Simon Grayson awaits as Leeds United announce first batch of pre-season friendlies

LEEDS United have announced details of their first three pre-season friendlies.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 2:19 pm
Updated Friday, 18th June 2021, 2:22 pm

Leeds will begin their build-up towards their second season back in the Premier League with a clash against Guiseley at Nethermoor Park on Tuesday, July 27 in a 7.30pm kick-off.

Marcelo Bielsa's Whites will then take on Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers the following evening on Wednesday, July 28 at Ewood Park in another 7.30pm kick-off.

Two days later, Leeds will come up against former Whites boss Simon Grayson who is now in charge of League One side Fleetwood Town who will take on the Whites at their Highbury Stadium on Friday, July 30 in a 7pm kick-off.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Leeds United will travel to Fleetwood Town, managed by former Whites boss Simon Grayson, above. Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images.
FAMILIAR FACE: Leeds United will travel to Fleetwood Town, managed by former Whites boss Simon Grayson, above. Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images.

Tickets for the Guiseley friendly are available to purchase now by following the instructions HERETicket information for the games against Blackburn and Fleetwood will be released soon whilst plans for further friendlies will also be announced in the coming weeks.

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