OTD - 20 May

30 Jul 2018
1996: Leeds United sign Rush

After a glittering career in the red of Liverpool, Ian Rush agree to move to Leeds United on a free transfer.

The Welsh striker was brought to Elland Road by manager Howard Wilkinson and made his debut against Derby County.

He spent one season at the club, scoring three goals in 36 Premier League appearances.

2003: Aston Villa appoint O'Leary

David O'Leary returned to management in the Premier League as he took charge at Aston Villa.

The former Leeds United manager, who lead the Whites to the UEFA Champions League semi-final in 2001, succeeded Graham Taylor at Villa Park.

Villa finished sixth in his first season in charge but they could not replicate that in his two other campaigns, with the club ending up in 10th and then 16th.

He left Villa Park in 2006 and was replaced by Martin O'Neill.

David O'Leary is appointed at Villa Park
David O'Leary is unveiled as the new Aston Villa manager

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