Whose smart idea was this?
After a reported six months of extensive research, Leeds United unveiled a new club crest yesterday to mark their centenary year.
Only the result was truly appalling.
Drawing comparisons with a made up Pro Evolution Soccer side or even building societies, fans weren’t scared to share their disapproval.
The club claim more than 10,000 people were consulted about the change but within just a few hours of being revealed over 15,000 had signed a petition to get it altered.
And after vast swathes of criticism, Leeds’ managing director Angus Kinnear has accepted they will have to re-think the decision.
Speaking to BBC Radio Leeds last night, Kinnear said: “I think it’s clear that the consultation process we embarked on that we were very confident had delivered a result wasn’t extensive enough.
“We need to reopen that consultation process very clearly and I think that is what I have come on here tonight to say.
“But also that the fans should really trust us because we have been so impressed by the level of support they have given us and the sense of unity we have between the board and the supporters and the players.”
Here’s an idea… how about you just leave it the way it was?
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