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Leeds United: Season 1996 - 1997: Premier League

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
11 38 7 7 5 15 13 4 6 9 13 25 46
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
17/08/1996 Derby County (A) 3 - 3 17927 1 - OG, Harte, Bowyer
20/08/1996 Sheffield Wednesday (H) 0 - 2 31011 1 - -
26/08/1996 Wimbledon (H) 1 - 0 25860 4 11 Sharpe
04/09/1996 Blackburn Rovers (A) 1 - 0 23226 7 6 Harte
07/09/1996 Manchester United (H) 0 - 4 39694 7 9 -
14/09/1996 Coventry City (A) 1 - 2 39694 7 12 Couzens
18/09/1996 Darlington (LCR2-1) (H) 2 - 2 15230 - - Rod Wallace, Rod Wallace
21/09/1996 Newcastle United (H) 0 - 1 36070 7 14 -
25/09/1996 Darlington (LCR2-2) (A) 2 - 0 6298 - - Harte, Rod Wallace
28/09/1996 Leicester City (A) 0 - 1 20359 7 17 -
12/10/1996 Nottingham Forest (H) 2 - 0 29165 10 15 Rod Wallace, Rod Wallace
19/10/1996 Aston Villa (A) 0 - 2 39051 10 16 -
23/10/1996 Aston Villa (LCR3) (H) 1 - 2 15083 - - Sharpe
26/10/1996 Arsenal (A) 0 - 3 38076 10 17 -
02/11/1996 Sunderland (H) 3 - 0 31667 13 17 Ford, Deane, Sharpe
16/11/1996 Liverpool (H) 0 - 2 39981 13 17 -
23/11/1996 Southampton (A) 2 - 0 15241 16 14 Kelly, Sharpe
01/12/1996 Chelsea (H) 2 - 0 32671 19 12 Rush, Deane
07/12/1996 Middlesbrough (A) 0 - 0 30018 20 13 -
14/12/1996 Tottenham Hotspur (H) 0 - 0 33783 21 13 -
21/12/1996 Everton (A) 0 - 0 36954 22 12 -
26/12/1996 Coventry City (H) 1 - 3 36465 22 14 Deane
28/12/1996 Manchester United (A) 0 - 1 55256 22 15 -
01/01/1997 Newcastle United (A) 0 - 3 36489 22 15 -
11/01/1997 Leicester City (H) 3 - 0 29486 25 12 Rush, Rush, Bowyer
14/01/1997 Crystal Palace (FACR3) (A) 2 - 2 21052 - - OG, Deane
20/01/1997 West Ham United (A) 2 - 0 19441 28 11 Kelly, Bowyer
25/01/1997 Crystal Palace (FACR3R) (H) 1 - 0 21903 - - Rod Wallace
29/01/1997 Derby County (H) 0 - 0 27549 29 10 -
01/02/1997 Arsenal (H) 0 - 0 35502 30 11 -
04/02/1997 Arsenal (FACR4) (A) 1 - 0 38115 - - Rod Wallace
15/02/1997 Portsmouth (FACR5) (H) 2 - 3 35604 - - Bowyer, Bowyer
19/02/1997 Liverpool (A) 0 - 4 38957 30 11 -
22/02/1997 Sunderland (A) 1 - 0 21890 33 9 Bowyer
01/03/1997 West Ham United (H) 1 - 0 30575 36 9 Sharpe
08/03/1997 Everton (H) 1 - 0 32055 39 9 Molenaar
12/03/1997 Southampton (H) 0 - 0 25913 40 9 -
15/03/1997 Tottenham Hotspur (A) 0 - 1 33040 40 9 -
22/03/1997 Sheffield Wednesday (A) 2 - 2 30373 41 9 Sharpe, Rod Wallace
07/04/1997 Blackburn Rovers (H) 0 - 0 27264 42 10 -
16/04/1997 Wimbledon (A) 0 - 2 7979 42 11 -
19/04/1997 Nottingham Forest (A) 1 - 1 25565 43 11 Deane
22/04/1997 Aston Villa (H) 0 - 0 26897 44 11 -
03/05/1997 Chelsea (A) 0 - 0 28277 45 11 -
11/05/1997 Middlesbrough (H) 1 - 1 38569 46 11 Deane

