Leeds 6-0 Besiktas: What happened to the starting XI and substitutes?

It is 14 years today since Leeds beat Besiktas 6-0 in the Champions League.

It is 14 years today since Leeds demolished Besiktas 6-0 in a Champions League group stage tie.

A lot has happened between now and then for the Championship side, but memories of that night can never be lost.

Scorers in the victory were Lee Bowyer (2) Mark Viduka, Eirik Bakke, Dominic Matteo, Darren Huckerby.

We decided to take a trip down memory lane to see what happened to the stars, and forgotten men of the victory...

Nigel Martyn: Retired in 2006, leaving Leeds three years later. He can be found on Twitter @nmartyn25 

Gary Kelly: Astonishingly Kelly is still playing. Aged 37, he made his first Championship start of the season for Bournemouth a fortnight ago, against Leeds.

Lucas Radebe: Radebe retired in 2005, and has been commended for his charity work. He coaches youngsters in his native South Africa, and still remains fond of Leeds

Danny Mills: Mills went onto star at the World Cup for England two years later, but left Leeds when they were relegated. Now retired, he can often be heard on BBC radio as a pundit.

Lee Bowyer: The bad boy of the Leeds side, on and off the pitch, Bowyer retired in 2012 after a spell with Ipswich, and has kept a low profile ever since.

Eirik Bakke: The Norwegian stayed at Leeds longer than any player in the starting line-up, only departing in 2006. He retired in 2012 and has not yet ventured into coaching, still only 37.

Olivier Dacourt: The Frenchman turned 40 this week but has been retired for four years. He can be found as a French television pundit, and is currently working to promote the Indian Soccer League.

Dominic Matteo: The Scotsman worked as an ambassador for Leeds after retirement, and revealed in his autobiography how he had to deal with gambling addiction. He was moved on by Massimo Cellino after the Italian took over the club, and even told Talksport he could consider replacing Dave Hockaday as manager earlier this month.

Mark Viduka: The striker left Leeds after their relegation for Middlesbrough, and then signed for Newcastle where injuries ruined his career. He now lives back in Australia, where he has stayed out of the spotlight.

Alan Smith: Smith wrecked his relationship with fans of the club by signing with Manchester United after Leeds were relegated. Age 33, he is currently playing for Notts County.


Paul Robinson: The young goalkeeper at the time went onto become an England international but has not been capped since 2007. At 34, he currently plays for Blackburn Rovers.

Michael Bridges: The promising striker's career was cut short due to a succession of injuries. He is now coaching in Australia with the Newcastle Jets, and can be found on Twitter at @MickyBridges8 

Darre Huckerby: The forward retired in 2009, and is now a member of the coaching staff at Norwich City's academy. He is on Twitter @hucks6dh6

Stephen McPhail: 34-year-old McPhail now plays in the League of Ireland for Shamrock Rovers. He has played in between for Barnsley, Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday.

Matt Jones: The academy star left Leeds months after the Besikas game, but saw his career cut short by injury. A Leicster player at the time, he retired in 2004 after knee injuries at only 23, briefly coming out of retirement in 2007 to play in the Welsh Premier League.

Danny Hay: New Zealander Danny Hay was an unused substitute against Besiktas but did feature in the Champions League as Leeds were beaten 4-0 by Barcelona. Hay left England in 2003 to return to his homeland where he is now reportedly a teacher.

Jacob Burns: The Australian midfielder only ever played 11 times for Leeds, going onto have a more succesful career at Barnsley. He retired this April after five seasons with Perth Glory.

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