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Leeds United: Season 1972 - 1973: Division One

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
3 42 15 4 2 45 13 6 7 8 26 32 53
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
12/08/1972 Chelsea (A) 0 - 4 51102 0 - -
15/08/1972 Sheffield United (A) 2 - 0 40159 2 - OG, Giles (pen)
19/08/1972 West Bromwich Albion (H) 2 - 0 36555 4 - Clarke, Giles (pen)
23/08/1972 Ipswich Town (H) 3 - 3 32461 5 - Jordan, Jordan, Giles (pen)
26/08/1972 Tottenham Hotspur (A) 0 - 0 41191 6 - -
30/08/1972 Southampton (H) 1 - 0 31401 8 - Bremner
02/09/1972 Norwich City (H) 2 - 0 34261 10 - Jordan, Charlton
06/09/1972 Burnley (LCR2) (H) 4 - 0 20857 - - Jones, Cherry, Lorimer, Lorimer
09/09/1972 Stoke City (A) 2 - 2 26705 11 - Clarke, Lorimer
13/09/1972 Ankaragücü (CWCR1-1) (A) 1 - 1 20000 - - Jordan
16/09/1972 Leicester City (H) 3 - 1 33930 13 - Bates, Jones, Clarke
23/09/1972 Newcastle United (A) 2 - 3 38962 13 - Jones, Clarke
27/09/1972 Ankaragücü (CWCR1-2) (H) 1 - 0 22411 - - Jones
30/09/1972 Liverpool (H) 1 - 2 46468 13 - Jones
04/10/1972 Aston Villa (LCR3) (A) 1 - 1 46185 - - Charlton
07/10/1972 Derby County (H) 5 - 0 36477 15 - Giles, Giles, Clarke, Bremner, Lorimer
11/10/1972 Aston Villa (LCR3R) (H) 2 - 0 28894 - - OG, Jones
14/10/1972 Everton (A) 2 - 1 47821 17 - Jones, Jordan
21/10/1972 Coventry City (H) 1 - 1 36240 18 - Charlton
25/10/1972 Carl Zeiss Jena (CWCR2-1) (A) 0 - 0 18000 - - -
28/10/1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers (A) 2 - 0 33731 20 - Lorimer, E. Gray
31/10/1972 Liverpool (LCR4) (A) 2 - 2 44609 - - Jones, Lorimer
04/11/1972 Ipswich Town (A) 2 - 2 27566 21 - Lorimer, Charlton
08/11/1972 Carl Zeiss Jena (CWCR2-2) (H) 2 - 0 26885 - - Jones, Cherry
11/11/1972 Sheffield United (H) 2 - 1 31600 23 - Clarke, Clarke
18/11/1972 Crystal Palace (A) 2 - 2 30107 24 - Giles, Jones
22/11/1972 Liverpool (LCR4R) (H) 0 - 1 34856 - - -
25/11/1972 Manchester City (H) 3 - 0 39879 26 - Cherry, Clarke, Lorimer
02/12/1972 Arsenal (A) 1 - 2 39108 26 - Lorimer (pen)
09/12/1972 West Ham United (H) 1 - 0 30270 28 - Jones
16/12/1972 Birmingham City (H) 4 - 0 25285 30 - Jones, Clarke, Clarke, Lorimer
23/12/1972 Manchester United (A) 1 - 1 46382 31 - Clarke
26/12/1972 Newcastle United (H) 1 - 0 45486 33 - Jordan
06/01/1973 Tottenham Hotspur (H) 2 - 1 32404 35 - Jones, Lorimer (pen)
13/01/1973 Norwich City (FACR3) (A) 1 - 1 32310 - - Lorimer
17/01/1973 Norwich City (FACR3R) (H) 1 - 1 (aet) 36087 - - Giles
20/01/1973 Norwich City (A) 2 - 1 27447 37 - Clarke, Jordan
27/01/1973 Stoke City (H) 1 - 0 33487 39 - Clarke
29/01/1973 Norwich City (FACR3R2)
(Villa Park)
5 - 0 33225 - - Jones, Clarke, Clarke, Clarke, Lorimer
03/02/1973 Plymouth Argyle (FACR4) (H) 2 - 1 38374 - - Bates, Clarke
10/02/1973 Leicester City (A) 0 - 2 35976 39 - -
17/02/1973 Chelsea (H) 1 - 1 41781 40 - Jones
24/02/1973 West Bromwich Albion (FACR5) (H) 2 - 0 39229 - - Clarke, Clarke
03/03/1973 Derby County (A) 3 - 2 38100 42 - Clarke, Lorimer (pen), Lorimer (pen)
07/03/1973 Rapid Bucharest (CWCR3-1) (H) 5 - 0 25702 - - Giles, Clarke, Jordan, Lorimer, Lorimer
10/03/1973 Everton (H) 2 - 1 39663 44 - Clarke, Lorimer
17/03/1973 Derby County (FACR6) (A) 1 - 0 38350 - - Lorimer
21/03/1973 Rapid Bucharest (CWCR3-2) (A) 3 - 1 25000 - - Bates, Jones, Jordan
24/03/1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers (H) 0 - 0 39078 45 - -
28/03/1973 West Bromwich Albion (A) 1 - 1 33057 46 - Clarke
31/03/1973 Manchester City (A) 0 - 1 35772 46 - -
02/04/1973 Coventry City (A) 1 - 0 24383 48 - Reaney
07/04/1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers (FACSF)
(Maine Road)
1 - 0 52505 - - Bremner
11/04/1973 Hajduk Split (CWCSF-1) (H) 1 - 0 32051 - - Clarke
14/04/1973 West Ham United (A) 1 - 1 38804 49 - Clarke
18/04/1973 Manchester United (H) 0 - 1 45450 49 - -
21/04/1973 Crystal Palace (H) 4 - 0 31173 51 - Clarke, Bremner, Lorimer, F. Gray
23/04/1973 Liverpool (A) 0 - 2 55738 51 - -
25/04/1973 Hajduk Split (CWCSF-2) (A) 0 - 0 30000 - - -
28/04/1973 Southampton (A) 1 - 3 24108 51 - Hunter
30/04/1973 Birmingham City (A) 1 - 2 34449 51 - Jordan
05/05/1973 Sunderland (FACF)
(Wembley Stadium)
0 - 1 100000 - - -
09/05/1973 Arsenal (H) 6 - 1 25088 53 - Jordan, Jordan, Bremner, Lorimer, Lorimer, Lorimer (pen)
16/05/1973 AC Milan (CWCF)
(Kaftatzoglio Stadium)
0 - 1 45000 - - -

