YEP Says: Bremner Square tribute to Leeds United stars is fabulous

Bremner Square.
Bremner Square.
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LEEDS UNITED and its new owners seem to be making all the right moves in connecting with the club’s supporters.

The new plan to revamp the area around the Billy Bremner statue around Elland Road will be welcomed by the club’s loyal fans.

It is decades since the diminutive Scotsman became the heartbeat of Don Revie’s successful side but he is still remembered with fondness.

He is claimed to be the club’s greatest ever player.

What is beyond question is that he is the most revered.

But the creation of a new square will allow some of United’s other heroes down the years to have significant honours.

The area is being renamed as Bremner Square, with new stones dedicated to another 10 Leeds legends due to be put in place.

Fans will be given the chance to vote on which players are chosen to line up alongside King Billy in the Bremner Square XI.

Supporters will also be able to purchase their own granite stones – complete with names and personalised messages – for inclusion in a new-look base for the statue.

United managing director Angus Kinnear said Bremner Square would be a “celebration” of the club’s history.

This is a fabulous idea which Leeds supporters will welcome.