WALES 1 YUGOSLAVIA 1 – 1976 European Championship Quarter Final 2nd Leg, Ninian Park Cardiff – 22nd May 1976

Wales could be excused for their disappointing Home Internationals campaign, as they alone of the sides involved had bigger fish to fry in May 1976. The lone representative from these Isles in the European Championship quarter finals faced an uphill task as they tried to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg in Zagreb,

BAYERN MUNICH 2 LEEDS UNITED 0 – 1975 European Cup Final, Parc des Princes, Paris 28th May 1975

There is little doubt that the Leeds United side from 1965-1975 was one of the greatest the world has ever seen. Not as captivating as the Brazilian side of 1970 and not as successful as the Liverpool side of the 70’s and 80’s but for a ten-year period were as dominant a force as there

AC MILAN 1 LEEDS UNITED 0 1973 European Cup Winners Cup Final Kaftanzoglio Stadium, Salonika 16th May 1973

(This piece was originally posted on ClarkeOneNil) It’s hard to imagine a side entering a European Final in such low spirits, but as Leeds United entered the field of play at the Kaftanzoglio Stadium in Salonika for their Cup Winners Cup Final against AC Milan, the clouds hanging over the side were as heavy as those