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Premier League/England

Manchester United stun PSG as Marcus Rashford secures away-goals win | Football | The Guardian
Manchester United overcame a two-goal deficit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.

Chelsea without Christian Pulisic for New England Revolution friendly - sources
Chelsea will take their strongest squad to the United States for their friendly against New England Revolution but won’t have Christian Pulisic.

Maurizio Sarri confident of starting next season at Chelsea after upturn in form | Football | The Guardian
That makes one of us, Maurizio.

Peter Beardsley seeks ‘new challenge’ after leaving role at Newcastle | Football | The Guardian
Peter Beardsley has left his role as the Newcastle Under-23s coach.

Europe

Porto 3-1 Roma (agg: 4-3): Extra-time winner sends Porto through - BBC Sport
Alex Telles’ extra-time penalty after a VAR review sends Porto into the Champions League quarter-finals at the expense of Roma.

Thomas Muller: World Cup winner ‘puzzled’ and ‘angry’ at Germany decision - BBC Sport
Thomas Muller says he is “puzzled” and “angry” by Germany coach Joachim Low’s decision to tell him he will not be selected again.

Sergio Ramos gets a taste of his own f***ing medicine - Football365
Only one thing can unite all of football: an intense hatred for Sergio Ramos. Get in there, Ajax.

Calderon warns Real over ‘damage’ of rehiring Mourinho - Football365
Jose Mourinho has been out of work since he was sacked by Manchester United in December.

Real Madrid’s unhappy birthday sees club with nothing left to play for | Football | The Guardian
Defeat to Ajax ended a run of three Champions League wins, days after Copa del Rey and La Liga hopes also evaporated.

Real Madrid boss in dark over future amid Jose Mourinho speculation
Real Madrid coach Santi Solari said “if we knew the future we would all play the lottery” in response to questions about his tenure at the club.

Madrid fans needed this (really) – M.S. – Medium
A little humility is a good thing.

‘Significant’ stadium safety risk for fans, says policing review - BBC News
Clubs selling more tickets than capacity and safety certificate issues were highlighted in a policing review.

MLS/Americas

ESPN’s Jon Champion embraces ‘a new challenge’ with move to Major League Soccer
Jon Champion began a new era of his broadcasting career this past Sunday as ESPN’s lead voice of MLS.

Guatemalan footballer celebrates goal by changing scoreboard - BBC Sport
Luis Acuna celebrates a goal by climbing a ladder up to the scoreboard before manually updating the score, after scoring the winning goal in a Guatemalan second division match.

Proud Boys and skinheads: MLS faces an incursion from the far-right | Football | The Guardian
The far-right is a growing menace in the United States. And there are signs it is beginning to infect North American soccer.

107IST response to the MLS Fan Code of Conduct | timbersarmy.org
This is the official response to MLS’ code of conduct from the group that runs the Timbers Army.

Other

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek says he has pancreatic cancer | Associated Press
Throughout my life, I've probably seen Alex Trebek's face on TV more than anyone else's.

Stop Enabling Barstool's Shit
Do you read Barstool Sports? You really shouldn't read Barstool Sports.

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