Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds United's 6-1 demolition of Bradford City at Elland Road in May 2001. PIC: Gareth Copley/PA

When six star Leeds United silenced the fighting Bantams

It was the day Leeds United hit Bradford for six and left the visitors fighting among themselves.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Thursday, 12th May 2022, 9:25 am
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2022, 9:53 am

The Elland Road faithful basked in a 6-1 derby win at Elland Road in May 2001 and also enjoyed a punch-up between two Bantam heavyweights. City's Stuart McCall and Andy Myers took out their frustrations on one another just before the break, leaving the former sporting a nasty cut beneath his left eye. By that point Leeds were already 5-1 ahead thanks to goals from Mark Viduka, Ian Harte, Eirik Bakke, Alan Smith and Harry Kewell before Lee Bowyer added insult to injury six minutes from time. "It's important to finish off the season well," insisted Leeds United manager David O'Leary. "We're all suffering from a bit of frustration I think," reflected Bradford boss Jim Jefferies. 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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