Condition: 9/10 Superb. One tiny faint dot mark above the sponsor
Size: Adult’s Medium
Chest Measurement: 39-41 Inches / 99-103 CM
Colour: White, blue & yellow pin stripes
Official Admiral Leeds United home football shirt from the 2005/06 season.
Condition of this original football jersey is 9/10 – Superb. One tiny faint dot mark above the sponsor (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
With new players brought in over the summer, the club's goal during the 2005-06 season was promotion. Blackwell's shrewd tactics away from Elland Road and attacking style at home proved highly effective, and by the end of February, Leeds were third in the Championship. However from that point onwards Leeds slumped, gaining just 4 points from a possible 18, and eventually had to settle for a play-off place.
In the first round of the play-offs, against Preston North End, Leeds drew 1-1 at Elland Road, but won the return leg 2-0 to advance to the final, played on 21 May at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
However, in a dismal performance, Leeds crashed to a 3-0 defeat to Watford. While some fans predicted that Leeds would go one better and finally return to the Premier League the following year, others were concerned by the fact that, with the exception of the bottom four teams, Leeds's form going into the play-offs was the worst of any team in the Championship, their only two wins in the final months of the campaign being the play-off victory against Preston and a narrow 1-0 victory against relegated Crewe Alexandra.
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