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Leeds United 3-0 West Ham

1st Division    1970-71
Elland Road   42,677
1Peter Grotier    
2Billy Bonds    
3Frank Lampard    
4Peter Bennett    
5Alan Stephenson    
6Bobby Moore    
7Clyde Best    
8Trevor Brooking    
9Geoff Hurst    
10Jimmy Greaves    
11Bobby Howe    
 PosTable as at 26 Aug 1970PlWHDHLHFHAHWADALAFAAAPts
1Leeds United420062200308
2Manchester City411020110216
5Derby County420040101546
6Nottingham Forest411053020115
8Tottenham Hotspur401124110304
9West Bromwich Albion411052011464
10Coventry City410111101224
11Crystal Palace410111020114
12Huddersfield Town420061002054
14Stoke City411030002273
15Newcastle United411043002043
16West Ham United402022011253
18Manchester United401101101243
19Wolverhampton Wanderers400227101332
22Ipswich Town401102011022
match review copied from the WHU v Southampton programme dated 31 August 1970


We gained little satisfaction from our League match v Leeds United at Elland Road last Wednesday, when the Yorkshire club retained their 100 per cent record to become clear leaders of the table.

We opened well; a clearance off the line in the fourth minute was followed by a great save from Sprake after an excellent upfield move. However, United fought back and twice struck the woodwork.

We seemed likely to remain on level terms at the breather, until a penalty-kick awarded for hands gave Leeds a margin that they increased ten minutes after the interval, and from thence onwards we were hard put.

A minute from the end came the third goal of an unwelcome defeat.

. . . So, we have still to gain our first point at Elland Road since Leeds' return to the First Division seven years ago.

FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Div. I Aug. 16 v Leeds United at Elland Road

Leeds Utd.: Sprake, Madeley, Cooper, Bates, Charlton, Hunter, Lorimer, Clarke, Jones, Giles (Belfitt), Gray.

West Ham Utd.: Grotier, Bonds, Lampard, Bennett, Stephenson, Moore (capt.), Best, Brooking, Hurst, Greaves, Howe.

03 (H.T. 0I). Scorers: Giles (44), Jones (53), Belfitt (88).
42.677. Referee: J. Taylor (Wolverhampton).

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