Leeds United on This Day: History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

Leeds United on This Day: History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

By: Joe Mewis (author)Hardback

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Leeds United On This Day revisits all the most magical and memorable moments from the club's rollercoaster past, mixing in a maelstrom of quirky anecdotes and legendary characters to produce an irresistibly dippable Whites diary - with an entry for every day of the year. From the club's formation from the ruins of Leeds City in 1919 through to the Premier League era, the Elland Road faithful have witnessed League and Cup triumphs, hard-fought grudge matches, European adventures and heartbreak - all featured here. Timeless greats such as Billy Bremner, John Charles and Lucas Radebe, Tony Yeboah, Peter Lorimer and Gordon Strachan all loom larger than life. Revisit 25th April 1963, when Jack Charlton debuted against Doncaster, the first of a record 773 appearances. 28th May 1975: when Leeds took on Bayern Munich and were robbed of European Cup victory. Or 26th April 1992: the first League title in 18 years!

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About Author

Joe Mewis is the author of Leeds United Miscellany, Football On This Day and England On This Day. He combines football journalism with marketing work, appears on Yorkshire Radio, and was the co-creator of www.onthisfootballday.com. Joe first attended Elland Road as an eight-year-old in 1990, though he can't honestly say he's never looked back!

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/08/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781905411535
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781905411535
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 1905411537

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