Leeds United

Leeds United Football Club: A Brief History and Overview. Leeds United Football Club, also known as the Whites, is a Leeds-based football club in West York, England. It was founded on October 17, 1919, and plays its home ground matches at Elland Road Ground which has a capacity of more than thirty-seven thousand people.

The Club is owned by Aser Group and 49ers Enterprises and is under the guidance of Head Coach Javi Gracia and under the chairmanship of Andrea Radizzani.

Leeds United Club competes in the Premier League, which is the highest level of the English Football League system. Leeds United has won the League Championship three times, clinched four second-division titles, lifted the FA Cup once, claimed the EFL Cup once, and triumphed in both the Charity Shield and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup twice.

The best period of the Club has been in the 1960s and 1970s under the leadership of Don Revie. The Club has not only been the winner in many famous tournaments but also runner-up in many such tournaments.

The Club has its main rivalries with Manchester United, West Yorkshire derbies, Millwall and Chelsea. The Club has faced many good and bad times under various mentorships such as Don Revie, Howard Wilkinson, Graham and O’Leary, Peter Ridsdale, Cellino, and Radrizzani till today.

The jersey of Leeds United is White Shirt, White Shorts, and white socks. Javi Gracia is the 39th club manager of Leeds United. The badge of Leeds United Features the White Rose of York, which is a symbol of Yorkshire.

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Leeds United Basic Details

OwnerAser Group, 49ers Enterprises, Andrea Radrizzani, Denise DeBartolo York
Home StadiumElland Road
ManagerJavi Gracia
Year of Establishment1919

Leeds United Achievement/Honours

Domestic League First Division31968-69,1973-74,1991-92
Domestic League Second Division41923-24,1963-64,1989-90,2019,20
FA Cup11971-72
League Cup11967-68
FA Charity Shield21969,1992
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup21967-68,1970-71
Source – wikipedia.org

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Leeds Current Players List

Player RolePlayer names
GoalkeeperIllan Meslier,Kristoffer Klaesson,Joel Robles,
DefendersLuke Ayling, Junior Firpo, Robin Koch, Liam Cooper, Stuart Dallas, Pascal Struijk, Rasmus Kristensen, Maximilian Wober, Diego Llorente, Leo Hjelde, Charlie Cresswell, Cody Drameh
MidfieldersAdam Forshaw, Brenden Aaronson, Marc Roca, Crysencio Summerville, Jack Harrison, Tyler Adams, Darko Gyabi, Luis Sinisterra, Weston Mckennie, Sam Greenwood, Archie Gray, Helder Costa, Daniel James, Lewis Bate, Alfie McCalmont, Stuart Mckinstry, Jamie Shackleton, Jack Jenkins, Ian Poveda
ForwardsPatrick Bamford,Rodrigo,Georginio Rutter,Wilfried Gnonto,Tyler Roberts,Joe Gelhardt