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Morning Leeds-in for 13 December: Leeds fall in the FA Youth Cup

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Arsenal v Chelsea - FA Youth Cup Final: Second Leg Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images

The Leeds U18s fought back, but ultimately fell to Accrington Stanley in the FA Youth Cup.

It’s a bit of a bummer for the kids to get knocked out their version of the FA Cup, but coming back to draw level is still an accomplishment. Plus, the true purpose of the youth levels is to develop talent and that isn’t necessarily the same thing as winning.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

No, Fernando Llorente is not joining Leeds. [Through It All Together]

The trouble with Eleven Sports is nothing for Leeds fans to worry about, at least not yet. [Through It All Together]

England and English Football Links

Manchester United lost to Valencia behind a Phil Jones own goal. LOL. [BBC.com]

Manchester City beat Hoffenheim 2-1. [BBC.com]

World Football Links

Recap of how Fiorentina’s women’s team did in November. [Viola Nation]

Young Boys of Switzerland beat Juventus in the Champions League 2-1. [Black & White & Read All Over]

AS Roma lost to Victoria Plzen 2-1. [Football-Italia.net]

Mexico’s Liga MX set viewing records in the United States. [FMF State of Mind]

The Club América drubbing of Pumas UNAM wasn’t an accident. [FMF State of Mind]