Sheffield United fans react on Twitter as Leeds United's promotion dream ends

Chris Wilder the head

Sheffield United have had a rivalry with Leeds in recent months.

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United (R) is consoled by Stuart Dallas of Leeds United following defeat in the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and...

Leeds United hoped to join Sheffield United in the Premier League. Those hopes are now over.

The Whites were beaten to automatic promotion last month by the Blades and had to negotiate the play-offs.

A 4-3 aggregate to Derby has put paid to their chances.

 

Leeds held a 1-0 lead after the first leg and after scoring the opener last night, appeared to be heading to Wembley.

A meltdown followed, as Leeds fans have become sadly accustomed to, at the wrong time.

Jayden Bogle of Derby County (R) is challenged by Jack Harrison of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County...

Sheffield United beat them on their own turf in a crucial promotion match up in March and Leeds' failure to make Elland Road a fortress has cost them again.

Derby and Aston Villa will contest the final play-off spot.

Just yesterday Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder gave short shrift to a question about whether he hopes Leeds won promotion, saying he was not bothered.

Blades fans felt different, lapping up Leeds' latest failure...

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