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Last Updated: Friday, 11 February, 2005, 15:27 GMT
Leeds' cult heroes

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Billy Bremner has been voted Leeds United's all-time cult hero by Football Focus viewers.

Bremner won with 87% of the vote ahead of fellow Leeds favourites Gordon Strachan and Tony Yeboah.


A genuine fighter, a good example of a British soccer player loyal to his club and the fans, always doing his best.
Michael Svensson

When ever you think of the great Leeds team he is the first name in your head. Later managed the club to almost glory in play-offs and semi finals of the FA Cup, and now years after he died you can still here his name being chanted down at Elland Road.
Phil Barrett

A great player, great captain, always gave 100%.
Doug Palmer

Billy was and still is what supporting Leeds United is all about. He lived for and loved the club, he turned games with simplistic football and doggedness. Billy never understood losing, he wanted and gave all he could to make Leeds United winners. God rest his soul, he is just what we need right now.
Paul Harrison

The ultimate captain, wore his heart on his sleeve and gave his all for the cause, even returning to manage the same team. Martyn Simpson

Leeds' captain from the 70s' championship winning side. Tough as old boots and an inspiration to watch.
Carl Collins


Simply the impact he had on Leeds when he came over the Pennines was out of this world. He was "simply the best".
Andy Parkinson

Got Leeds back in the top flight.
Ian Hughes

Just a legend. Specially for an ex-scummer!!
Dan Edwards

Legend and totally, totally mental.
Bob Knight

I never thought a player who had worn the shirt of the horrible lot from over the Pennines could ever be liked at Leeds... Part of the Howard Wilkinson revolution, little Gordon dragged the club by its boot laces, kicked it up the backside and drove it to not only to promotion but our first league title in 18 years.
Jonathan Dent


Goals. Lots of them. Good ones too. He revived us one season, and who knows what would have happened if he hadn't got injured in the next. First and third in the same goal of the season contest too.
Marc Brine

He was magic in front of goal.

Strong, powerful and scorer of so many wonder goals for the club, when Yebo got the ball the anticipation of something sensational happening spread through the crowd.
Paul Harrison

The amount of amazing goals he scored was unreal, the ones against Liverpool and Wimbledon stay very fresh in the mind.
Dan Edwards

Goals and style.
Bob Knight

So cool and exciting.
John Tuxworth

Quite simply, without any hesitation, the best player I have seen in a Leeds shirt. My favourite time as a Leeds fan was while Yeboah was playing. The wonder goal against Liverpool is the best goal I have ever seen, past or present. The one against Wimbledon was also a wonder goal. But it wasn't even that he terrified the opposition like Henry today, they were all in fear, he was just so much better than everyone else. He was/is the only player I've seen where ALL the fans shouted "Yeboah, Yeboah, Yeboah". I can still hear the ringing in my ears. For me one word describes the man and the time watching him - "AWESOME". Without doubt the best ever Leeds cult hero.
Paul M. Fox

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