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José Mourinho in post-match fracas over Manchester City’s ‘noisy’ celebrations | Football | The Guardian
Up to 20 players and staff from Manchester United and Manchester City had to be separated after an extraordinary bust-up in which bottles and punches were thrown after the derby.

Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi on target as Barcelona beat ten-men Villarreal | Football | The Guardian
Barcelona restored their five-point lead at the top of La Liga on Sunday with a 2-0 win at Villarreal, who had Dani Raba sent off in the second half.

Fifa’s ethics investigator does not have skills for job, says damning report | Football | The Guardian
The suitability of Fifa’s ethics investigator to do the job has been seriously called into question in a severely critical report on football’s world governing body’s governance under the presidency of Gianni Infantino.

Police must get to bottom of false stories about Crystal Palace fans | Daniel Taylor | Football | The Guardian
The origin of the mysterious misinformation about knuckle-dusters and knives being found at the game at Brighton needs to be tracked down

Liverpool 1-1 Everton - BBC Sport
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp accuses referee Craig Pawson of "opening the door" for Everton to take a point in the Merseyside derby.

Toronto FC 2-0 Seattle Sounders: Reds win MLS Cup to complete perfect season - Waking The Red
This is not my anti-Seattle bias showing, but Toronto absolutely destroyed the Sounders in Saturday's MLS Cup final. They would have beaten any team they played just as easily, and if it hadn't been for Seattle keeper Stefan Frei's de Gea-like heroics, this scoreline would have been even uglier.

MLS Cup: Bradley, Altidore revered in Toronto, booed in USA |
USMNT fans were, understandably, displeased with the team's failure to qualify for the World Cup, and while longtime standouts Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore have found unwelcoming greetings across the USA, Toronto has become a true home base.

Luke Shaw wants £5m to leave Old Trafford; Juve eye Hector Bellerin
Manchester United outcast Luke Shaw "will not make it easy" for the club to sell him in January, according to reports. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Tigres holds on for 2-1 win over Monterrey for Liga MX title |
Tigres might not have been playing its best coming into the playoffs, but the new Liga MX Apertura champions proved their worth in a 3-2 aggregate win over Monterrey.

Courtois drops fresh hint over possible return to La Liga - Football365
Thibaut Courtois says he's taking his time to make a decision on his Chelsea extension.