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Premier League/England

Toure confirms he clattered Wenger in training on trial - Football365
Kolo Toure has finally confirmed one of the many stories about him. No, not the car salesman one.

Before the world had Messi, United had Cantona - The Busby Babe
Messi’s magic of last weekend brought back memories of the king of Old Trafford.

Europe

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Hourihane’s first international goal serves up Irish win - BBC Sport
Conor Hourihane’s first-half free-kick earns the Republic of Ireland a 1-0 win over Georgia in a Euro 2020 qualifier.

Monaco star lifts lid on why Henry struggled as manager - Football365
Thierry Henry is “a perfectionist” and “a little fanatic” as a manager, according to someone who really should know.

Italy 6-0 Liechtenstein: Azzurri score six in Parma as Quagliarella sets record - BBC Sport
Italy make it two wins out of the two at the start of the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign to top Group J as they hammer Liechtenstein in Parma.

Clubs looking to announce away ticket price cap for European competitions | Football | The Guardian
The move has come as Barcelona and Manchester United are charging each other £102 next month.

Catalonia beats Venezuela 2-1 in friendly in Spain – ProSoccerTalk
Catalonia was led by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, who retired from Spain’s national team after the World Cup last year.

Montenegro face racist behaviour charge in Euro 2020 qualifier against England - BBC Sport
Reminder: it’s 2019.

MLS/Americas

USMNT draws Chile, 1-1, for a positive result in Gregg Berhalter era | Pro Soccer USA
The United States men’s national team drew against South American powerhouse Chile on Tuesday evening in Houston.

Why David Beckham is desperate to keep Inter Miami out of the suburbs | Football | The Guardian
The former England captain wants his team to play in downtown Miami, as soccer in North America markets itself as an urban game.

CONCACAF Gold Cup participants determined - Stars and Stripes FC
CONCACAF Nations League qualifying helped fill in the tournament field.

Other

Wake up, UEFA; wake up, football – it's time to finally start hitting the racists where it hurts | FourFourTwo
Once again, England players have been subjected to vile abuse in Montenegro on Monday night. But what to do about it?

Revisiting fans' 2014 predictions of the world's best player come 2019 - Planet Football
Reddit users in 2014 tried to predict which players would be the best in the world five years later. Many of the predictions have...not aged well.

Is Field Turf Faster than Natural Grass?
Study shows college football players have significantly faster change-of-direction times on field turf than on natural grass.

Raheem Sterling emerges as a leader in football’s fight against racism | Football | The Guardian
The City forward has become an eloquent spokesman for those looking to clean up attitudes in the game – on and off the pitch.