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Talking 'bout your generation?

25 October 2013

It's that time again. Movember's back, and this year it's all about Generation Moustache.

And while members of 'Gen Mo' are setting out to change the face of men's health, we thought we'd celebrate by saluting the football teams that changed the face of the beautiful game - in short, the greatest teams of their generation.

In a feature piece on Prostate Cancer UK's website, football writer Jonathan Wilson reveals his five great teams of the 1960s and 70s.

And one of the five teams featured comes from The Football League:

Leeds United
Fans of other clubs may not have liked the pragmatism of their approach, but the Leeds Don Revie constructed was the most consistent force in the English game in the late sixties and early seventies.

Had it not been for the negativity and paranoia that seemed at times to overwhelm them when glory was close, they might have won even more. As it was, the side of Billy Bremner, John Giles, Jack Charlton and Norman Hunter won the league twice, the FA Cup, the League Cup, two Fairs Cups, while also finishing second in the league five times, losing in three FA Cup finals, one Fairs Cup final and a Cup-Winners' Cup final.

Only extremely strange refereeing denied them a glorious finale in the 1975 European Cup final.

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