BBC MotD pundit rips into Leeds new badge design
Former Tottenham and England striker Gary Lineker has had his say on the now infamous decision by Leeds United to change their club badge with a hilarious Tweet.
The BBC and Match of the Day pundit took to the social media platform to send his hilarious message to the masses regarding the Yorkshire club’s decision to make the alteration, saying that he gets ‘heartburn looking at it.’
Gives me heartburn just looking at it. pic.twitter.com/T2HmqjzipJ
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) January 24, 2018
The move by the club has been met with outrage by supporters and an online petition to reinstate the original badge has now reached more than 60,000 signatures.
The Whites announced yesterday that alterations to the team emblem which depicts the “Leeds Salute” were being made on the back of 10,000 fans being questioned.
But that was denounced by supporters who insisted they were not consulted properly or informed by the Yorkshire outfit.
Club managing director Angus Kinnear has now told BBC Radio Leeds that in light of the club’s backlash to the Leeds symbol, they will “reopen the consultation process.”
And the decision to make such a dramatic change to something that many consider as part of the heritage at Elland Road comes amidst a rocky patch in form the Whites are in.
Leeds have dropped to tenth in the Championship table, having lost three of their last four games which has meant that they have fallen out of the play off places and have also been knocked out of the FA Cup by Newport County.
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