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France v Brazil: Round Of 16 - 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images

World Cup

England’s Phil Neville accuses Cameroon of ‘shaming football’ | Football | The Guardian
England eased to a 3-0 win in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup.

Women’s World Cup: Henry gets winner as France beat Brazil - BBC Sport
Hosts France beat Brazil 2-1 to reach the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals in another game dominated by video assistant referee decisions.

Fifa has ‘major decisions’ to make on VAR, says Phil Neville - BBC Sport
England manager Phil Neville says football needs to “take stock” of where it is going after VAR controversy at Women’s World Cup.

At the World Cup, the players do not care about your complaints anymore - All For XI
Oops, they’re all out of Fs to give.

Premier League/England

Roy Keane leaves Nottingham Forest after five months at club | Football | The Guardian
Roy Keane’s brief return to Nottingham Forest is over after informing Martin O’Neill he wants to leave the club.

Liverpool and City make X-rated fees normal in scary pursuit of perfection | Paul Wilson | Football | The Guardian
Liverpool were ahead of the curve with the £75m Virgil van Dijk transfer but the champions could top that for Harry Maguire.


Neymar & Paris St-Germain: What next for world’s most expensive footballer? - BBC Sport
Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, journalists Tim Vickery, Miguel Delaney and Ben Haines discuss what the future holds for PSG forward Neymar.

Reason for Man Utd snub revealed as De Ligt closes on Juve move
Matthijs De Ligt has decided to snub Barcelona and Manchester United for Juventus.

Jadon Sancho: Where next for England’s once-in-a-generation star? | FourFourTwo
Manchester United? Real Madrid? Bayern Munich? Andrew Murray had an extended sit down with Borussia Dortmund’s young superstar.

Mallorca shock Depor to win promotion to La Liga
Real Mallorca pulled off an outstanding turnaround to return to La Liga with a 3-2 aggregate win over Deportivo la Coruna.

Fernando Torres: Former Liverpool, Chelsea & Spain striker to retire - BBC Sport
Spanish World Cup-winning striker Fernando Torres announces he is to retire from football.

Gold Cup/Copa America/MLS/Americas

Sergio Agüero guides Argentina past Qatar to reach Copa América last eight | Football | The Guardian
Argentina’s 2-0 win against Qatar puts the 1993 Copa América champions into the quarter-finals.

Gold Cup: David, Cavallini lead Canada over Cuba 7-0 | Pro Soccer USA
Jonathan David and Lucas Cavallini each notched hat tricks as Canada ended its group play at the 2019 Gold Cup with a 7-0 win over Cuba.

USMNT routs Trinidad and Tobago 6-0 to advance in Gold Cup | Pro Soccer USA
The USMNT poured it on in a 6-0 rout of Trinidad and Tobago.

USWNT, U.S. Soccer agree to mediation in equal pay lawsuit | Pro Soccer USA
The federal class-action lawsuit, filed March 8, alleged systemic gender-based pay discrimination.

AFCON/Rest of the World

Africa Cup of Nations: Riyad Mahrez scores as Algeria start with win over Kenya | Football | The Guardian
Riyad Mahrez captained Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 win against Kenya, who are in their first Cup of Nations in 15 years.


The weirdest footballing terms from around the world - BBC Three
What is a ‘cheese watcher’ in the Netherlands?