Club Name: Leeds United
Founding Year: 1919
Home Stadium: Elland Road
Training Ground: Thorp Arch
Current League: Premier League
Current Manager: Javi Gracia
Rival Clubs: Manchester United, Chelsea

Leeds United are regarded as one of the biggest clubs in English football. They possess passionate fans and have rich history – having won some of the biggest trophies available in the country.

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Leeds United club name

Leeds United was formed when two local teams, Leeds City and Holbeck FC decided to merge together. They chose to name the new club Leeds United to represent the unionisation of the two sides.

Nickname: The Whites

Leeds United founding year

The club was founded in 1919 following the unionisation of Leeds City and Holbeck FC.

Leeds United home stadium

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Leeds United have only had one permanent residence since they formed back in 1919 – Elland Road.

Current stadium: Elland Road (1919-present)

Elland Road’s Capacity: 37,890

Leeds United training ground

Leeds United train at the Thorp Arch training ground, which is located around 17 miles from the Whites’ home ground – Elland Road.

Previous training ground: N/A

Location: Thorparch Grange, Wetherby

Leeds United current league

Leeds United currently sit in the top flight of English football – the Premier League.

In the early 2000s, the club suffered financial difficulties and was relegated to the second and third tiers of English football. However – In the 2020-21 season they obtained promotion from the Championship, to get back to where they belong.

Current league: Premier League (2020 – present)

Previous league: Championship (2014 – 2020)

Leeds United current manager

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Leeds United currently have Javi Gracia as their first-team manager, who succeeded Jesse Marsch after he was sacked during the middle of the 2022-23 campaign.

Current manager: Javi Gracia (2023 – present)

Leeds United contact details


Contact numbers: Full list here

0371 334 1992 (Match Tickets, Membership and Stadium Tours)

0330 333 1521 (Ticket Office customer services, enquiries only, no bookings)

0333 130 0505 (Accessible Ticket Booking Line, Disabled Supporters only)

Email: [email protected]


Address: Leeds United Football Club, Elland Road, Leeds, LS11 0ES

Leeds United tickets

Fans can purchase tickets for Leeds United’s home matches through the club’s official website. They offer fans a range of options from season tickets and single-match tickets to hospitality packages. But the demand for tickets can make it challenging for fans to attend.