Hollywood star and Leeds United supporter looks ahead.

Leeds United celebrity fan Russell Crowe is attempting to be upbeat after the club’s play-off defeat.

The Whites were knocked out of the play-offs, losing 4-3 on aggregate to Derby County.

This is a moment of sadness for Leeds, but there is also reason to be positive.

2018/19 is the closest Leeds have come to winning promotion in over a decade.

Crowe is feeling positive about next season already.

Crowe’s message is of little comfort amid the sudden reality of defeat.

But in the coming weeks, Leeds will start plotting for promotion in 2019/20, and if they can keep hold of key players, they will be in a good position to try again next year.

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