A History Of Leeds
Leeds United On This Day chronicles the fascinating history of Leeds United for each and every date of the year. Ever since they were established from the financial ruins of disbanded Leeds City in 1919, the Elland Road club has put its fans through the emotional mixer like no other side. From the dizzying highs of the Revie glory days to the depressing lows of relegation and financial implosion, all of the moments that make supporting Leeds United the roller coaster ride that the Elland Road faithful can't live without are featured in this book.
Leeds United AFC was formed in 1919 following the disbanding of Leeds City FC by the Football League. The team took over the Elland Road stadium and have won three First Division League titles, one FA Cup and one League Cup. The club also won two Inter-Cities Fairs cups. The majority of the honours were won under the management of Don Revie in the golden age of the 1960s and '70s.
Explore the lives of your ancestors in the 'city of 1,000 trades' in this family and local history guide, dedicated to the city of Leeds. Learn how to find out more about the streets where your ancestors lived, where they would have gone to school and church and chapel, how they'd have spent their leisure time, what life would have been like for immigrants in the city, and discover more about the different trades in which your family members were involved.