Bailey Peacock-Farrell was named to the bench to start the Northern Ireland match against Panama in Panama City.
Here's how we started the game. Let's hope the second half goes better than the stadium's Wi-Fi connection pic.twitter.com/c9VhPQdZKW— Northern Ireland (@NorthernIreland) May 30, 2018
However, he did get the chance to start the second half and kept a clean sheet against a team that will be playing in the World Cup in less than a month.
From York City to first senior call-up and getting on the pitch in six months. It’s been a wild ride for Peacock-Farrell, let’s hope next season is as charmed.
On to the links.
Leeds United Links
Blackburn Rovers did not make Marcus Antonsson’s deal permanent, but it’s not looking like his future lies at Elland Road. [Through It All Together]
England and English Football Links
FA claims Wembley sale could put as much as £1 billion into grassroots game. Didn’t they also promise that Wembley would be on time and on budget? [The Guardian]
Sunderland’s new owner will likely appeal the decision by the FA to demote their women’s team. [The Guardian]
Everton’s Henry Onyekuru claims that RSC Anderlecht sidelined him on purpose to try derail his World Cup spot and prevent a move to the Premier League next season. [Royal Blue Mersey]
World Football Links
Scotland lost 2-0 on the road to Peru. [BBC.com]
AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma reportedly rejected a €60 million move to Liverpool. [AC Milan Offside]
Fox Sports picked up the Spanish & English US broadcast rights for Mexico’s Club Tijuana, Santos Laguna, and Monterrey. [World Soccer Talk]
Chievo Verona have removed the interim tag from Lorenzo D’Anna’s title, naming him as head coach. [Football-Italia.net]
FC Cincinnati will not only join MLS as the newest expansion team, but it will also begin play next year. [SBNation]