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You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby Selby White » 27 May 2019, 07:19

1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?

2. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any current Leeds player who would it be ?

3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?

4. What is your favourite Leeds match of all time ?

5. What is your biggest disappointment been a Leeds fan ?

6. How many Leeds Shirts do you own ?

7. Any other Leeds collectable items ?

8. Favourite current player ?

9. Favourite player of all time ?

10. Do you believe we will go up next season ?
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby Selby White » 27 May 2019, 07:39

Will answer my own questions :-

1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?
Simply parents were both fans and took me to matches.
Early memories of taking a bathroom stool into the ground for me to stand on so I could see.
Back then it was the Scratching Shed for us before getting a season tickets in the West Stand Paddock a couple of years later. We had two one for me and the other shared by my parents. Father worked shifts and could only go every other match so Mother took me on those occasions.


2. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any current Leeds player who would it be ?
Alioski, just reckon he's a bit of a character and would be a good laugh.

3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?
Jack Charlton without doubt, a great man but so down to earth.

4. What is your favourite Leeds match of all time ?
Tough one so many to choose from but possibly our 5-1 demolition of the enemy in the early 70's.
Simply our school was split down the middle you were either Leeds or Man Utd and bragging rights made it a great time to be on the White side of the fence.


5. What is your biggest disappointment been a Leeds fan ?
May 28th 1975, think I cried on the streets of Paris

6. How many Leeds Shirts do you own ?
Just One :oops:
Never been a big shirt collector but have lots of scarves.

7. Any other Leeds collectable items ?
Have a large framed picture of 72 cup winners in the hall.
Have a certified gold painted plate of Don's boys on the bedroom wall.
Have the full Esso collection on coins to commemorate the centenary FA Cup (coin for every winner in a display folder with the 72 winners the biggest of course).
Actually got a birthday card from the Club for my 21st signed by the players and manager at the time (Jimmy Adamson).


8. Favourite current player ?
Kalvin Phillips - proved his critics wrong last season

9. Favourite player of all time ?
Had many favs over the years but going for one just after that great era under the Don and say Tony Currie, complete midfield player for me.

10. Do you believe we will go up next season ?
Yes - always do :D
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby rigger » 27 May 2019, 07:46

1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?
My dad.
Watched the 72 Cup Final sat on his knee and went flying across the room when Clarke scored. Two years later he died of thrombosis so it was a way of keeping hold of him for me.

2. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any current Leeds player who would it be ?
Berardi, Pablo and Bamford because I think they'd be a bit more cultured than most.

3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?
Already enjoyed a meal with a former youth player (JohnH) but assuming you mean those still living, I think Lucas, Nigel Martyn and Eddie Gray would be a good combination of backgrounds, generations and craic.

4. What is your favourite Leeds match of all time ?
Southampton 3-4 Leeds United because it was an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime game which I witnessed with my Arsenal supporting gf of the time and her daughter and it was the latter's first ever live game. "Can we go every week !??" :D

5. What is your biggest disappointment been a Leeds fan ?
None. I don't regret a minute of it, really. I never look back and wish I could change things or do anything differently because you've got to keep swimming. Football's cyclical anyway - we'll get back up there eventually, but for now I'm just enjoying the ride like 95% of all real fans.

6. How many Leeds Shirts do you own ?
30-ish

7. Any other Leeds collectable items ?
.. er .. my flat is full of stuff. How about a dozen different Subbuteo teams for starters ?

8. Favourite current player ?
Berardi.

9. Favourite player of all time ?
Bremner.

10. Do you believe we will go up next season ?
Yes. But I say that every year ..
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby rigger » 27 May 2019, 07:47

Selby White wrote:1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?
Simply parents were both fans and took me to matches.
Early memories of taking a
bathroom stool into the ground for me to stand on so I could see.


Might wanna rephrase that, mate :D
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby Selby White » 27 May 2019, 07:58

rigger wrote:
Selby White wrote:1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?
Simply parents were both fans and took me to matches.
Early memories of taking a
bathroom stool into the ground for me to stand on so I could see.


