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Leeds United Player Statistics

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This is a comprehensive record of every player to have represented Leeds United in competitive matches until the present day. This table includes player position, total appearances, starts, substitute appearance, goals scored, games win percentage and goals per game ratios. 

Jack Charlton holds the club record for the most competitive appearances (773), most competitive starts (773), most league appearances (629) and most active years spent as a Leeds United player (23 years).


Peter Lorimer holds the prestigious record of being the club's all-time record goalscorer with 238 goals and Leeds' all-time record league goalscorer with 168 goals.


Leeds' most successful club captain of all-time Billy Bremner holds the club record for the most wins across all competitions by any single player (406). Bremner was club captain for over 11 years and remains the most decorated Leeds United player of all-time. Billy Bremner and Gary Sprake are the only two players who have made more than 100 competitive club appearances before the age of 20.

In terms of Leeds-born players, Paul Madeley holds the record for the most competitive appearances for Leeds with 726, followed by goalkeeper David Harvey (447), David Batty (373) and Kalvin Phillips (234), Alan Smith (228) and Jonny Howson (225).

James Milner remains the youngest goalscorer for Leeds when he scored against Sunderland on Dec 26th 2002 at the age of 16 years, 356 days. Eddie Burbanks remains the oldest goalscorer for Leeds scoring against Swansea in August 1953 at the age of 40 years, 148 days.

Liam Cooper became the first Leeds player in the club's history to play competitively under 11 different managers in all competitions on April 1st 2023.

Of the eight players to have scored 100+ goals for the club, Tom Jennings has the best goals per game record (+3 apps) having scored 117 goals in 174 appearances (0.67). 


John Pearson holds the club record for most substitute appearances (60). Gary Kelly remains the only club player of the post-Don Revie era to have made 500+ appearances for Leeds (531). 


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