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28.04.2004 Football News

Yeboah Honored With Leeds' Greatest Goal

By LeedsUnited.com
Yeboah Honored With Leeds' Greatest Goal

TONY YEBOAH, arguably one of the greatest strikers Ghana has ever produced was over the weekend honored with scoring ''Leeds' Greatest Goal'' by the London Club, Leeds United.

Yeboah, 37, joined Leeds from Eintracht Frankfurt for 3.4m pounds nine years ago and was sold to Hamburg for 1.5m pounds in September 1997, after making 65 appearances and scoring 35 goals.

Supporters voted for the 100 Greatest Leeds Goals of all time on Leedsunited.com and the results were made public at a special awards ceremony at Elland Road on Sunday evening.

Yeboah, described as a Legend by Leeds' fans, accepted his award in person and was given a standing ovation as he stepped up to the podium and left with a special message for the current squad battling against relegation: 'Don't ever give up, keep fighting to the end.'

TOP 5 LEEDS' GOALS OF ALL TIME

1 Tony Yeboah v Liverpool (h) Premiership at Elland Road 21st August 1995 Final Score 1-0

2 Eddie Gray v Burnley in the First Division at Elland Road 4th May 1970 Final Score 2-1 - solo dribble & shot

3 Allan Clarke v Arsenal in the FA Cup Final at Wembley 6th May 1972 Final Score 1-0

4 Tony Yeboah v Wimbledon in the league at Selhurst Park 23rd September 1995 Final Score 4-2

5 Billy Bremner v Man Utd 26th March 1970 FA Cup - put Leeds through to the Final

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