Collection of articles exploring sporting stories around Leeds and Yorkshire more generally. Click a title to start reading…

Leeds United
When Football Did Come Home (Civic reception for Leeds players and coaches who were part of the 1966 World Cup-winning squad)
The First 100-years (brief look at the published histories of Leeds)
The Beginning (short account of the club’s formation)
The Fan Experience (Library resources for exploring the history of the club’s fans)
Treasures of the Library (unique items about Leeds United held by Leeds Libraries)

Other sporting stories
Celebrating 150-years of Rugby in Leeds: 1864 – 2014
Celebrating England’s World Cup Win Leeds-Style (local celebrations for the 1966 World Cup-winning team)
Harry Croft Scrapbook (material on Leeds athletic clubs)
Hey’s Brewery Football Club (early women’s football team)
Leeds Rugby Club
On John Lucas, 18th-century Leeds and Foot-Ball (first mention of football in Leeds)
Potternewton Cycling Club
Yorkshire Cricket resources