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Argentina’s biggest star is leading a press boycott, while English soccer won’t undergo any radical changes anytime soon.

After accusations made against Ezequiel Lavezzi, Lionel Messi says Argentina’s players will no longer speak to the press. (REPORT)

The English Football League has scrapped plans to restructure the league pyramid. (REPORT)

Barcelona has announced a new shirt sponsorship deal with¬†Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten, who will replace Qatar Airways on the club’s jerseys next season. (REPORT)

Former Inter Milan star Walter Samuel has joined the club’s coaching staff. (REPORT)

West Ham is reportedly looking to end Simone Zaza’s loan deal early. (REPORT)

Barcelona’s¬†Aleix Vidal is reportedly hoping for a move back to Sevilla in January. (REPORT)


The U.S. Men’s National Team was thumped by Costa Rica on Tuesday night. (READ)

SBI asks where you think Michael Bradley should play with the USMNT going forward. (READ)

Atlanta United unveiled the club’s new kits on Tuesday. (READ)

Steven Gerrard has departed the LA Galaxy after a one-and-a-half year stint. (READ)

Benny Feilhaber is reportedly set to re-sign with Sporting KC. (READ)

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