The best Leeds badge jokes as new crest is criticised

Club said to now be reconsidering design.

There were many Leeds badge jokes after their new crest was unveiled
UNVEILED: New crest (Image: Twitter/Leeds United)

Leeds United unveiled a new club crest on Wednesday but will have been disappointed with the reaction it received from fans and pundits alike.

The Americanised logo, featuring an illustrated figure of a man holding a fist to his chest, has been roundly criticised on social media and the Championship side are now said to be reconsidering the design.

And here are all the best Leeds badge jokes:

Actually this design is Good, as it accurately depicts a Leeds fan desperately trying to obscure the embarrassing crest on his new Leeds United shirt https://t.co/hpd5J3Zllv

— Huw Lemmey (@huwlemmey) January 24, 2018


Exactly who have Leeds United consulted about their new crest? Mussolini's ghost?

— John McGee (@epouvantail) January 24, 2018


— Shaun James (@SCJ93) January 24, 2018



— Jim Smith (@Jim_AFCB) January 24, 2018

Actually this new @LUFC Leeds United badge has potential for conflict resolution on and off the pitch… #altLeedsBadge pic.twitter.com/VDJTx5FdN6

— Richard Marks (@RichardMlive) January 24, 2018


12:02pm: Leeds United unveil new crest after consultation with 10,000 people

1:34pm: Over 10,000 people sign petition calling on club to stop the new design pic.twitter.com/dlzHxTQI4z

— B/R Football (@brfootball) January 24, 2018

Are we doing this right? #NOT #FCZ

Watch video ➡️https://t.co/AvWLuzF7W1 pic.twitter.com/SwwoEvYU8S

— FC Zenit in English✨ (@fczenit_en) January 24, 2018


brilliant badge, from an Everton fan. Really grabs what Leeds is all about. Well done to all involved.

— Gary Maiden (@Gary_Maiden) January 24, 2018

Let's respect the true founder pic.twitter.com/vzg1LHuOYT

— J.H (@_JackHoad) January 24, 2018



— ash ward (@ashwward) January 24, 2018

Leeds United unveil their new corporate partner pic.twitter.com/z8IS45YbV9

— Ste Kelly (@stekellyefc) January 24, 2018


So when are Leeds joining the MLS?

— Chris. (@ChrisJongUn) January 24, 2018


— OCCL52 (@OLC517) January 24, 2018


Knew I'd seen the Leeds badge somewhere before. Insult to all Norwegian Leeds fans. pic.twitter.com/xvaVYQSVb3

— Jordan (@JordanFredders) January 24, 2018




Look closely at the new Leeds crest trolling us pic.twitter.com/rAvWosRwmS

— Fudge (@Danfudge) January 24, 2018



BREAKING – Tulisa Contostavlos has emerged as the designer of the new Leeds United Crest #LUFC #Leeds Crest

Gag c/o @Victoria1867 pic.twitter.com/gDlAETg9kK

— Fudge (@Danfudge) January 24, 2018



6 months of research, 10,000 people consulted. Aye. pic.twitter.com/txX34BSnEY

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) January 25, 2018