‘Judas’ - Nine times Leeds United vs Man United was rocked by controversy

The two clubs are set to stoke up the flames of one of football’s bitterest rivalries this weekend.

Tuesday, 15th February 2022, 3:23 pm

Leeds United vs Manchester United - there are few, if any, clashes in the English game that evoke quite the same level of emotion and drama.

For the longest of times, the Whites and the Reds have been embroiled in a fiery feud that has seen more than its fair share of incident and tension, and on Sunday, the next chapter of the heated saga will be written at Elland Road.

Leeds will be desperate to avoid the kind of humiliation that they suffered in their 5-1 opening day defeat at Old Trafford earlier in the season, and they come up against a Man United side who have looked less than assured in recent weeks.

Regardless of the result, however, one thing that is guaranteed is plenty of passion - and maybe just a dash of confrontation too.

With that in mind, we’ve looked back at some of the most famous controversies that have marked the fixture in years gone by...

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