Gold Cup 2019

Chelsea-bound Pulisic proves his price tag for US at Gold Cup

By Andrew Warshaw

July 10 – Chelsea will be getting a humble, unselfish all-round player who will do everything for the team when €64 million US star Christian Pulisic joins up with the club following last weekend’s Gold Cup final.

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Nottingham World Cup stadium set to be moved

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

August 13 – Nottingham’s proposed controversial new stadium to host World Cup matches if England’s bid to host 2018 is successful is set to be moved from its original location, it has been reported.

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Exclusive: World Cup windfall for Liverpool

By David Owen

August 13 – Liverpool are set to enjoy an unexpected financial windfall from the World Cup in South Africa, thanks to the presence at the tournament of players like Fernando Torres (pictured), an insidetworldfootball survey can exclusively reveal.

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David Owen: Liverpool win the World Cup – sort of

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These are tense times to be a supporter of Liverpool Football Club.

But into every life a little sunshine must pour and, after spending two days number-crunching, I think I am in a position to announce a small piece of good news for Anfield-watchers.

The Reds look set to get a bumper share of the $40 million that FIFA has for the first time earmarked for payment to the clubs whose players took part in the recent World Cup in South Africa.

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Exclusive: Blatter delighted to see Iran compete at Youth Olympic Games following hijab controversy

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 12 – FIFA President Sepp Blatter told insideworldfootball tonight of his pleasure at seeing the Iranian girls team compete in the first match of the inaugural 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore despite their participation being in doubt for a long period ahead of the competition following a row over what the team were allowed to wear.

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Coe: Blame FA and Capello for England World Cup failure

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

August 10 – Sebastian Coe, Britain’s double Olympic 1500 metres champion and now the head of the committee organising the London 2012 Olympics, has blamed the Football Association and Fabio Capello for England’s failure to do well at the World Cup in South Africa earlier this year.

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