Leeds United: 5,784 miles on the road for fans this season

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Leeds United fans will travel more than 5,700 miles following the Whites this season - an average round trip of 251 miles.

But York City fans will top the travel charts of any Yorkshire club clocking up 8,784 miles watching the Minstermen on the road this season.

These figures come after The Football League announced a partnership with website liftshare.com that announced its new ‘Get to the Game’ travel tool earlier this year.

‘Get to the Game’ is a new service that prompts fans attending any Football League game to select their club, the upcoming match and their starting location.

With this information the website provides a list of the fastest and most efficient routes to that game.

The website also draws on the car-pooling craze and allows you to either purchase a seat in a car or offer a space in your own, helping to keep petrol costs down for those teams that have the furthest to travel.

Hull City will travel further than any other Yorkshire based Sky Bet Championship club in 2015/16, with a total of 6,662 miles, followed by Leeds United and Huddersfield Town.

Sheffield Wednesday have the shortest travelling distance of the Yorkshire based Championship clubs.

The 14 clubs that have the shortest travel distance this season are in League 1 as the division is mostly compromised of northern-based teams.

Sheffield United have fewer miles to travel than any other Football League club, though their total of 3,966 is just one mile less than League 1 rivals Chesterfield.

The biggest winners in terms of fewer miles to travel are Bradford City, whose total travel distance has fallen 15% compared to 2014/15. Barnsley and Sheffield United have also all had drops of over 10% in the number of miles they will have to travel this season.

By far the biggest increase for a Yorkshire club is York City, whose total travel distance for their 2015/16 fixtures is 10% more than last year.

It is estimated by the Football League that the total time it would take make all the trips faced by the 72 Football League clubs this season by road would be in excess of 8,000 hours.

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