At least Massimo Cellino is gone, right?
Massimo Cellino took over Brescia after he sold Leeds to Andrea Radrizzani, and has continued his, ahem, “work” at the Serie B club. Yes, you read the tweet right, he’s fired a manager and brought back the manager he had earlier in the season. Brescia is 17th in the table and is out of the “playout” (relegation playoffs) zone on goal difference alone.
As much as Leeds fans are frustrated with results on the pitch and the lack of activity in the transfer window, which are understandable, at least the owner isn’t in the press for all the wrong reasons, getting sued or suspended by the FA for dodgy agent payments.
Be thankful for small things, even if things aren’t great on the pitch right now.
Leeds United Links
Leeds chose the match against Millwall as their fixture to highlight the “Kick it Out” anti-racism campaign. [Through It All Together]
Mighty Whites Podcast Episode 14 is now available. [Through It All Together]
England and English Football Links
Arsene Wenger called referee Mike Dean a disgrace after the Arsenal match against West Bromwich Albion featured a really, really dodgy penalty call against Arsenal. Wenger’s not wong here, though, is he? [The Independent]
VAR provided an assist, as Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho’s second goal was ruled as onside, despite the assistant referee calling it offside on the pitch, in Leicester’s 2-0 victory over Fleetwood at the King Power Stadium. [BBC.com]
World Football Links
Mexico’s LigaMX has an ever-increasing footprint in the United States and elsewhere in the world. If they are going to expand to become a “global” league, they need to embrace it and offer content aimed at other countries. [FMF State of Mind]