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mark Beeney 1  0  0  0  0 
Paul Beesley 11(1)  1  1  0  0 
Jason Blunt 0(1)  0  0(1)  0  0 
Lee Bowyer 324 42 0  0  0 
Wesley Boyle 0(1)  0  0  0  0 
Andy Couzens 7(3)1 0  3  0  0 
Brian Deane 27(1)5 41 0  0  0 
Tony Dorigo 15(3)  4  0  0  0 
Mark Ford 15(1)1 0  3  0  0 
Andy Gray 1(6)  0  2  0  0 
Gunnar Halle 20  3  0  0  0 
Ian Harte 10(4)2 1  2(1)1 0  0 
Mark Hateley 5(1)  0  0  0  0 
Mark Jackson 11(6)  4  0  0  0 
Richard Jobson 10  0  3  0  0 
Gary Kelly 34(2)2 4  3  0  0 
Harry Kewell 0(1)  0  0  0  0 
Pierre Laurent 2(2)  0  0  0  0 
Derek Lilley 4(2)  0  0  0  0 
Nigel Martyn 37  4  3  0  0 
Robert Molenaar 121 2  0  0  0 
Carlton Palmer 26(2)  3  2  0  0 
Lucas Radebe 28(4)  3  1  0  0 
Ian Rush 34(2)3 2(2)  2  0  0 
Lee Sharpe 265 0(1)  31 0  0 
Paul Shepherd 1  0  0  0  0 
Mark Tinkler 1(2)  0  0  0  0 
Rod Wallace 17(5)3 42 33 0  0 
David Wetherall 25(4)  1(1)  2(1)  0  0 
Tony Yeboah 6(1)  0  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
17/08/96 Nigel Martyn Derby County
17/08/96 Lee Sharpe Derby County
17/08/96 Lee Bowyer Derby County
17/08/96 Ian Rush Derby County
20/08/96 Mark Hateley Sheffield Wednesday
21/09/96 Wesley Boyle Newcastle United
26/10/96 Paul Shepherd Arsenal
14/12/96 Gunnar Halle Tottenham Hotspur
11/01/97 Robert Molenaar Leicester City
07/04/97 Pierre Laurent Blackburn Rovers
07/04/97 Derek Lilley Blackburn Rovers

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
17/08/96 Ian Harte Derby County
17/08/96 Lee Bowyer Derby County
26/08/96 Lee Sharpe Wimbledon
02/11/96 Mark Ford Sunderland
23/11/96 Gary Kelly Southampton
01/12/96 Ian Rush Chelsea
08/03/97 Robert Molenaar Everton

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Ian Rush Liverpool Free
Lee Bowyer Charlton Athletic £2600000
Nigel Martyn Crystal Palace £2250000
Paul Evans  
Lee Sharpe Manchester United £4500000
Gunnar Halle Oldham Athletic £400000
Stephen McPhail  
Robert Molenaar Volendam £1000000
Pierre Laurent Bastia £250000
Derek Lilley Greenock Morton £500000

Loans In

Player From  
Mark Hateley Queens Park Rangers  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Phil Masinga £500000
Tomas Brolin Free
Gary Speed Everton £3500000
Nigel Worthington Stoke City Free
John Lukic Arsenal Free
Gary McAllister Coventry City £3000000
John McClelland Darlington Free
Paul Beesley Manchester City £500000
Rob Bowman Rotherham United Free
Mark Tinkler York City £85000

Loans Out

Player To  
Paul Evans Bradford City  
Paul Shepherd Ayr United  

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