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From Paul Heckingbottom to Marcelo Bielsa - Leeds United's 2018 in pictures

Leeds United head to Nottingham Forest on New Year's Day to begin 2019 - but what were the key moments for the club both on and off the pitch in 2018?

We take a look back at the things to remember and forget for the Elland Road club...

NFL giants San Francisco 49ers confirm they have bought a minority share in Leeds United for 10m with Paraag Marathe appointed to the Whites board at Elland Road.

5. May 24 - 49ers investment confirmed

NFL giants San Francisco 49ers confirm they have bought a minority share in Leeds United for 10m with Paraag Marathe appointed to the Whites board at Elland Road.
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After just 1 win in 16 games in charge at Elland Road following a lot of speculation about his future Leeds United sack Paul Heckingbottom at the end of the 2017/18 season.

6. June 1 - Heckingbottom sacked

After just 1 win in 16 games in charge at Elland Road following a lot of speculation about his future Leeds United sack Paul Heckingbottom at the end of the 2017/18 season.
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After two weeks of rumours Leeds United appoint world renowned head coach Marcelo Bielsa as the man to lead the Whites promotion charge in 2018/19.

7. June 15 - Bielsa appointed

After two weeks of rumours Leeds United appoint world renowned head coach Marcelo Bielsa as the man to lead the Whites promotion charge in 2018/19.
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Leeds United confirm the signing of forward Patrick Bamford in a deal worth up to 10m - the 25-year-old becomes United's most expensive signing since Robbie Fowler (11m) in 2001.

8. July 31 - Bamford joins Whites

Leeds United confirm the signing of forward Patrick Bamford in a deal worth up to 10m - the 25-year-old becomes United's most expensive signing since Robbie Fowler (11m) in 2001.
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