2000-2001 – “Champions League” home shirt – Dacourt 4


The Shirt

Manufacturer: Nike

Sponsor: Strongbow

Season worn: 2000/2002

Game worn: AC Milan (home), Tue 19 September 2000

Competition: Champions League

Player shirt features: Champions league star ball patch, European specification player sized number, player sized lettering

An extremely rare shirt worn in one of the club’s biggest European fixtures.

AC Milan home, Champions League First Group Stage, Tue 19 September 2000

Score: Leeds United 1 AC Milan 0

Scorer: Leeds United: Bowyer

The game is best remembered for Bowyer’s late strike which slipped through Dida’s fingers to secure a great victory on a rain soaked night at Elland Road.

Champions League 2000/2001

Progress: Semi Final

The Player

Name: Olivier Dacourt

Leeds career: 2000 – 2003

Games: 57

Goals: 3

Signed from: Everton (£7,300,000)

Left for: Roma (£4,000,000)

Dacourt is number 39 in the 100 Greatest Leeds Players list.