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Wednesday 05 February, 2003

Leeds United PLC

Board Appointment

Leeds United PLC
05 February 2003

For immediate release                                            5 February 2003

               Leeds United plc: Non-Executive Board Appointment

At the AGM of Leeds United plc ('Leeds United') held on 29 November 2002 a
commitment was made to make changes to the management team to ensure that it had
the right level of skills and controls to manage the challenges facing the
Company in the immediate future.  As part of these changes, the Board announced
on 6 January 2003 the appointment to the main Board of Neil Holloway, Managing
Director of Microsoft UK limited, as a Non-Executive Director.

Leeds United today announces the immediate appointment of a further
Non-Executive Director, Professor John McKenzie. John McKenzie is a significant
individual shareholder in Leeds United, and currently holds the following

  • Governor and Director of International Development at the London Institute
  • Advisor Shanghai Municipal Government
  • Advisor Tokyo Institute of Inter Cultural Communications
  • Advisor University Consultants KKK (Japan)
  • Member Advisory Council, University of Sarawak Malaysia.

As part of his responsibilities as a Non-Executive Director John McKenzie will
hold a specific brief to engage major corporations in the Far East in investment
and sponsorship opportunities with the Company.


For further information contact:

Peter Ridsdale, Chairman                 Emma McCaffrey, Peter Binns
Leeds United PLC                         Binns & Co PR Ltd
Tel: 0113 367 6000                       Tel: 020 7786 9600

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