Former Leeds United hero Ian Harte posts pic on Twitter from Elland Road visit

Bournemouth AFC player huddle

The 37-year-old veteran travelled with current team Bournemouth for the Championship fixture last night.

Last night saw Leeds United welcome Bournemouth to Elland Road in the Championship. With Leeds struggling at the foot of the table and Bournemouth high-flying, it was a game that Leeds were not expected to thrive in.

But they did just that. Leeds won the game 1-0 thanks to a striker from Luke Murphy, his second in as many games, with Bournemouth striker Yann Kermorgant missing a late penalty in order for Leeds to claim victory.

For one Bournemouth player it was an especially memorable night.

Ian Harte was not in the matchday squad for Bournemouth, but he travelled up to Yorkshire for the game with a chance to take in some nostalgic memories from his time at Leeds.

He played in some glory days at the club. The 37-year-old was at Leeds from 1996 to 2004 and during that time he played 288 games for the club, scoring 39 goals, mostly from set-pieces. He then went off to play for Levante in Spain, Sunderland, Carlisle United, Reading and now The Cherries.

He was quick to recognise his past times at Leeds, which included a Champions League semi-final - posting a picture on his official Twitter account recognising a picture of himself in the corridors of Elland Road.

What Leeds fans wouldn't give for some of the good times Harte used to bring right now. Although their win last night was a step in the right direction.

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