Leeds plan major improvements to Elland Road

Date published: Wednesday 26th July 2017 7:47

Leeds will unveil major improvements to Elland Road at their first home game of the 2017/18 Sky Bet Championship season.Owner Andrea Radrizzani, who took full control of the club at the end of last season, bought back the stadium off private investors in June for a reported £20million and wants to give it “an exciting new look”.”Following chairman Andrea Radrizzani’s purchase of the stadium and in line with his vision to take Leeds United forward, improvements are being made across Elland Road with the club working closely with Leeds-based agency The Works,” read a club statement.

“The inside of the West Stand, dressing rooms and hospitality suites in the East Stand are all undergoing changes and new creative has been designed to dress the front of the East Stand, South Stand and the North-East corner of the ground.

“The new creative concepts feature legends from the club’s prestigious past as well as current day heroes.”

The club said the “new branding” will be revealed on Saturday, August 12 when Leeds play their first home game of the season against Preston and that some of the developments were still subject to planning permission.

Leeds managing director Angus Kinnear added: “While we’re building for sustainable success with our key focus remaining on sensible financial management, we knew we wanted to give back to the fans as well.

“We felt it was important that our home should honour our heritage, celebrate our first-team squad and make loyal and passionate fans proud on match days.”

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