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World Cup 2022: Qatar 'falling significantly short' on reforms - Amnesty International - BBC Sport
Qatar is "running out of time" to honour promised labour reforms before the 2022 World Cup, says Amnesty International.

Kidnap, raids and mayonnaise: how Leon Bailey fought for his giant dream – and made it to the top | FourFourTwo
Nothing has halted the Jamaican's rise to becoming one of Europe’s hottest properties.

A history of the League Cup: a tournament that once had the power to change the course of history
The League Cup has remained a stalwart of the English game, capable of influencing more than at first it may seem.

Solskjaer tells Man United staff: Don't call me boss
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in charge at Old Trafford until at least the summer but has told workers at United's training base to call him Ole.

Atlanta United acquires Paul Pogba's brother Florentin Pogba
Atlanta United have signed Guinea international defender Florentin Pogba, the club announced on Tuesday.

Borussia Dortmund lose cup thriller on penalties as Werder Bremen win - BBC Sport
Borussia Dortmund concede in the last minute of extra time and then lose on penalties to Werder Bremen in the DFB Pokal.

‘A magical figure’: Trevor Francis on being the first £1m player, 40 years on | Football | The Guardian
Days from the anniversary of his record move to Nottingham Forest, Francis discusses Clough, six failed transfer requests and his ongoing pride.

Newport sink Middlesbrough to earn dream reward with Manchester City | Football | The Guardian
Newport County deservedly beat Middlesbrough 2-0 to win a dream FA Cup fifth-round tie against Manchester City.

Manchester City’s joint approach against Chelsea aims to draw in fans | Suzanne Wrack | Football | The Guardian
City hope playing their women’s and men’s teams against Chelsea on the same day will prove a double delight.

José Mourinho accepts prison sentence for tax fraud but will not serve time | Football | The Guardian
José Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for tax fraud and exchanged the sentence for a £1.9m fine.

'It's Boring' - Balotelli on Not Returning to Serie A
Italy international Mario Balotelli says Serie A is "too tactical and a bit boring," but expressed a desire to play for his hometown club, Brescia, one day.

How a development model of promoting and selling early is keeping Ajax, PSV and Dortmund at the business end of the game
In a game governed by how deep your pockets are, a selection of clubs around Europe are enjoying a resurgence thanks to a smart development policy.

And finally, huge congratulations to TSF commenter extraordinare ZenPop, winner of a Really Big Thing!