Not every American player abroad found himself beneath a cleat this weekend, like DeAndre Yedlin. [ PL PREVIEW: Arsenal vs. West Brom ] The Magpies right back went 90 minutes for Newcastle and delivered good service in the 1-0 loss to Brighton and
Sunderland will revisit an interest in Brentford midfielder Ryan Woods in the January window, according to reports in the Sunday People. And following Saturday’s defeat to Cardiff City, in which the Black Cats central midfield proved itself not fit for purpose, fans on Wearside will surely welcome a move for the space-making, tenacious Bees supply route. Sunderland were linked with Woods early in the summer window but with a fee required of £3m-plus to land him, the Black Cats budget simply wouldn’t stretch to beginning negotiations never mind offering a deal to the club who signed him for a reported million in 2015. A defensive midfielder, Woods possesses a decent passing range and persistence
Elland Road was buzzing after Leeds overcame high-flying Ipswich Town but the feel-good factor will be tested when the Yorkshire club take on Neil Warnock’s men in south Wales. Hernandez said: “The atmosphere [at Leeds] is great now with the players, the staff and the fans.