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Flashback: Garry Monk leaves Leeds

Flashback: Garry Monk leaves Leeds

We recently recounted the appointment of Garry Monk as manager of Leeds back in June 2016.

Monk had just come from Swansea, where he had been fairly successful in the Premier League. He joined Leeds with a lot of anticipation from fans, who hoped this man would restore pride back in the club.

And it is fair to say that the former Swansea player delivered a lot to those eager Leeds fans, guiding The Whites to their joint highest finish in over a decade in the Championship of seventh place, as well as the quarter final of the League Cup.

However, shortly after new Chairman Andrea Radrizzani was announced at the end of the season, Monk left his post as manager of Leeds after disputes regarding his new contract. This came as a shock to many at the club, after a successful first season at Elland Road.

Leeds fans were greatly disappointed by the news, and struggled to believe that the club could attract another manager. With that said, there were still some fans that were very vitriolic, and were critical of Monk’s actions and motives.

This is what the fans had to say:

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