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Premier League/England

Macclesfield winding-up petition adjourned after offers made for shares | The Guardian
Court proceedings revealed an offer for shares in the crisis-hit club was at an advanced stage.

Marcus Rashford out for at least two months with double back stress fracture | The Guardian
Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford will be out for at least two months after sustaining a double stress fracture of his back.

Derby County: Championship club charged for breach of spending rules - BBC Sport
Derby County are charged by the English Football League for a breach of spending rules and face a possible points deduction.

Premier League leads Europe’s profit boom but football wealth gap grows | Football | The Guardian
The clubs in Europe’s top divisions were profitable overall for the second year running in 2017‑18.

How Charlton fans united and ousted the club’s unfit owner | Football | The Guardian
After five years of turmoil, supporters at The Valley are now looking to the future with relief, apprehension and excitement.


Barcelona 1-0 Granada: Lionel Messi’s second-half strike strike gives Quique Setien win on debut - BBC Sport
Lionel Messi’s second-half strike against 10-man Granada gives new coach Quique Setien a winning start at Barcelona, but it was not a convincing display.

Juventus 2-1 Parma: Cristiano Ronaldo double extends hosts’ lead at Serie A summit - BBC Sport
Cristiano Ronaldo scores for a seventh successive Serie A game as his brace gives leaders Juventus victory at home to Parma.

Tyler Adams: “RB Leipzig absolutely want the title” | SBI Soccer
American midfielder Tyler Adams is back to full fitness.

Hertha Berlin vs. Bayern Munich - Football Match Report - January 19, 2020 - ESPN
Bayern Munich scored four times in 24 minutes in the second half to crush hosts Hertha Berlin 4-0 on Sunday.


Here’s what NBC’s Peacock streaming service will look like when it launches this July - The Verge
Oh good, another pay service where Premier League games are going to live.

C.J. Sapong jokes about new ‘flexitarian’ diet for 2020 season | Pro Soccer USA
A trend of plant-based eating has swept through athletics and MLS throughout the past year, but C.J. Sapong isn’t sure he’s ready to hop onboard just yet.

Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez reportedly signs with LA Galaxy | Pro Soccer USA
Hernandez will replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the focal point of the LA Galaxy attack.

Darlington Nagbe grateful to return home to Ohio, eager to play well for Columbus Crew | Pro Soccer USA
Nagbe’s focus began turning back to home after he won the MLS Cup with Portland in 2015.

Rest of the World

JS Saint-Pierroise: Indian Ocean team Reunion causing a stir in French Cup - BBC Sport
The minnows located 6,000 miles from France hope they can continue their run in the French Cup.


Futsal: the thinking player’s game that doesn’t hurt the head | Football | The Guardian
With a smaller, heavier ball, the game is played on the ground, which means less worry about head injuries.

Children in Scotland could be banned from heading footballs over dementia link | Football | The Guardian
Children under the age of 12 could be banned from heading the ball in training in Scotland because of links between football and dementia.