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2011 11 27 Retrieve

[Leeds United on Gary Speed’s death] We are stunned to learn this news. The club expresses its deepest sadness. Gary was very well thought of throughout the game. He was a very likeable and popular man

: 2019 07 02 Jack Clarke has completed a £9 million move to Tottenham, but will spend the 2019-20 campaign back on loan at Leeds.

: 2019 07 03 Leeds United have signed Portugal international Helder Costa on a one-year loan from Wolves that will become a permanent deal at the end of the 2019-20 season

: 2019 07 09 Leeds United have sold defender Pontus Jansson to Brentford for a reported fee of £5.5million

: 2019 08 02 Burnley have moved quickly to bring in Tom Heaton’s replacement, signing Bailey Peacock-Farrell from Leeds United for an undisclosed fee.

: 2019 08 06 Liverpool have held talks with Leeds United over a deal that would see Ryan Kent leave Anfield for the Championship club before the closure of the transfer window

: 2019 08 07 Kemar Roofe has sealed a £7million move to Anderlecht from Leeds United.

2019 08 08 Retrieve

[Arsenal youngster Eddie Nketiah completes Leeds loan move] Leeds United are delighted to announce the loan signing of Eddie Nketiah

2019 09 09 Retrieve

[Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has signed a new five-year contract with the Championship promotion hopefuls] The club maintained throughout that Phillips would not be sold, with the midfielder being integral to plans for the future, and the immediate goal of securing top-flight football. As a club, we are thrilled that Kalvin shares the same vision and potential for Leeds United, which has been demonstrated by committing his long-term future to the Whites

2019 11 04 Retrieve

[Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has denied a Football Association charge after it was alleged he racially abused Charlton forward Jonathan Leko] Leeds United Football Club acknowledges the charge from the FA today relating to Kiko Casilla and an alleged breach of FA Rule E3 during our Sky Bet Championship match with Charlton Athletic at The Valley in September. Kiko strenuously denies the allegation and has proactively worked with the FA during their investigation to date. The next step of this process will be a personal hearing, in the meantime Kiko will remain available for selection

2020 03 26 Retrieve

[Leeds United players and coaching staff to defer wages during coronavirus pandemic] The spread of the Covid-19 virus has seen the UK and many other nations around the world in a state of ‘lockdown’ and while there is a shared commitment to complete the season, the lack of fixtures, cancellation of events and closure of the football financing market will cost the club several million pounds each month. The decision was made by the squad to defer part of their own salaries to ensure that the club can continue to pay all members of full-time staff and the majority of casual staff for the coming months

2020 03 26b Retrieve

[A collective statement from the Leeds squad said the club would work together to get through the current crisis and urged fans to listen to official advice about how to combat coronavirus] Leeds United is a family, this is the culture that has been created by everyone at the club, from the players and the board to the staff and the supporters in the stands. We face uncertain times and therefore it is important that we all work together to find a way that the club can push through this period and end the season in the way we all hope we can. In the meantime, let’s work as one to listen to the government advice and the health service and beat this virus

2019 05 28 Retrieve

[Leeds have confirmed Marcelo Bielsa will remain at Elland Road until at least 2020 after agreeing a contract extension] Marcelo has met with the board of directors on a number of occasions over the past few days and has confirmed his intention to continue on in his role of head coach. Bielsa penned a two-year deal with the Whites in June 2018 with the club maintaining the right to extend or terminate the deal at the end of year one. During Marcelo’s debut season in English football, the team amassed a total of 83 points - the highest points total since promotion from League One during the 2009-10 season, playing an attractive brand of football which has helped Bielsa to become a popular figure amongst supporters. Vamos Leeds Carajo

2020 02 28 Retrieve

[Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has received a stiff penalty from the FA after being found guilty of racist abuse] We would like to make it clear that we do not tolerate any form of discrimination within our football club and we are a leader in the fight against discrimination within our wider community. However, it is important to recognise that Kiko has always denied making any racist comment. The FA panel have based their decision on the balance of probability rather than proving Kiko to be guilty beyond reasonable doubt, which we have always believed is the more appropriate burden of proof

2020 04 10 Retrieve

[Ex-England defender Norman Hunter is being treated in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus] Keep battling Norman, we are all with you. We would like to take this opportunity to remind the public and the media to respect the wishes of Norman and his family and to give them the space they need during this difficult time

2020 04 16 Retrieve

[The 76-year-old former England international defender was admitted to hospital and continues to receive treatment] Norman Hunter continues to battle the Covid-19 virus in hospital and while he is, as expected, fighting incredibly hard, remains severely unwell. His family would like to take this opportunity to thank all Leeds United supporters for their amazing messages and well wishes. They would also like to say a huge thank you the NHS doctors and nurses who continue to do an amazing job 24 hours a day for Norman and all of those currently in their care. As a club, we would also like to thank our fans, the wider football community and the media for respecting the wishes of privacy from the family at this time. We will continue to provide regular updates in the coming days. Keep fighting Norman, we are all with you

2020 04 17 Retrieve

[Leeds United legend Hunter dies aged 76 after battle with coronavirus] He leaves a huge hole in the Leeds United family, his legacy will never be forgotten and our thoughts are with Norman’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

2020 04 17b Retrieve

[Norman Hunter, former Leeds and England defender, dies aged 76] Leeds United are devastated to learn of the passing of club legend Norman Hunter at the age of 76. He leaves a huge hole in the Leeds United family. His legacy will never be forgotten and our thoughts are with Norman’s family and friends at this difficult time

2020 07 07 Retrieve

[Helder Costa: Leeds sign winger on permanent deal] Costa began his career at Benfica, before loan spells at Deportivo La Coruna and AS Monaco. He joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2016 and, after a successful loan where he was named Player of the Season, he signed permanently for a then club-record transfer fee. Costa went on to play a key part in the Wolves side which won the 2017/18 Sky Bet Championship and earned his first international cap for Portugal at the end of the season. After featuring in the Premier League for the Molineux outfit, Costa joined Leeds United at the start of the current campaign on an initial loan deal, with a view to a permanent deal, which has now commenced. During the season to date, Costa has made 43 appearances for the Whites in all competitions, scoring four goals, helping Leeds reach the top of the Sky Bet Championship table with five games remaining