Enjoy these rarely seen photos from Leeds United's 5-1 demolition of Manchester United in February 1972. PIC: Varley Picture Agency
Enjoy these rarely seen photos from Leeds United's 5-1 demolition of Manchester United in February 1972. PIC: Varley Picture Agency

Memories from Leeds United's 5-1 demolition of Manchester United

"Easy, easy," was the chant from the Elland Road faithful.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Friday, 17th July 2020, 8:29 am

The demolition of the Red Devils in front of more than 45,000 fans at Elland Road in February 1972 was a sign of how far Don Revie’s side had come. Newspaper scribes described Leeds United's performance as “a golden second-half display that glittered with goals”. Enjoy these rarely-seen photos, published courtesy of Varley Picture Agency, documenting the famous victory. READ MORE: The ups and downs of Leeds United's Elland Road down the decades

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