The season is barely a month old and Gjanni Alioski has already collected some hardware.
@ezgjanalioski picks up his @SkyBetChamp Goal of the Month award ahead of training today pic.twitter.com/gb29sz8Fgw— Leeds United (@LUFC) September 15, 2017
Goal of the Month - it's a team effort. #together #family #MOT pic.twitter.com/4FWI0U3E6v— Ezgjan Alioski (@ezgjanalioski) September 15, 2017
Alioski won the Championship Goal of the Month for his goal against Nottingham Forest. Of course, Alioski was quick to thank his teammates for all of their hard work to help make it happen.
Anyway, it’s match day, so here are the links.
Leeds United Links
Thomas Christiansen says that the club needs to thrive on pressure, because they are going to be the team to beat. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
I’d Radebe Leeds says that Kalvin Phillips is a turning into a key player for Leeds [I’d Radebe Leeds]
England and English football Links
What happened Thursday night at the Emirates was inevitable with Köln back in Europe for the first time in 25 years, among other reasons. [The Short Fuse]
UEFA got upset and charged both Arsenal and Köln for the events of Thursday night. [ESPNFC.com]
Roker Report thinks that Ellis Short is insulting the cultural heritage of Sunderland AFC. [Roker Report]
World Football Links
Remember when Montpellier got shirts that were misspelled? They sent them to Montpelier, Vermont as a gift. [APNews.com]
The NASL came about as an alternative to MLS with big dreams and big, unsustainable payrolls. While a few teams have been somewhat successful, the league has not and the teams that are still alive need to figure something out. [Sports Illustrated]
Atlético Madrid have a new Stadium they didn’t really need, but it looks great. Hopefully the atmosphere travels with the fans to the new digs. [Into The Calderon]
The US Men’s National Team still has a chance to qualify for the World Cup, and here’s how they can do it. [Stars and Stripes FC]