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‘The jewel in our crown’ – Leeds fans are very excited about Jack Clarke

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‘The jewel in our crown’ – Leeds fans are very excited about Jack Clarke

Jack Clarke scored his first Leeds goal yesterday.

Jack Clarke scored his first professional goal yesterday to add to his burgeoning reputation.

The 18-year-old came on for Jack Harrison at half-time as Leeds trailed Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park.

And Clarke inspired a magnificent comeback to ensure Leeds sit top at Christmas.

The talented teenager, who has come through the ranks at Elland Road, scored Leeds’ first goal with a fine finish.

Clarke cut inside from the left flank, moved into the box and picked his spot with a well-taken finish.

He then immediately beckoned for a team-mate to grab the ball and ran back to restart the game.

Leeds then turned the game around completely with goals from Pontus Jansson and Kemar Roofe ensuring a memorable victory.

Having impressed in a few substitute cameos, Clarke could now try to earn a starting spot.

The York-born winger looks set to be next in a long line of academy graduates starring in a first-team role.

Leeds fans are understandably getting very excited by their homegrown starlet.

Below are some opinions from Leeds fans after Clarke spearheaded their win over Aston Villa.

 

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