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Cannon Fodder News and Links: Monday

News and links for Monday, August 8, 2016.

Arsenal v Manchester City: Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Ombrello/Getty Images

LGBT fans find welcoming communities in NWSL supporters' culture
NWSL fans rarely encounter homophobia and/or transphobia. As the league grows, it must take care to ensure these fanbases remain healthy and safe spaces.

Your guide to true fantasy football
You love football. You love indulging in fantasy. With our handy-dandy guide, you can do both - and even throw in a little science fiction if you so choose!

Get inspired by the women of Sheffield FC - Unusual Efforts
This excerpt from Roar of the Lionesses, Carrie Dunn's brilliant new book on women's football in England, showcases the strong women of Sheffield FC Ladies.

Premier League previews for 2016 17 - ESPN FC
Our ESPN FC bloggers take a look at how their team will fare in the coming Premier League campaign.

RUMOURS: Manchester City to let Nasri leave for £17m -
Manchester City will allow Samir Nasri to leave the club this summer, according to Sky Sports

In Chelsea’s Transfer Strategy, The Same Mistakes As Last Year Are Apparent - uMAXit Football
With only a few days left until the start of the new season, Chelsea’s defensive situation looks less than ideal.

Five things Paris Saint-Germain fans need to know about Jese Rodriguez - ESPN FC
New PSG signing Jese Rodriguez has pace, promise, versatility and, above all, the backing of Unai Emery, writes Jonathan Johnson.