1989-1990 – “Batty” away shirt – Number 8

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The Shirt

Manufacturer: Umbro

Sponsor: Top Man

Season worn: 1989/1990

Competitions: Division 2, FA Cup, League Cup

Player shirt features: Embroidered club badge, embroidered manufacturers logo, printed sponsor, printed numbers

An extremely rare Leeds shirt – the club only used this number style in 2 games before the FA asked for them to be changed because they were difficult to read from a distance.


Division 2 1989/1990

Games played: 46 (won 24, drawn 13, lost 9)

Finished: 1st

Domestic Cup Competitions 1990/1991

FA Cup: 3rd Round

League Cup: 2nd Round


The Player

Name: David Batty

Leeds career: 1st spell: 1986 – 1993 / 2nd spell: 1998 – 2004

Games: 211 / 90

Goals: 4 / 0

Signed from: Youth / Newcastle United (£4,400,000)

Left for: Blackburn Rovers (£2,750,000) / Retired

Batty is number 14 in the 100 Greatest Leeds Players list.