Leeds United chiefs have laid out plans to majorly develop the area surrounding the statue of club legend Billy Bremner which sits outside Elland Road.
The plot of land, which has become a gathering point for Leeds fans on matchday, will see work undertaken to redevelop the area and shall see it renamed as Bremner Square, with the nine foot statue of the Scottish midfielder, which was unveiled in 1999, taking centre stage.
The site will see 10 stones installed commemorating other legends and icons of the club, which fans will be able to vote for, in what will be known as the Bremner Square XI, as well as giving supporters the chance to buy and personalise their own stones which will make up the base for the Bremner statue.
Speaking of the major development, managing director Angus Kinnear said that the Leeds faithful were delighted with the decision and had already gotten well behind the development.
He told the Yorkshire Evening Post: “The reaction from supporters has been wonderful, with hundreds of fans already taking up the opportunity to have their own engraved stone.”
Born in Stirling in 1942, Bremner spent 16 years with Leeds as a player, making 773 appearances across all competitions for the Whites, winning two league titles and an FA Cup among other trophies, while he went on to become the club’s manager for 143 games between 1985 and 1988.
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