LEEDS UNITED    1970/71
      Fairs Cup

Leeds qualified for the Fairs Cup by League position having finished as runner-up to Everton in the First Division in 1969/70.   

1st Round 
1st Leg Tue Sep 15 Sarpsborg (Norway) Home Won 1-0
2nd Leg Tue Sep 29 Sarpsborg Away Won 5-0
Won 6-0 on aggregate.
2nd Round 
1st Leg Wed Oct 21 Dynamo Dresden (East Germany) Home Won 1-0
2nd Leg Wed Nov 4 Dynamo Dresden Away Lost 1-2
Won on away goals after finishing 2-2 on aggregate.
3rd Round 
1st Leg Wed Dec 2 Sparta Prague (Czechoslovakia) Home Won 6-0
2nd Leg Wed Dec 9 Sparta Prague Away Won 3-2
Won 9-2 on aggregate.
4th Round 
1st Leg Wed Mar 10 Vitoria Setubal (Portugal) Home Won 2-1
2nd Leg Wed Mar 24 Vitoria Setubal Away Drew 1-1
Won 3-2 on aggregate.
1st Leg Wed Apr 14 Liverpool (England) Away Won 1-0
2nd Leg Wed Apr 28 Liverpool Home Drew 0-0
Won 1-0 on aggregate.
1st Leg* Fri May 28 Juventus (Italy) Away Drew 2-2
2nd Leg Thu Jun 3 Juventus Home Drew 1-1
Won on away goals after finishing 3-3 on aggregate.

* The initial attempt to play the first Leg of the Fairs Cup Final at the Stadio Comunale in Turin between Juventus and Leeds was played on Wednesday May 26th but was abandoned after 57 minutes after torrential rain had left the pitch unplayable. The score was 0-0 at the time - match void. The fixture was re-staged two days later.



The city of Leeds
has hosted two clubs in the Football League -
Leeds City until their expulsion and then Leeds United.
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