Leeds applauded for ‘classy’ Accrington gesture after leaving away dressing room spotless following 3-1 FA Cup win

    PREMIER LEAGUE outfit Leeds have been praised for leaving their changing room spotless after their game against Accrington Stanley.

    The Yorkshire side faced the League One side in the FA Cup fourth round tie at the Wham Stadium.

    Leeds were praised for their gesture to Accrington Stanley after their FA Cup clash


    Leeds were praised for their gesture to Accrington Stanley after their FA Cup clashCredit: AFP
    They left the away dressing room spotless


    They left the away dressing room spotlessCredit: Twitter – @MartinSykes6

    Leeds won the clash 3-1 with goals coming from Jack Harrison, Junior Firpo and Luis Sinisterra.

    Accrington did get a consolation through Leslie Adekoya in the 81st minute.

    But it was the sportsmanship gesture after the game that got people pleasing the Premier League side.

    Leeds made sure to leave the away changing room spotless as Leeds security member Martin Sykes showed on Twitter.

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    Sykes posted a picture of the tidy space, with nothing left behind and all the rubbish in the bin, along with the caption: “That’s respect shown for a beauty little club from the #lufc backroom team.”

    And fans on social media loved the gesture, as one Tweeted: “Class from LUFC 💙🤍💛.”

    A second commented: “The way Leeds United left the away dressing room at Accrington Stanley today. Classy! 👏.”

    A third wrote: “Respect Leeds, that’s what it is all about 👏👏👏.”

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    A fourth said: “Big tick for you guys, it doesn’t go unnoticed.”

    A fifth joked: “Not so dirty Leeds?”

    During the game, one of the Leeds supporters stormed the pitch and performed the worm after one of the goals.

    Leeds are now in the fifth round of the competition and will have to wait to see who they face.

    The draw for the next round takes place on Monday, January 30 at 7pm.


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