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Ex-Prem boss Scudamore to help A-League clubs

Former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore has been appointed special advisor to the A-League clubs and the FFA head of leagues.

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Bulgaria vs. England in Sofia was temporarily halted during the first half following a complaint of racist abuse toward England defender Tyrone Mings. Referee Ivan Bebek triggered the first step of UEFA's three-step protocol by instructing a message to be played over the PA system to warn of abandonment if the ‘racist behaviour' continued.

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Southgate warns Maddison after casino visit

England manager Gareth Southgate has said that James Maddison has learned a lesson after the Leicester City player was photographed in a casino.

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Van der Sar on Man Utd role: I'm interested

Edwin van der Sar has said that he would be interested in returning to Manchester United with the club in search of a football director.

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Sources: Lacazette close to Arsenal return

Alexandre Lacazette will make his return to training with the Arsenal first team squad next week after six weeks out due to an ankle injury.

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City wouldn't sell Foden even for €500m - Pep

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has said Phil Foden that even €500 million would not be enough to convince the club to sell.

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Sources: Perez, Zidane battle over Eriksen, Pogba

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez is considering a move for Tottenham's Christian Eriksen in January, but Zinedine Zidane's priority is Paul Pogba.

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