Homegrown hero David Batty returned to the Whites from Newcastle United for £4.4 million. Manager David O'Leary wanted the midfielder to provide bite and experience for his youthful side. Elsewhere the discovery of a suspicious package in Leeds city centre forced the evacuation of shoppers and staff. Fundraising drives and charity initiatives also dominated the news agenda. This was Leeds in December 1998. Is it a city you remember? READ MORE: Leeds in December 1995 - 14 stories making then news LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
Leeds in December 1998 - 15 stories making the news
It was the month which heralded the return of Leeds United's own prodigal son.
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