LIVE Football News: Follow Tuesday's Latest Stories Including World Cup Disputes

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09:04, 07 Sep 2021
Last Updated: 16:06, 07 Sep 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's daily football blog, in which we'll be keeping you up to date with everything going on on and off the pitch.

It's all going off in the international game at the moment, with club v country rows set to boil over and the ongoing saga of a potential Arsene Wenger-backed biennial World Cup rearing its ugly head.

Stay with us throughout the day for all the latest news, press conferences, injury reports, arguments and good old football fun too.

3 weeks ago
Levy elected on to ECA board

Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy has been elected onto the executive board of the European Club Association.

3 weeks ago
Ronaldo's back at Carrington
3 weeks ago
Arsene Wenger on Erling Haaland

“I think that will happen [a move to England].

“The economic power of the Premier League is too strong.” [Bild]

3 weeks ago
Man United fans to be barred from UCL opener

Man United fans are set to be barred from attending the club's opening Champions League game away to Young Boys on September 14 due to COVID-19 regulations, according to The Athletic.

3 weeks ago
Van Gaal blasts journalist
3 weeks ago
Henderson backs Bellingham for England

England leader Jordan Henderson has backed 18-year-old Jude Bellingham to become a regular for England sooner rather than later. He also mentioned how far ahead the young star is at in his development than he was at the same age.

3 weeks ago
Ronaldo weighs in on PSG

Brazilian legend Ronaldo has explained winning the UEFA Champions League won't be easy for PSG, comparing their pressure with the Galacticos side he played in where they did not win it in five seasons.

3 weeks ago
Two years since Eto'o retired
3 weeks ago
UEFA allow away fans at games

UEFA have announced that travelling supporters will be allowed to attend European club fixtures from next week, depending on the local coronavirus restrictions.

3 weeks ago
Premier League to ban red list call ups

The Premier League plans to block red list countries from calling up their national players based in England following the drama that caused the Brazil v Argentina game to be abandoned.

3 weeks ago
James raring to go with Leeds

Leeds United's new winger Dan James has spoken about how motivated he is to get started with Marcelo Bielsa's side.

3 weeks ago
West Brom sign Bryan

West Bromwich Albion have announced the signing of defender Kean Bryan on a free transfer following his exit from Sheffield United in the summer. The 24-year-old has bolstered Valerien Ismael's defence who has been dealt injury blows with Matt Clarke and Dara O'Shea out for a while.

3 weeks ago
Pique reveals Guardiola drift

As reported by the Daily Mail, Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has opened up on how his relationship with Shakira caused him to drift from the club's then manager Pep Guardiola.

3 weeks ago
Carsley the perfect fit for Young Lions

England Under-21s boss Lee Carsley is set for his first game in the dugout with the Young Lions as theytake on Kosovo Under-21s at Stadium MK on Tuesday. 

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3 weeks ago
Southgate meets Wenger about World Cup

England boss Gareth Southgate has met up with Arsene Wenger about the proposal to make the World Cup every two years. He is thought to be open to the idea.

3 weeks ago
Van de Beek opens up on Ole relationship

Manchester United outcast Donny van de Beek spoke exclusively to Rio Ferdinand about his relationship with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his future.

3 weeks ago
Donovan disappointed in McKennie

Ex-USA international Landon Donovan reveals he knew what Weston McKennie did to break covid protocols on international duty, but would not go into the details.

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