Sports in York

The pride of Yorkshire football is coming back

West Brom’s unexpected 1-2 defeat at Huddersfield Town in the early match of the 45th round of the British First Division (The Championship) on July 18 officially helped Leeds United rank up. Coach Marcelo Bielsa’s army has firmly grasped the ticket to return to the Premier League before 2 rounds and full of chances to win the championship.

Leeds United now has 87 points after 44 games, more than the two behind-the-scenes, West Brom and Brentford, 5 and 6 points respectively. But the stats probably aren’t so important to The Whites fans anymore. Immediately after the defeat of West Brom, celebrations began to erupt across the city.

Leeds fans flocked to the streets around the Ellan Road Stadium celebrating the promotion ticket.

Leeds United was once considered the first flag, the pride of Yorkshire football with 3 English championships, 5 runners-up, 1 FA cup, 1 League Cup, 2 British Super Cups, 2 arrival times. Champions League final and C2 Cup (Europa League).

In the memory of many fans of the English Premier League, which began to be broadcast live in the S-shaped strip, Leeds always ranked in the top of the most popular teams thanks to its devoted and bloody play. with a cast of talented young players.

The legendary football players

Alan Smith, Harry Kewell, Ian Hart, Lee Bowyer, Jonathan Woodgate, Michael Bridges … have captivated many hearts and always become a challenger in every arena participating. But then after a successful 5-year cycle, always in the top 5 of the Premier League and advancing in the Champions League, Leeds started to plunge because of financial difficulties that sometimes seemed bankrupt.

In the 2003/2004 season, Leeds could not restrain himself and had to relegate when he finished in 19th place. Three seasons later, the pride of the Yorkshire region even experienced the darkest days in history. Club when falling to the Second Division (League One).