On This Day: Six different scorers as Leeds United hit Premier League visitors Bradford City for six

SIX different scorers netted for Leeds United on this day back in 2001 as Bradford City were hammered 6-1 in the days when the Bantams were in the Premier League.

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 3:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 3:20 pm

Bradford currently sit 15th in League Two but back in 2001 the Bantams were in their second consecutive season in English football's top flight having survived the 1999-2000 campaign by finishing 17th under Paul Jewell.

The Bantams ensured they would stay up on the final day but the Yorkshire outfit would be relegated the following season after Jim Jefferies replaced the sacked Chris Hutchings.

Their Yorkshire derby at Elland Road provided their penultimate test of the season but the Bantams were hit for six as Mark Viduka, Ian Harte, Eirik Bakke, Alan Smith, Harry Kewell and Lee Bowyer all bagged a goal apiece.

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OUT IN FRONT: Leeds United forward Mark Viduka, one of six different scorers for the Whites, is challenged by Jamie Lawrence in the 6-1 rout of Bradford City at Elland Road of May 13, 2001. Picture by Alex Livesey/ALLSPORT via Getty Images.

Ashley Ward netted the sole strike for the visitors to make the scoreline 2-1 in the 22nd minute but David O'Leary's side ran riot in what remains the last league fixture between the two sides.

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Thank you Laura Collins