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Leeds United players 'probably didn't sleep' after Myanmar tour news - Heckingbottom

Leeds United are due to play two games in Myanmar next month.

Leeds manager Paul Heckingbottom has said players and staff "probably didn't sleep" after being told about the club's tour to Myanmar next month.

The Championship club's controversial plans to play two games in Yangon and Mandalay have been met with fierce criticism.

Shadow sports minister Rosena Allin-Khan, Amnesty International and a large number of fans have urged Leeds to cancel the trip.

Myanmar's regime has been accused of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, while critics have branded...

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Leeds United owner defends club's Myanmar tour amid controversy

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has defended the club's controversial tour of Myanmar next month.

Championship side Leeds have been urged to scrap the trip, which has been described as "morally corrupt" by shadow sports minister Rosena Allin-Khan and questioned by Amnesty International.

But in an open letter to fans on the club's official website, Radrizzani said he had visited the country many times and it was "somewhere very close to my heart."

"The club is not receiving any fee to play,"...

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Amnesty International questions Leeds United's Myanmar tour plan

Leeds United are due to visit Myanmar next month.

Leeds United's tour to Myanmar next month has been questioned by Amnesty International because of the country's "brutal" human rights record.

The Championship club are planning a preseason tour despite Foreign Office travel warnings being in place for parts of the south-east Asian country.

"It certainly seems like an odd choice of country to choose to tour," Amnesty International UK director Kate Allen said.

"The last year has seen the human rights situation in Myanmar deteriorate dramatically.