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Morning Leeds-in for 26 August 2017: Leeds United take on Nottingham Forest and other links

Get ready for Forest v Leeds with some light reading

Despite Price Rises The British Love Of A Cup Of Tea Endures Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

It’s game day everybody!

Of course the big news yesterday was the rumors of Rob Green moving to rival Huddersfield Town after losing the starting goalkeeper job to Felix Wiedwald. Leeds are reportedly interested in bringing back Andy Lonergan from Wolverhampton as a replacement for Green. We said yesterday that if Green wants to leave and sit on the bench someplace else, Leeds should set him free.

Here are some links to get ready for the match against Forest this afternoon.

Leeds United Links

Liam Bridcutt apparently has no idea why Leeds United let him move on to Nottingham Forest. [Nottingham Post]

Matthew Pennington and Gaetano Berardi both are scheduled to start training with the team next week. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Thomas Christiansen also said he thinks that new striker Jay-Roy Grot is “a very interesting player.” [Yorkshire Evening Post]

The Snake Derby against Burnley is set for Tuesday 19 September. []

England and English football Links

Lion of Vienna Suite sent a writer to the Bolton Ladies game last weekend, where they took on our Leeds United Ladies. [Lion of Vienna Suite]

Looks like Brighton & Hove Albion will have to find another striker after their €15 million signing Raphael Dwamena failed his medical. []

World Football Links

MLS has been using VAR in the second half of the season. Columbus Crew fans saw the good and bad of VAR, all in one game. Seems like fans should be careful what they wish for when it comes to “getting it right.” [Massive Report]

Seattle and Portland are not just rivals in MLS, but also in the women’s professional league in the USA, the NWSL. Seattle Reign are looking to take down their bitter rivals from Oregon, and the players think that their coach is exactly the right person for the job [Sounder at Heart]

Two Orlando City supporter groups have been banned for the next four away matches (two years) at Atlanta United after they were cosplay hooligans and made a mess. []

Roberto Carlos has been sentenced to prison after failing to pay child support.[FourFourTwo]