Leeds fans react emotionally to club Twitter post
By Harvey Byrne
Leeds fans have reacted emotionally after the club shared a message on Twitter hailing the famous side’s supporters.
The Yorkshire giants are currently sat as high as fifth place in the Championship table with six matches of the season left.
They are preparing to host eighth placed side Preston at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon and before the fixture the official club’s Twitter account shared a video to fans which contained messages from the likes of Garry Monk, Kemar Roofe and Luke Ayling hailing the club’s support.
— Leeds United (@LUFC) April 7, 2017
The video was received positively from supporters on social media and many claimed the were close to tears while watching it.
Meanwhile, it inspired others to share their passion for one of England’s most prestigious clubs.
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Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:
YES COME ON LADS!!!!!
— MH (@matth2891) April 7, 2017
stop putting me on the edge of tears when I'm at work ????
— Ryan (@CheekyGit93) April 7, 2017
Also, won't lie, I nearly cried watching this
— Lucas Gibson (@LucasG1998) April 7, 2017
This club is so special… You whitessss ???? #LUFC
— Luke (@LukeeLUFC) April 7, 2017
— Charlie Rosenberg (@charlieros1e) April 7, 2017
— Olly (@LUFCOlly) April 7, 2017
Monk and his team are currently exceeding pre-season expectations, but fans will now be willing their team to get the job done before the season’s end.
With 15 points currently separating from the top two places it is highly doubtful that Leeds will achieve an automatic promotion spot, but the team must ensure they finish in a play-off spot as they look to end their 13-year wait for Premier League football.
In other Leeds news, local police have aimed an extraordinary rant at the Whites due to their ticket prices.