Referee Costas Kapitanis took centre stage sending off Olivier Dacourt and Eirik Bakke who would be suspended for the 2nd leg. "I don't mean this as a joke, but I don't know what side I can field for that game," said O'Leary.
Referee Costas Kapitanis took centre stage sending off Olivier Dacourt and Eirik Bakke who would be suspended for the 2nd leg. "I don't mean this as a joke, but I don't know what side I can field for that game," said O'Leary.

18 memories from Leeds United's Champions League adventure during the 2000s

They were the Champions League nights Leeds United fans dared to dream of European glory.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Sunday, 26th January 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 10:20 am

"Living the dream," was how Peter Ridsdale once famously described Leeds United’s thrilling run to the Champions League semi-finals.The intoxicating atmosphere of European football at its highest level, brought out the best in David O'Leary's team as his side cut a swathe across the continent. For nine glorious months Leeds United really were the talk of Europe. This series of rarely-seen photos relives the journey game-by-game to stoke up those never to be forgotten memories. READ MORE: Your Leeds United first match memories in photos

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