One of the signs of leadership is to hold yourself responsible and not to blame others.
Pontus Jansson, as Adam Pope put it, did not mince his words about his own play over the past few weeks as Leeds have lost three matches in a row. It’s good to see a professional footballer acknowledge that he was at fault and that he needs to do better. Too often players blame the ref, the other team, the sun, the alignment of planets, whatever. Hopefully Jansson’s attitude will wear off on the rest of the team and they can play better in a critical match coming up against Bristol City.
Leeds United Links
Ronaldo Vieira needs to get into the lineup as soon as possible. [Through It All Together]
The details for tickets for the Brentford match in London have been announced. [Leeds United.com]
England and English football Links
World Football Links
A good article about what is wrong with US Soccer, and how to fix it (Part One)[Burgundy Wave]
The second part of a very good article about how the US can go from nothing to World Cup Winners [Burgundy Wave]
A wrap-up of last weekend’s LigaMX action. [FMF State of Mind]
Malmö FF, the Swedish club that both Paweł Cibicki and Pontuss Jansson played for, and official Swedish team of TIAT, won the Swedish league last night. [Euronews.com]