Dirty Leeds United? Here's where they finished in the Championship fair play table

Leeds United are often referred to as 'Dirty Leeds' - but are the Whites really THAT dirty?

Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 10:41 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 11:29 am
Are Leeds United really 'dirty?

Courtesy of data from the FA Website, we've put the questionable tag to the test by looking at every Championship clubs' disciplinary record compared to Marcelo Bielsa's side this season. Here's how it works: caution = 4 points, denial of a goal scoring opportunity or dismissal for 2 cautions =10 pts and violent conduct, serious foul play, spitting or offensive and abusive language =12 pts. So - click and scroll the pages to discover where Leeds and their second-tier rivals rank in order (includes play-off games):

Swansea picked up 45 yellow cards and one red card. Total disciplinary points = 192
Hull have picked up 68 yellow cards and one red card. Total disciplinary points = 282
Blackburn have picked up 73 yellow cards and two red cards. Total disciplinary points = 314

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Millwall have picked up 77 yellow cards and one red card. Total disciplinary points = 318
The Blades have picked up 74 yellow cards and two red cards. Total disciplinary points = 318
Rotherham have picked up 71 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 318
Brentford have picked up 74 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 326
Norwich have picked up 79 yellow cards and one red card. Total disciplinary points = 328
Boro have picked up 77 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 328
Stoke have picked up 71 yellow cards and five red cards. Total disciplinary points = 328
The Owls have picked up 76 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 336
Ipswich have picked up 71 yellow cards and five red cards. Total disciplinary points = 336
Bolton have picked up 75 yellow cards and four red cards. Total disciplinary points = 340
The Robins have picked up 80 yellow cards and two red cards. Total disciplinary points = 342
Birmingham have picked up 81 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 346
Preston have picked up 68 yellow cards and seven red cards. Total disciplinary points = 348
Villa have picked up 83 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 352
Reading have picked up 80 yellow cards and three red cards. Total disciplinary points = 354
QPR have picked up 92 yellow cards and one red card. Total disciplinary points = 378
West Brom have picked up 82 yellow cards and five red cards. Total disciplinary points = 380
Wigan have picked up 91 yellow cards and four red cards. Total disciplinary points = 396
Leeds have picked up 91 yellow cards and five red cards. Total disciplinary points = 416
Derby have picked up 106 yellow cards and two red cards. Total disciplinary points = 416
Forest have picked up 103 yellow cards and six red cards. Total disciplinary points = 476