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Morning Leeds-in for 7 December: Marcus Antonsson nominated for League One Award

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Marcus Antonsson is making the most of his time on loan.

Marcus Antonsson, who is on loan at Blackburn Rovers from Leeds, has been on fire recently. He scored four goals in four games in November for Blackburn, including scoring 2 goals against Bury on 18 November.

Does this mean that he’s adjusted to England and will come back next summer, ready to challenge for a spot on the roster? Or does this mean that he’s finally found a level which he can play at? Who knows. Go vote for him anyway.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Lee Bowyer gave an interview with LUTV. You should really watch it. [Leeds]

Thomas Christiansen gave four of the Leeds players some extra time to rest up before the match on Saturday against Queens Park Rangers. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

With the MLS championship game and the end of the season happening on Saturday, I wrote up three potential MLS targets for Leeds to consider. [Through It All Together]

England and English football Links

Liverpool put up seven goals on Spartak Moscow in what seems like a FIFA score. [Liverpool Offside]

England Women’s team player Ellie Brazil decided to trade Birmingham for Florence and transferred to Fiorentina. [The Guardian]

Crystal Palace are planning on spending up to £100 million on upgrades to Selhurst Park, including expanding the capacity to over 34,000, in order to make it the nicest football ground in the Championship. []

World Football Links

Despite claims that the expansion process has been transparent and that the fate of the Columbus Crew SC hasn’t already been determined, MLS has had lobbyists in Austin since at least August, weeks before the official announcement of the Crew potentially leaving for Texas. [Massive Report]

The NHL’s New York Islanders look to have won the bid for one potential stadium site for New York City FC, so strike one possible location off the list. [Hudson River Blue]

After falling behind some big-spending opponents, Sporting Kansas City has vowed to spend some money to get back into the title discussions. [Kansas City Star]