ABOUT THE CLUB
Leeds United Football Club is a professional association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The club was formed in 1919, following the disbanding of Leeds City F.C. by the Football League, and took over their Elland Road stadium. Elland Road is the team’s football stadium, which has been the home of Leeds United F.C. since the club's formation, and has a capacity of over 37,000.
ABOUT THE LOCATION
Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England. Historically in Yorkshire's West Riding, the history of Leeds can be traced to the 5th century, when the name referred to a wooded area of the Kingdom of Elmet.
Today, Leeds has the most diverse economy of all the UK's main employment centres and has seen the fastest rate of private-sector jobs growth of any UK city and has the highest ratio of public to private sector jobs of all the UK's core cities.
Outside London, Leeds has the third-busiest railway station and seventh-busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers in England. Public transport, rail and road communications networks in the region are focused on Leeds. The city has a population of around 781,700 (2016) making it the third largest city in the United Kingdom
LEEDS UNITED ACADEMY
Leeds United Academy is developed in order to invest in upcoming footballing talent and provide the network, coaching, health and lifestyle advice that each player needs to make a successful career in football. If you are looking for a career in football, and live in the Leeds United catchment, then your best chance will be to join Leeds United Academy. Leeds United Academy offer an advanced football development and education programme supported by expert and dedicated staff. Leeds United Academy is located at: Leeds United Academy, Training Ground & Academy, Walton Road, Thorp Arch, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS23 7BA
Leeds United Academy use advanced technology and coaching methods to develop their players. They are actively looking for upcoming talent to join their academy, and are very selective about who gets in, as competition is tough.