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mick Bates 26(3)1 4(1)1 4  61 0 
Billy Bremner 384 71 5  7  0 
Jack Charlton 183 1  41 2  0 
Trevor Cherry 38(1)1 8  51 81 0 
Allan Clarke 3618 86 4  52 0 
Roy Ellam 6(1)  0  1  2  0 
Chris Galvin 1  0  1  1  0 
John Giles 336 81 1  6(1)1 0 
Eddie Gray 16(1)1 3  3  2  0 
Frank Gray 3(1)1 0  0  1(1)  0 
Peter Hampton 2  0  0  0  0 
David Harvey 41  8  5  9  0 
Norman Hunter 321 7  5  9  0 
Mick Jones 27(1)9 81 4(1)3 63 0 
Joe Jordan 16(10)9 0(1)  1(1)  6(1)3 0 
Gary Liddell 1  0  0  0  0 
Peter Lorimer 4115 83 53 92 0 
Paul Madeley 34  8  4  6  0 
Jimmy Mann 1  0  0  0  0 
Billy McGinley 0(1)  0  0  0  0 
Gordon McQueen 6  0  0  2(1)  0 
Paul Reaney 291 8  2  8  0 
Gary Sprake 1  0  0  0  0 
Terry Yorath 16(6)  2(2)  1(1)  4(3)  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
12/08/72 Trevor Cherry Chelsea
12/08/72 Roy Ellam Chelsea
10/02/73 Frank Gray Leicester City
03/03/73 Gordon McQueen Derby County
28/04/73 Peter Hampton Southampton
30/04/73 Gary Liddell Birmingham City
30/04/73 Billy McGinley Birmingham City

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
06/09/72 Trevor Cherry Burnley
21/04/73 Frank Gray Crystal Palace

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Trevor Cherry Huddersfield Town £100000
Roy Ellam Huddersfield Town £35000
David McNiven  
Gordon McQueen St Mirren £30000
Keith Parkinson  
Glan Letheran  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Keith M Edwards Swansea City Free
Jack Charlton Free

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