Things are going to be interesting around Leeds on Saturday.
The same Sweden squad that features Leeds cult hero and defender Pontus Jansson.
While a vast majority of Leeds fans will be rooting for England to win, a few fans will be pulling for Jansson to make it, won’t they?
Anyway, Saturday is going to be another great moment for England fans everywhere and football fans everywhere as the World Cup quarterfinals are on at 15.00 and 19.00 BST.
On to the links.
Leeds United Links
It looks like Yosuke Ideguchi is moving up to the “core” group of players in training under Marcelo Bielsa. [Through It All Together]
England and English Football Links
England beat Colombia 4-3 on penalties after drawing 1-1 after extra time. All of this would have been avoided had England been able to stop a header from Barcelona’s Yerry Mina in the 93rd minute. [The Guardian]
Jordan Pickford silenced his critics by saving Carlos Bacca’s penalty and giving Eric Dier the opportunity to win the match for England. [Royal Blue Mersey]
World Football Links