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 1979-1980:

Comp.DateOpponentsScoreScorersTeamOpponents' ScorersCrowdHalf-Time Score

CL 1/42

18-08-1979

Everton (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 2/42

21-08-1979

Huddersfield Town (a)

1-1 (D)

Balcombe (68')

Team

Unknown

Unknown

0-0

CL 3/42

25-08-1979

Derby County (h)

1-0 (W)

Matthews (78')

Team

Unknown

0-0

CL 4/42

01-09-1979

Nottingham Forest (a)

2-1 (W)

Balcombe 2

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 5/42

08-09-1979

Liverpool (h)

2-6 (L)

Thomas, Unknown OG

Team

Cohen 12' McGarvey 3 (22' 42' ?) Halsall Heighway (46')

Unknown

Unknown

CL 6/42

15-09-1979

Sheffield Wednesday (a)

2-3 (L)

Hawley Hamson

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 7/42

19-09-1979

Preston North End (h)

2-0 (W)

Fozzard Matthews (pen)

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 8/42

22-09-1979

Bolton Wanderers (h)

2-1 (W)

Daly (15') Connor (47')

Team

Unknown

Unknown

1-1

CL 9/42

29-09-1979

Manchester City (a)

0-2 (L)

Team

Silkman Lee

Unknown

0-0

CL 10/42

06-10-1979

Sheffield United (a)

3-0 (W)

Balcombe 2 Harris

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 11/42

10-10-1979

Huddersfield Town (h)

0-0 (D)

Team

Unknown

0-0

CL 12/42

13-10-1979

Blackpool (h)

4-2 (W)

Connor 2 Thomas 2

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

2-1

CL 13/42

20-10-1979

Newcastle United (a)

2-0 (W)

Bennett McGhie (85')

Team

Unknown

1-0

CL 14/42

24-10-1979

Manchester United (a)

0-1 (L)

Team

Houston (88')

Unknown

0-0

CL 15/42

27-10-1979

Blackburn Rovers (h)

1-2 (L)

Thomas (43')

Team

Unknown (25') Unknown (28')

Unknown

1-2

CL 16/42

03-11-1979

Everton (a)

1-2 (L)

Thomas

Team

Veradi Quinn

Unknown

Unknown

CL 17/42

10-11-1979

Coventry City (h)

1-5 (L)

Thomas

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 18/42

17-11-1979

West Bromwich Albion (a)

1-3 (L)

Balcombe (22')

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

1-1

CL 19/42

24-11-1979

Bury (h)

2-0 (W)

Chandler (35') Hankin (67')

Team

Unknown

1-0

CL 20/42

01-12-1979

Burnley (a)

1-2 (L)

Thomas

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 21/42

08-12-1979

Aston Villa (h)

4-3 (W)

Bennett (49') Hankin 2 (76' 80') Chandler (85')

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown (pen)

Unknown

0-2

CL 22/42

21-12-1979

Wolverhampton Wanderers (h)

1-3 (L)

Thomas

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

0-2

CL 23/42

29-12-1979

Derby County (a)

1-2 (L)

Howard (52')

Team

Unknown (50') Unknown (85')

Unknown

0-0

CL 24/42

12-01-1980

Nottingham Forest (h)

1-2 (L)

Butterworth (69')

Team

Unknown (47') O'Hare (55')

Unknown

0-0

CL 25/42

19-01-1980

Liverpool (a)

0-2 (L)

Team

McGarvey (6') Russell (42')

Unknown

0-2

CL 26/42

09-02-1980

Bolton Wanderers (a)

0-3 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

0-1

CL 27/42

16-02-1980

Manchester City (h)

1-1 (D)

Matthews (57')

Team

Unknown

Unknown

0-1

CL 28/42

23-02-1980

Blackpool (a)

1-1 (D)

Entwistle (48')

Team

Unknown (67')

Unknown

0-0

CL 29/42

01-03-1980

Newcastle United (h)

0-0 (D)

Team

Unknown

0-0

CL 30/42

08-03-1980

Blackburn Rovers (a)

1-3 (L)

Balcombe

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

1-1

CL 31/42

14-03-1980

Sheffield United (h)

0-0 (D)

Team

Unknown

0-0

CL 32/42

22-03-1980

Coventry City (a)

2-3 (L)

Balcombe Greenhoff

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 33/42

29-03-1980

West Bromwich Albion (h)

1-4 (L)

Thomas (30')

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

1-2

CL 34/42

31-03-1980

Stoke City (a)

2-2 (D)

Harris Fozzard (80')

Team

Unknown Unknown (88')

Unknown

0-0

CL 35/42

05-04-1980

Manchester United (h)

1-4 (L)

Harris

Team

Moran Lynam 2 Grimes

Unknown

Unknown

CL 36/42

07-04-1980

Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)

0-1 (L)

Team

Unknown (25')

Unknown

0-1

CL 37/42

12-04-1980

Burnley (h)

1-2 (L)

Hamson (pen)

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 38/42

19-04-1980

Bury (a)

0-0 (D)

Team

Unknown

0-0

CL 39/42

23-04-1980

Sheffield Wednesday (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 40/42

26-04-1980

Stoke City (h)

1-2 (L)

Howard

Team

Unknown Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 41/42

29-04-1980

Preston North End (a)

0-1 (L)

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

CL 42/42

03-05-1980

Aston Villa (a)

1-1 (D)

Reynard

Team

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Central League 1979-80: Position 20th

Pos.TeamPlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints

1

Liverpool

42

21

14

7

92

46

56

2

Coventry City

42

23

9

10

96

57

55

3

Nottingham Forest

42

22

10

10

69

44

54

4

Manchester United

42

20

13

9

70

46

53

5

West Bromwich Albion

42

18

15

9

73

49

51

6

Everton

42

20

10

12

73

46

50

7

Wolverhampton Wanderers

42

21

8

13

70

46

50

8

Aston Villa

42

16

15

11

59

47

47

9

Burnley

42

18

10

14

46

49

46

10

Manchester City

42

15

15

12

62

56

45

11

Derby County

42

14

16

12

59

57

44

12

Sheffield Wednesday

42

18

7

17

68

61

43

13

Stoke City

42

11

17

14

45

49

39

14

Blackpool

42

13

12

17

60

68

38

15

Huddersfield Town

42

14

10

18

58

66

38

16

Newcastle United

42

14

10

18

41

55

38

17

Blackburn Rovers

42

14

7

21

60

85

35

18

Bury

42

13

8

21

49

86

34

19

Preston North End

42

10

11

21

42

69

31

20

Leeds United

42

9

9

24

47

75

27

21

Bolton Wanderers

42

8

10

24

45

75

26

22

Sheffield United

42

7

10

25

47

99

24