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Cannon Fodder News and Links: Al Capone meets football

News and links for Friday, August 19, 2016.

Former Home Of Al Capone Refurbished In Miami Beach Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Watch TSF at a watch party - The Short Fuse
We’re going to do this a lot this season, so...get ready?

Life lessons from La Liga - Unusual Efforts
La Liga may do things differently, especially if you grew up watching the Premier League or are a fan of MLS. But it aligns pretty closely with real life.

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola just bought Al Capone's old mansion | FOX Sports
Of course he did.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba to feature vs. Southampton - Mourinho - ESPN FC
Paul Pogba will play "some minutes" for Manchester United against Southampton at Old Trafford on Friday night, the club's manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed.

Why Manchester City’s Joe Hart Should Embrace A Move To A European League
There’s a lot to be said for the personality of Joe Hart, but he’s not a man you’d often see accused of being subtle.

'I wanted to join the English champions' - Zieler excited by Leicester glory -
Ron-Robert Zieler cites last season's triumph, the prospect of playing in the Champions League and working under Claudio Ranieri as the reasons for his transfer to Leicester

Transfer news: Pulis wants Berahino stay as Stoke retain interest -
West Brom manager Tony Pulis insists that it will take an "unbelievable offer" for a club to sign Saido Berahino as Stoke retain interest in the forward

Rio 2016: Kuwaiti marksman wears Arsenal shirt during Olympic shooting event, inevitably finishes third | Olympics | Sport | The Independent
Kuwati shooter Abdullah al-Rashidi continued the nation’s success at the Rio 2016 Olympics as he took bronze in the men’s skeet last weekend, but his choice of attire for the event as caused a few laughs for a few eagle-eyed viewers.

West Ham vs Astra Giurgiu: Slaven Bilic confident of Europa League qualification despite first-leg draw | European | Sport | The Independent
Slaven Bilic remains confident West Ham's European dream is still on track despite their latest bout of Giurgiu jitters. The Hammers were held 1-1 by Romanian champions Astra Giurgiu in the first leg of their Europa League play-off after Mark Noble's penalty was cancelled out by a late Denis Alibec equaliser.