38,132

Wolverhampton Wanderers line up: Parkes, Palmer, Parkin, Bailey, Jefferson, McAlle, Powell, Hibbitt, Richards, Sunderland, Wagstaffe

Unused sub: Kindon

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath (F. Gray 75'), Madeley

Referee: R. Kirkpatrick

Wolves midfielder Barry Powell accuses Billy Bremner of diving after an incident which leads to Peter Lorimer's penalty keeping Leeds in the FA Cup. Wolves go in front when John Richards' shot takes a deflection off Alan Sunderland to beat David Harvey. Mick Jones sees two efforts disallowed before Lorimer's late saver.

WEDNESDAY 9th JANUARY 1974

FA CUP 3rd ROUND, REPLAY

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Jones 86')

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

Attendance: 42,747

Leeds United line up: Stewart, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen (Yorath 72'), Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Clarke, Madeley

Wolverhampton Wanderers line up: Parkes, Palmer, Parkin, Bailey, Munro, McAlle, Powell (Dougan 86'), Sunderland, Richards, Hibbitt, Wagstaffe

Referee: R. Kirkpatrick

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 12th JANUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jones 21', Jordan 55')

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (Channon 86')

Attendance: 35,000

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, Madeley, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, F. Gray

Unused sub: Ellam

Southampton line up: Martin, McCarthy, Mills, Fisher, Bennett, Steele, Paine, Channon, Gilchrist, O'Neil, Macleod (Stokes xx')

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 19th JANUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

EVERTON 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 55,811

Everton line up: Lawson, Darracott, McLaughlin, Clements, Lyons, Hurst, Bernard, Buckley, Royle, Jones, Connolly (Harper 60')

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, Madeley, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Yorath, F. Gray (Ellam xx')

Referee: R. Challis

David Harvey has a superb game to deny Everton who have the better of the chances at Goodison Park. Leeds rarley trouble the hosts and a grateful for a point as the unbeaten run remains intact.

SATURDAY 26th JANUARY 1974

FA CUP 4th ROUND

PETERBOROUGH UNITED 1 (Cozens 63')

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Lorimer 15', Jordan 24', 30', Yorath 33')

Attendance: 28,000

Peterborough United line up: Drewery, Bradley, Lee, Llewelyn, Turner, Jones, Murray, Cozens, Hall (Carmichael xx'), Hill, Robson

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cooper, Bremner, Ellam, Hunter, Lorimer, Yorath, Jordan, Cherry, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 2nd FEBRUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Cherry 67')

CHELSEA 1 (Garner 40')

Attendance: 41,510

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Cooper (Yorath, 80'), Madeley

Chelsea line up: Phillips, Locke, Harris, Hollins, Droy, Webb, Britton, Garland, Kember, Garner, Cooke

Unused sub: Stanley

Referee: P. Reeves

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 5th FEBRUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Simpson own goal 65', Jordan 67', 69')

ARSENAL 1 (Ball 25')

Attendance: 26,778

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, Ellam, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: Cooper

Arsenal line up: Wilson, Rice, Nelson, Storey, Blockley, Simpson, Armstrong, Ball, Radford, Kennedy, Brady

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER UNITED 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Jones 57', Jordan 87')

Attendance: 60,025

Manchester United line up: Stepney, Buchan, Houston, Greenhoff, Holton, James, Morgan, Macari, Kidd, Young, Forsyth (Mcllroy 65')

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney (Jordan 85'), Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 16th FEBRUARY 1974

FA CUP 5th ROUND

BRISTOL CITY 1 (Fear 65')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Bremner 41')

Attendance: 37,000

Bristol City line up: Cashley, Sweeney, Drysdale, Gow, Collier, Merrick, Tainton, Ritchie, Fear, Gillies, Hunt

Unused sub: Rodgers

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Yorath, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Jordan, Jones, Giles (Clarke xx'), Madeley

Referee: J. Taylor

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 19th FEBRUARY 1974

FA CUP 5th ROUND, REPLAY

LEEDS UNITED 0

BRISTOL CITY 1 (Gillies 73')

Attendance: 47,182

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Cherry, Cooper, Bremner, Ellam, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles (Jordan xx'), Madeley

Bristol City line up: Cashley, Sweeney, Drysdale, Gow, Collier, Merrick, Tainton, Ritchie (Rodgers xx'), Fear, Gillies, Hunt

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 23rd FEBRUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

STOKE CITY 3 (Pejic 27', Hudson 34', Smith 68')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Bremner 14', Clarke 18')

Attendance: 39,958

Stoke City line up: Farmer, Marsh, Pejic, Dodd, Smith, Mahoney, Robertson, Greenhoff, Hurst, Hudson, Ritchie

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Yorath, Cherry, Bremner, Ellam, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Giles (Cooper xx'), Madeley

Referee: J. Homewood

Leeds throw away a 2-0 lead as the record unbeaten start to a league season comes to an end. Billy Bremner puts the Whites ahead with a free kick and Allan Clarke doubles the lead with Stoke waiting for an offside flag. However, Mike Pejic reduces the deficit with a free kick of his own, Alan Hudson equalises with his first Stoke goal and Denis Smith heads the winner from a Jimmy Robertson corner.

