How Revie's record breaking Leeds United won the First Division title

It was the season that proved to be record-breaking for Leeds United on the way to being crowned as First Division champions.

Sunday, 28th June 2020, 6:00 am
Enjoy these memories from the 1968/69 season. PIC: Varley Picture Agency
Enjoy these memories from the 1968/69 season. PIC: Varley Picture Agency

The Whites set a number of records during the 1968-1969 campaign including most points (67), most wins (27), fewest defeats (2), and most home points (39); a still-unbroken club record is their 34 match unbeaten run that extended into the following season. These rarely-seen photos, a mix from the YEP archive, Getty and others published courtesy of Varley Picture Agency, feature highlights from a season to remember. READ MORE: The Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final win which silenced Leeds United's critics

Goalkeepers David Harvey and Gary Sprake with Jack Charlton pictured in August 1968.
Albert Johanneson during pre-season training in August 1968.

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Jack Charlton in action against Manchester City at Maine Road in September 1968.
A room full of media for a Leeds United press conference.
Striker Mick Jones in action against Arsenal at Highbury in December 1969. He finished as United's leading goalscorer that season with 17.
The Whites secured the title in April 1969 with a goalless draw 0-0 draw with challengers Liverpool at Anfield, whose supporters congratulated the Leeds team.
Mick Jones and Norman Hunter (right) celebrate after wrapping up the First Division title at Anfield.
Having already won the league at Anfield, the Whites beat Nottingham Forest on the final day of these season at Elland Road thanks to this John Giles goal.
Gary Sprake and Paul Madeley parade he trophy around the Elland Road pitch.
Striker Mick Jones kisses the silverware as Leeds United are presented with the First Division trophy.
Captain Billy Bremener is held aloft by teammates as he shows off the First Division trophy.
Don Revie addresses Leeds United fans at civic reception.
Enjoy these memories from Leeds United 1968-69 season. PIC: Varley Picture Agency
Captain Billy Bremner lifts the First Division trophy with manager Don Revie at this side during the civic reception.
Share your memories of Leeds United winning the First Division title in 1968/69 with Andrew Hutchinson via email at: [email protected] or tweet him - @AndyHutchYPN