17 photos as Leeds United celebrate outside Elland Road as players lift the trophy

Fans gathered outside Elland Road last night as Leeds United lifted the Champions trophy after a 4 - 0 victory against Charlton Athletic.

Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 10:41 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 10:46 am
Fans gathered outside Elland Road as Leeds United lifted the Champions trophy.

People gathered outside the stadium despite earlier warnings to keep away from the club and Leeds city council. -> Leeds United release statement addressing open top bus celebration at Elland Road

Jubilant fans began to arrive at Elland Road in the afternoon, despite being urged not to by the club and Leeds Council.
Jubilant Leeds fans dressed up in the club colours to celebrate the successful season.

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Argentinian fans Ignacio and Fernando (right) outside the ground before the match at Elland Road, Leeds.
Fans stopped to lay scarves and pay tribute to legend Norman Hunter, who died from Covid-19.
A Leeds fan wears a shirt with 'Bielsa is Jesus' written on the back.
Draped in a flag celebrating the amazing season Leeds have had.
Fans were over the moon to be back in the Premier League after 16 years.
The club also secured Champions status just days after securing promotion.
Scarves outside the club paid tribute to legends Norman Hunter and Jack Charlton, who died this year.
As the evening went on more fans arrived outside the stadium, despite advice not to from the club.
Two young fans had a lift above the crowds and wore their masks.
Blue and yellow flares were set off during the celebrations.
Blue smoke filled the air outside Elland Road as Leeds lifted the trophy.
It has been 16 years since fans were able to celebrate Leeds in the Premier League.
Leeds United players celebrated on top of an open top bus at the end of the night.
The club have released a statement explaining why the players went on the open tp bus: https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/sport/football/leeds-united/leeds-united-release-statement-addressing-open-top-bus-celebration-elland-road-2921542