53 unseen photos from Leeds United's 1992/93 'bring on the champions' season

'Bring on the champions' was the chant from the Elland Road faithful as the Whites basked in the glory of First Division title victory.

Saturday, 3rd August 2019, 9:06 am

These match action photos from the 1992/93 season have been hidden in the YEP archive and never been published online before. They are in chronological order and this part, one of three focuses on pre-season, European Cup action and Premier League games through to the end of October. It's worth checking out for the kits alone! UNSEEN PHOTOS FROM LEEDS UNITED'S 1986/87 SEASON TO REMEMBER: Part 1 | Part 2

We kick off with pre-season Makita Tournament action from Elland Road as Lee Chapman moves forward against Stuttgart.
Rod Wallace fires towards goal.

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Hot Rod celebrates scoring against VfB Stuttgart after Fritz Walter had put the visitors ahead.
The late great David Rocastle scored for winner the Whites just two minutes after Rod Wallace's equaliser.
Steve Hodge is sent flying by a Sampdoria defender during the Makita Tournament final.
Chris Whyte in action. The final will be remembered by most for David Batty bullying Sampdoria just for fun.
Sampdoria's Pietro Vierchowod tries to beat Lee Chapman to the ball. Leeds were beaten that day by a goal from Vladimir Jugovi.
Sgt Wilko receives a framed scroll of congratulations from the YEP's Mike Lidyard. It featured the names of hundreds of fans who subscribed to the full page which appeared in the paper to commemorate title glory.
Rod Wallace races for possession ahead of Liverpool's Nicky Tanner in the Charity Shield clash at Wembley.
'Bring on the champions' the Whites take to the field against Wimbledon at Elland Road.
Lee Chapman was the hero as his two goals helped the Whites start the season with victory against a battling Wimbledon side.
Jim Beglin in action during his testimonial game against LIverpool in front of 8,492 fans at Elland Road.
New recruit David Wetherall keeps a close eye on goal machine Ian Rush during Jim Beglin's testimonial game.
Rod Wallace looks for attacking options with the Aston Villa defence retreating. A Gary Speed goal earned a point for the Whites on the road.
Rod Wallace makes the most of an error by Spurs keeper Eric Thorstvedt to put United on their way to a 5-0 win at Elland Road.
Former Whites winger Tommy Wright hold off a challenge from Gary Speed at Ayresome Park. It was a bad day at the office as Leeds lost 4-1.
Steve Hodge beats Rob Jones to the ball at Elland Road.
Road Wallace fires towards goal as the Whites played out a 2-2 draw with goals from Lee Chapman and Gary McAllister.
David James blocks the ball under a challenge from Chris Whyte as players from both teams including Lee Chapman and Jan Molby look on.
Rod Wallace goes down under a heavy challenge from Andrei Kanchelskis at Old Trafford.
He was forced off through injury as the Whites were beaten 2-0 by the Red Devils.
Tony Dorigo takes on Denis Irwin who made 72 appearances for the Whites between 1983 and 1986.
'Hodge is the hero of Leeds fightback' read the back page headline in the YEP as the Whites were held to a 1-1 draw against Aston VIlla.
Gary McAllister is the thick of the action against Villa. Were you among the 27,817 fans that day?
Lee Chapman goes in for a header as Villa goalkeeper Nigel Spink punches clear.
Carl Shutt goes down during the European Cup first round first leg clash against VfB Stuggart.
Eric Cantona gets in a header during the away clash in Stuttgart.
Steve Hodge is closely watched by Francis Benali (left) and Southampton midfielder Terry Hurlock during the clash at The Dell.
Tim Flowers is left helpless as an 85th minute strike from Gary Speed rescued a point for the Whites at The Dell.
Everton's David Unsworth rises to clear the ball away from danger as Chris Whyte looks on.
Dave Watson slides in on Gary Speed and Lee Chapman.
Scott Sellars beats Everton's Robert Warzycha to the ball.
Lee Chapman celebrates scoring for the Whites against the Toffees at Elland Road.
Gary McAllister, pictured here skipping over a challenge from Gary Ablett, was the other United goalscorer that day in a 2-0 win.
Lee Chapman feels the power of a double aerial assault during the Premier League clash against Ipswich Town at Portman Road.
Gary Speed scores for the Whites at Portman Road as Leeds lost 4-2.
VfB Stuttgart goalkeeper Eike Immel under pressure from Eric Cantona during the European Cup first round second leg at Elland Road.
David Wetherall is consoled at full time with Leeds United winning 4-1 on the night but going out on the away goals rule. And then the twist of fortune.
Sgt Wilko boards the flight to Barcelona. When did you hear VfB Stuttgart had played an ineligible player and a third game was on the cards?
David Rocastle, Rod Wallace, Scott Sellars, Carl Shutt and Jon Newsome are all Barclona bound for a match which would go down in Leeds United history.
Gordon Strachan lets fly with a shot that brought United's first goal in Barcelona.
Carl Shutt cracks home the winning goal just a minute after coming on as substitute against Vfb Stuttgart in the Nou Camp.
David Batty receives a yellow card during the game.
The scoreboard at full time in the Nou Camp.
Chris Whyte scores against Sheffield United in the Premier League clash at Elland Road.
Gary McAllister in action against the Blades. Were you among the 29,706 at Elland Road that day?
Gary Speed scores against Sheffield United in the 3-1 win.
European Cup second round first leg action at Ibrox as Gary McAllister lets fly with a cracker.
Rangers goalkeeper Andy Goram can do nothing to prevent Macca's volley hitting the back of the net.
Gary McAllister and teammates celebrate his wonder strike after just 66 seconds.
Gaery McAllister and Andy Goram share a joke after the European Cup thriller.
Chris Fairclough and QPR's Andy Sinton challenge for the ball during the Premier League clash at Loftus Road.
Rod Wallace and Ian Holloway battle for the ball. QPR finished fifth in the Premier League that season.
Gordon Strachan produces a fine volley from Lee Chapman's knock down to put United ahead at Loftus Road.
Chris Whyte and QPR striker Les Ferdinand get to grips during the clash. Ferdinand scored the winner for the hosts in a 2-1 win.
Look out for part 2. In the meantime email Andy Hutchinson your thoughts, memories and anything else of interest: [email protected]