Players 80 to 61


Carl Harris (1973-1982)

Born 1956, he was a Welsh schoolboy international, who came to LUFC in 1973. He scored on debut in 1975 and at first appeared from the bench, but impressed enough to gain his first Welsh cap in 1976, to add to his Youth and under 23 honours. In 1980-81 he was top scorer and gained 24 caps before being transferred to Charlton Athletic in 1982. After struggling with injuries he returned to Elland Road for an unsuccessful trial in the Central League and he joined Bury. He scored 29 goals in 136 appearances.

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Eric Kerfoot (1949-1959)

Born 1924, he was a late developer when signed from Stalybridge Celtic at 25 in 1949. Made 349 appearances scoring 21 goals. Capable in either left or right-half position, Eric was one of the most consistent LUFC players, being ever-present in four seasons including the 1955-56 promotion campaign. Taking over the Captaincy after the departure of Tommy Burden, Eric continued with the same drive and enthusiasm until he left for Chesterfield in 1959.

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Mike O'Grady (1965-1969)

Born Leeds 1942, Snapped up by neighbours Huddersfield Town he turned professional with them in 1959 and after 16 games was capped for the first of his 3 England under 23 caps. Full International recognition followed and he scored twice on debut in 1962. Don Revie paid 30,000 to bring him home, although he fared badly with injuries, he still got his second cap and a further goal in 1969, as he picked up a championship medal in the same year. The emergence of Eddie Gray and Peter Lorimer saw him leave for Wolves in 1969 after 120 games with 16 goals.

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Carl Shutt (1989-1993)

Born Sheffield 1961, he was a late starter to League football joining Wednesday at the age of 23 in 1985 After establishing a good scoring record he moved to Bristol City in 1987. LUFC picked him up for 50,000 in 1989 and he quickly repaid them with a hat-trick on debut. Had a great season in tandem with Lee Chapman in 1990-91 and afterwards proved to be an expert back-up striker, having his finest hour in the Nou Camp, where his late goal clinched a 2-1 victory over Stuttgart. Started 66 times, with 45 from the bench, and scored 45 goals.

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Ernie Hart (1920-1936)

Born 1902, Ernie signed for LUFC in 1920. A hard but fair defender with a penchant for attack, he captained LUFC to the 1923-24 Second Division Championship and played for England 8 times. He played 472 games scoring 15 goals and was one of LUFC's stars until he left for Mansfield in 1936. He unfortunately lost his England place as a result of a ban imposed for swearing at a referee, his only misdemeanour in all his years of service.

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Andy Ritchie (1983-1987)

Born Manchester 1960. Andy won 8 schoolboy caps under skipper Brendan Ormsby before signing for Man United in 1977 and two years later bagged a hat-trick against us! After seeming to have a bright future at Old Trafford he was surprisingly allowed to join Brighton in 1980. He was exchanged for Terry Connor in 1983 after winning England under 21 honours. He was a hard working, skilful player rather than an instinctive goal scorer but once scored 6 goals in a Central League game. He had 149 Starts and 44 goals for LUFC before contract disputes led to him leaving for Oldham in 1987.

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Charlie Keetley (1927-1934)

Born 1906, the youngest of ten football play brothers. Joined LUFC in 1927 and initially understudied Tom Jennings, from who he learned a lot. So much so that he scored 7 goals in a Reserve game and finally took over from his mentor. His record of 169 games and 110 goals is testament to his outstanding goalscoring ability which resulted in him being picked as a reserve for the Football League in 1932. He left for Bradford City in 1934.

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Jimmy Dunn (1947-1959)

Born Rutherglen 1922, Jimmy was signed in 1947 and soon became a permanent fixture at Right Back, playing 443 games and scoring one goal! So consistent and hardly putting a foot wrong in 11 years of service, it remains a mystery why a player so often tipped for full honours never received an International call. From the beginning of the 1952-53 to the end of 1956-57 he missed one game, being everpresent in the 1955-56 promotion campaign and the first season in top flight.

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Alan Peacock (1964-1967)

Born Middlesbrough 1937, he joined his hometown club and gained England Youth honours before turning professional in 1954. He formed a prolific goalscoring spearhead with Brian Clough scoring 126 League goals in 218 appearances and was a full England International before LUFC paid 53,000 for him in 1964. His goals immediately secured promotion for his new team. Acknowledged as one of the finest headers of the post-war era he added 2 more England caps to take his total to six before injuries stopped him from greatly increasing his tally. After 65 games and 31 goals he was allowed to go to Plymouth Argyle in 1967 but soon was forced to retire.

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Don Revie (1958-1963)

Born Middlesbrough 1927. Don is better known to LUFC fans as their best-ever Manager, but he was indeed a very fine International footballer, master tactician and architect of the famous Revie Plan. Footballer of the Year in 1955, FA Cup winner in 1956, Capped 6 times for England, and the subject of many high priced transfers. Played with Leicester City, Hull City, Man City and Sunderland before Leeds paid 12,000 for his services in 1956. Was mentor to Billy Bremner in his early Leeds days, first captaining the side before becoming player-manager in 1961. He retired as a player in 1963 after 80 games and 12 goals.

