Leeds United F.C. History
Leeds United F.C. History : Foreword
1919-29 - The Twenties
1930-39 - The Thirties
1939-46 - The War Years
1947-49 - Post War Depression
1949-57 - The Reign of King John
1957-63 - From Charles to Revie
1961-75 - The Revie Years
1975-82 - The Downward Spiral
1982-88 - The Dark Years
1988-96 - The Wilko Years
1996-04 - The Rollercoaster Ride
2004-17 - Down Among The Deadmen
100 Greatest LUFC Players Ever
Greatest Leeds United Games
Players' Profiles
Managers' Profiles
Leeds City F.C. History
Leeds City F.C. Player and Manager Profiles
Leeds United/City Statistics
Leeds United/City Captains
Leeds United/City Friendlies and Other Games
Leeds United/City Reserves and Other Teams

Leeds United 1955-1956:

Comp.DateOpponentsScoreScorersTeamOpponents' ScorersCrowdHalf-Time Score

CL 1/42

20-08-1955

Bury (h)

1-2 (L)

Lydon

Team

Gledall Williams

Unknown

Unknown

CL 2/42

27-08-1955

Barnsley (a)

2-0 (W)

Woodhouse Ripley

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 3/42

29-08-1955

Preston North End (h)

2-3 (L)

Woodhouse Forrest

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 4/42

03-09-1955

Everton (h)

1-2 (L)

Woodhouse

Team

Lewis 2 (10' 20')

Unknown

0-2

CL 5/42

06-09-1955

Burnley (a)

0-1 (L)

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 6/42

10-09-1955

West Bromwich Albion (a)

1-3 (L)

Jones

Team

Whitehouse 2 Crowshaw

Unknown

Unknown

CL 7/42

14-09-1955

Preston North End (a)

2-0 (W)

Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 8/42

17-09-1955

Derby County (h)

3-0 (W)

McConnell Crowe Overfield

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 9/42

19-09-1955

Sheffield United (a)

1-2 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 10/42

24-09-1955

Newcastle United (a)

0-3 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 11/42

01-10-1955

Manchester United (h)

0-4 (L)

Team

Whelan 3 Charlton

Unknown

Unknown

CL 12/42

08-10-1955

Bolton Wanderers (a)

1-3 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 13/42

15-10-1955

Chesterfield (h)

0-0 (D)

Team

Unknown

0-0

CL 14/42

22-10-1955

Liverpool (a)

2-3 (L)

Unknown Unknown

Team

Dickson 2 Melia

2,769

Unknown

CL 15/42

29-09-1955

Stoke City (h)

6-0 (W)

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 16/42

05-11-1955

Aston Villa (a)

0-4 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 17/42

12-11-1955

Wolverhampton Wanderers (h)

3-1 (W)

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 18/42

19-11-1955

Manchester City (a)

1-4 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 19/42

26-11-1955

Sheffield Wednesday (h)

0-1 (L)

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 20/42

03-12-1955

Huddersfield Town (a)

2-1 (W)

Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 21/42

10-12-1955

Blackburn Rovers (h)

2-2 (D)

Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 22/42

17-12-1955

Bury (a)

1-4 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 23/42

24-12-1955

Barnsley (h)

5-2 (W)

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 24/42

27-12-1955

Sheffield United (h)

3-1 (W)

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 25/42

31-12-1955

Everton (a)

2-3 (L)

Forrest 2 (43' 70')

Team

Farrell 48' Tomlinson Kirby

Unknown

1-0

CL 26/42

14-01-1956

West Bromwich Albion (h)

4-3 (W)

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 27/42

21-01-1956

Derby County (a)

1-1 (D)

Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 28/42

11-02-1956

Manchester United (a)

1-3 (L)

Forrest

Team

Doherty (2) Webster

Unknown

Unknown

CL 29/42

18-02-1956

Bolton Wanderers (h)

2-1 (W)

Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 30/42

03-03-1956

Liverpool (h)

1-1 (D)

Unknown

Team

(og)

Unknown

Unknown

CL 31/42

10-03-1956

Stoke City (a)

2-3 (L)

Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 32/42

17-03-1956

Aston Villa (h)

1-3 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 33/42

24-03-1956

Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)

1-5 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 34/42

30-03-1956

Blackpool (h)

1-1 (D)

Unknown

Team

Booth

Unknown

Unknown

CL 35/42

31-03-1956

Manchester City (h)

1-3 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 36/42

02-04-1956

Blackpool (a)

1-6 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 37/42

07-04-1956

Sheffield Wednesday (a)

1-3 (L)

Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 38/42

11-04-1956

Newcastle United (h)

8-3 (W)

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 39/42

14-04-1956

Huddersfield Town (h)

3-3 (D)

Forrest (10') Crowe Henderson (pen)

Team

Bates (30') Watson (39') Marriott

Unknown

Unknown

CL 40/42

21-04-1956

Blackburn Rovers (a)

0-2 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 41/42

25-04-1956

Chesterfield (a)

0-1 (L)

Team

Sowden

Unknown

Unknown

CL 42/42

28-04-1956

Burnley (h)

2-1 (W)

Forrest Gunby

Team

Milner

Unknown

Unknown

Central League 1955-56: Position 20th

Pos.TeamPlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints

1

Manchester United

42

30

8

4

117

33

68

2

Liverpool

42

26

11

5

96

57

63

3

Everton

42

24

9

9

82

50

57

4

Blackpool

42

21

9

12

85

56

51

5

Sheffield Wednesday

42

19

11

12

78

59

49

6

West Bromwich Albion

42

18

10

14

86

75

46

7

Wolverhampton Wanderers

42

21

3

18

98

75

45

8

Sheffield United

42

17

8

17

58

55

42

9

Aston Villa

42

14

14

14

69

66

42

10

Bury

42

17

8

17

75

87

42

11

Burnley

42

15

11

16

72

76

41

12

Preston North End

42

14

13

15

50

59

41

13

Huddersfield Town

42

15

10

17

73

78

40

14

Blackburn Rovers

42

15

9

18

63

73

39

15

Bolton Wanderers

42

14

11

17

44

51

39

16

Newcastle United

42

13

9

20

72

84

35

17

Stoke City

42

10

14

18

52

76

34

18

Manchester City

42

14

4

24

72

91

32

19

Derby County

42

9

14

19

44

80

32

20

Leeds United

42

12

6

24

71

92

30

21

Barnsley

42

11

7

24

71

92

29

22

Chesterfield

42

9

9

24

49

83

27