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Mexico v Costa Rica: Quarterfinals - 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

World Cup

Germany beaten 2-1 by Sweden - BBC Sport
Two-time champions Germany suffer a shock Women’s World Cup quarter-final exit.

Netherlands beat Italy 2-0 to reach first semi-final - BBC Sport
The Netherlands reach the Women’s World Cup semi-finals for the first time.

Megan Rapinoe’s greatest heartbreak - and hope
Megan Rapinoe once worshipped her brother Brian, until a drug addiction upended his life. He now looks to her influence to heal and move forward.

Premier League/England

Aston Villa are reportedly battling Arsenal to sign Gary Cahill
Both Arsenal and Aston Villa are considering signing free agent Gary Cahill this summer.

Rooney snubs Fergie: ‘LVG by far the best coach I’ve worked with’ - Football365
Ex-Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney thinks Louis van Gaal is the best coach he has ever worked with.

Will 2019/20 spell the end for the Premier League top six as we know it? | FourFourTwo
In today’s Premier League, ‘top six’ and ‘Big Six’ (with capitals) are interchangeable. Tomorrow’s, however...who knows?

How much is Aaron Wan-Bissaka worth? | StatsBomb
The lack of a very good-great RB whose could hold his own at the highest level has been one of several reasons why Manchester United have been stuck in the wilderness for the greater part of the past decade.

Watch: Young Man Utd fan asked for favourite player, says they’re all rubbish - Planet Football
A young Manchester United fan was asked by ITV News to name his favourite player - and it’s fair to say his answer shocked the interviewer.

Tottenham set to sign winger Jack Clarke then loan him back to Leeds | Football | The Guardian
Tottenham are poised to make their first senior signing in more than a year. And then loan him back out.


Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship | Football | The Guardian
Spain lifted the European Under-21 Championship after beating Germany 2-1 in the final in Udine, Italy.

Milan banned from Europa League for one year after FFP breach | Football | The Guardian
Milan will not play in the Europa League next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced a ban on Friday.

How can Maurizio Sarri win over the Juventus faithful and continue an era of dominance?
Maurizio Sarri’s move to Juventus has shaken up Serie A and left a number of key questions.

Adrien Rabiot set to join Juventus from Paris St-Germain - BBC Sport
Juventus are expected to complete the signing of France midfielder Adrien Rabiot in the next 48 hours.

Gold Cup/Copa America/MLS/Americas

Mexico wins Gold Cup penalty shoot-out against Costa Rica, advances to semifinal | Pro Soccer USA
El Tri escapes thanks to a pair of penalty kick round saves by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.

Haiti earns historic Gold Cup win over Canada, reaches first semifinal | Pro Soccer USA
Haiti rallied from a 2-0 deficit during a dream match for Haitian players.

Gabriel Jesus sends Brazil into semi-finals with winning penalty against Paraguay | Football | The Guardian
Brazil beat Paraguay 4-3 on penalties to advance to the last four of the Copa América.

The Soccer War: Honduras, El Salvador and the truth about 1969 |
Half a century ago, Honduras and El Salvador battled over mass migration while their national teams fought to qualify for the 1970 World Cup.

AFCON/Rest of the World

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B | Football | The Guardian
Madagascar pulled off one of the great surprises of the Africa Cup of Nations finals.


In defense of the diving status quo | StatsBomb
The dilemma of whether to dive or stay on your feet is an outgrowth of the rules of the game.