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Premier League/England

Bolton players under ‘severe stress’ after not being paid for 20 weeks | Football | The Guardian
Bolton’s friendly match at Chester on Friday has been cancelled. Players and staff have not been paid for 20 weeks.

Everton’s identity crisis: why the Toffees’ big-spending instincts betray a lack of joined-up thinking | FourFourTwo
The managerial merry-go-round at Goodison Park has prevented the Toffees from working out what kind of club they want to be.

New Premier League kits 2019/20: EVERY released home and away shirt | FourFourTwo
From Arsenal’s classy ‘90s adidas throwback to Chelsea’s let-loose-with-a-permanent-marker look, let’s look at the looks.

New concussion study reveals Premier League players miss just 10 days of action after a head injury
A new study has raised concerns over the treatment of head injuries in English football.

Solskjær full of praise for Greenwood after Manchester United thrash Leeds | Football | The Guardian
Ole Gunnar Solskjær said Mason Greenwood could start in the Premier League opener against Chelsea.

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ | Football | The Guardian
The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che Guevara.


Striker left out of Hoffenheim squad to negotiate €40m Newcastle move - Football365
Joelinton has reportedly been pulled out of Hoffenheim’s squad to negotiate a potential transfer to Newcastle.


This week’s one weird thing in MLS – The Athletic ($)
The latest Hudson River Derby was won thanks to poor communication from the officials, leaving everyone confused.

Colorado Rapids Fans Set Up Campaign For Man In Italy: ‘This Is Beyond Soccer’ – CBS Denver
Few fans in Colorado are more passionate and dedicated that those in the Colorado Rapids supporter group Centennial 38.

‘This is the reality’: Santos women’s football team sleep in hotel lobby | Football | The Guardian
The coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game.

LAFC’s Vela only Mexican better than Gio - Herrera
Club America coach Miguel Herrera believes the only Mexican player with more talent than his new forward Giovani dos Santos is LAFC’s Carlos Vela.

The new LA Galaxy supporters’ section: First impressions - LAG Confidential
Pretty, pretty, pretty good.

Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy star wants director role at Ajax -
Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes he could become a director at Ajax.

Why LA Galaxy-LAFC is already one of the world’s great club rivalries |
I mean, it’s pretty much definitely not, but there are bullet points in here, so.

AFCON/Rest of the World

Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off - BBC Sport
Odion Ighalo scores the only goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations.

South Africa: Inside the football-mad township ‘too dangerous’ for scouts to visit - BBC Sport
In one of South Africa’s biggest townships, football is an obsession.