Sport

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)

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