Dom with Premier League Trophy

For someone born in Scotland and raised on Merseyside, it’s an honour and a privilege to be known as an honorary Yorkshireman.

As a youngster growing up, I don’t mind admitting my dream was to wear the red shirt of Liverpool and follow in the footsteps of those players I’d idolised as a child. I was lucky to enough to achieve that. I loved my time there and didn’t think it would ever end.

But as we entered the first summer of a new Millennium, my life changed forever. Leeds United came in for me, Liverpool gave me permission to speak to the club, and the rest, as they say is history.

I didn’t think it possible to fall in love with a club the way I did with Leeds. And it wasn’t just the club, it was the city, the area, and the people. Yes, we had some fantastic moments on the pitch – we had our ups and downs as the song goes – but also some truly memorable times off it as well. I forged friendships that will last forever and developed an affiliation with a club that I never would have imagined possible.

It was an honour to be a part of that Leeds United team which reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, and it still makes me tingle when I look back on that era. I get goosebumps when people talk about that goal in the San Siro and it ranks as as one of the proudest moments of my career.

In the years that followed I was given the ultimate honour of following in the footsteps of some truly great names by captaining the club, and while the fortunes of the club dipped – and got overtaken by events off the field – I’ll never lose that pride of skippering such a great football club.

Relegation from the Premier League was heart-breaking and despite wanting to stay to help the club get back to where we belonged, my future was taken out of my hands and I was sold on to Blackburn.

That was never the end for me though. I’ve always remained in the area and followed the club through thick and thin. When my playing days ended I was a regular once again at Elland Road. I was privileged enough to return as an ambassador in 2012, but turn after turn of events off the field, meant the Premier League always looked an unreachable dream.

But here we are again. A full 16 years on. Leeds are back, the smiles are back, and there’s a pride and togetherness once again.


Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed.

Please read the following carefully to understand how we will treat and regard your personal data.


  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website. This includes information provided at the time of registering an account or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site or the services you have purchased.
  2. If you contact us by letter or email, records of the correspondence may be kept.
  3. Telephone conversation may be recorded for training purposes.
  4. We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.


  1. The personal data that we collect from you will be stored on our servers inside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
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  4. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


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  3. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
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  5. To notify you about changes to our service.

If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.


  1. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in UK Companies Act 2006.
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  1. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
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Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.