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- York was the base for Royalists, and from there they captured Leeds and Wakefield only to have them recaptured a few months later.
- Leeds United Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire.
- It was designed by Leeds-based architect William Hill, who began it in the neo-classical style in 1873 at a cost of £140,000.
- Leeds is also one of the UK's larger financial centres.
- Competition from Leeds and Hull, together with silting of the River Ouse, resulted in York losing its pre-eminent position as a trading centre, but its role as the social and cultural centre for wealthy northerners was rising.
- The Headingley Stadium, a stadium complex also in Leeds, consists of a cricket and a rugby ground.
- The city is 22 mi north-east of Leeds, and is part of the Leeds Region.
- The semi-final match against Arsenal took place at Elland Road in Leeds, the game ended 2–2, and was taken to a replay in Birmingham.
- similar refined pronunciations in Leeds/York), although there is variation across areas and generations.
- Chairman John Hilton Crowther planned to merge Town with newly formed Leeds United and to relocate to Leeds.
- The A1 and M1 connect London to Leeds, and Newcastle and Edinburgh.
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