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Morning Leeds-in for 28 February: More open trials at the Leeds Academy

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Leeds United are holding more open trials at the Academy this spring.

The Leeds Academy will again be hosting trials. Per the club’s official website:

Leeds United Academy will be holding open trials during the 2018 Easter Holiday.

Trials will be held for school years 1-6 and 7-10 and the purpose of the event is to potentially recruit any promising players to our Academy system.

Check it out if you or someone you know might have what it takes to make it in the Academy. They’ve done plenty of these so far this year, so they’re obviously looking to sign up local talent.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Leeds signed up another youth player, this time a young keeper from Wales. [Through It All Together]

Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore had his red card rescinded because why not, as Boro face Leeds on Friday. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

Swansea City outlasted Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup last night. [Sky]

SBNation Reading FC blog Tilehurst End rated the Reading players from last night’s 3-1 loss to Sheffield United. [Tilehurst End]

Tottenham Hotspur are looking to get permission to play their first few Premier League matches away from home, as their new stadium may not be done yet. []

The Premier League is seeking a Champions League rest period winter break in February. []

World Football Links

Real Madrid lost at Espanyol last night. That’s the first time Espanyol has beat Real Madrid in a decade. [Sky]

Should Cruz Azul still be considered one of Mexico’s “big four” clubs? [FMF State of Mind]

Three key numbers from AC Milan’s victory over AS Roma. [AC Milan Offside]