Enjoy these photos charting Leeds United's journey to the 1968 League Cup final.
Enjoy these photos charting Leeds United's journey to the 1968 League Cup final.

The League Cup win which spawned a legacy of Leeds United legends

It was Leeds United their first major trophy after half-a-century of trying and the start of Don Revie’s roll of honour.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 19th September 2020, 6:00 am

The 1968 League Cup win against Arsenal at Wembley kicked off a legacy of legends and liberated Leeds from the role of the bridesmaid. Left-back Terry Cooper, whose volley won the final, said the cup victory was akin to “breaking the ice as regards winning something. Our side wasn’t far off its peak then. All the players were there.” These rarely-seen photos, published courtesy of Varley Picture Agency, tell the story of the journey to the final and a sure to evoke happy memories for a generation of fans. READ MORE: Terry Cooper - Fans memories of a Leeds United left back ahead of his time

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