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Leeds United Player Profiles

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This is a comprehensive record of every player to have represented Leeds United in competitive matches. The War Years have been excluded as they are not widely recognised as competitive matches.


Additional Player Notes

Harry Duggan became the first Leeds player to be a dual international and represented both Northern Ireland

between 1926 and 1935 and Republic of Ireland between 1935 and 1937.

Pawel Cibicki held dual passports from his country of birth, Sweden, and his parents' birth country of Poland. He represented

Poland at youth level before choosing Sweden U21s in 2017.

Cornelius Martin earned six caps for the Ulster-based Ireland, which did not become Northern Ireland for football purposes

until 1954, and 30 for the Republic of Ireland.

Eunan O'Kane won seven senior international caps with Ireland after switching allegiance from Northern Ireland in 2011.
Alex Bruce represented the Republic of Ireland before he switched his international allegiance to Northern Ireland In July 2011.
Mansour Assoumani was born in France and declared Malia as his nationality.

Ronaldo Vieira is Guinea Bissau-born and Portugal-raised and changed his preference from playing from Portugal to England in July 2017.
Lloyd Sam represented England at youth level before switching his allegiance to Ghana in 2011.
Andy Lonergan was capped at youth level for Republic of Ireland before representing the England U20s.
Ian Poveda-Ocampo was born in Southwark, England and is also eligible to represent Colombia at international level.
Tony Dorigo was born in Melbourne, Australia to Italian parents and is an English national.
Jermaine Beckford made six appearances for Jamaica post-Leeds.
Scott Gardner was born in Luxembourg and is an English national.
Paul Rachubka is an English national born in the United States.
Gordon Hodgson was born in South Africa and was an England national.
Dylan Kerr was born in Malta and is an English national.

Kevin Sharp is an English national born in Ontario, Canada.
John Armand was born in India and was an English national.

Kemar Roofe was born in England and represented Jamaica post-Leeds on September 5 2021 at the age of 28.

Ian Moore adopted a new surname in July 2009 and is now Ian Thomas-Moore.

Imre Varadi was born in Paddington, West London, and is an English national and son to a Hungarian father andItalian mother. 

Helder Costa represented the Portugal national team at several levels before being called up by Angola in March 2021.

Hadi Sacko represented France from Under-16 to Under-20 level but was called up to the senior Mali national team

and made his senior debut in March 2018.

Bailey Peacock-Farrell qualified for Northern Ireland through his grandfather and was called up to the

Northern Ireland national team in May 2017.

Granddi N'Goyi was called up and started for the DR Congo in a 3–0 friendly defeat against Gambia
Bradley Johnson is an English footballer but was eligible to represent the United States through his grandfather.
Julian Joachim represented England U18s, U19s and U21s but was also eligible to represent St. Vincent and the Grenadines 
Toumani Diagouraga was born in Paris to Malian parents
Mark De Vries was born in Paramaribo, Suriname, but when he was six months old his mother took him to live in Den Helder in the Netherlands
Seb Carole represented France at every level up to Under-19s before being selected by Martinique to play in the Didgicel Cup held in the Caribbean in 2010
Kyle Bartley was born in Stockport and is and English footballer of Jamaican descent
Vurnon Anita formally filed a one-time switch in 2021 to represent he Curaçao national team in March 2021

Liam McCarron has represented Scotland at U19 level and was called up to the Scotland U21 squad in August 2021

Pascal Struijk was eligible for the Netherlands, Belgium and Indonesia. He won 3 caps for the Netherlands U17s and

was called up to the senior Netherlands squad for the first time in September 2022.

In August 2023, after spending two weeks on trial at the club under Daniel Farke, Sam Byram became the first Leeds academy

graduate who played for the first team to re-join the club on a permanent deal since Andy Gray in July 2012.

Junior Firpo switched his international alliegance from Spain to the Dominican Republic on March 11th 2024. The full-back was initially capped by Spain's under-21s in 2018. Firpo was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Spain aged six. He won a total of four Spain Under-21 caps.
Mateo Joseph Fernandez switched his international allegiance from England to Spain on March 15th 2024 when he was called up to the Spain Under-21s squad. The forward had previously played 10 times for England's Under-20s through his English father.


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