20 October 2019 18:34
Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa spoke to the media following Saturday's victory over Birmingham City in the Sky Bet Championship. Leeds born midfielder Kalvin Phillips secured the Whites all three points in the club's centenary match with a second half strike in front of the Kop. There's no doubting that Leeds United are one of the most famous football clubs in the country. With lots of trophies to their name and hailing from a one-club city Leeds United's fanbase is absolutely massive. Famous Leeds United fans Here's the list of familiar faces who support Leeds United, sticking with the Whites through thick and thin. The James lead singer has been a Leeds United fan since he was eight.
In an interview with the Independent, Booth said: "When we released the album Laid in 1993, I was living in Manchester, and going over to see Leeds games when he was captain. Neely is the Chief Global Correspondent and according to his Twitter account he is a "Leeds United optimist against all the evidence." The world famous chef is known to be a Leeds United fan. Famous for being Finchy in The Office and the voice of the Dacia car adverts, Ralph is a very vocal Leeds United fan. Best known for his portrayal of Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films, the Leeds-born actor is an avid fan of Leeds United and Leeds Rhinos. This group are known to supporters as big followers of the Elland Road club.
Former Masterchef star Matt Healy runs The Foundry in Leeds city centre. And, the Leeds United supporter has even welcomed a few first team players to dine at his venue. He has over ten million combined followers on his social media channels, and a quick scroll through his Twitter shows that he is a big Leeds United fan. Speaking to Mail Online back in 2014, Hussain, said: "For the first 30 years of my life I was a Leeds fan but I switched to Arsenal because I couldn't bear the thought of taking my kids to lower-division games. "The Western Terrace at Headingley still think I'm a Leeds fan and give me a cheer and I'm not going to tell them otherwise." The Irishman, known to millions as Dougal from Father Ted, absolutely loves Leeds United. Tony Currie was another great favourite, even if he only played for a short time at Leeds. The Danish actor is officially a member of the Leeds United Supporters Trust and we like to imagine that he enters all of his fight scenes quietly humming Marching On Together to get into battle mode. The star comic who won an army of fans on Britain's Got Talent back in 2013 is a massive Leeds United fan. This Leeds fan is known as the actor who portrayed Young Batai in Star Trek: The Next Generation and appeared in number of films, including The Program. We could produce one hell of a Leeds United music five-a-side team with all of these lot. Leeds lass and Corrie star Alexandra Mardell loves nothing more then spending time with her family watching 'our lads' at Elland Road, as the Instagram post above proves! Many don't actually know Paxo was born in Leeds, let alone that he's a Leeds United fan. Another golf legend, and one who appears to have reignited his love for this season, posting on Twitter in August that he had been to his first game 'in a very long time' when he took in the 4-1 win at Derby. Well, he makes our list of legendary Leeds fans. Another Britain's Got Talent star who is a Leeds United fan. On social media, he's teased fans with the prospect that he'll soon by visiting Elland Road. Co-star Colson Smith, who plays Craig Tinker, is also known to support Leeds United. Some of the random things which have happened to Leeds United down the years would probably be too far-fetched for his show, The Mighty Boosh. He said: "There's no club on earth like Leeds United." You'll probably remember the lads representing on Soccer Am and also during a recent Leeds visit they were very much celebrating the Whites. Impressing during the 2019 series of The Apprentice, Sian Gabbidon, is a massive Leeds United fan. As well as being a former youth prospect with the Whites, legendary England goalkeeper, David Seaman is also a big fan of the club. Ellen Smith is the lead singer of Shadowlark who feature in Take Us Home: Leeds United. The three-piece led by vocalist Ellen Smith are gaining a big following and their inclusion in Take Us Home is only going to increase their popularity with Leeds United supporters. "I'm still on the books of Leeds United AFC and as far as I'm aware, eligible to play," he says. Speaking of songs about Leeds United, Amanda Palmer made a song about the club back in 2008. Ask Pontus Jansson, Leeds United are massive in Scandinavia. To further emphasise our point here's another Swedish tennis player who is a Leeds United fan. The Sky Sports legend is known to be a big Leeds United fan. Guitarist Chris is actually a fan of the Elland Road side. Our very own boxing champion loves Leeds United. The Leeds-born Full Monty star is known to be a fan of the club. Another comedian who is a Leeds United fan - the club could have a really strong comedy five-a-side team. He and Josh Warrington are two Leeds United fans who certainly pack a punch. Leeds United have a healthy supply of musician supporters. Yes, this is probably the one you all know but undeniably the Oscar winner is the most famous Leeds United fan. So there you have it - our guide to Leeds United's most famous fans. If you'd like to find out more about the latest Leeds United news visit our daily blog.