Leeds United make Gwyn’s dream a reality after surprise call from Victor Orta - the YEP says

You would be hard-pressed to find someone in this city whose face does not light up when reading Gwyn Aylott’s story in today’s YEP.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 6:00 am

The 68-year-old grandma volunteers for the Holbeck Together charity, which is based just a stone’s throw from her beloved Leeds United’s stadium on Elland Road.

Gwyn received a surprise phone call from Whites Director of Football Victor Orta.

He invited her for a special, private VIP tour of Elland Road. She walked the length of the tunnel, close enough to see the blades of grass on the hallowed turf.

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Gwyneth Aylott (photo: James Hardisty).

And she was even given the Whites’ coveted championship trophy to pose with.

It is a fitting tribute to a woman who cares so deeply about the club and the city. And it is so very Leeds.

The club continues to impress when it comes to community involvement.

The connection fans and those who live in the city have with the club is truly unique. Never change, Leeds United.

After all, we’re all Leeds - aren’t we.

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