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This is Leeds United’s time. For too long this great club lay in the shadows. Dormant for 16 long years. But not forever.

Saturday, 12th September 2020, 5:45 am

Leeds United – no longer the butt of the joke.

Leeds United – a sleeping giant no more.

That giant has been awoken and the club that gave English football Revie and Bremner, Wilkinson and Charles, is back where it belongs.

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BACK WITH A BANG: Leeds United are at long last a Premier League side again, and fans showed just what that meant after the club's Championship trophy lift following the season finale against Charlton. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.

So puff out your chest with pride. Fly the white flags at full mast from Beeston to Burmantofts, Holbeck to Horsforth.

Dig deep within yourself and boom out a rendition of Marching on Together.

For Leeds, Leeds, Leeds are Premier League again.

So watch out Liverpool, watch out world, Bielsa’s boys are coming.

Maestro Marcelo has revitalised a football club and galvanised a city by taking our beloved Whites back to the promised land.

The adventure begins at Anfield this evening, without a soul in the stands but with the well-wishes of an entire city and a huge fanbase around the world behind them.

These are unique times, but Leeds United are a unique club, driven on by the bloke who sits on a bucket.

There will be ups and downs over the next nine months, this is as our rivals kept gleefully reminding us, the best league in the world.

And it doesn’t get much tougher than the Premier League champions up first in their own back yard.

But we have waited too long for this, bristled at too many jibes at our expense, not to seize the moment with every fibre of our being.

So Marcelo, Liam, Pablo, Patrick and Rodrigo, the message is simple: go get ‘em. Show no fear.

Go and show the Premier League what it means to be Leeds United.

Because this is your time.

This, at long last, is Leeds United’s time.

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Thank you Laura Collins