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On this day in 2003: Peter Ridsdale resigns as chairman of debt-ridden Leeds

Peter Ridsdale resigned after five years as chairman of debt-ridden Leeds on this day in 2003. The then 50-year-old announced the news in a statement to the Stock Exchange amid increasing criticism from fans following the departures of a host of top stars and manager Terry Venables. Ridsdale said: “After...
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