19 memories from Leeds United's UEFA Cup campaigns

Remember the chant? "We're all going on a European tour"

Friday, 21st February 2020, 8:23 am
Enjoy this gallery of memories from Leeds United's UEFA Cup campaigns. PIC: Mark Bickerdike
Enjoy this gallery of memories from Leeds United's UEFA Cup campaigns. PIC: Mark Bickerdike

For those who do these rarely-seen photos are sure to evoke memories of away days to remember around the continent and barmy nights under the floodlights at Elland Road. READ MORE: 18 memories from Leeds United's Champions League adventure during the 2000s

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is brought down on the edge of the box. He scored from the free kick to give the Whites the win in front of 38,000 at Elland Road.
The Whites survived a scare on Maderia with Lee Sharpe scoring the all important penalty to send Leeds through to the next round.

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Thousands flew out to Rome for Leeds United's clash with AS Roma. A goal from Delvecchio proved the difference on the night in the Olympic Stadium.
The faithful descended on Heerenveen in Holland as the Whites swept aside Partizan thanks to a brace from Lee Bowyer and a goal from The Chief.
Remember who scored the winner that night in front of more than 39,000 fans at Elland Road? Darren Huckerby.
The Whites battered the Russian side to set a new club record of ten consecutive wins. A high-bouncing ball sat up for Alan Smith to score with this spectacular overhead kick.
Leeds were the masters of Moscow after a dominant display. Three goals within 48 mins turned the match into a non-event - much to the delight of David O'Leary.
A rare goal from The Chief swept Leeds into the last 16 and inflicted Spartak's first-ever defeat by an English club. "We just kept going... and going," purred O'Leary.
Harry Kewell scored the only goal of the game in a bad tempered clash at Elland Road. Roma played out the last few minutes with nine men after Zago and Candela were sent off.
Leeds subjected Slavia Prague to their heaviest European defeat of the season. More than 39,500 fans enjoyed goals from Jason Wilcox, Harry Kewell and Lee Bowyer.
Leeds United did enough on the night in the Czech Republic to progress. Recognise this Whites midfielder battling for the ball with Ivo Ulich?
The Leeds United racing car was unveiled. On the pitch it was a high powered performance from the Whites with goals from Robbie Keane, Harry Kewell and Eirik Bakke.
More than 40,000 fans enjoyed an Elland Road goal fest as a brace from both Mark Viduka and Lee Bowyer proved the difference.
Nigel Martyn's penalty save proved vital in Leeds United's third round first leg win. Harte converted a 22-yard free-kick before Smith slotted in to end Leeds' run of five successive defeats on their travels in European competition
Kewell's 19th-minute, 70-yard surge and shot was easily the highlight of a dull contest Leeds should have won with ease. Instead they ended up drawing against poor opposition and progress courtesy of their narrow first-leg victory.
Nigel Martyn made several superb saves in an action-packed first half, while David O'Leary's team had two headers cleared off the line. But neither team could find a goal.
The man with one of the biggest names in European football - Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink - broke ER hearts after scoring in the 90th minute to knock Leeds out.
Did you travel to the Ukraine? Leeds United were forced to play on a pitch more suitable for grazing donkeys. Nick Barmby spared any blushes with a 77th-minute equaliser.
Harry Kewell's late goal ended Leeds' frustration. He struck with a deflected shot after the Whites were denied by the woodwork on four occasions.
Alan Smith revealed that talks with chairman Peter Ridsdale provided the impetus for his four-goal display. Were you in Florence that night?
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