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Leeds United: Season 1979 - 1980: Division One

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
11 42 10 7 4 30 17 3 7 11 16 33 40
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
18/08/1979 Bristol City (A) 2 - 2 22845 1 - Curtis, Curtis
22/08/1979 Everton (H) 2 - 0 30000 3 - Hird, Harris
25/08/1979 Norwich City (A) 1 - 2 18444 3 - Hart
29/08/1979 Arsenal (LCR2-1) (H) 1 - 1 23421 - - Stevenson (pen)
01/09/1979 Arsenal (H) 1 - 1 23245 4 - Hart
04/09/1979 Arsenal (LCR2-2) (A) 0 - 7 35129 - - -
08/09/1979 Nottingham Forest (A) 0 - 0 26914 5 - -
15/09/1979 Liverpool (H) 1 - 1 39779 6 - Curtis
19/09/1979 Valletta (UCR1-1) (A) 4 - 0 18000 - - Hart, Graham, Graham, Graham
22/09/1979 Bolton Wanderers (A) 1 - 1 21724 7 - E. Gray (pen)
29/09/1979 Manchester City (H) 1 - 2 29592 7 - Hankin
03/10/1979 Valletta (UCR1-2) (H) 3 - 0 13682 - - Hart, Curtis, Hankin
06/10/1979 Ipswich Town (H) 2 - 1 19342 9 - Cherry, Hird (pen)
13/10/1979 Brighton and Hove Albion (A) 0 - 0 27002 10 - -
20/10/1979 Tottenham Hotspur (H) 1 - 2 25203 10 - Hankin
24/10/1979 Universitatea Craiova (UCR2-1) (A) 0 - 2 40000 - - -
27/10/1979 Southampton (A) 2 - 1 23259 12 - Curtis, Entwistle
03/11/1979 Bristol City (H) 1 - 3 17376 12 - E. Gray
07/11/1979 Universitatea Craiova (UCR2-2) (H) 0 - 2 14438 - - -
10/11/1979 Coventry City (A) 0 - 3 19402 12 - -
13/11/1979 Everton (A) 1 - 5 23000 12 - Hird
17/11/1979 West Bromwich Albion (H) 1 - 0 17481 14 - Connor
24/11/1979 Aston Villa (A) 0 - 0 29736 15 - -
01/12/1979 Crystal Palace (H) 1 - 0 21330 17 - Hird
08/12/1979 Manchester United (A) 1 - 1 57478 18 - Connor
15/12/1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers (H) 3 - 0 21227 20 - Connor, Graham, Hamson
21/12/1979 Stoke City (A) 2 - 0 16878 22 - Connor, Harris
26/12/1979 Middlesbrough (A) 1 - 3 23259 22 - Entwistle
29/12/1979 Norwich City (H) 2 - 2 23493 23 - Hird, Hankin
01/01/1980 Derby County (H) 1 - 0 24271 25 - Hird
05/01/1980 Nottingham Forest (FACR3) (H) 1 - 4 35945 - - OG
12/01/1980 Arsenal (A) 1 - 0 32799 27 - Connor
19/01/1980 Nottingham Forest (H) 1 - 2 29816 27 - Connor
09/02/1980 Bolton Wanderers (H) 2 - 2 16428 28 - Graham, Hird (pen)
16/02/1980 Manchester City (A) 1 - 1 34392 29 - Graham
23/02/1980 Brighton and Hove Albion (H) 1 - 1 17216 30 - Flynn
01/03/1980 Tottenham Hotspur (A) 1 - 2 35331 30 - Chandler
08/03/1980 Southampton (H) 2 - 0 21169 32 - Hart, Parlane
14/03/1980 Ipswich Town (A) 0 - 1 23140 32 - -
19/03/1980 Liverpool (A) 0 - 3 37008 32 - -
22/03/1980 Coventry City (H) 0 - 0 16967 33 - -
29/03/1980 West Bromwich Albion (A) 1 - 2 18898 33 - Chandler
02/04/1980 Middlesbrough (H) 2 - 0 17906 35 - Flynn, Cherry
05/04/1980 Derby County (A) 0 - 2 22745 35 - -
08/04/1980 Stoke City (H) 3 - 0 15541 37 - Harris, Harris, Parlane
12/04/1980 Crystal Palace (A) 0 - 1 25318 37 - -
19/04/1980 Aston Villa (H) 0 - 0 15840 38 - -
26/04/1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers (A) 1 - 3 22746 38 - Flynn
03/05/1980 Manchester United (H) 2 - 0 39625 40 - Parlane, Hird (pen)

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jeff Chandler 13(4)2 0  0  0  0 
Trevor Cherry 392 1  2  4  0 
Terry Connor 20(3)6 1  0  0  0 
Alan Curtis 224 1  2  41 0 
Martin Dickinson 6  0  0  0  0 
Wayne Entwistle 7(4)2 0(1)  0  0  0 
Neil Firm 3  0  0  0  0 
Brian Flynn 243 0  2  4  0 
Arthur Graham 26(1)3 0  2  33 0 
Eddie Gray 302 1  0  3  0 
Brian Greenhoff 22(2)  0  2  0  0 
Peter Hampton 17  0  2  2  0 
Gary Hamson 18(1)1 1  0  1(1)  0 
Ray Hankin 163 0  1  41 0 
Carl Harris 13(2)4 1  1(1)  1(2)  0 
Paul Hart 303 1  2  42 0 
David Harvey 9  0  2  1  0 
John Hawley 1  0  0  0  0 
Kevin Hird 398 1  2  3  0 
John Lukic 33  1  0  3  0 
Paul Madeley 25  1  0  3  0 
Keith Parkinson 10(1)  0  0  2  0 
Derek Parlane 113 0  0  0  0 
Byron Stevenson 25(1)  1  21 2  0 
Gwyn Thomas 3  0  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
18/08/79 Alan Curtis Bristol City
29/08/79 Brian Greenhoff Arsenal
29/09/79 Jeff Chandler Manchester City
03/10/79 Gary Hamson Valletta
03/10/79 John Lukic Valletta
20/10/79 Wayne Entwistle Tottenham Hotspur
17/11/79 Terry Connor West Bromwich Albion
16/02/80 Neil Firm Manchester City
08/03/80 Derek Parlane Southampton
02/04/80 Martin Dickinson Middlesbrough

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
18/08/79 Alan Curtis Bristol City
22/08/79 Kevin Hird Everton
27/10/79 Wayne Entwistle Southampton
17/11/79 Terry Connor West Bromwich Albion
15/12/79 Gary Hamson Wolverhampton Wanderers
01/03/80 Jeff Chandler Tottenham Hotspur
08/03/80 Derek Parlane Southampton

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Alan Curtis Swansea City £350000
Gary Hamson Sheffield United £140000
Brian Greenhoff Manchester United £350000
Jeff Chandler Blackpool £100000
Steve Balcombe  
Wayne Entwistle Sunderland £80000
Terry Connor  
Derek Parlane Glasgow Rangers £160000
Martin Dickinson  
Mark Gavin  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
David Whyte Hibernian Free
Tony Currie Queens Park Rangers £400000
Frank Gray Nottingham Forest £500000
John Hawley Sunderland £200000
David Harvey £40000
Billy McGhie York City Free
Ray Hankin £300000

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