1991-1992 – “Evening Post” away shirt – Number 2

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The Shirt

Manufacturer: Umbro

Sponsor: Evening Post

Season worn: 1991/1992

Competitions: Division 1, FA Cup, League Cup, Zenith Data Systems Cup

Player shirt features: Embroidered club badge, embroidered manufacturers logo, embroidered football league patches, stitched numbers

An extremely rare number 2 shirt worn by Mel Sterland. The shirt was also worn by Jon Newsome when he scored away to Sheffield united on the day that Leeds became champions of England.


Division 1 1991/1992

Games played: 42 (won 22, drawn 16, lost 4)

Finished: 1st

Domestic Cup Competitions 1991/1992

FA Cup: 3rd Round

League Cup: 5th Round

Zenith Data Systems Cup: Northern 2nd Round


The Players

Name: Mel Sterland

Seasons: 1989 – 1993

Games: 146

Goals: 20

Honours: Division 2 title winner 1989/90, Division 1 title winner 1991/92, Charity Shield winner 1992/93

Signed from: Glasgow Rangers (£600,000)

Left for: Boston United (free)

Sterland is number 35 in the 100 Greatest Leeds Players list.

 

Name: Jon Newsome

Seasons: 1991 – 1994

Games: 72

Goals: 3

Honours: Division 1 title winner 1991/92, Charity Shield winner 1992/93

Signed from: Sheffield Wednesday (£150,000)

Left for: Norwich City (£1,000000)