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Morning Leeds-in for 15 August 2017

Read some links before reading all about tonight’s match v Fulham

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Enjoy some football links while you work today before a big Championship clash tonight between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road.

Leeds United Links

Kalvin Phillips had some opinions about facing Fulham. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Former Leeds Academy product Tom Cairney may not be fit for Fulham tonight [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English football Links

Ian Wright thinks what Diego Costa said was terrible. [BBC.com]

Premier League is reportedly in talks to have the transfer window shut before the season starts. [Sky Sports.com]

Wolverhampton has had a strong start to the season after an influx of talent and front office staff from Portugal. [FourFourTwo.com]

World Football Links

Hansa Rostock hosted Hertha Berlin in the German Cup and the fans made a ruckus. [BBC.com]

Big D Soccer examined with Xs and Os about how FC Dallas can’t finish. A well-written piece about tactics and the like. [Big D Soccer]

Philadelphia lost a titan of football fandom last week, as former Sons of Ben (the Philadelphia Union’s supporter group) president Kenny Hanson passed away after a freak accident. Make no mistake, this man is a legend. [MLSSoccer.com]

Real Madrid’s poster boy Cristiano Ronaldo banned five games for pushing a ref. He’s appealing, and honestly if you know anything about La Liga, I doubt he’ll get more than a single game when everything is said and done. [BBC.com]