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Wilf Copping (1939-1942)

Born Barnsley 1909, Wilf was the original Iron Man. Reknowned for his fair but bone-jarring tackles he was also a long throw expert. Joining LUFC in 1929, he was part of the formidable all English International half back line of Edwards-Hart-Copping. Winning his first cap in 1933, he was signed by Arsenal a year later, securing 2 championship and one FA Cup medal before returning to Leeds in 1939. He retired in 1942. Capped 20 times by England, 7 while at LUFC.

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Paul Robinson (1997-2004)

Robbo signed for Leeds from the academy in 1997 but didn't get a chance to show of his skills until a run of great games in 2000-2001, including some dazzling Champions League displays after Nigel Martyn picked up an injury. In 2002-2003 he was given his first real chance, when he was made first choice keeper by Terry Venables. He remained first choice, only missing one game in the 2003-2004 season when he was replaced by Scott Carson for the Manchester United game after getting sent off against Boro, until he signed for Spurs in 2004 before the final game of the season against Chelsea. He made 95 appearances for Leeds, including 2 as sub and has become a regular in the England set up. Famously scored with a header v Swindon.

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Ian Harte (1995-2004)

Nephew of Gary Kelly, Ian Harte found himself become Leeds' regular left back in 1998 under the stewardship of George Graham, after featuring frequently in the previous two seasons. Harte was a dead ball specialist becoming the free kick and penalty taker for the club, leading to him scoring 39 goals in 288 appearances. Had the season of his life during Leeds' Champions League run of 2000-2001 but in later seasons was beginning to be regarded as a bit of a liability as his lack of pace and tactical ability showed through and the goals dried up. He moved to Spanish club Levante in 2004 after Leeds were relegated.

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Mick Bates (1964-1976)

Born Doncaster 1947. A neat compact player he provided vital cover for Bremner and Giles in the great Leeds side of the 1960's and 1970's. He signed for Leeds in 1964 and although he could have commanded a first-team spot elsewhere, he remained loyal to Leeds. Not a noted goalscorer, his brace against Juventus in the first leg of the Fairs Cup Final of 1971 was instrumental in Leeds lifting the trophy. He joined Walsall, where he was captain in 1976 after 151 starts and 9 goals. He later returned to Yorkshire to play with Bradford City and Doncaster Rovers.

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Willie Bell (1960-1967)

Born 1937, Willie joined Queens Park in 1957 and he soon gained two Amateur caps for his native Scotland. Joining LUFC in 1960, he was a run of the mill left half before being converted into one of the best full backs Leeds has ever had. He succeeded Grenville Hair and became an important part of the defence in the early 1960's. He won a Second Division Championship medal in 1964 and was a member of  the 1965 Cup Final Team. Capped twice by Scotland he played 260 games and scored 18 goals, before leaving for Leicester City in 1967. He later Managed Birmingham City and Lincoln City.

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Tom Jennings (1925-1931)

Born 1902, Tom held all the Leeds scoring records prior to the advent of John Charles. Playing 174 times, his 117 goals bears witness to his goal scoring prolificness. Joining LUFC from Raith Rovers in 1925,he was ever-present in the following season scoring 35 goals, including three consecutive hat-tricks, a feat only equalled twice in Football League History. Despite his record the nearest he came to a Scottish cap was scoring a goal for the Anglo-Scots in a trial against the Home-Scots in 1928. He left for Chester in 1931.

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Chris Whyte (1990-1993)

The dependable central defender played a major part in the establishment of LUFC back in the big time after joining them in 1990. His skilful use of the ball at the back made him one of the most efficient members of the championship winning team. Turned professional with Arsenal in 1977 and, although winning 4 England under 21 caps in 1982, he could not break David O'Leary's hold on the central defensive spot. He left to play in the United States in 1986, he returned to join West Bromwich Albion in 1988 and won their player of the year before signing for United, where he played 146 games scoring 6 goals.

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Alf-Inge Haaland (1997-2000)

Born in Stavanger, Norway in 1972, he was signed from Nottingham Forrest for 1.6 Million. Alfie was a regular between 1997 and 1999. He was a very solid, if not the most creative player in the side. In 1999-2000 he found himself watching from the dug out as Eirik Bakke replaced him in the centre of midfield. In 2000 Man City snapped up the versatile player for 2.8 Million. Unfortunately his season was ruined after a vicious tackle from Roy Keane led to ligament damage. The tackle was said to be revenge for an incident involving the two players when Alfie was a Leeds player.

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Grenville Hair (1948-1964)

Born 1931. With a more fashionable club Grenville would surely have been an England Full Back. Quick in the tackle and an excellent passer of the ball, he played 474 games scoring once each in the League and FA Cup!. Joining LUFC in 1948, he debuted in 1951 and soon became a first team regular of consistant high quality. Toured with FA teams to West Indies 1955, Nigeria & Ghana 1958 and New Zealand 1960. He left in 1964 to become player manager of Wellington Town. He later Trained and Managed Bradford City.

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Brian Flynn (1977-1982)

Born 1955, Welshman Brian was one of United's smallest players at less than 5'4", but his appetite for work was remarkable and his mid-field partnership with Tony Currie was the best of the post-Revie era. Turning professional on 1972 with Burnley, he won under 23 honours and soon became established on the full international scene. Joined LUFC in 1977 for 175,000 and proved to be one of the best midfielders in the country making 174 starts, scoring 11 goals and winning a further 32 caps while at Leeds. He returned to Burnley in 1982 and saw service with a succession of clubs before Managing Wrexham and later Swansea City.

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