How this field of dreams helped nurture a generation of Leeds United stars

It's the field of dreams which was a breeding ground for a generation of footballers who went on to make the grade with Leeds United and other clubs.

Thursday, 21st November 2019, 8:09 am
Updated Thursday, 21st November 2019, 8:58 am
Recognise this young footballer?

Wortley's TV Harrison ground on Oldfield Lane faces an uncertain future but back in the day it was home for schools soccer across the city. These photos showcase the talent who took to the field over the years and include some familiar faces who went on to make the grade at the highest level. READ MORE: Leeds Combination League in 41 photos - Do you remember these footballers from down the years? LOVE LEEDS, LOVE RETRO? Join 'Leeds Retro' on facebook

Back: Justin Holmes, Paul Mullen, Nigel Brady, Robert Moverley, Andrew Armiage, David Bentley, Richard Annan. Front: Ian Scott, Dean Walling, David Batty (captain), Mark Fella, Stuart Roberts
J.Johnson, C.Green, C.Goddard, M.Buggle, D.Saunders, B.Deane, S.Maddocks, I,Scott, J.Clarke. Front: A.Mabbott, M.Wilson, S.Bell, S.Scholes, S.Gregory, P.Brady, B.Daurge, P.Whitaker

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Billy Batt, Paul Harness, Stuart Adamson, Paul Mawman, Mark Braithwaite ,Anthony Smith, Jeff Foley, Chris Staunton, Nazam Shan. Front: Qadeer Aziz, Alan Barker, Craig Gilmore, Gareth Morin, Richard Walker and Paul Hainsworth.
Winners of the YEP U-14s schools cup, Mount St Marys, with the trophy after beating Boston Spa in the final.
Do you recognise anyone in this photo taken in October 1983?
Danian Hatton, Kaleb Folan, Phil Stubley, Dipesh Patel, Tom Morgan, Danny Trueman, Alex Broadhead, Ryan Thackray, Andy Speare, Chris Egan. Andy Smith, William Ward, David Jennings, Rav Matharu, Richard Ramsey, Robert Greaves
Have you spotted a young Brian Deane?
Johnny Reynolds, Shaun Birch, Chris Olbison, Ben Sayner, Ben Dagworthy, Chris Wood, Phil Wilkinson. Sam Bryant, Matty Brighton, David Ash, Matthew Gouland, Ricky Watson, Kyle Whitaker. Huw Roberts-Harry and Michael Elliott
Former Leeds midffielder Jonny Howson (Bruntcliffe) keeps his eye on the ball but his volley went just over the bar.
Have you spotted a young Noel Whelan?
Sponsored by the YEP this side were unbeaten in the Junior Star League when this photo was taken. Do you recognise anyone?
Have these photos brought back some happy memories? Share them with Andy Hutchinson via email at: [email protected] or tweet him @AndyHutchYPN