1989-1990 – “Division 2 Champions” home shirt – Number 14

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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, as the season progressed the flock deteriorated with wear exposing the black flock adhesive underneath – you can see this in the gallery. If you look at pictures from the season you can see the features changing from blue to black.

Leeds favourite Vinnie Jones made his club debut wearing this shirt against Middlesborough at Elland Road, it was also worn by Glynn Snodin. David Batty and Gary Speed also wore the number 14 shirt, but they preferred long sleeves.


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 Players

Name: Vinnie Jones

Leeds career: 1989 – 1990

Games: 46

Goals: 5

Signed from: Wimbledon (£650,000)

Left for: Sheffield United (£700,000)

Jones is number 40 in the 100 Greatest Leeds Players list.

 

Name: Glynn Snodin

Leeds career: 1989 – 1990

Games: 116

Goals: 13

Signed from: Sheffield Wednesday (£150,000)

Left for: Hearts (free)