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Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Borussia Dortmund: Spurs secure superb Champions League win - BBC Sport
Son Heung-min, Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Llorente secure a fine victory for Tottenham in their Champions League last-16 first leg against Borussia Dortmund.

Leeds United 2-1 Swansea City: Marcelo Bielsa’s side top of Championship - BBC Sport
Leeds take advantage of Norwich’s defeat at Preston by beating Swansea to return to the top of the Championship.

Lily Parr and the Dick, Kerr Ladies: the banned women’s team who raised almost £10m for charity
Banned by the draconian big-wigs at the FA, Dick, Kerr Ladies and their superstar forward Lily Parr would, however, leave an immense legacy.

Nikita Parris is Critical to Manchester City Women’s Super League Title Challenge | StatsBomb
Taking a look at the league’s top scorer.

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss says it has not been easy since Manchester City thrashing - BBC Sport
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says it has been “not too easy” since his side were thrashed by Manchester City in the Premier League.

Oyston era over as high court brings in receiver at Blackpool | Football | The Guardian
Blackpool have been put into receivership so that they can be sold.

Sergio Agüero is scoring hat tricks and getting *better* at 30. How?! -
How Sergio Agüero seems to age more gracefully than anybody on Earth.

Cardiff City Chairman Explains Sala Transfer Fee Delay
Cardiff City chairman Mehmet Dalman explains the club’s delay in paying Nantes the transfer fee for Emiliano Sala.

Manchester United charged by Uefa after bottles thrown at Ángel Di María | Football | The Guardian
Uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings after two bottles were thrown at PSG’s Ángel Di María

Jürgen Klopp: Agent Of Chaos - Howler Magazine
Liverpool Have Thrown The Football World Into Disarray— And It Might Hand Them Their First League Title In Almost 30 Years.


Marco Asensio hands Real Madrid victory over Ajax after VAR reprieve | Football | The Guardian
Marco Asensio gave Real Madrid a 2-1 victory over Ajax in their last 16 tie after VAR controversially disallowed a goal from Nicolás Tagliafico.

PSG’s Di Maria expected United fans’ abuse accused of swearing in reply
Angel Di Maria said he fully expected a hostile reception upon his return to former club Manchester United.

Fresh twist in Coutinho transfer battle as new suitors emerge - Football365
A new club has entered the race to sign Barca’s Philippe Coutinho in the summer.

Allan McGregor: Rangers seek disciplinary review after goalkeeper ban - BBC Sport
Rangers call for a review of the Scottish FA’s disciplinary system “as a matter of extreme urgency” following a ban for Allan McGregor.


23 USWNT players named for SheBelieves roster - Stars and Stripes FC
Lindsey Horan is out with a quad injury.


Worse Than Ever? Adidas 2019 MLS Authentic vs Replica Kits - Footy Headlines
The replica editions of the 2019 Adidas Major League Soccer kits lack many features the of the authentic 'real' jerseys.

Chicago Fire, supporters groups reach compromise after 2018 drama | Pro Soccer USA
The Chicago Fire and its supporters groups reached a compromise as the 2019 season nears.

Other Soccer

When Saturday Comes - "Outrage culture" of phone-ins and social media betrays most fans' experiences
The barrage of instant-reaction ignores the central traits of most match-going supporters: cynicism, resignation and a sense of perspective.