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Leeds United: Season 1985 - 1986: Division Two

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
14 42 9 7 5 30 22 6 1 14 26 50 53
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
17/08/1985 Fulham (A) 1 - 3 5772 0 - Lorimer
21/08/1985 Wimbledon (H) 0 - 0 12426 1 - -
24/08/1985 Hull City (H) 1 - 1 16689 2 - Baird
26/08/1985 Stoke City (A) 2 - 6 7047 2 - Aspin, Snodin
31/08/1985 Charlton Athletic (H) 1 - 2 10860 2 - Lorimer (pen)
04/09/1985 Brighton and Hove Albion (A) 1 - 0 9798 5 - McCluskey
07/09/1985 Shrewsbury Town (A) 3 - 1 4168 8 - Baird, Wright, McCluskey
14/09/1985 Sunderland (H) 1 - 1 19693 9 - Sheridan
21/09/1985 Bradford City (H) 2 - 1 21104 12 - Lorimer, Sellars
25/09/1985 Walsall (LCR2-1) (H) 0 - 0 8869 - - -
28/09/1985 Sheffield United (H) 1 - 1 15622 13 - Baird
05/10/1985 Huddersfield Town (A) 1 - 3 9983 13 - Baird
08/10/1985 Walsall (LCR2-2) (A) 3 - 0 8869 - - Snodin, Snodin, Linighan
12/10/1985 Middlesbrough (H) 1 - 0 14117 16 - Lorimer (pen)
14/10/1985 Manchester City (FMCG) (A) 1 - 6 4029 - - Lorimer (pen)
16/10/1985 Sheffield United (FMCG) (H) 1 - 1 2274 - - Sellars
19/10/1985 Grimsby Town (H) 1 - 1 11244 17 - Baird
27/10/1985 Barnsley (A) 0 - 3 8302 17 - -
30/10/1985 Aston Villa (LCR3) (H) 0 - 3 15444 - - -
02/11/1985 Portsmouth (H) 2 - 1 15672 20 - Simmonds, Simmonds (pen)
09/11/1985 Millwall (A) 1 - 3 9158 20 - Ritchie
16/11/1985 Crystal Palace (H) 1 - 3 10378 20 - McCluskey
23/11/1985 Carlisle United (A) 2 - 1 3504 23 - Ritchie, Linighan
30/11/1985 Norwich City (H) 0 - 2 11480 23 - -
07/12/1985 Wimbledon (A) 3 - 0 3492 26 - Baird, Snodin, Dickinson
14/12/1985 Fulham (H) 1 - 0 9998 29 - Sheridan
22/12/1985 Hull City (A) 1 - 2 11852 29 - Sheridan
26/12/1985 Blackburn Rovers (A) 0 - 2 8666 29 - -
28/12/1985 Brighton and Hove Albion (H) 2 - 3 13110 29 - Baird, Snodin
01/01/1986 Oldham Athletic (H) 3 - 1 10830 32 - Baird, Baird, Ritchie
04/01/1986 Peterborough United (FACR3) (A) 0 - 1 10137 - - -
11/01/1986 Sunderland (A) 2 - 4 15139 32 - Baird, Sheridan
18/01/1986 Charlton Athletic (A) 0 - 4 4333 32 - -
01/02/1986 Stoke City (H) 4 - 0 10425 35 - Swan, Swan, Baird, Stiles
08/02/1986 Grimsby Town (A) 0 - 1 6382 35 - -
15/02/1986 Barnsley (H) 0 - 2 11765 35 - -
08/03/1986 Huddersfield Town (H) 2 - 0 14667 38 - Ormsby, Snodin
15/03/1986 Middlesbrough (A) 2 - 2 6889 39 - Rennie, Simmonds
22/03/1986 Shrewsbury Town (H) 1 - 1 9641 40 - Rennie
28/03/1986 Oldham Athletic (A) 1 - 3 4937 40 - Ritchie
31/03/1986 Blackburn Rovers (H) 1 - 1 9919 41 - Ritchie
05/04/1986 Portsmouth (A) 3 - 2 14430 44 - Baird, Ritchie, Ritchie
09/04/1986 Bradford City (A) 1 - 0 10751 47 - Aspin
12/04/1986 Millwall (H) 3 - 1 15067 50 - Swan, Ritchie, Sellars
19/04/1986 Crystal Palace (A) 0 - 3 6285 50 - -
22/04/1986 Sheffield United (A) 2 - 3 9158 50 - Snodin, Ritchie
26/04/1986 Carlisle United (H) 2 - 0 13868 53 - Ritchie, Ritchie
03/05/1986 Norwich City (A) 0 - 4 17942 53 - -

