Leeds United Football Club LEEDS
Ground: Elland Road,
LS11 0ES
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Tel: 0113 367 6196
Websites: Official website
Media: BBC
Yorkshire Evening Post
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Getting there
By Car: (approx 190 miles from HW)
M40 towards Birmingham. Leave at junction 10 to join A43 towards Northampton. Continue to join M1 northbound. At junction 43 branch left onto M621 (signposted Leeds centre). After 4 miles exit M621 at junction 2 and take 1st exit at roundabout onto A643 and into Elland Road. Check for specific or more detailed directions.
Train: Nearest mainline station is Leeds, about 2 miles from Elland Road. Served from London via Kings Cross - journey time from London approx 2 hours 15 minutes. Check for specific times and connections of trains.
Chairboy Connections
Michael Duberry - Central defender who spent time at Leeds following a 4.5m move from Chelsea in July 1999. Made 57 League appearances over the course of six seasons before switching to Stoke City and then onto Reading. Signed for Wycombe in the summer of 2009 following his release from the Royals. Made 19 First Team appearances for Wanderers before being released by 'mutual consent' in February 2010. Went on to play for St Johnstone in Scotland, Oxford United and Hendon before retiring from the playing side in October 2013.

Hogan Ephraim - Former West Ham trainee who made four loan appearances at Leeds United during the 2009/10 season while on the books of QPR. Made 18 appearances for Wycombe, scoring once, during the 2014/15 season - having been signed by Gareth Ainsworth in October 2014 following his release from QPR. Made more than 100 apps during a seven year spell at Loftus Road

Steve Guppy - Wycombe Wanderers 1989-1994 - picture Paul Lewis Steve Guppy - left wing hero at Wycombe during the 'Martin O'Neill Years', totalling 251 appearances and scoring 37 goals. Had a very brief spell with Leeds at the start of the 2004/2005 season following time with Newcastle United, Port Vale, Leicester City and Celtic. Returned to Wycombe under John Gorman during the 2004/5 season before opting to continue his career in the USA.

David Kerslake - Spent a loan spell at Wycombe from Ipswich Town during the 1997/98 season under John Gregory. The defender began his professional football with Queens Park Rangers before switching to Swindon Town in 1989. Had a short spell with Leeds towards the end of the 1992/93 season, followed by a further move to Tottenham in September 1993 - both deals being close to 500,000. Moved to Ipswich at the start of the 1997/98 campaign. Finished his playing career at Swindon before moving into coaching with Nottingham Forest and then Watford.

Andy Lonergan Preston born 'keeper who made two appearances on loan at Wycombe during the 2005/06 season from Preston North End. His time at Preston also included short loan spells with Darlington and Swindon Town plus a spell with Blackpool in 2003 where he failed to make an a League appearance. Lonergan left Preston for Leeds United at the end of the 2010/11 season following North End's relegation from the 'Championship'.

Adam Smith - Right sided defender who was given his Football League debut at Wycombe aged 18 in August 2009 while on loan from Tottenham Hotspur. Made three appearances in total for Wycombe before returning to White Hart Lane. Later had loan spells with Torquay United, Bournemouth and MK Dons before a brief time on loan at Elland Road - making 3 League appearances in February 2012. Went on to have further loan spells with Millwall and Derby County before a permanent move to Bournemouth in January 2014.

Matt Spring - Midfielder who came through the youth ranks at Luton Town to make his Football League debut 1997. Made 289 First Team apps for The Hatters before moving to United on a 'Bosman' free transfer in the summer of 2004. However, he made just 15 appearances during the 2004/5 campaign and was signed by Adrian Boothroyd at Watford in August 2005 where he spent two seasons. Returned to Luton in January 2007 for 200,000, taking in another two year spell before a move to Charlton Athletic. Signed for Wanderers in July 2012 following his release from Leyton Orient the previous season. Had made close to 100 apps for The O's in a two year spell having joined from Charlton in June 2010. Released by Gareth Ainsworth at the end of 2013/14 season having made 30 League appearances in two years.

Ian Westlake - Midfielder who spent two and a half years at Elland Road following a move from Ipswich Town in August 2006. A regular for United in the 2006/7 season but drifted away from First Team duties and was eventually transfered to Cheltenham Town in January 2009. Signed for Wycombe by Peter Taylor from Cheltenham in the summer of 2009.

Frank Fielding - Former Blackburn Rovers trainee goalkeeper who made his senior debut while at Wycombe during a loan spell from Ewood Park that lasted for the majority of the 2007/8 season. Spent a brief time on loan at Elland Road from Rovers during September 2009 but failed to make a First Team appearance. Went though a number of other loan spells from Blackburn before a permanent move to Derby County in May 2011 for a 400,000 fee. Moved to Bristol City in the summer of 2013.

Howard Kennedy - Midfield legend for the Wanderers between 1974 and 1983 - totalling 409 appearances and scoring 100 goals. Signed for then Isthmian League Wanderers by Brian Lee in August 1974 after time playing for the United Reserve side.

Stephen O'Halloran - Left-sided defender who was given his professional debut by Paul Lambert at Wanderers during a loan spell from Aston Villa in the 2006/7 season - making 11 League appearances and playing in the League Cup Quarter-Final victory over Charlton Athletic and the Semi-Final 1st Leg draw with Chelsea at Adams Park. Recalled by Villa Manager Martin O'Neill before the 2nd Leg at Stamford Bridge. Joined Leeds on loan from Villa in February 2008 but sufferred a cruciate ligament injury in the warm-up of what would have been his first match and returned to Villa. Never made a First Team appearance at Villa and eventually joined Coventry City for the 2010/11 season. Signed for Carlisle United in the summer of 2011 but made just 5 League appearances before dropping into non-League football with Nuneaton Town, Stockport County and Salford City.

Chairboys all-time record against United
Sat, Aug 15, 2009 FL2 H L 0-1 8,400
Sat, Jan 9, 2010 FL2 A D 1-1 24,383
Fri, Nov 13, 2015 Fr H L 0-2 2,216
FL2= Football League Division Two/'League One'
Fr = Friendly
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