Carli Lloyd scores double as USA sweep Chile aside to advance to last 16 | Football | The Guardian
Carli Lloyd scored twice in the USA’s 3-0 victory over Chile in Group F that sees them qualify for the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup.
Linda Sembrant strikes early to steer Sweden past spirited Thailand | Football | The Guardian
Linda Sembrant scored the tournament’s fastest goal in Sweden’s 5-1 victory over Thailand in the Women’s World Cup.
Explaining The Sam Kerr Phenomenon - All For XI
Sam Kerr is the highest-scoring player in the NWSL at the World Cup Break. Let’s dig into why.
The gap in quality between the men’s and women’s game is embarrassing | JOE.co.uk
What the past week has shown to be painfully true is that the ‘gap’ is more a gaping chasm, and comparisons only evidence the embarrassing disparity.
“Britain’s Youngest Football Boss” is a story of who’s allowed to have power - All For XI
When a teenager can be a Managing Director of a women’s team, but a grown woman can’t be a coach of a men’s team.
Chelsea confirm Maurizio Sarri’s exit and will ask for Frank Lampard talks | Football | The Guardian
Chelsea have confirmed that Maurizio Sarri has left the club after one season as head coach, with the Italian joining Juventus.
Chelsea: Maurizio Sarri exit - five questions Blues must answer - BBC Sport
With Chelsea looking for a 12th different manager of the Roman Abramovich era, who could be next in line and what are the ramifications for the future?
Maguire ‘told to expect £350k a week’ at Man Utd - Football365
If those figures are right, Harry Maguire will earn more than Paul Pogba at United.
Pochettino hands Spurs shopping list to Levy and counts on him to deliver | David Hytner | Football | The Guardian
Mauricio Pochettino is desperate to refresh his Tottenham squad.
Aston Villa target loan move for Chelsea teenager | Football | The Guardian
Aston Villa are interested in signing Ethan Ampadu on a season-long loan from Chelsea if the 18-year-old becomes available this summer.
Frank Lampard: Rumoured Chelsea target in Derby County talks - BBC Sport
Derby County are talking to boss Frank Lampard about a new deal amid speculation they will be approached for him by Chelsea.
Watford are in football’s shrinking sweet spot & that’s something to envy - Planet Football
The problem wasn’t that Manchester City won but that their victory came with such malignant sub-text.
Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m | Football | The Guardian
Blackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong.
Real Madrid: Eden Hazard and other arrivals point to new Galacticos era - BBC Sport
The recognisable Real Madrid we have seen in recent years is gone and is being replaced by an expensively assembled new team, says Andy West.
Gold Cup/Copa America/MLS
Haiti vs. Bermuda - Football Match Summary - June 16, 2019 - ESPN
Haiti rally past Bermuda thanks to Pierrot double.
Costa Rica vs. Nicaragua - Football Match Report - June 16, 2019 - ESPN
Costa Rica hits four past Nicaragua.
2019 Copa America ultimate preview: Will Messi win this wide-open tournament on Brazil’s home turf?
Lionel Messi is determined to win a trophy with Argentina. Is this finally his summer?
Paraguay vs. Qatar - Football Match Report - June 16, 2019 - ESPN
Qatar rally for shock Copa draw with Paraguay.
Uruguay vs. Ecuador - Football Match Report - June 16, 2019 - ESPN
Cavani, Lodeiro golazos see Uruguay past Ecuador.
How MLS players react when their salaries become public – The Athletic ($)
The MLSPA’s releasing of player salaries is positioned as a positive. Some players aren’t so sure.
The Impact of VAR on Penalties — American Soccer Analysis
Checking if the introduction of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in 2017 had changed the distribution of penalty calls in MLS.
A tribute to Keisuke Honda, the free-kick maestro - Planet Football
Put simply, when Keisuke Honda wants to score a free-kick, Keisuke Honda scores a free-kick.
International football: What’s it like to play for the lowest-ranked nations? - BBC Sport
BBC Sport takes a global look at what it’s really like to play for an international minnow.