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A pair of stars are set to  miss time due to injury, while FIFA faces heavy criticism yet again after disbanding a task force targeting racism.

FIFA has disbanded the organization’s anti-racism task force in Russia after stating that the unit’s mandate has been “fully fulfilled”. (REPORT)

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is set to miss four weeks due to a torn muscle. (REPORT)

Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang id doubtful for Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid. (REPORT)

Just hours after parting ways with manager Bruno Labbadia, Hamburg announced that the club has hired Markus Gisdol as the team’s new head coach. (REPORT)

Atletico Madrid midfielder Augusto Fernandez is set to miss an extended period of time after suffering an ACL tear. (REPORT)

Paris-Saint Germain fullback Serge Aurier has been handed a suspended two-month prison sentence after allegedly attacking a police officer in May. (REPORT)

Getafe has fired manager Juan Esnaider. (REPORT)

WEEKEND REWIND

DeAndre Yedlin created a goal before suffering an injury in Newcastle’s tie with Aston Villa. (READ)

Arsenal’s 3-0 rout of Chelsea headlined a busy weekend of European action. (READ)

David Villa bolstered his MVP case by leading NYCFC to a comprehensive win over the Fire. (READ)

The Chicago Fire committed too many errors once again in yet another defeat to NYCFC. (READ)

3 comments
  • Anthony

    “FIFA has disbanded the organization’s anti-racism task force in Russia after stating that the unit’s mandate has been “fully fulfilled”.

    ….surprise, surprise

    Like

  • Buffon69

    Until every player, manager, referee, league official, ownership group, staff member, and concession vendor are black, soccer will always be inherently racist. Evil, bigoted, backwards, uneducated, against progress, and racist.

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