Tuesday Kickoff: Allardyce, Kane, Hummels and more


The manager of England is in some hot water, while one of the nation’s best strikers received a bit of good news.

England manager Sam Allardyce was filmed telling undercover journalists ways to circumvent rules regarding third-party ownership. Allardyce was also filmed being highly critical of Roy Hodgson and Gary Neville, while also negotiating a deal worth £400,000 to consult on how to work around transfer rules. (REPORT)

After a grim initial diagnosis, Harry Kane’s recent injury is not as serious as originally feared. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says the forward should be back within three weeks. (REPORT)

Mats Hummels has rejoined Bayern Munich training after injuring his knee over the weekend. (REPORT)

Yaya Toure, a consultant to FIFA’s anti-racism task force, was left “disappointed” by the unit’s disbanding while adding that it “does not fill me with confidence”. (REPORT)

Francis Coquelin is expected to return to the Arsenal lineup in three weeks after suffering a knee injury in Saturday’s win over Chelsea. (REPORT)

Frankfurt will serve two partial stadium closures as punishment for incidents at August’s DFB Pokal match in Magdeburg. (REPORT)


Don Garber is reportedly set to hold a public event in Cincinnati to discuss his vision for MLS. (READ)

Jordan Morris earned the praise of Landon Donovan after yet another standout performance. (READ)

Mauro Manotas, Jordan Morris and Alejandro Bedoya headlined this weekend’s Best of MLS. (READ)

Notre Dame shocked Syracuse while UCLA suffered a massive upset in this weekend’s college soccer action. (READ)


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