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Leeds United: Fans reflect on Don Revie’s first ever league title in 1969

Leeds United: Fans reflect on Don Revie’s first ever league title in 1969 - Leeds United

Loads of Leeds United fans have been reminiscing about Don Revie’s time in charge of the club, as Tuesday marked 51 years to the day since the Peacocks won the First Division for the first time in 1969.

The club’s official Twitter account posted an image of his team celebrating the 0-0 draw at Anfield, a result which sealed the Yorkshire outfit’s first ever league title.

Leeds arrived in Merseyside knowing a tie would be enough to clinch the coveted trophy, and, after a closely-fought battle on the pitch, the manager instructed club captain Billy Bremner and his teammates including the likes of Mick Jones, Norman Hunter, Peter Lorimer and Johnny Giles to salute the iconic Kop end (Yorkshire Evening Post).

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Revie’s Whites famously rewrote the history books, amassing the biggest points tally during a single campaign in English football.

At present, Marcelo Bielsa’s side sit at the top of the Championship table, with a healthy seven-point-lead over the playoff places, and they are now on the cusp of Premier League promotion. However, it remains to be seen if the Argentine can emulate the heroic feats of his legendary predecessor in the future.

Unsurprisingly, a whole number of the Elland Road faithful will “never forget” one of United’s greatest moments, with one fan describing the scenes as “magical,” and another expressing his admiration of the “wonderful” team.

Scroll through the rest of the best reactions down below…

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