Gary McAllister was recruited after Vinnie Jones’ departure and added a touch of finesse and class to the midfield unit featuring Gordon Strachan, David Batty and the late Gary Speed. That foursome were highly influential in the title-winning season of 1991-92 and McAllister alone contributed with significant goals away at West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur as Leeds pipped Manchester United to the First Division title. McAllister played 294 games for the Whites during six seasons, two of which were as captain, scoring 45 goals. READ MORE: David Batty in focus - 12 memories of a Leeds United enforcer | Gordon Strachan - 12 memories of a Leeds United cult hero
Gary McAllister - 10 memories of a Leeds United midfield general
He will be remembered as one member of the finest midfield quartets Leeds United have ever had.
By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 11:30 am