Lifelong Leeds United fan selling incredible customised van which has visited every ground for last five years

A lifelong Leeds United fan is selling his incredible customised van which has visited every ground the Whites have played on for the last five years - as he starts his next big design.

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 11:45 am

Glynn Bennett, 52, has driven his beloved 1984 Winnebago Le Sharo for more than 60,000 miles across the country with his wife Vanessa, 52 - visiting every Championship ground last season and following the Whites on away days for the past five years.

The famous customised van complete with decals and unique interior has featured on Match of the Day and Sky Sports and fans flock to spot it in The Peacock car park on matchdays.

Glynn, from Rochdale, said he has spent over £20k buying and customising the van.

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The van can often be seen parked outside The Peacock Pic: Glynn Bennett

He is now hoping to recoup £12k in a sale in order to help fund his next big project.

Speaking to the YEP, Glynn said: "I am hoping my project will be finished in January, so it is time to finally sell the van.

"She is in superb condition.

"I have done more than 60,000 miles in her over the past six years.

The van outside Elland Road Pic: Glynn Bennett

"It has been to every Championship ground and all of the Premier League grounds Leeds have visited in the last year and a bit."

Glynn's favourite current player is Luke Ayling.

He has made mammoth journeys to the South coast and completed a 600 mile trip to Southampton last week.

In terms of his favourite ground?

Glynn Bennett, 52 and wife Vanessa, 52 Pic: Glynn Bennett

"I like Craven Cottage, it has easy parking", Glynn said.

He hopes the van will go to a fellow Leeds United fan which will appreciate the care he has put into the project.

For more information, contact Glynn on Facebook.

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The van before the customisation job Pic: Glynn Bennett
Glynn has spent £20,000 customising the van Pic: Glynn Bennett