Leeds host Ipswich Town today at Elland Road, in what is sure to be a fiery match between the two clubs.
Mick McCarthy was a boyhood Leeds United fan, but he’s said that he is looking to “slap” Leeds this weekend, which doesn’t sound very nice.
Oh, well, if it’s a slap-fest he wants, it’s a slap-fest he’ll get. Or something like that.
McCarthy was also complementary of the job that Christiansen has done so far at Leeds, which was nice.
Anyway, on to the links.
Leeds United Links
Luke Ayling was named the August Player of the Month. [Through It All Together]
We previewed the upcoming match against Ipswich Town. [Through It All Together]
Phil Hay identified the key players and key match-ups in the upcoming match. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
England and English football Links
World Football Links
FC Dallas has been one of the best football teams in MLS at bringing up youth players into the first team. They’ve been so successful that the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, wants to emulate it for the NBA. [The Ringer]
USL, the 2nd (or 3rd, it’s confusing) division in American football admitted a player was accidentally allowed to remain on the pitch after a second yellow (and went on to win the match) but haven’t offered any recourse to the team that was wronged. [Sounder At Heart]