The season Leeds United finished as bridesmaids once more

It was the season which saw Leeds United finish as bridesmaids once more.

Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 6:00 am
Enjoy these memories from the 1966/67 season. PIC: Varley Picture Agency
Enjoy these memories from the 1966/67 season. PIC: Varley Picture Agency

Having finished second in the league and runners up in the Inter Cities Fairs Cup the previous season the 1966/67 campaign again proved a case of so close yet so far. This time the Whites finished fourth in the league, reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup and lost the final of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup over two legs against Dinamo Zagreb. Enjoy these photos, published courtesy of Varley Picture Agency, charting the story of the season on and off the pitch. READ MORE: The ups and downs of Leeds United's Elland Road down the decades

The squad line up for a pre-season photocall ahead of the season which kicked off with a 1-1 draw against a Glasgow Select XI in the Glasgow Charity Cup.
Leeds United demolished DWS Amsterdam 5-1 at Elland Road in the second leg of the round 2 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup clash in October 1966. Albert Johanneson bagged a hat-trick.

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Leeds players including Jack Charlton and Paul Reaney find time to deliver Christmas turkeys in December 1966.
Players including Billy Bremner and Norman Hunter give the thumbs up after being drawn against Crystal Palace in the third round of the FA Cup at Elland Road,
Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck joined in a training session with the Leeds United squad.
Bobby Collins leaves Leeds United in February 1967. He signed for Bury having made 149 league appearances for the Whites during his five year spell with the club.
Albert Johanneson in action against Sunderland in an FA Cup fifth round replay at Elland Road. The game finished 1-1 after extra time with John Giles scoring for the Whites.
Big Jack Charlton looks at an x-ray on an injured big toe.
Peter Lorimer is mobbed by teammates after scoring the only goal of the game against Chelsea at Elland Road in April 1967.
Paul Reaney took time out from training to open fruiterer and florist Barry Stocks shop in April 1967.
Billy Bremner reacts after Leeds United beat Bologna on the toss of a coin in the Inter Cities Fairs Cup fourth round. The tie had finished 1-1 after two legs.
A Rod Belfitt hat-trick helped Leeds United beat Kilmarnock 4-2 at Elland Road in the Inter Cities Fairs Cup semi final first leg. John Giles also scored from the penalty spot. The teams drew 0-0 in the second leg.
A disappointed Billy Bremner at full time of the second leg of the Inter Cities Fairs Cup against Dynamo Zagreb. The Whites lost 2-0 on aggregate.
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