Enjoy these memories of Lee Bowyer. PIC: YPN
Enjoy these memories of Lee Bowyer. PIC: YPN

Lee Bowyer - 11 memories of a Leeds United midfield star

“Leeds were the best side I played for - we were relentless and ruthless."

By Andrew Hutchinson
Sunday, 26th July 2020, 11:45 am

The words of midfielder Lee Bowyer in a recent YEP interview during which he also recalled his stand out memory of his playing days with the Whites. "My best memory was AC Milan. Scoring in the 91st minute and the place just erupted. We had the attitude we were never going to lose. When you have got that - and hard work - then you’ve got something special." Bowyer proved to be a key player in the club's famous European exploits around the turn of the century having signed for the in 1996 by Howard Wilkinson for £2.8 million, which at the time was a record for a British teenager. He would go on to make 265 appearances for Leeds in all competitions, scoring 55 goals. Enjoy these rarely-seen photos of a player who always wore his heart on his sleeve. READ MORE: 21 of the best Leeds United kits of all time LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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