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Bruce Arena Makes Six Changes to U.S. MNT Gold Cup Roster - U.S. Soccer
After getting the 3-0 win the USMNT needed to win their group, head coach Bruce Arena has called up Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, Jesse Gonzalez, Tim Howard and Darlington Nagbe for the Knockout Round of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Six countries demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup | SI.com
Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Mauritania, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have written to FIFA to remove Qatar as the host of the 2022 World Cup. UPDATE: it turns out this story was a hoax.

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho name-drops Alexis Sanchez to send fans into meltdown | Metro News
Jose Mourinho has got Manchester United fans very excited by accidentally mentioning Alexis Sanchez’s name when asked an unrelated question at his post-match press conference.

8 killed in soccer stampede in Senegal - LA Times
Fighting broke out, a stampede started, and a wall collapsed.

José Mourinho says signing Ronaldo is 'mission impossible' after friendly win | Football | The Guardian
Manchester United’s beat LA Galaxy 5-2 in Romelu Lukaku’s first match before José Mourinho said signing Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘mission impossible’.

That match, at StubHub Center in LA, also brought us this amazing image featuring the Galaxy’s mascot:

Manchester City’s Joe Hart set to join West Ham on season-long loan | Football | The Guardian
England goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to join West Ham on a season-long loan from Manchester City after spending last season at Torino.

How Huddersfield Town are already embarrassing their Premier League rivals - Huddersfield Examiner
I love small town newspapers because they're so unabashedly homerific.

Newcastle can compete at top end of the Premier League again under Benitez, believes Aaron Hughes | Chronicle Live
Like I was saying re: local journalism...