Including Norman Hunter v Francis Lee

29 November ~ Leeds United face Championship leaders Derby County today, a match that immediately brings to mind their battles for the First Division title in the 1970s. However, one of the most memorable meetings came in the 1975-76 season, when they finished fourth and fifth. Reigning champions Derby had just beaten Real Madrid 4-1 at the Baseball Ground in the European Cup, but Leeds went ahead through a Trevor Cherry header. Archie Gemmill levelled before Charlie George scored a penalty to put the home team ahead. Then came the most famous moment, as Francis Lee and Norman Hunter exchanged punches off the ball and were sent off. Duncan McKenzie made it 2-2 but substitute Roger Davies sealed the win for Derby with a superb late goal.

Related articles

Being an away fan in the home end requires a special kind of supporter
No other creature in nature has to master the intricacies of camouflage as completely as an away fan wishing in potentially hostile territory, as...
Naive and negative Thomas Christiansen was not Leeds’ only recent mistake
Embed from Getty Images // New manager Paul Heckingbottom feels like a good fit at Elland Road but poor player recruitment means he’ll be...
Dalglish & Rush, Summerbee & Lee, Warboys & Bannister – where have the great duos gone?
Embed from Getty Images // There was a time when strike partnerships rolled off the tongue like superheroes and clubs even thought foreign...