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Premier League/England

Fort William: Britain’s worst football team win a game after four campaigns - BBC Sport
The club finally ended a 73-game winless run stretching back 840 days by beating Nairn County 5-2.

Man Utd failure to land Maguire holding up £64.9m transfer - Football365
Man Utd’s failure to get a transfer for Harry Maguire over the line is reportedly holding up another deal.

Europe

Bundesliga | Gio Reyna: Why Borussia Dortmund’s new American kid on the block is the game’s most exciting 16-year-old
No sooner had Borussia Dortmund waved off one American soccer phenom in Christian Pulisic, the Black-Yellows have already teased another in 16-year-old Gio Reyna.

Gareth Bale: Zinedine Zidane reminds Welshman of ‘responsibilities’ - BBC Sport
Reports suggested the forward was playing golf while Real Madrid were competing at the Audi Cup.

MLS/Americas

MLS All-Star team falls 3-0 to Atlético Madrid squad powered by young star João Félix | Pro Soccer USA
The MLS All-Star team dropped its friendly exhibition match for the fourth consecutive year.

MLS players preparing for possible strike - MLSPA chief
The MLS Players Association said a work stoppage is “never the goal,” but it’s preparing for one if a new CBA can’t be agreed to with MLS.

Official: Petke fined, suspended, reprimanded by MLS - RSL Soapbox
Mike Petke received a three-match suspension and a $25,000 fine for abusing officials.

Soccer star Wayne Rooney reportedly plans to leave D.C. United | WJLA
Reports out of England are that the 33-year-old is planning to leave D.C. and head back to the UK.

Fuzzy numbers are muddying the waters in the USWNT’s equal-pay fight | Football | The Guardian
Both sides are using numbers subject to interpretation and spin.

Spilled milk and fallen trees: the rise and fall of Palmeiras, destroyed by a dairy company | FourFourTwo
Twenty-five years ago, Palmeiras were obliterating all around them with an all-star team bankrolled by an Italian company.