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    LEEDS UNITED SCORED THEIR FIRST VICTORY AT MAINE ROAD FOR 33 YEARS TODAY (SATURDAY) WITH A 2-1 WIN OVER MANCHESTER CITY.

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    LEEDS UNITED SCORED THEIR FIRST VICTORY AT MAINE ROAD FOR 33 YEARS TODAY (SATURDAY) WITH A 2-1 WIN OVER MANCHESTER CITY. MICK JONES, WHO HAS BEEN OVERLOOKED FOR ENGLISH TEAM SELECTION SO FAR THIS SEASON, WON THE MATCH FOR LEEDS WITH A HEADER FROM A CENTRE BY LORIMER.

    THE LEEDS DEFENCE WAS THE MAIN BACKBONE BEHIND THE LEAGUE CHAMPION'S WIN. IN THE FIRST HALF THEY WITHSTOOD TREMENDOUS PRESSURE FROM CITY'S FORWARDS...IN PARTICULAR LEE WHO WAS ALWAYS DANGEROUS. THE TEAMS WERE:
    MANCHESTER CITY: 1 MULHEARN; 2 BOOK, 3 PARDOE: 4 DOYLE, 5 BOOTH, 6 OAKES: 7 SUMMERBEE, 8 BELL, 9 LEE, 10 YOUNG, 11. BOWYER. SUBS 12 OWN.

    LEEDS UNITED: 1 SPRAKE: 2 REANEY, 3 COOPER: 4 BREMNER, 5 CHARLTON, 6 HUNTER: 7 LORIMER, 8 MADELEY, 9 JONES, 10 GILES, 11 GRAY. SUBS 12 YORATH.

    LEEDS SCORED FIRST. IN THE NINETEENTH MINUTE OF THE MATCH GRAY'S SHOT WAS DEFLECTED BY A CITY DEFENDER INTO THE NET. THE HOME SIDE MANAGED TO EQUALISE IN THE 56TH MINUTE FROM A PENALTY SHOT AFTER COOPER HANDLED THE BALL.

    CITY PRESSED STRONGLY FOR THE WINNING GOAL AFTER THIS BUT LEEDS CAME BACK THROUGH MICK JONES. THE VICTORY PUT LEEDS ONLY THREE POINTS BEHIND FIRST DIVISION LEADERS EVERTON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA44ZNAGLIZDKMLT1ZOJNOAKETG
    Media URN:
    VLVA44ZNAGLIZDKMLT1ZOJNOAKETG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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