Leeds United Football Club is an English professional football club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The club was formed in 1919. Meanwhile, the club played its home games at Elland Road.

The club competes in the Premier League. Meanwhile, it is the top flight of English football. Leeds reached it following promotion from the EFL Championship during the 2019—20 season.


Leeds United’s predecessor was Leeds City. Meanwhile, it was formed in 1904 and elected to League membership in 1905. They drew bigger crowds to Elland Road following Herbert Chapman’s arrival. At Salem Congregational Chapel, Leeds in 1919, Leeds United was formed. Moreover, they received an invitation to enter the Midland League. They were being voted into it on 31 October, taking the place vacated by Leeds City Reserves. Following Leeds City’s disbanding, Yorkshire Amateurs bought their stadium. Yorkshire Amateurs offered to make way for the new team. They had to play under the management of Dick Ray.

The chairman of Huddersfield Town, Hilton Crowther loaned Leeds United £35,000. However, that was to be repaid when Leeds won promotion to Division One. He brought in Barnsley’s manager Arthur Fairclough. Moreover, on 26 February 1920, Dick Ray stepped down to become Fairclough’s assistant.


Leeds have won three English league titles, one FA Cup, one League Cup, two Charity/Community Shields, and two Inter-Cities Fairs Cups. Most of the honors were won under the management of Don Revie in the 1960s and 1970s. The club reached the 1975 European Cup Final, losing to Bayern Munich; Leeds reached the semi-finals of the tournament’s successor, the Champions League in 2001. The club was also runners-up in the European Cup Winners Cup final in 1973. Their most recent honor was winning the league title in 1992.

Stadium and fanbase

Leeds play in all-white kits at home matches. Moreover, the club’s badge features the White Rose of York, a Yorkshire symbol. The club’s anthem is an original song released in 1972. The anthem is “Marching on Together”. Leeds shares rivalries with Manchester United and Chelsea, as well as with local teams such as Huddersfield Town, Bradford City, Sheffield United, and Sheffield Wednesday.

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