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Neil Aspin 382 1  1  0  2 
Ian Baird 34(1)12 1  3  0  2 
Brian Caswell 8  0  0  0  0 
Mervyn Day 40  1  3  0  2 
Martin Dickinson 17(2)1 1  3  0  0 
Roger Eli 1  0  0  0  0 
Gary Hamson 30  1  2  0  1 
David Harle 3  0  0  0  0 
Dennis Irwin 19  1  2  0  2 
Andy Linighan 241 1  31 0  2 
Peter Lorimer 144 0  2  0  21
George McCluskey 20(2)3 0  2(1)  0  1 
John McGregor 5  0  0  0  0 
Brendan Ormsby 121 0  0  0  0 
Terry Phelan 12(2)  0  3  0  2 
David Rennie 162 0  0  0  0 
Andy Ritchie 28(1)11 1  2  0  0 
Ronnie Robinson 16  0  0  0  0 
Scott Sellars 13(4)2 1  1  0  21
John Sheridan 31(1)4 0(1)  3  0  2 
Lyndon Simmonds 6(2)3 0  0  0  1(1) 
Ian Snodin 375 1  32 0  0 
John Stiles 11(1)1 0  0  0  0(1) 
Peter Swan 163 1  0  0  0(2) 
Trevor Swinburne 2  0  0  0  0 
Bob Taylor 2  0  0  0  0 
Nigel Thompson 1  0  0  0  1 
Tommy Wright 6(4)1 0  0(1)  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
17/08/85 Ian Snodin Fulham
07/09/85 Terry Phelan Shrewsbury Town
14/10/85 Peter Swan Manchester City
19/10/85 Trevor Swinburne Grimsby Town
02/11/85 John McGregor Portsmouth
23/11/85 Brian Caswell Carlisle United
23/11/85 Ronnie Robinson Carlisle United
01/01/86 David Harle Oldham Athletic
18/01/86 David Rennie Charlton Athletic
08/03/86 Brendan Ormsby Huddersfield Town
12/04/86 Bob Taylor Millwall

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
26/08/85 Ian Snodin Stoke City
02/11/85 Lyndon Simmonds Portsmouth
01/02/86 John Stiles Stoke City
01/02/86 Peter Swan Stoke City
08/03/86 Brendan Ormsby Huddersfield Town
15/03/86 David Rennie Middlesbrough

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Ian Snodin Doncaster Rovers £200000
Trevor Swinburne Brentford Free
Vince Brockie  
Carl Harris Charlton Athletic Free
Ronnie Robinson Ipswich Town Free
Brian Caswell Doncaster Rovers £30000
David Harle Doncaster Rovers £5000
David Rennie Leicester City £50000
Brendan Ormsby Aston Villa £65000
Bob Taylor  

Loans In

Player From  
John McGregor Liverpool  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Phil Hughes Bury Free
Mark Gavin Carlisle United Free
Frank Gray Sunderland £100000
John McGoldrick Motherwell Free
Carl Harris Bury Free
Peter Lorimer Free
Roger Eli Wolverhampton Wanderers Free
Andy Linighan Oldham Athletic £65000
Trevor Swinburne Lincoln City Free
Martin Dickinson West Bromwich Albion £40000

Loans Out

Player To  
Trevor Swinburne Doncaster Rovers  
David Harle Bristol City  

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