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Cannon Fodder News and Links: The Age of Aquarius

News and links for Monday, July 25, 2016.

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The Hair Pieces: Queer acceptance in NWSL - Unusual Efforts
Many mens’ sports leagues have said they’d welcome an openly gay player. Meanwhile, players in NWSL are openly out, and that visibility helps LGBT fans feel welcome.

Tension in the NWSL: can the league and players live together in harmony? | Guardian
The professional women’s soccer league has received a barrage of harsh comments from US national team players. How best to resolve the dispute?

Paul Pogba isn't worth £100m he is not at Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo's level says Manchester United legend Paul Scholes - ESPN FC
In "old players have no understanding of how today's market works" news...

Manchester derby in Beijing cancelled due to poor pitch after adverse weather – ProSoccerTalk
womp womp

Why Juventus are willing to pay €90 million for Higuain -
Juventus are ready to make Gonzalo Higuain the second most expensive player in history, at €90 million, in the hope of ending their two-decade wait for a Champions League title

Tottenham Hotspur news: Pochettino dismisses Argentina links -
Argentina's search for a successor to Gerardo Martino looks set to continue after Mauricio Pochettino ruled himself out of the running

A five-point plan for Bayern Munich's Carlo Ancelotti in 2016-17 - ESPN FC
Mark Lovell reveals a five-point plan for new manager Carlo Ancelotti to follow at Bayern Munich in 2016-17.

Fabregas: Wenger is like my second father | Daily Cannon
Apparently, "like a second father" means "someone I'm willing to crap all over and go on strike to force a move away from." Thanks for clearing that up, snake!