Sixteen years have passed since the Premier League stands sang, “We all hate Leeds bastards.” Now the most hated English team is back. In 2015, on the Reddit forum, a statistic fan said that about 47 teams across the UK were Leeds United’s enemies.
From semi-professional clubs like York City, FC United of Manchester, … to the top teams like Chelsea, Tottenham or Manchester United, every stadium has witnessed the famous line: “All We all hate Leeds bastards. ”
The return of a legend
Leeds officially returned to the Premier League after 16 years of absence. The journey of sublimation, collapse, and return of this team deserves to be among the most memorable chapters of English football.
After 5 owners, 16 coaches, 4 failed play-offs, a stadium sale, and a debt of up to hundreds of millions of pounds, Leeds stood up. The return of the 100-year-old football team in West Yorkshire County is a major event with foggy football.
Leeds winning the right to play in the Premier League season 2020/21 even created a reputation as equal to the championship after 30 years of waiting for Liverpool.
On the official Leeds promotion day, Gary Neville predicted a “dead” season with Manchester United. Before the rise of Man City, Leeds was MU’s eternal enemy, not inferior to Arsenal or Liverpool.
Even the hostility that both Leeds fans and MU for each other is even more formidable with the other rivals.
The feud between MU and Leeds explains why striker Marcus Rashford had to quickly delete the post congratulating the return of the opponent, whether many of his teammates in the national team or other famous people of the land of dew The blind do that.
Leeds fans will enjoy the Premier League atmosphere after many years
Rashford’s attitude and actions show the influence that Leeds can bring to the Premier League in the new season.
This team used to be the opponent, the power, the symbol for a period of ups and downs of English football. Many fans of Chelsea, MU, or Tottenham hate Leeds badly, but they are also extremely eager to be compared to the once-famous opponent of football in the fog of origin.