Vinnie Jones: returns to Leeds United

Former Leeds and Sheffield United player Vinnie Jones returns to the region this weekend. For more information and to book tickets for Vinnie's charity dinner go to

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Vinnie Jones 'cult hero to many' says Leeds United spokesman

Vinnie Jones Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Leeds United have said they are delighted to have former player Vinnie Jones back at the club today. The Hollywood actor will be at Elland Road for a special talk tonight and will be pitch side during the game to give back his 2nd division championship medal to the club for display.

"We're absolutely thrilled to welcome Vinnie back. He remains a very popular former player. He was a cult hero to many."

Leeds United spokesman

Vinnie played for the club during one of its most successful seasons, winning promotion back to the old first division in 1990. The charity dinner includes a three course meal, live jazz band, comedian and autograph opportunities.

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