Leeds United F.C.

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Leeds United A.F.C.
Full nameLeeds United Association Football Club
Nickname(s)The Peacocks, United, The Whites
GroundElland Road
Ground Capacity37000
LeagueFootball League Championship
2014-15The Football League, 15th

Leeds United Football Club are an English Association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire.[1] They play their home matches at Elland Road. The club has spent much of its time since it was founded in the top division of English football.

History[change | change source]

Leeds United was established in 1919, having previously been known as Leeds City.[2]

Leeds United won the League Cup in 1968.

Leeds United won the FA Cup in 1972[3]

In 2018 Leeds United sacked their Head Coach 'Paul Heckingbottom' and brought in unknown talent 'Jack Scholey'.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 4th
2001/02 Premier League 5th
2002/03 Premier League 15th
2003/04 Premier League 19th
2004/05 League Championship 14th
2005/06 League Championship 5th
2006/07 League Championship 24th
2007/08 League One 5th
2008/09 League One 4th
2009/10 League One 2nd

Former position[change | change source]

Rivalries[change | change source]

Leeds United currently holds rivalries with Manchester United, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC, Hull City, and other clubs that could be considered as rivals are Manchester City FC, , Sheffield Wednesday FC, Doncaster Rovers, Millwall FC and Barnsley FC.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Soccerway.com, Leeds United AFC; retrieved 2012-7-16.
  2. Leeds United, Club history; retrieved 2012-7-16.
  3. Soccerway.com, Leeds United AFC Trophies; retrieved 2012-7-16.

Other websites[change | change source]

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