Leeds United's players wear Gary Speed t-shirts as part of tribute to Whites icon at Brighton

Leeds United's players honoured Whites icon Gary Speed on the tenth anniversary of his passing before and during Saturday evening's Premier League clash at Brighton.

By Lee Sobot
Saturday, 27th November 2021, 5:33 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th November 2021, 5:46 pm

Former Whites ace Speed died aged just 42 on November 27, 2011 and United's players warmed up for Saturday's clash at the Amex wearing t-shirts featuring a picture of Speed together with the words 'Remembering Gary Speed. '

Both sides also wore black armbands in the contest itself whilst Whites captain Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas also paid their respects on Friday by laying flowers at Elland Road's Bremner Square.

A loud chant of Speed's name then broke out in the away end nearing the 11th minute, honouring the number he used to wear.

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TRIBIUTE: Leeds United's players pay their respects to Gary Speed in the warm-up for Saturday's Premier League clash at Brighton. Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images.

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