CITY 6 LEEDS UNITED 1
Full Members Cup 1st Round
14th October 1985
City Davies(15, 26 & 32), Power(88), Lillis(83), Baker(49)
Leeds Lorimer(62 pen)
City Nixon, Reid, Power, Clements, Johnson, May, Lillis, Baker, Davies, McNab, Simpson – used subs Tolmie(67), Melrose(51)
Manchester City watched by only 4,029 people, their lowest ever gate for a competitive match, cruised to a 6-1 victory over Leeds United in the Full Members Cup at Maine Road last night.
City’s previous lowest crowd was 8,015 for a 2nd Division match against Swindon Town in 1965.
Gordon Davies, in his second game for City was the star of the show, he scored a first half hat-trick then limped off early in the 2nd half.
ADAPTED FROM A REPORT IN THE TIMES PUBLISHED ON 15TH OCTOBER 1985