TUESDAY 26th FEBRUARY 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer penalty 26')

LEICESTER CITY 1 (Weller 76')

Attendance: 30,489

Leeds United line up: Stewart, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, Ellam, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Yorath (F. Gray xx'), Madeley

Leicester City line up: Shilton, Whitworth, Wollett, Cross, Munro, Rofe, Sammels, Weller, Earle, Worthington, Glover

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 2nd MARCH 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Clarke 46')

NEWCASTLE UNITED 1 (Barrowclough 51')

Attendance: 46,661

Leeds United line up: Stewart, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer (Liddell xx'), Clarke, Jordan, Yorath, F. Gray

Newcastle United line up: McFaul, Craig, Kennedy, McDermott, Clark, Moncur, Barrowclough, Cassidy, Macdonald, Tudor, Smith

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 9th MARCH 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Lorimer penalty 30')

MANCHESTER CITY 0

Attendance: 36,578

Leeds United line up: Stewart, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Manchester City line up: Corrigan, Pardoe, Donachie, Doyle, Booth, Towers, Summerbee, Bell, Lee, Law, Marsh

Unused sub: Carrodus

Referee: J. Hunting

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 16th MARCH 1974

DIVISION ONE

LIVERPOOL 1 (Heighway 82')

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 56,003

Liverpool line up: Clemence, Smith, Lindsay, Thompson, Cormack, Hughes, Keegan, Hall, Heighway, Toshack, Callaghan

Unused sub: Boersma

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan (Jones 83'), Yorath, Madeley

Referee: J. Taylor

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 23rd MARCH 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Clarke 36')

BURNLEY 4 (Fletcher 17', 41', Collins 62', Nulty 69')

Attendance: 39,335

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer (Jones 46'), Clarke, Jordan, Yorath, Madeley

Burnley line up: Stevenson, Noble, Newton, Dobson, Waldron, Thomson, Nulty, Casper, Fletcher, Collins (Ingham 70'), James

Referee: R. Capey

Match report to follow. Casper left the field injured after 80 minutes and Burnley finished the game with ten men.

SATURDAY 30th MARCH 1974

DIVISION ONE

WEST HAM UNITED 3 (Best 50', Robson 61', Brooking 85')

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Clarke 32')

Attendance: 37,480

West Ham United line up: Day, Coleman, Lampard, Bonds, Taylor, McGiven, McDowell, Paddon, Robson, Brooking, Best

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Giles, Clarke, Jordan (Jones 75'), Yorath, Madeley

Referee: J. Yates

Match report to follow.

FRIDAY 12th APRIL 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Lorimer 17', Bremner 69')

DERBY COUNTY 0

Attendance: 37,838

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Giles, Jordan, Yorath, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Derby County line up: Boulton, Webster, Nish, Rioch (Hinton 70'), Daniel, Todd, Powell, Gemmill, Davies, Hector, Bourne

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 13th APRIL 1974

DIVISION ONE

COVENTRY CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 0

Attendance: 35,182

Coventry City line up: Glazier, Smith, Holmes, Mortimer, Hindley, Dugdale, Craven, Alderson, Cross, McGuire, Hutchison

Unused sub: Cartwright

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Yorath, Jordan, Giles, Madeley

Unused sub: F. Gray

Referee: D. Smith

Match report to follow.

MONDAY 15th APRIL 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

SHEFFIELD UNITED 0

Attendance: 41,140

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles (F. Gray xx'), Madeley

Sheffield United line up: Brown, Badger, Hemsley, Eddy, Colquhoun, Salmons, Woodward, Flynn, Nicholl, Speight, Field

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

TUESDAY 16th APRIL 1974

DIVISION ONE

SHEFFIELD UNITED 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Lorimer xx', penalty 69')

Attendance: 39,972

Sheffield United line up: Brown, Badger, Hemsley, Eddy, Colquhoun, Salmons, Woodward, Flynn, Nicholl, Speight, Field

Unused sub: Cartwright

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke (F. Gray xx'), Jones, Yorath, Madeley

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 20th APRIL 1974

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Lorimer 16', Bremner 22', Clarke 70')

IPSWICH TOWN 2 (Talbot 27', Hamilton 54')

Attendance: 44,015

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney, Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles, E. Gray

Unused sub: Yorath

Ipswich Town line up: Cooper, Burley, Mills, Morris, Hunter, Beattie, Hamilton, Talbot, Johnson, Osborne, Woods

Unused sub: unknown

Referee: K. Baker

Match report to follow.

SATURDAY 27th APRIL 1974

DIVISION ONE

QUEENS PARK RANGERS 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Clarke 57')

Attendance: 35,353

Queens Park Rangers line up: Parkes, Busby, Gillard, Venables, Mancini, Hazell, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens

Unused sub: unknown

Leeds United line up: Harvey, Reaney (Yorath 55'), Cherry, Bremner, McQueen, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jordan, Giles, Madeley

Referee: unknown

Match report to follow.

DIVISION ONE P W D L F A PTS
LEEDS UNITED 42 24 14 4 66 31 62
Liverpool 42 22 13 7 52 31 57
Derby County 42 17 14 11 52 42 48
Ipswich Town 42 18 11 13 67 56 47
Stoke City 42 15 16 11 54 42 46
Burnley 42 16 14 12 56 53 46
Everton 42 16 12 14 50 48 44
Queens Park Rangers 42 13 17 12 56 52 43
Leicester City 42 13 16 13 51 41 42
Arsenal 42 14 14 14 49 51 42
Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 14 14 45 50 42
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 15 14 49 49 41
Sheffield United 42 14 12 16 44 49 40
Manchester City 42 14 12 16 39 46 40
Newcastle United 42 13 12 17 49 48 38
Coventry City 42 14 10 18 43 54 38
Chelsea 42 12 13 17 56 60 37
West Ham United 42 11 15 16 55 60 37
Birmingham City 42 12 13 17 52 64 37
Southampton 42 11 14 17 47 68 36
Manchester United 42 10 12 20 38 48 32
Norwich City 42 7 15 20 37 62 29