At least one more Leeds United player will have a chance to play in the World Cup next summer.
Republic of Ireland will compete in a play-off for a place in the 2018 Fifa World Cup after they beat Wales 0-1 in a qualifying match— Sky News Newsdesk (@SkyNewsBreak) October 9, 2017
Eunan O’Kane didn’t make the bench, or feature in the starting XI, but the Republic of Ireland has come one step closer to qualifying for the World Cup next summer.
Anyway, on to the links.
Leeds United Links
Poland youth goalkeeper Kamil Miazek, who had been on trial with the Leeds U23s, is rumoured to have been offered a contract by Leeds. What does that mean for Bailey Peacock-Farrell? [Through It All Together]
Leeds Rhinos to visit Elland Road Saturday to celebrate the rugby club’s win in the Grand Final. [Leeds United.com]
England and English football Links
The Football League needs to reduce travel time for midweek matches, as the travel is punishing loyal fans who wish to travel to away matches. [The Guardian]
World Football Links
The Neymar v Barcelona dispute is getting uglier. Neymar has now apparently demanded that Barca be thrown out of the Champions League after refusing to pay him a €26 million bonus. The bonus is an, ahem, “loyality” bonus, which only makes the dispute even more hilariously sad. [Goal.com]