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Morning Leeds-in for 23 March: Northern Ireland U21 boss impressed by Peacock-Farrell

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At least one player is impressing his international coach.

Northern Ireland’s Ian Baraclough had nothing but good things to say about Bailey Peacock-Farrell, and if he continues his good form for Leeds into his international career, he could find himself being part of the first team with Northern Ireland as well.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Lewis Cook’s grandfather is set to win a large sum of money when the midfielder takes the pitch for England. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Leeds United Ladies fell to Brighouse Town 5-2 in a match that LULFC was up 2-0 at half-time. [Leeds United.com]

Former Leeds midfielder Lee Bowyer takes charge at Charlton Athletic. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

Part two of a series about how Sunderland went from Roker Park to the Stadium of Light. [Roker Report]

Gareth Southgate thinks that England needs to deal with racial issues in football before fans start pointing fingers at Russia. [BBC.com]

Jack Wilshire will miss time with an injury. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. [Sky Sports]

World Football Links

Every year, MLS invites a team from Europe to hold a friendly with its All-Stars. This year, it will be Juventus. [Black & White & Read All Over]

Former Sweden, Manchester United, AC Milan, Inter Milan, PSG, and Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed with the LA Galaxy of MLS. [LAG Confidential]

Gianluigi Buffon insists him playing for the Italy team isn’t a testimonial, but because he’s still on the top of his game. [Football-Italia.net]