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General
Leeds City formed in 1904.
Leeds City disbanded in 1919.
Leeds United formed in 1919.
Leeds United turned professional in 1920.
Leeds United nickname is 'The Whites' or 'United' and were formerly known as 'The Peacocks'.
The first manager of a league football team in Leeds (City) was Gilbert Gillies.
The first manager of Leeds United was Arthur Fairclough.
Elland Road
The capacity is 40,242.
The pitch size is 65m x 105m.
Elland Road has seven main stands.
When in place at Elland Road the diamond shaped floodlights were the tallest in Europe at 260ft.
The East Stand at Elland Road has the largest cantilever stand in the world.
Undersoil heating at Elland Road consists of 59 miles of piping circling under the pitch.
The record attendance at Elland Road is 57,829 v Sunderland in the FA Cup R5 (replay) on 15/3/1967.
Record Receipts is 1,006,000. Everton v Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup semi-final, 9/4/95.
The West Stand at Elland Road was destroyed by fire on the 18th September 1956.
In 1971 a Gypsy was brought into Elland Road by Don Revie to lift a curse he believed was there.
Record Victories For Leeds United
In a league game is 8-0 v Leicester City, Div.One, April 1934.
In the FA Cup is 8-1 v Crystal Palace, Rd.3, Jan 1930.
In the FL Cup is 5-1 v Mansfield Town, Rd.2, Sept 1963.
In Europe is 10-0 v Lyn Oslo, European Cup Rd.1, leg 1, Sept 1969.
Record Defeats For Leeds United
In a league game is 1-8 v Stoke City, Div.One, Aug 1934.
In the FA Cup is 2-7 v Middlesbrough, Rd.3, leg 2, Jan 1946.
In the FL Cup is 0-7 v Arsenal, Rd.2, Sept 1979 &, 0-7 v West Ham Utd., Rd.3, Nov 1966.
In Europe is 0-4 v SK Lierse, UEFA Cup, Rd.1, leg 2, Sept. 1971.
The Players Records
To score the most goals in a season was John Charles (43) in 1953-54.
To score most goals in a single game was Gordon Hodgson (5) vs Leicester City, 1 October 1938.
To score most goals in his career at Leeds was Peter Lorimer (238) in 1965-79 and 1983-86.
Made record appearances in the league for Leeds was Jack Charlton (629) from 1952-73.
The record for all competition appearances is (773) Jack Charlton 1953-1973 and Billy Bremner 1959-1976.
The most Internationally capped player is Lucas Radebe with 69 caps for South Africa.
The oldest player to play for Leeds is Eddie Burbank at 41 years and 23 days.
The youngest player to play for Leeds is Peter Lorimer at 15 years and 289 days.
Albert Johanneson the South African Leeds winger was the first black player to play in a FA Cup final.
The Performance Records
Most goals scored in a season was (98) in Division 2, 1927-28.
Best start to a season was (29) games without defeat, from 25/8/73 to 23/2/74.
Most matches undefeated is (34) from 19/10/68 to 30/8/69.
Most home matches undefeated is (39) from 4/5/68 to 28/3/70.
Most away matches undefeated is (17) from 19/10/68 to 30/8/69
The longest run without a home win is (10) from 16/2/82 to 15/5/82.
The longest run without an away win is (26) from 18/3/39 to 30/8/47.
The most league wins on the trot is (9) from 26/9/31 to 21/11/31 (dates inclusive).
The most league defeats on the trot is (6) from 26/4/47 to 26/5/47 (dates inclusive).
The most league matches without a win is (17) from 18/1/47 to 23/8/47.
The most home wins on the trot is (13) from 9/11/68 to 13/8/69
The most away wins on the trot is (8) from 21/9/63 to 28/12/63.
Other
European Cup semi, Hampden Park, Celtic v Leeds produced the British record crowd of 136,505, 15/4/70.
Near tragedy for Leeds after the teams plane crashed on Monday 30/3/98, coming back from West Ham.
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