Rewind to 1967

Yorkshire grit vs flash Cockneys

December 19, 2012
By Jon Carter
(Archive)
Fuelled, in part, by the North-South divide and the two clubs becoming title challengers in the 1960s, the rivalry between Leeds United and Chelsea has burned fiercely ever since. After a serious of bruising encounters at a time when referees were far more lenient than today, the two played out one of the roughest games in history in the 1970 FA Cup replay at Old Trafford, but the rivalry started a little before that.

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