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Leeds United A.F.C.
Leeds United's Home Ground Elland Road, seen from the South-west corner
Full name Leeds United Association Football Club
Founded 1919
Ground Elland Road
Ground Capacity 37000
League League Championship
2014/15 Championship, 15th

Leeds United A.F.C. are an English Association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire. They play their home matches at a stadium called Elland Road. The club has spent much of its time since it was founded in the top division of English football.


Leeds United was established in 1919, having previously been known as Leeds City.

Leeds United won the League Cup in 1968

Leeds United won the FA Cup in 1972

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 4th
2001/02 Premier League 5th
2002/03 Premier League 15th
2003/04 Premier League 19th
2004/05 League Championship 14th
2005/06 League Championship 5th
2006/07 League Championship 24th
2007/08 League Championship 5th
2008/09 Premier League 4th
2009/10 League One 2nd

Former position


Leeds United currently holds rivalries with Manchester United FC, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC, Hull City FC, and other clubs that could be considered as rivals are Manchester City FC, Sheffield United FC, Sheffield Wednesday FC, Doncaster Rovers, Millwall FC and Barnsley FC.

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