Leeds United's play-offs record in full including old format epic with history needed to go up

Leeds United’s bid for promotion now rests with the play-offs – in which the club’s record is not exactly great.

Daniel Farke’s Whites still had a chance snatching automatic promotion going into Saturday’s regular season final day but Leeds needed two results to go their way. Only a Whites win at home to Southampton coupled with a Huddersfield Town victory at Ipswich Town would have been enough – and Leeds got neither, falling to a 2-1 defeat as Ipswich saw off Huddersfield 2-0. It means Leeds are now heading for another crack at the play-offs, for what will be the sixth time in the club’s history. The first attempt came under the old format play-offs in the old Division Two – way back in 1987. But every try has ended in tears, meaning United will have to create club history to go up. Here, we run through every play-offs game that Leeds have had so far, in reverse order.

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