they didn't make any such promise, thereby saving the leeds city council tax payer the cost of a white elephant
Sport Leisure and Culture in the Post Modern City. Chapter 8 " Dreams of Parkside and Barley Mow " P 161 by Karl Spacklen
" Hunslet argued that the council had agreed to expand the stadium if Hunslet ever reached SL but the RFL ignored Hunslet. The RFL's seemingly unjust decision led many Hunslet supporters to argue that the decision was influenced by the close realtionship between people at the RFL and Headinglet Stadium"