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The 32-year-old is currently on trial with Australian side Central Coast Mariners, where...... Read more Lionel Messi’s Argentina absence a ‘pity for football’— Neymar Brazil forward Neymar said he hopes Lionel Messi will return to play for Argentina as it is a “pity” he is missing international football at the moment. Messi has taken a...... Read more Southgate says Premier League’s early start affected players England coach Gareth Southgate said the Premier League’s early start was a factor in some of his players lacking sharpness or suffering from injury and questioned why the season began less...... Read more Uefa promises 50% funding rise for women's football Women’s football will get 50% more funding from Uefa from 2020 to try to make it Europe's biggest female sport. An extra 2.75m euros (£2.4m) will be available for women’s football...... 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