Phil Hay: Inside Elland Road - That was the year that was for Leeds United ...

Moments from Leeds United's 2016
Moments from Leeds United's 2016
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2016 – The year of the improbable. Brexit, Donald Trump and Leeds United heading out of it with something to play for.

“Next year we’ll play football,” Massimo Cellino promised at the end of last season began and much as it sounded like a promise of ice to the Eskimos, Leeds have not been in the habit of exporting their brand of the game with any great success. The year ahead starts with the prospect of the play-offs, promotion and, as ever, a possible buy-out of the club. The year behind was nothing if not eventful. Here is Inside Elland Road’s sideways look at the past 12 months ...

Norman Hunter clears the ball for Bristol City on their visit to Elland Road to face his former club Leeds United in March 1978. The Robins won 2-0, giving them the double over the Whites having won 3-2 at Ashton Gate the previous October. Picture: Laurie Mercer.

Flashback - Bristol City v Leeds United - When Whites legend Norman Hunter rocked his former club