July 17 – Arsenal supporters groups have been rebuked by Josh Kroenke, son of American owner Stan Kroenke, in an open letter declaring that top trophies are out of reach this season for the club.  On Monday morning Kroenke was accused of “passive ownership” by the Arsenal fan base in a joint letter from fan 

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July 17 – Liverpool has entered into two new game partnerships, one with partnered with the EA Sports’ FIFA video game franchise which will become the club’s Official Football Simulation Game Partner and another with video gaming platform Roblox. Described as a long-term partnership, Liverpool and EA Sports will combine to create specific club content 

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By Osasu Obayiuwana in Cairo July 16 – CAF President Ahmad has told Insideworldfootball that he is prepared to defend, before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the decision of his organisation’s Executive Committee to order a replay of the second leg of the Champions League final between Tunisia’s Esperance and Morocco’s Wydad Athletic 

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By Paul Nicholson July 17 – Hilleran Frederick has won a third term as president of the US Virgin Islands Soccer Association (USVISA) following elections held in St. Croix. The congress also elected a new executive committee. The elections signify a new period of calm after storms that ravaged the islands and their football community. 

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July 16 – Paris Saint-Germain’s Qatari president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, a member of UEFA’s executive committee and one of the most influential figures in world sports administration, is once again back in the news for all the wrong reasons, this time accused of breaching FIFA regulations in the signing of Argentine midfielder Javier Pastore back in 2011. 

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Competition: Friendly matchup Market: Ajax win Odds: 3/5 @ Bet 365 Looking to build off of their stellar campaign last season, a resurgent Ajax will welcome Premier League outfit Watford to Amsterdam on Thursday evening. Starting with the hosts, although Ajax were undoubtedly left heartbroken by their Champions League semi-final exit back in May, Erik ten Hag’s side 

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Barcelona are looking for a quick profit on their left-back Marc Cucurella. After signing Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for €120m, this deal will not catch as much attention, but it is worth noting that Blaugrana are looking for some easy money on their players. In fact, Barcelona have just signed their former player Marc Cucurella 

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This is some summer for Giovani Lo Celso! The Argentine midfielder has signed for Real Betis at the end of the season, following the club’s activation of the option-to-buy clause in his loan deal, snapping him up from Paris Saint-Germain. However, Lo Celso could be moving away from his new permanent club, with reports from 

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Pep Guardiola has lofty expectations for Rodri following the midfielder’s debut in Manchester City’s friendly win over West Ham. City’s record signing Rodri started against the Hammers in the Premier League Asia Trophy match in Nanjing on Wednesday, playing 69 minutes. Seemingly signed as a long-term replacement for Fernandinho, Rodri is likely to occupy a 

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Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso is confident new arrivals Lucas Hernandez and Benjamin Pavard will significantly improve the German giants. The versatile defenders and Tolisso helped France to 2018 World Cup glory and the trio are now re-united as Bayern target another successful campaign. Both players sought the opinion of Tolisso before making their respective 

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