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‘A bit special’, ‘Goosebumps’ – Many Leeds United fans join Ian Harte in reacting to ex-Premier League footage



It’s been 16 years since Leeds United last graced the Premier League, but their spell in the top-flight between 1992 and 2004 produced some memorable moments.  

Leeds fans will remember Howard Wilkinson’s title winning side adapting to the newly formed Premier League, whilst a slightly younger generation will look back fondly on David O’Leary’s sides reaching back-to-back European semi-finals.

By the time O’Leary departed in 2002, Leeds’ decline in the top-flight had began, but the club would fight off relegation at the end of 2002/03, no thanks to a fine 3-2 win at Arsenal on the penultimate weekend of the season.

Harry Kewell opened the scoring and Mark Viduka bagged the winner, with the Australian pair’s goals sandwiching a trademark Ian Harte free-kick – his third goal in three seasons at Highbury.

Last night, Harte was watching the footage back on Sky Sports, taking to Twitter to look back on a memorable day for Leeds.

And, his mention of the game brought memories flooding back for the Leeds fans, who were quick to respond to their former left-back…

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Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Leeds United fan and proud to have reported on their promotion-winning 2019/20 campaign.

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