Coordinates: 53°47′59″N1°32′57″W / 53.79972°N 1.54917°W / 53.79972; -1.54917Leedsi/liːdz/ 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. The name has been applied to many administrative entities over the centuries. It changed from being the appellation of a small manorial borough in the 13th century, through several incarnations, to being the name attached to the present metropolitan borough. In the 17th and 18th centuries Leeds became a major centre for the production and trading of wool. Then, during the Industrial Revolution, Leeds developed into a major mill town; wool was the dominant industry but flax, engineering, iron foundries, printing, and other industries were important. From being a compact market town in the valley of the River Aire in the 16th century Leeds expanded and absorbed the surrounding villages to become a populous urban centre by the mid-20th century. The main built-up area sub-division has a population of 474,632 (2011), and the City of Leeds metropolitan borough of which it is a part which has an estimated population of 757,700 (2011).
It was initially defined to consist of the county of Leeds, excluding parts included in the electoral district of Brockville.
It 1914, it was redefined to consist of the whole county of Leeds, including the town of Brockville. In 1966, it was redefined to include, in the County of Lanark, in the Townships of North Burgess, North Elmsley and Montague excepting the Village of Merrickville.
Before 1832 no new English Parliamentary borough had been enfranchised since the 1670s, but Leeds came close to being represented from 1826. Stooks Smith, in The Parliaments of England, explained what happened.
Marcelo Bielsa plotting a summer move for 28-cap int'l to sort out his defence - originally posted on Sportslens.com. LeedsUnited are interested in signing that Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico this summer ...Bielsa must look to improve Leeds defensively this summer ... Improving their defensive unit this summer could take Leeds to the next level.
Leeds expected to make their move for 28-yr-old, asking price won't be a problem - originally posted on Sportslens.com. Leeds United have been linked with the Sampdoria defender Omar Colley in recent weeks ...There is no doubt that Leeds need to improve their defensive options in the summer and Colley could prove to be a quality addition for them.
Bielsa has reportedly told Orta to signRangers star before pre-season - originally posted on Sportslens.com. According to The Scottish Sun, LeedsUnited remain interested in recruiting the services of Rangers winger RyanKent and are preparing a £15 million bid ahead of the summer transfer window.
'That information is not real' - Marcelo Bielsa rubbishes rumours regarding his Leeds future - originally posted on Sportslens.com. Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has rubbished rumours of a new deal at Elland Road... If Leeds can sort out their defensive problems this summer, they could challenge for Europa League qualification next year.
Marcelo Bielsa's side reportedly want to raid Celtic & Rangers this summer - originally posted on Sportslens.com. According to The Athletic’s Phil Hay, LeedsUnited are looking to sign youth players at Celtic and Rangers this summer as they look to strengthen their academy ahead of next season.
LeedsUnited manager Marcelo Bielsa has named defender Diego Llorente as a player who he’s never seen play badly ... “[He has] played well,” Bielsa told Leeds Live ... Marcelo Bielsa hails Leeds United star who has never had bad game ... The post Marcelo Bielsa hails Leeds United star who has never had bad game appeared first on CaughtOffside.
According to a recent document published by reliable website Footy Headlines, LeedsUnited are set to mix up the colours of their away and third kits next season ... The post (Photo) Leeds United’s 2021-22 kits leaked appeared first on CaughtOffside.
Leeds reportedly keen on signing in-demand 'one of the best young players' - originally posted on Sportslens.com. Leeds United are reportedly looking to sign a new left-back in the summer transfer window.�. According to reports from the Daily Mail, Leeds are interested in signing�Brest left-back Romain Perraud.
Leeds 'interested' in signing Serie A star...he'll leave the club as a free agent - originally posted on Sportslens.com. Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Nicolas Nkoulou this summer ... Nkoulou is a vastly experienced defender, and he could be a smart addition, considering Leeds won’t have to pay a single penny for his signature.
FabrizioRomano. Barcelona keen to signLeeds target, talks in progress with player's agent - originally posted on Sportslens.com ... He is one of the options for the La Liga giants ... According to reports from 90 mins, Leeds United could make an audacious move to sign Aguero, where he will get the opportunity to play under his compatriot, Marcelo Bielsa.