Enjoy these memories of Gordon Strachan. PIC: Varley Picture Agency
Enjoy these memories of Gordon Strachan. PIC: Varley Picture Agency

Gordon Strachan - 12 memories of a Leeds United cult hero

He was the signing whose revival of fortunes at Elland Road mirrored those of Leeds United as a club.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 26th September 2020, 11:30 am

Despite being the wrong side of 30 when signing from Manchester United in March 1989, the Scot enjoyed a remarkable new lease of life. Strachan turned out to be everything manager Howard Wilkinson could have hoped for and so much more. He went on to make 245 appearances and play a leading role in the club’s revival. Together with the lifting of the Second and First Division titles, Strachan was named Footballer of the Year while at Leeds and won an international recall. Enjoy these photos, plucked from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of Getty and Varley Picture Agency, showcasing the impact captain fantastic Gordon Strachan had at Leeds United. READ MORE: Memories from Leeds United's Elland Road promotion celebrations in 1990

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