Honour for Leeds United fan Heinz Skyte who fled Nazis

Honour for Leeds United fan Heinz Skyte who fled Nazis
 

A man who went to see Leeds United play after fleeing Nazi Germany has been honoured by the club.
Heinz Skyte, 99, fled Hamburg weeks after Jewish businesses and synagogues were ransacked on Kristallnacht, the night of broken glass in November 1938.
Arriving in Leeds in February 1939 Mr Skyte and his brother went straight to Elland Road to see Leeds play Everton.
Mr Skyte has supported the club for 80 years and was given a club shirt and scarf at Elland Road on Saturday.
The club's chairman Andrea Radrizzani presented Mr Skyte with the gifts in a pitch-side ceremony before the Cardiff City... read more

 
14 December 2019 in Regional, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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