Leeds United continue support for Leeds Pride

Pride event to take place Sunday 7th August.

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Leeds United is delighted to be a sponsor of Leeds Pride again this year, a time for the city to come together and celebrate with the LGBT+ community, alongside their friends and families.

This year’s Pride Parade will take place on Sunday 7th August and employees of Leeds United and members of the team are looking forward to walking alongside Marching Out Together.

Angus Kinnear the Leeds United CEO, is looking forward to attending his first Pride event here in Leeds, and he said: “The Leeds United players and directors all send their best wishes to Marching Out Together and everyone associated with Leeds Pride. We do hope fans will come along and join us or watch the Parade pass through the city – it is a great opportunity to show our support to the LGBT+ community.

“Everyone will be meeting at 1.30pm, as the parade assembles on Cookridge Street and Portland Crescent. Please look out for the Leeds United shirts and the Marching Out Together flags!”

A number of members of the first team have also recorded messages of support for Marching Out Together, including captain Liam Cooper, who said: “I am proud to captain a club that not only supports Leeds Pride, but also works throughout the year with Marching Out Together, to make sure that everybody at Elland Road feels welcome.”

Whilst winger Daniel James, added: “Happy Leeds Pride to everyone at Marching Out Together and to all our fans in the LGBT community, from all of us here at Leeds United.”

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