Leeds United Championship 1974

1974 - Second League Championship for Leeds in 1974

Leeds also reached the final of the European Cup Winners’ Cup against Italian club A.C. Milan at the Kaftanzoglio Stadium, where they were beaten 1–0 following some controversial refereeing. Revie was offered the manager’s role at Everton in the summer but chose to remain at Leeds. They won the First Division with a five-point lead over second-placed Liverpool. Revie chose to take the job of England national team manager at the end of the 1973–74 season.

In his 13 years in charge, Revie guided Leeds to two Football League First Division titles, one FA Cup, one League Cup, two Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, one Football League Second Division title, and one Charity Shield. He also guided them to three more FA Cup Finals, two more FA Cup Semi-finals, one more Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final and one Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Semi-final, one European Cup Winners’ Cup Final, and one European Cup Semi-final. The team also finished second in the Football League First Division five times, third once, and fourth twice. In a survey of leading football writers, historians, and academics by Total Sport magazine, Revie’s Leeds United was voted as one of the 50 greatest football teams of all time.