Leeds United F.C.

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Leeds United A.F.C.
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Full nameLeeds United Association Football Club
Nickname(s)The Peacocks, United, The Whites
Founded1919
GroundElland Road
Ground Capacity37000
OwnerAser Group Holding (90%)
49ers Enterprises (10%)[1]
ChairmanAndrea Radrizzani
Head coachMarcelo Bielsa
LeaguePremier League
2019-20EFL Championship, 1st (Champions)

Leeds United Football Club are an English Association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire.[2] 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.[3]

Leeds United won the League Cup in 1968.

Leeds United won the FA Cup in 1972[4]

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. "San Francisco 49ers Enterprises Become Minority Investor". Leeds United Football Club. 24 May 2018. Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. Soccerway.com, Leeds United AFC; retrieved 2012-7-16.
  3. Leeds United, Club history; retrieved 2012-7-16.
  4. Soccerway.com, Leeds United AFC Trophies; retrieved 2012-7-16.

Other websites[change | change source]

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