Leeds Rumours Archive November 30 2011


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30 Nov 2011 15:01:02
Leeds United have announced details how they plan to pay tribute to Gary Speed at Elland Road against Millwall on Saturday.

Both teams will wear black armbands with the Whites players and management wearing black armbands embossed with ‘Speed 11’

A minute’s applause will also be held ahead of the game after which both Simon Grayson and Millwall manager Kenny Jackett will lay wreaths.

A video montage featuring remembering Gary Speed will be played on the big screen.

Fans will also pay tribute with a special banner to Gary with the words ‘Go on Gary Speed, get one yourself son’ a reference to the famous commentary which accompanied his famous goal against Sheffield United in April 1990.

* Leeds United v Millwall kicks off at 12.30pm.

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Wonderful, so sorry that I cannot be at the match due to a charity event but will be there in spirit, great tribute to a loyal servant and a great guy. Thoughts go out to his family
MOT guys

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Just a shame he prefered playing at newcastle as the saddest day of his life was when he left newcastle!

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Excellent tribute to an excellent player just hope both Leeds and Millwall fans put aside their feelings towards each other and do the tributes justice.I am pretty sure they will.

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When everone in football as one is mourning the death of not only a great player but also a great person, trust a Newcastle 'fan' to come on and try to upset people. What a poor excuse for a person you are. RIP Speedo

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I'll second that sentiment, he was a tremendous player that won 2 league titles a charity shield and a league cup runners up medal for leeds, sorry but in football he'll always be remembered for been LEEDS!


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Ye and mr 'newcastle' its a conmon fact gary the legend speed was a leeds fan! This isnt a competition of who speedo was happier to be at or leave. Its about celebrating the life off 1 of the finest players to grace football. And a gentleman at that. RIP speedo... Newcastle fan... Grow up MOT {Ed025's Note - actually, the great man was an evertonian..

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Its not who or what like he said he don't even know where his leeds medals are or if the saddest day of his life was or who he supported it could have been any team its his family that ment the world to him and everyone should put football aside and think of them they have lost a dad a husband and a son football is not important in these times of need football was only his job im dam sure my job is not important compared to my life and family ! sort the tit for tat out Grow Up ( From a LCFC fan ) RIP G.SPEED

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