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Leeds United: Osama Bin Laden image removed from Elland Road seat

Leeds will host third-placed Fulham in their first post-lockdown home game on Saturday

Leeds United have said they “will ensure there are no more offensive images” after a photograph of Osama Bin Laden was placed on a seat at their Elland Road ground.

Supporters are unable to attend the remaining games of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Several clubs invited fans to send in photos of themselves or loved ones to put on the empty seats.

The image of the al-Qaeda leader, who was killed in 2011, has been removed.

He came to the world’s attention a decade earlier following the attack on the Twin Towers in New York on 11 September, which he is believed to have ordered, and was top of the US ‘most wanted list’ before dying in a raid by special forces at his compound in Pakistan.

Earlier this month, Leeds said there will be 15,000 ‘Crowdies’ in place