Enjoy these photo memories from Leeds United's 4-1 win against Nottingham Forest in April 2011. PIC: Simon Hulme
Enjoy these photo memories from Leeds United's 4-1 win against Nottingham Forest in April 2011. PIC: Simon Hulme

The day Leeds United felled the Forest

It proved a second half to remember for the Elland Road faithful.

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Leeds United scored four second-half goals to defeat 10-man Nottingham Forest in April 2011 after a feisty contest at Elland Road. Forest dominated the first half but had Chris Cohen sent off after challenging George McCartney for a loose ball. Jonny Howson put Leeds in front from close range after the restart before Luciano Becchio headed a second goal. Garath McCleary pulled one back for the visitors with a superb curling effort but Max Gradel then struck with an 18-yard shot and fired home a rebound close to the end. The Whites would go on to win just one of their seven remaining league games finishing the campaign in seventh position, three points and a place behind Nottingham Forest. READ MORE: 16 of the most iconic Leeds United photos of all time LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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