Leeds United Fans Outraged Over Harry Kewell Move

Andrew McNairSenior Writer IJuly 7, 2008

As I'm sure most of you know, Harry Kewell has completed a free transfer to Turkish side Galatasaray, from Liverpool.

What you may not know, is that this has led to complete outrage and condemnation amongst many Leeds United fans.

The 29-year-old Aussie, was a member of the Leeds side that played in the UEFA Champions League the same night two Leeds fans were stabbed and killed in Istanbul after a tie with the very same Galatasary, eight years ago.

Now I'm not sure how you all feel about that but surely at some point we have to draw the line and give a man who has quite possibly, had the worst few years of his life, a chance to get on with his career in the way he wants to.

Galatasaray are as Harry Kewell would let you know, a Champions League side!

Why shouldn't he take this opportunity to resurrect his career?

One Leeds fan (after having a go at Kewell for the move) said, if he was to do the right thing he'd be at Leeds trying to get the club back to the EPL!

What or who, is that guy trying to kid?

Another said he was greedy and was going to Turkey for the money and that it was a terrible thing considering what happened eight years ago.

I personally don't think so and wish Harry Kewell all the luck in regaining even a glimpse of the form that made him a Leeds United fan favourite.

Maybe he forgot why Leeds are in the league they're in? Because they were greedy and over paid for and over paid just about every player they had!

The other abusive comments I'll leave on Sky and let you all have a look.

I'm fed up with fans over reacting to mere (and I'm in no way demeaning what happened that night in Istanbul) trivialities with rage and abuse!

After all, what has it really got to do with Harry Kewell?

To the football world, I say, let sleeping dogs lie!

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