Well, better late than never to notice how good the club has been doing, right?
Leeds United: Are Championship leaders finally set for Premier League return? https://t.co/DFbTpPMq4H— BBC Radio Leeds (@BBCLeeds) September 25, 2017
The problem with these articles is that it’s literally nothing that hasn’t been written before about how good the new ownership and management are for the club, with some premature talk of promotion thrown in. And yeah, it’s nice that the club is winning, but more importantly, the club is being run like a proper football club again. Articles that pair current the success of the club in the table with the shocking normalcy of the new ownership miss the point. Yes, the people in charge at Leeds are competent, but they still would be if Leeds was mid-table right now.
Anyway, it’s still nice that the BBC has noticed. Keep up, guys, Leeds United are back.
On to the links.
Leeds United Links
Liam Cooper got a well-deserved Scotland call-up. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
Vurnon Anita’s had some rough games, so we called for Berardi to replace him. [Through It All Together]
Leeds United Ladies won on Tyneside on Sunday, beating Newcastle United Women’s FC 3-4 [Leeds United.com]
England and English football Links
A look at Blackpool, their owners, and why their fans are currently staying away from the club. [These Football Times]
Brighton & Hove Albion striker Tomer Hemed is charged for violent play after stamping on Newcastle United’s DeAndre Yedlin. [Sky Sports.com]
Former England international Rachel Brown-Finnis thinks that the FA’s handling of the sacking of England Women’s National team manager Mark Sampson has drug women’s football “through the mud.” [BBC.com]
World Football Links
Juventus boss banned for sale of tickets to scalpers or ultras or some other garbage. [BBC.com]
The Philadelphia Union finally played changed formations and won. Shame they didn’t do that months ago when it could have mattered. [CSN Philly.com]
An Atlanta United supporter got a little too excited about Jeff Larentowicz goal and now he has to get a tattoo. [Dirty South Soccer]