League lowdown: Luton Town

League lowdown: Luton Town

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.

 

Name: Luton Town

 

Nickname: The Hatters

 

Founded: 1885

 

Stadium: Kenilworth Road

 

Stadium capacity: 10,356

 

Distance from Elland Road: 162 miles

 

Manager/head coach: Graeme Jones

 

2018/19 league position: 1st (Sky Bet League One)

 

2018/19 top league goal scorer: James Collins (25)

 

2018/19 average league attendance: 9,516

 

2019/20 Championship title odds: 40/1

 

2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 4/1

 

Previous encounters: 47

 

Leeds United wins: 18

 

Draws: 15

 

Luton Town wins: 14

 

Last time at home: Leeds United 1 (Kandol 44) Luton 0- Saturday 1st September 2007 (League One)

 

Last time away: Luton 0 Leeds United 1 (Denton 23) – Tuesday 23rd August 2016 (League Cup)

 

Did you know: Luton Town were last a Championship side in 2007.  After numerous administrations and points deductions, Luton fell out of the Football League for the first time in 2010, but three promotions over the last nine years have seen them return to the second tier.

  

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