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Premier League/England

Henderson opens up on Liverpool dressing room mood after Mane outburst
Sadio Mane was “laughing and joking” following his angry outburst during the 3-0 victory away to Burnley on Saturday.

Manchester City’s Demi Stokes: ‘We want playing in big stadiums to be the norm’ | Football | The Guardian
Manchester United’s Millie Turner and Manchester City’s Demi Stokes look forward to the first Manchester derby of the WSL era.

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie | The Guardian
Phil Neville said failure clouded his judgment after England’s World Cup semi-final defeat.

Europe

Édouard and Hayes give Celtic victory over Rangers in Old Firm derby | The Guardian
Odsonne Édouard and Jonny Hayes scored the goals in the first Old Firm match of the season.

Juventus edge Napoli in seven-goal Serie A thriller - BBC Sport
Kalidou Koulibaly’s injury-time own goal negates the visitors’ three-goal comeback.

Union Berlin 3-1 Borussia Dortmund: Union stun Dortmund for first Bundesliga win - BBC Sport
Union Berlin claimed the first Bundesliga victory in their history as they stunned Borussia Dortmund.

Neymar and the Toiss: meet the controlling circle of friends that influence his every move | FourFourTwo
To understand what Neymar might do next, you have to know a little about his inner circle.

Werder Bremen vs. FC Augsburg - Football Match Report - September 1, 2019 - ESPN
Werder Bremen defeated 10-man Augsburg 3-2 on Sunday.

Neymar: Barcelona and PSG reach agreement on value of Brazilian - BBC Sport
Barcelona and Paris St-Germain have “reached an agreement on the value of Neymar” as a deal edges closer.

Rangers to decline away tickets amid threat of Uefa stadium closure | Football | The Guardian
Rangers have told Uefa chiefs they will not take up their ticket allocation for their next European trip.

MLS/Americas

Wayne Rooney, MLS players tweet their travel grievances | Pro Soccer USA
As MLS players attempt to better their travel conditions in the next collective-bargaining agreement, they are airing their grievances on social media.

MLS players show union solidarity with #IAmTheMLSPA campaign | Pro Soccer USA
MLS players shared posts and changed their Twitter and Instagram avatars in a collective action that coincides with Labor Day weekend.

MLS competition gains a new frontier: Ever-expanding front office structures – The Athletic ($)
Successful MLS executives need a defined skillset. But with rapid expansion, the supply of candidates isn’t in line with demand.

Other

What is an “authentic” atmosphere? - LAG Confidential
”Teleprompter FC!” howled LA Galaxy fans in delight.

Turning our clubs into global brands means there will be more Burys | The Guardian
The concentration of wealth and attention on a tiny number of globalised superclubs is leading to moments of remarkable drama and quality – but at a terrible price.

Eric Cantona speech video: Man Utd icon floors UEFA crowd | SI.com
This is amazing.

Player substitution tantrums is one of soccer’s greatest joys - SBNation.com
Petulant soccer players are always funny.