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Leeds United: Season 1971 - 1972: Division One

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
2 42 15 2 0 46 8 9 7 9 27 23 57
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
14/08/1971 Manchester City (A) 1 - 0 38566 2 - Lorimer
17/08/1971 Sheffield United (A) 0 - 3 40725 2 - -
21/08/1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers
(Leeds Road)
0 - 0 20686 3 - -
25/08/1971 Tottenham Hotspur
(Boothferry Park)
1 - 1 25099 4 - Bremner
28/08/1971 Ipswich Town (A) 2 - 0 26689 6 - Belfitt, Lorimer
01/09/1971 Newcastle United
(Hillsborough)
5 - 1 18623 8 - Yorath, Lorimer, Madeley, Charlton, Giles (pen)
04/09/1971 Crystal Palace
(Leeds Road)
2 - 0 18715 10 - Madeley, Giles (pen)
08/09/1971 Derby County (LCR2) (A) 0 - 0 34023 - - -
11/09/1971 Arsenal (A) 0 - 2 51196 10 - -
15/09/1971 Lierse SK (UCR1-1) (A) 2 - 0 17000 - - Galvin, Lorimer
18/09/1971 Liverpool (H) 1 - 0 41381 12 - Lorimer
22/09/1971 Barcelona (ICFC Play-Off) (A) 1 - 2 35000 - - Jordan
25/09/1971 Huddersfield Town (A) 1 - 2 26340 12 - Charlton
27/09/1971 Derby County (LCR2R) (H) 2 - 0 28132 - - Lorimer, Lorimer
29/09/1971 Lierse SK (UCR1-2) (H) 0 - 4 18680 - - -
02/10/1971 West Ham United (H) 0 - 0 30942 13 - -
06/10/1971 West Ham United (LCR3) (A) 0 - 0 35890 - - -
09/10/1971 Coventry City (A) 1 - 3 32183 13 - OG
16/10/1971 Manchester City (H) 3 - 0 36004 15 - Jones, Clarke, Lorimer
20/10/1971 West Ham United (LCR3R) (H) 0 - 1 (aet) 26504 - - -
23/10/1971 Everton (H) 3 - 2 34208 17 - Cooper, Lorimer, Charlton
30/10/1971 Manchester United (A) 1 - 0 53960 19 - Lorimer
06/11/1971 Leicester City (H) 2 - 1 39877 21 - Bremner, Lorimer
13/11/1971 Southampton (A) 1 - 2 25331 21 - Giles
20/11/1971 Stoke City (H) 1 - 0 32012 23 - Lorimer
27/11/1971 Nottingham Forest (A) 2 - 0 29463 25 - Clarke, Lorimer
04/12/1971 West Bromwich Albion (H) 3 - 0 32521 27 - Giles, Giles, Lorimer
11/12/1971 Chelsea (A) 0 - 0 45867 28 - -
18/12/1971 Crystal Palace (A) 1 - 1 31456 29 - Lorimer
27/12/1971 Derby County (H) 3 - 0 44214 31 - Lorimer, Lorimer, E. Gray
01/01/1972 Liverpool (A) 2 - 0 53847 33 - Jones, Clarke
08/01/1972 Ipswich Town (H) 2 - 2 32194 34 - Clarke, Bremner
15/01/1972 Bristol Rovers (FACR3) (H) 4 - 1 33565 - - Giles, Giles, Lorimer, Lorimer
22/01/1972 Sheffield United (H) 1 - 0 41038 36 - Clarke
29/01/1972 Tottenham Hotspur (A) 0 - 1 46774 36 - -
05/02/1972 Liverpool (FACR4) (A) 0 - 0 56300 - - -
09/02/1972 Liverpool (FACR4) (H) 2 - 0 45821 - - Clarke, Clarke
12/02/1972 Everton (A) 0 - 0 45935 37 - -
19/02/1972 Manchester United (H) 5 - 1 45399 39 - Jones, Jones, Jones, Clarke, Lorimer
26/02/1972 Cardiff City (FACR5) (A) 2 - 0 50000 - - Giles, Giles
04/03/1972 Southampton (H) 7 - 0 34275 41 - Jones, Clarke, Clarke, Lorimer, Lorimer, Lorimer, Charlton
11/03/1972 Coventry City (H) 1 - 0 43154 43 - Charlton
18/03/1972 Tottenham Hotspur (FACR6) (H) 2 - 1 43937 - - Clarke, Charlton
22/03/1972 Leicester City (A) 0 - 0 32152 44 - -
25/03/1972 Arsenal (H) 3 - 0 45055 46 - Jones, Clarke, Lorimer
27/03/1972 Nottingham Forest (H) 6 - 1 40866 48 - Clarke, Clarke, Lorimer, Lorimer, E. Gray, E. Gray
31/03/1972 West Ham United (A) 2 - 2 41003 49 - E. Gray, E. Gray
01/04/1972 Derby County (A) 0 - 2 39450 49 - -
05/04/1972 Huddersfield Town (H) 3 - 1 46148 51 - Jones, Lorimer, E. Gray
08/04/1972 Stoke City (A) 3 - 0 35123 53 - Jones, Jones, Lorimer
15/04/1972 Birmingham City (FACSF)
(Hillsborough)
3 - 0 55000 - - Jones, Jones, Lorimer
19/04/1972 Newcastle United (A) 0 - 1 42006 53 - -
22/04/1972 West Bromwich Albion (A) 1 - 0 39724 55 - Giles (pen)
01/05/1972 Chelsea (H) 2 - 0 46565 57 - Jones, Bremner
06/05/1972 Arsenal (FACF)
(Wembley Stadium)
1 - 0 100000 - - Clarke
08/05/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers (A) 1 - 2 53379 57 - Bremner

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mick Bates 6(3)  2  0  2  0 
Rod Belfitt 10(1)1 0  3  3  0 
Billy Bremner 415 7  4  2  0 
Jack Charlton 415 51 4  1  0 
Allan Clarke 3511 64 2  0  0 
Terry Cooper 341 5  3  1  0 
Nigel Davey 0  0  1  1  0 
Keith M Edwards 0(1)  0  0  0  0 
John Faulkner 0  0  0  2  0 
Chris Galvin 2(1)  0(1)  0  31 0 
John Giles 386 74 4  2  0 
Eddie Gray 25(1)6 6  0(1)  0  0 
David Harvey 7  2  2  0  0 
Norman Hunter 42  7  4  2(1)  0 
Mick Jones 2411 52 1  0  0 
Joe Jordan 5(7)  1(1)  0  11 0 
Peter Lorimer 4223 73 42 31 0 
Paul Madeley 422 7  4  1  0 
Jimmy Mann 1  0  0(1)  1  0 
Paul Reaney 29(4)  5(1)  3  3  0 
John Shaw 0  0  0  1  0 
Gary Sprake 35  5  2  2(1)  0 
Terry Yorath 3(4)1 0  3  2  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
25/09/71 Keith M Edwards Huddersfield Town
27/09/71 Jimmy Mann Derby County
29/09/71 John Shaw Lierse SK

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
01/09/71 Terry Yorath Newcastle United
15/09/71 Chris Galvin Lierse SK
22/09/71 Joe Jordan Barcelona

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Peter Hampton  
Gary Liddell  
Frank Gray  
Billy McGinley  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
David Kennedy Lincoln City Free
Terry Hibbitt Newcastle United £30000
Rod Belfitt Ipswich Town £55000
John Faulkner Luton Town £6000

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