Might wanna rephrase that, mate :D


Fold up type honest :lol:
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby Davycc » 27 May 2019, 08:27

1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?
It was all my uncles fault back in the early 70's. I used to visit every weekend they had a massive garden (well it was to me coming from a council estate) and I'd play kick about with him on the warm summer days. He had a few "Park Drive" football books and he used to tell me about the players in it raving on about the Leeds side at the time and it didn't follow any particular team. So for me it was running around his garden being different Leeds players

2. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any current Leeds player who would it be ?
Pity that didn't include the manager would be easier lol. I'd go for Pablo he'd have years of stories and experience and being a totally professional player for so long I'm wondering if theres anything he'd have missed out on. I'd also maybe pick up a few tips re my pigeon Spanish.

3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?
Albert Johanneson, I like to find out just what it was like for him behind the scenes playing for Leeds at that time.

4. What is your favourite Leeds match of all time ?
The 4-1 home win v Stuttgart just gets pipped by the Viduka v Liverpool game were he scored 4.

5. What is your biggest disappointment been a Leeds fan ?
When the bubble burst in the O'Leary days, I really thought we were going to become a great force again, then it just crumbled.

6. How many Leeds Shirts do you own ?
I did have over 20 but now I have just 4

7. Any other Leeds collectable items ?
Nothing really, a few scarves and books. Something possibly very few have is a ticket stub from Everton v Leeds 28th Jan 1964 FA cup game and tickets from Granville Hair's Testimonial. Granville played over 470 games for Leeds ( I was 3 & 17 months old on those dates :D ) Both very kindly donated for my man shed by Sir Johnh.

8. Favourite current player ?
Kalvin Phillips, such a prospect.

9. Favourite player of all time ?
Alan Clarke, used to just love running off after scoring shouting "Clarke"

10. Do you believe we will go up next season ?
YES
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby Davycc » 27 May 2019, 08:29

3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?
Already enjoyed a meal with a former youth player (JohnH) but assuming you mean those still living, I think Lucas, Nigel Martyn and Eddie Gray would be a good combination of backgrounds, generations and craic.


I think you'll find Sir John may just remind you he's still here :D :thumbup:
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby rigger » 27 May 2019, 08:34

Davycc wrote:
3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?
Already enjoyed a meal with a former youth player (JohnH) but assuming you mean those still living, I think Lucas, Nigel Martyn and Eddie Gray would be a good combination of backgrounds, generations and craic.


I think you'll find Sir John may just remind you he's still here :D :thumbup:


:o


Sorry John and thanks Davy - I didn't realise it read like that till you pointed it out.

But you know what I meant ! :lol:
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby Mr Russell » 27 May 2019, 09:07

1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?

At school it was Leeds or Liverpool, i already despised the colour red so that knocked the Pool out straight away, Leeds was my choice and never looked back.

2. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any current Leeds player who would it be ?

Would prefer Biesla but it has to be a player so either Klich or Ayling. Could learn Polish or get some hair tips on my thinning locks :lol:

3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be?

Either Gordon Strachan or Vinnie Jones


4. What is your favourite Leeds match of all time ?

At the ground I'd say Leeds vs Hull in the 1989/90 season where we won 4-3.

Live in OZ then either Viduka's 4 vs Liverpool or the Bristol Rovers game in the 2009/2010 season


5. What is your biggest disappointment been a Leeds fan ?

Relegation in 1981/1982 & 2003/2004

6. How many Leeds Shirts do you own ?

Around 25 to 30!

7. Any other Leeds collectable items ?

programs, scarves and books

8. Favourite current player ?

To be honest there is no real standout for me

9. Favourite player of all time ?

First was Tony Currie then Gordon Strachan, Mark Viduka in the O'Leary years.


10. Do you believe we will go up next season ?


Of course no doubt about it ;)
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Re: You and Leeds Utd ?

Postby SiMamu » 27 May 2019, 11:06

1. Why did you become a Leeds Fan ?
I got into playing football at school and asked my dad who I should support. He suggested Leeds because I was born there.
2. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any current Leeds player who would it be ?
Gianni Alioski, to see how long he could sit still for.
3. If you could spend a evening meal in the company of any former Leeds player who would it be ?
Gary McAllister
4. What is your favourite Leeds match of all time ?
Southampton 3 - 4 Leeds United
5. What is your biggest disappointment been a Leeds fan ?
The Wigan loss or the Derby loss.
6. How many Leeds Shirts do you own ?
4
7. Any other Leeds collectable items ?
Sadly not.
8. Favourite current player ?
Kemar Roofe or Luke Ayling.
9. Favourite player of all time ?
Alan Smith.
10. Do you believe we will go up next season ?
Yes, as long as Marcelo Bielsa is still our manager.
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