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Leeds Fan Was So Confident About Promotion That He Got Play-Off Winners Tattoo

Leeds Fan Was So Confident About Promotion That He Got Play-Off Winners Tattoo

For the second day in a row, I'm writing about a football fan who has decided to get a 'heat of the moment' tattoo.

This time, the story comes days before last night's dramatic Championship play-off semi-final at Elland Road, when Frank Lampard's Derby side completed an incredible comeback against favourites Leeds.

It was tight game from start to finish, but goals from Jack Marriot (2), Mason Mount and Harry Wilson sealed their ticket to Wembley.

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They will now face Dean Smith's strong Aston Villa side in the final.


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Before the game, many were confident that Marcelo Bielsa's side would snatch victory and eventually go on to win promotion to the Premier League, including super-fan Jamie Richardson,

Richardson, from Allerton Bywater, West Yorkshire, was sure that his side would do it:

"We'll completely rip them to bits." he said. ""Generally it's simply written within the stars."

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He was even interviewed by the BBC earlier this week, but as we all know, things didn't exactly pan out the way he and many other Leeds fans, wanted.

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"My name's Jamie, I'm that confident Leeds are getting promoted I've been and had this done." he said.

"I just felt like the team needed a bit of a boost. The fans needed a little bit of a boost. So I went and got that tattoo done."

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This isn't the first time Jamie has decided to predict the future.

He was so confident that England would triumph in Russia last summer that he has only went and got a tattoo on his stomach that says: "England 2018 World Cup Winners."

Speaking to LADbible, Jamie said: e"We were 5 - 0 at half-time, and I just knew. It just felt like not since Euro 96 when we were 1 nil up against the Germans, or in 1998 when Michael Owen scored against Argentina and before Beckham got sent off, we - in a major tournament - really had a chance of winning.

Image: Jamie Richardson/LADbible
Image: Jamie Richardson/LADbible
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He continued: "Spain drew with Morocco, Germany lost to Mexico.

"You've got all these other teams that are struggling at the minute, and with teams sitting so deep, to go 5 - 0 up against any team at international level is pretty good going."

That didn't end well, either.

Topics: United, Leeds, Football News, reaction, Derby County, Football, Final, Funny, Play Off, fan, Tattoo, championship

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Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some of the biggest names in sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.