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Premier League/England

Leicester set to make quick move for Brendan Rodgers as new manager | Football | The Guardian
Leicester want to appoint Brendan Rodgers as their new manager after Claude Puel was sacked on Sunday.

Kepa Arrizabalaga: Chelsea goalkeeper fined & apologises for Wembley incident - BBC Sport
Kepa Arrizabalaga is fined a week’s wages and apologises for refusing to be substituted during Chelsea’s Carabao Cup final loss to Manchester City.

Blackpool: Owner Owen Oyston removed from League One club’s board by receiver - BBC Sport
Blackpool owner Owen Oyston and daughter Natalie Christopher are removed from the board by the League One club’s receiver.

Liverpool just proved why the title is Man City’s to lose - Football365
Liverpool were infuriatingly bad, while Manchester United just showed how far they have come under Solskjaer.

10 teams that nearly won everything... but ended up with nothing | FourFourTwo
​The prospect of so much glory can be a dangerous thing.

When Dennis Bergkamp finished first, second and third in the August ‘97 goal of the month competition
One of the great Dutch masters, Dennis Bergkamp’s rare genius is wonderfully encapsulated by his dominance of the goal of the month award in August 1997.

Plans finally in motion to ease train pain of match-going supporters | Football | The Guardian
The government has agreed to help fans left out of pocket after their rail travel to and from games is hit by TV scheduling.

Sir Elton John gives Watford recommendations for ‘good players’ - chairman
”He keeps recommending this guy named Benny”.

Emiliano Sala plane crash: Pilot’s licence to be looked into - BBC News
Wreckage of the plane carrying Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was found in the English Channel.

Man Utd 0-0 Liverpool: Reds’ lack of threat is a worry - Alan Shearer - BBC Sport
Liverpool are back on top of the Premier League but it is clear all is not right with Jurgen Klopp’s team at the moment.

Europe

Dogged Dortmund go back to the future and find a way to win again | Andy Brassell | Football | The Guardian
Bundesliga leaders ended their winless streak with a performance built around the phenomenal efficiency which served them so well early in the season.

Celtic: Brendan Rodgers Leicester rumours won’t distract players - Scott Bain - BBC Sport
Celtic’s players “will not be distracted” by manager Brendan Rodgers being linked with Leicester City, says goalkeeper Scott Bain.

Real and Atletico dominate in Madrid – but what about the city’s other La Liga teams? - BBC Sport
Think of football in Madrid and the mind turns to Real and Atletico, but the city possesses three more top-flight clubs, whose quirks capture the essence of its footballing scene.

Benzema: Ronaldo’s depature has let me be a leader play ‘true football’
Karim Benzema has said that Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure from Real Madrid has given the French atacker the chance to play his “true football.”

Report: Alphonso Davies dropped from Bayern Munich first team, not considered good enough - Bavarian Football Works
If true, this could be a huge setback in the career of the talented youngster.

MLS/Americas

USWNT: SheBelieves Cup schedule | Pro Soccer USA
The annual tournament kicks off tomorrow.

MLS 2019 season preview: 24 questions, themes, players to watch | SI.com
With MLS’s 2019 season set to begin this weekend, take a look at the biggest names, stories and themes to watch over the next eight months on the road to a revamped playoffs.

For David Beckham and Miami, a Bumpy Road Enters the Homestretch - The New York Times
The team, which still faces lawsuits related to its latest proposed stadium site, will enter Major League Soccer in 2020.

Driven - The Coaches’ Voice
Ex-Arsenal and current Utah Royals head coach Laura Harvey talks exclusively to The Coaches’ Voice.

Rest of the World

Deadly rivalries, rioting fans and corruption: Covering the wild world of Indonesian soccer - Television - ABC News
It was meant to be a friendly match between Bali United and Jakarta’s team Persija — but even before David Lipson got into the Bali stadium, a brawl between rival fans broke out.

Other

Leslye Headland, Will Ferrell HBO Films FIFA Soccer American Huckster | Deadline
Leslye Headland, Will Ferrell Team At HBO Films For ‘American Huckster’, a film about Chuck Blazer.