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Morning Leeds-In for 14 November: Pontus Jansson and Sweden are headed to the World Cup in Russia

Sweden beats Italy 1-0 on aggregate

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Sweden has done what many predicted to be impossible and drew Italy 0-0 at the San Siro, meaning that after Sweden’s 1-0 win in the first leg in Stockholm, Sweden is through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Here’s hoping that Eunan O’Kane and the Republic of Ireland can get past Denmark later today.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

David Prutton thinks that the jury is still out on most of the summer signings for Leeds. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

The club announced that half-season tickets are now on sale for the second half of the season. [Leeds United.com]

EFL clubs stand together in support of LGBT fans. [Leeds United.com]

Liam Miller, who played for Leeds United, Celtic FC, Sunderland, Manchester United, Queens Park Rangers, and Hibernian, has announced that he is battling cancer. [BBC.com]

England and English football Links

The PFA recommends that headed be banned for players under 11 years old. [BBC.com]

Liverpool’s Nathaniel Clyne to miss three months after back surgery. [The Liverpool Offside]

Watford FC have denied Everton’s request to speak with Marco Silva about the open manager position on Merseyside. I dunno why Everton bothered, they can just appoint a caretaker and hire Silva in the offseason after Watford fire him. [Royal Blue Mersey]

World Football Links

Borussia Dortmund’s American midfielder Christian Pulisic talks about what it meant for him for the United States to no qualify for the World Cup. [The Players’ Tribune]

An interview with Swope Park Rangers defender Colton Storm, who played in last night’s USL (the other 2nd division in the United States) championship against Louisville City. [Brotherly Game]