Ebanie Bridges has asked Leeds fans to make as much noise as possible for their crucial game against Brighton.
The Blonde Bomber, 35, posted an image of herself on Twitter with the caption: “Last game at ER for the season! Wish I could be there! Make sure everyone who’s going is loud asf and let’s get behind the boys! We need this W!!!” The Whites, who are sitting precariously in 18th spot in the league, go up against the Seagulls at Elland Road in the hope of earning three points and getting out of the relegation zone.
Bridges is a strong supporter of the Yorkshire side – and even won her first title in the city earlier this year She defeated Maria Cecilia Roman in March, with judges scoring the fight 100-91 and 97-93 (twice).
After she won the bout, she even caught up with Luke Ayling, Liam Cooper, and Kalvin Phillips.
"I feel proud of myself, and I feel extremely happy because it means everything I have sacrificed and all the work I've done has been worth it," she said. "This belt represents all the sacrifice and all the training so I'm happy. She was a tough champion and she brought it so that meant I could do the stuff I love to do."
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Leeds, meanwhile, need to succeed in their fight for survival. Following adored manager Marcelo Bielsa’s departure, the club hired Jesse Marsch in February.
But results have not picked up since the American coach’s appointment and the side have just two games to save themselves.
He said ahead of the match against Brighton: “Our preparation as such is that we feel like we have to win the match. The tricky part is, regardless of the result with Burnley, they have a match to play on Thursday as well. “In the end the most points we can pick up in this match will help our situation, so our focus is on winning the game.
“The fans have been phenomenal, amazing, there’s a really unique sense of community here with this club that I’ve been able to experience in my short time here.
“I’m very thankful to be a part of and I understand fully how special that is.”
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