Venue: Turf Moor,
Competition: First Division.
Referee: Mr C.H.
It was the
Saturday before Christmas when United visited Turf Moor lying in twenty-first
position in the League.
was played in atrocious conditions, and was a poor footballing
spectacle indeed. The Clarets were by far the better team in the first half and
they created nearly all of the chances, but just could not get the ball in the net.
Jack Charlton was the mainstay of the
the game went on, the more
Burnley finished up as Champions of the First Division with fifty-five points, while United failed to improve on their position going into this game and finished with a meagre thirty points, four better than bottom club Luton Town but unfortunately one less than Nottingham Forest and so suffered relegation.
Back Row: Jimmy Ashall (2), Archie Gibson (6), Royden Wood (1), Jack Charlton (5),
Grenville Hair (3).
Front Row: Billy Humphreys, Chris Crowe (10), Don Revie (8), Wilbur Cush (4) Captain,
Back Row: Alex Elder (3), Jimmy Robson (10), Tommy Cummings (2), Adam Blacklaw (1),
Brian Miller (5), Bobby Seith (4), Ray Pointer (9).
Front Row: John Connelly (7), Jimmy McIlroy (8), Jimmy Adamson (4) Captain,
Brian Pilkington (11), Trevor Meredith (12)
Leeds scorer Leeds Keeper Ted Burgin Leeds Right-Back Terry Caldwell Leeds Right-Winger