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Transfer News: Manchester United had £85m bid for Ansu Fati rejected by Barcelona last year

According to transfer news from Spanish outlet AS (h/t Sport Witness), Barcelona rejected a massive £85million bid from Manchester United for their wonderkid, Ansu Fati. The Spanish winger had a breakthrough season at Camp Nou in 2019/20 as he racked up 7 goals in 24 La Liga appearances. That seemed to have attracted United’s interest, who submitted a big offer for him.
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Battery, Atlanta Share Points in 1-1 Draw

KENNESAW, Ga. – The Battery earned a point on the road Wednesday night in a 1-1 draw against Atlanta United 2. Through a rainy evening in Kennesaw, Ga. the Battery were looking up after an early Atlanta goal. A Robbie Crawford second half equalizer was enough to secure the point as the Battery’s road trip continues on to Miami this Saturday.
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Bundesliga 2021/22: Why Marco Rose reverted to a 4-diamond-2 at Dortmund – tactical analysis

Earlier in the year, Lionel Scaloni talked about the impact of Marco Rose in an interview. When the Argentinian head coach, now Copa América winner, visited Rose in Germany, one of the subjects discussed was the use of 4-diamond-2 formation. The former RB Salzburg coach believed the rhombus could walk in South America, and he also had success in Austria from this formation. However, in Germany, this formation was unworkable.
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B/R Interview: Najee Harris Talks 2021 Season, Marshawn's Advice, Charity, More

Najee Harris is just like you, Pittsburgh Steelers fans. After all, the rookie running back already circled the showdowns against the archrival Baltimore Ravens with his first season approaching. "The Baltimore Ravens [matchup] is one because I go up against Marcus Peters," he told Bleacher Report when asked which game...

Battery Fall 0-1 in Valiant Effort Against Rowdies

The Battery fell 0-1 to the Tampa Bay Rowdies in a hard-fought match Tuesday night at Patriots Point. It was a physical game that saw red cards issued to both sides in the second half with a 63rd-minute goal from Lewis Hilton lifting the visitors past Charleston. The Battery remain one point off from a playoff spot in the Atlantic Division following the result and will look to bounce back on the road next Wednesday.

Top 10 signings of the 2021 summer transfer window

These players are bound to have extensive impact at their new clubs. In football, summer transfer windows are tricky bits of time. Players join the unlikeliest of clubs, while clubs break the bank to bring in stars that can take the league by storm. This time around we saw plenty of big moves that rarely happen. However, the 2021 summer transfer window was probably the craziest one in recent memory.

Battery Earn a Point in 0-0 Draw with Orange County

It was a defensive showdown at Patriots Point Saturday night as the Battery walked away with a point in a 0-0 draw with Orange County SC. The offensive opportunities were slim through 90 minutes while a strong performance by the Battery back line and goalkeeper Joe Kuzminsky kept the West Coast opponent off the scoresheet for a shutout.

Sporting beat Falcons

On Sunday 22 August the Falcons Ladies Football Club from the Stellenbosch Local Football Association (LFA) visited Worcester for their SAFA Cape Winelands Women’s Regional League match against Sporting Stars FC Ladies from Breede Valley LFA. Falcons tested the defence of Sporting Ladies from the start, with their speed and...