1989-1990 – “Batty” home 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, flocked sponsor, flocked numbers

An extremely rare and popular Leeds shirt worn as Leeds won the Division 2 title. The shirt features blue flocked sponsor and numbers which are in fantastic condition.

Leeds legend David batty wore this shirt throughout the season. The shirt was later signed by the squad and donated to Maurice Lindley’s testimonial as a raffle prize.


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.