Why was he so deadly and influential for Northern Ireland and not always able to recreate that for his club? He was already his country's all-time leading goalscorer when he joined Leeds United in October 2004. “There’s been managers I’ve played under and different sets of supporters who have asked the same question. I don’t know. I’ve no idea. It wasn’t as if I was trying harder for Northern Ireland than I was for Leeds," he told the YEP's Graham Smyth in an interview in April 2020. Healy scored 31 times in 121 appearances during his three seasons with the Whites, but only 89 of those were starts and he was often played out of position. READ MORE: 16 of the most iconic Leeds United photos of all time LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
David Healy - Photo memories of a Leeds United striker
For David Healy it is one question he still cannot answer.
By Andrew Hutchinson
Published 16th May 2021, 11:30 GMT
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