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Leeds United: Season 1978 - 1979: Division One

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
5 42 11 4 6 41 25 7 10 4 29 27 50
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
19/08/1978 Arsenal (A) 2 - 2 42057 1 - Cherry, Currie
23/08/1978 Manchester United (H) 2 - 3 36845 1 - Hart, F. Gray (pen)
26/08/1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers (H) 3 - 0 26267 3 - Currie, Hankin, F. Gray (pen)
29/08/1978 West Bromwich Albion (LCR2) (A) 0 - 0 25064 - - -
02/09/1978 Chelsea (A) 3 - 0 30099 5 - Graham, Hawley, Hawley
06/09/1978 West Bromwich Albion (LCR2R) (H) 0 - 0 (aet) 29316 - - -
09/09/1978 Manchester City (A) 0 - 3 40125 5 - -
16/09/1978 Tottenham Hotspur (H) 1 - 2 36062 5 - Graham
23/09/1978 Coventry City (A) 0 - 0 27365 6 - -
30/09/1978 Birmingham City (H) 3 - 0 23331 8 - Flynn, Hankin, F. Gray (pen)
02/10/1978 West Bromwich Albion (LCR2R2)
(Maine Road)
1 - 0 8164 - - Hart
07/10/1978 Bolton Wanderers (A) 1 - 3 27751 8 - Graham
10/10/1978 Sheffield United (LCR3) (A) 4 - 1 40899 - - Currie, E. Gray, E. Gray, F. Gray
14/10/1978 West Bromwich Albion (H) 1 - 3 25931 8 - Stevenson
21/10/1978 Norwich City (A) 2 - 2 19981 9 - Hawley, F. Gray
28/10/1978 Derby County (H) 4 - 0 25449 11 - Hart, Flynn, Hankin, Hawley
04/11/1978 Liverpool (A) 1 - 1 51857 12 - Hawley
07/11/1978 Queens Park Rangers (LCR4) (A) 2 - 0 22769 - - Hankin, Hawley
11/11/1978 Arsenal (H) 0 - 1 33961 12 - -
18/11/1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers (A) 1 - 1 18961 13 - Currie
22/11/1978 Chelsea (H) 2 - 1 24088 15 - Graham, Hankin
25/11/1978 Southampton (H) 4 - 0 23592 17 - OG, Currie, Graham, Madeley
02/12/1978 Ipswich Town (A) 3 - 2 22526 19 - Cherry, Hankin, Harris
09/12/1978 Bristol City (H) 1 - 1 22529 20 - Flynn
13/12/1978 Luton Town (LCR5) (H) 4 - 1 28177 - - Cherry, Currie, E. Gray, F. Gray
16/12/1978 Everton (A) 1 - 1 37997 21 - Hawley
23/12/1978 Middlesbrough (H) 3 - 1 27146 23 - Currie, Hawley, E. Gray
26/12/1978 Aston Villa (A) 2 - 2 40973 24 - E. Gray, E. Gray
30/12/1978 Queens Park Rangers (A) 4 - 1 17435 26 - Harris, Hawley, Hawley, E. Gray
13/01/1979 Manchester City (H) 1 - 1 36303 27 - Hawley
18/01/1979 Hartlepool United (FACR3) (A) 6 - 2 16000 - - Hart, Graham, Harris, E. Gray, E. Gray, F. Gray
20/01/1979 Tottenham Hotspur (A) 2 - 1 36828 29 - Hart, Hankin
24/01/1979 Southampton (LCSF1) (H) 2 - 2 33415 - - Currie, Hankin
30/01/1979 Southampton (LCSF2) (A) 0 - 1 23645 - - -
03/02/1979 Coventry City (H) 1 - 0 22928 31 - Currie
10/02/1979 Birmingham City (A) 1 - 0 17620 33 - F. Gray (pen)
24/02/1979 West Bromwich Albion (A) 2 - 1 26426 35 - Graham, Graham
26/02/1979 West Bromwich Albion (FACR4) (H) 3 - 3 34000 - - Graham, Harris, F. Gray
01/03/1979 West Bromwich Albion (FACR4R) (A) 0 - 2 (aet) 31101 - - -
03/03/1979 Norwich City (H) 2 - 2 23038 36 - Hawley, Hawley
10/03/1979 Derby County (A) 1 - 0 22800 38 - Hawley
24/03/1979 Manchester United (A) 1 - 4 51191 38 - Hankin
31/03/1979 Southampton (A) 2 - 2 21805 39 - Hawley, Hawley
07/04/1979 Ipswich Town (H) 1 - 1 24153 40 - Cherry
10/04/1979 Middlesbrough (A) 0 - 1 23260 40 - -
14/04/1979 Aston Villa (H) 1 - 0 24281 42 - Hart
16/04/1979 Nottingham Forest (A) 0 - 0 37397 43 - -
21/04/1979 Everton (H) 1 - 0 29125 45 - Currie
25/04/1979 Bolton Wanderers (H) 5 - 1 20218 47 - Hart, Cherry, Harris, Hawley, F. Gray (pen)
28/04/1979 Bristol City (A) 0 - 0 25388 48 - -
04/05/1979 Queens Park Rangers (H) 4 - 3 20121 50 - Cherry, Graham, Hankin, Hankin
15/05/1979 Nottingham Forest (H) 1 - 2 33544 50 - Cherry
17/05/1979 Liverpool (H) 0 - 3 41324 50 - -

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Trevor Cherry 386 3  71 0  0 
Tony Currie 327 3  73 0  0 
Brian Flynn 413 3  8  0  0 
Arthur Graham 398 32 7  0  0 
Eddie Gray 25(3)4 12 6(1)3 0  0 
Frank Gray 416 32 82 0  0 
Peter Hampton 4  0  2  0  0 
Ray Hankin 29(1)9 0  82 0  0 
Carl Harris 29(2)3 32 1(2)  0  0 
Paul Hart 405 21 81 0  0 
David Harvey 39  3  6  0  0 
John Hawley 29(3)16 3  61 0  0 
Kevin Hird 13(1)  0  0  0  0 
Peter Lorimer 3  0  0(1)  0  0 
Paul Madeley 391 3  7  0  0 
Keith Parkinson 3(2)  1  0  0  0 
Byron Stevenson 14(1)1 2  4  0  0 
David Stewart 3  0  2  0  0 
Gwyn Thomas 1(1)  0(1)  1  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
19/08/78 John Hawley Arsenal
03/03/79 Kevin Hird Norwich City

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
23/08/78 Paul Hart Manchester United
02/09/78 John Hawley Chelsea
14/10/78 Byron Stevenson West Bromwich Albion

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
John Hawley Hull City £81000
John Lukic  
Kevin Hird Blackburn Rovers £357000

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Allan Clarke Barnsley £45000
Paul Reaney Bradford City Free
Peter Lorimer £25000
David Stewart West Bromwich Albion £70000

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