|||"Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club, 1913 to 1914 Winners (Buslingthorpe) (4 comments)
Image shows the players and members of "Bus Vale" (Buslingthorpe) Rugby League Football Club as they proudly pose with their winning trophies and shield. They are pictured in front of what was then the premises of Wine & Spirit Retailer, Isaac Taylor, of number 240 Meanwood Road, located between the junctions of Firnley Street and Buslingthorpe Green. This was known as the Junction Hotel. In the 1920s "Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club transferred to their new home ground, the former site of Rowley's quarry which closed in 1916 and was subsequently filled-in. On the right, with dark hair parted down the centre and crouched on one knee, is John Charles Hill who was born in 1890. He worked as a currier at one of the local tanneries (possibly Buslingthorpe Tannery - Broadhead & Conyers). Any more information regarding the history of the team and identification of anyone in the picture is welcomed.
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|||Aerial View looking South-West (City Centre)
|5th October 1999
Looking towards Morley, image shows Royal Mail Office on left, with the distant Leeds United Football Club, Elland Road Stadium appearing on the right. In the bottom right hand corner you can see the Moorish Parapet and Minaret detailing on St. Paul's House, Park Square.
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|||Aerial View, Elland Road (Beeston) (35 comments)
This aerial view looks from the Holbeck area in the foreground to Elland Road and Beeston. Elland Road is running across the top left corner at an angle, with Low Fields Road running from left to right (joining Gelderd Road on the right). Leeds United Football Club Elland Road stadium can be seen at the junction of the two roads. On the opposite side of Elland Road and a short distance south of the football ground is the Leeds Greyhound Stadium and track, it was demolished in 1982.
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|||Aerial View, Elland Road with Football and Greyhound Stadiums (Beeston) (67 comments)
Aerial view of Elland Road, on the left side of the road is the oval Greyhound Stadium, which was demolished in 1982. In the bottom left corner is the Heath estate. In the bottom right corner is the Leeds United Football Club Stadium. First used for rugby league matches, it was purchased in 1904 by Leeds City Football Club (The Peacocks)who were elected to the Football League in 1905. The club reached the second division but were eventually expelled from the Football League in the 1919-20 season due to financial irregularities. Leeds United Football Club was formed in 1919 and elected to the Football League in 1920. Over the years, Leeds United has enjoyed outstanding success, particularly in the years when Don Revie took over the management. There have also been setbacks and disappointments but Leeds United continues to attract loyal supporters to Elland Road. The capacity of the stadium is 40,296 and many fans hold season tickets.
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|||Aerial View, Whitehall Road (Drighlington) (1 comment)
|22nd August 1968,
View south over Whitehall Road towards Adwalton Moor and Station Road. In the foreground is Yorkshire Egg Packers and beyond Plasticers Ltd and Barbon's Textile Mill. There is a football pitch at the top left hand corner and a reservoir to the right.
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