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The Queen’s passing suspends all EPL fixtures through Monday

The EPL decided to postpone all matches through Monday out of respect for The Queen’s passing on Thursday. While there was not official vote on the decision, the league’s board made the call during a meeting on Friday. Premier League clubs then agreed with the move. “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and …

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Barcelona set to sue Atletico Madrid over Griezmann loan

Barcelona plan to sue fellow LaLiga club Atletico Madrid over a transfer fee involving Antoine Griezmann. Currently, the French forward is on loan from Barcelona back to Atletico for two years. However, there is a clause in the agreement that makes the transfer permanent, forcing the Colchoneros to pay the Catalan club $40 million. The condition revolves around Griezmann’s playing time …

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Icardi, Mata among notable talents making move to Turkey

Most transfer windows across Europe slammed shut on September 1. However, teams in Turkey could make moves up until Thursday. Juan Mata and Mauro Icardi are just a couple of the players to make a late move over to Turkey. Both signed for Süper Lig club and Turkish giant Galatasaray. Mata, now 34, joins the club after spending the last …

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Executive Director at Wrexham AFC

World Soccer Talk’s Kyle Fansler talks with the Execuitve Director of Wrexham AFC, Humphrey Ker. Most people can recognize Ker from his time on the FX documentary show Welcome to Wrexham. The show chronicles Wrexham’s takeover by American actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds. Yet, at the crossroads of their ownership and the club itself is Humphrey Ker. In this …

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Arsenal’s three Gabriels left off Brazil squad ahead of friendlies

Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Magalhaes, and Gabriel Martinelli lead a list of talented players absent from Brazil’s squad for an upcoming pair of friendlies. Brazil, one of the favorites for the World Cup title, have two scheduled games later this month. The South American giants will face Ghana on September 23rd and Tunisia four days later.  Both games are set …

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Paramount+ reports record Champions League viewers

After the first matchday, Paramount+ reported record viewers in its UEFA Champions League coverage. The company did not release exact figures as to the number of people watching. However, CBS claims Paramount+ had the two most-streamed UCL group stage matchdays in the streaming service’s history this week. Tuesday’s matchups apparently set the record for the company. Even then, Wednesday’s games …

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