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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# Brain Injury
New guidance introduced to limit heading across all levels of English football next season
The new advice is designed to reduce the risk of brain injury.
# black lives matter
FA unlikely to take action over peaceful anti-racism protests when Premier League returns
The FA will adopt a ‘common sense’ approach to political gestures, slogans and statements if players or staff publicly back the movement.
# and it's live
Premier League return set for 17 June with BBC to carry live games for the first time
Man City v Arsenal and Aston Villa v Sheffield United will be the first games played since March.
# Prospect
Highly rated Ireland U21 defender handed West Brom debut
Dara O’Shea is among a number of young Irish players in action in the EFL Cup this evening.
# Staying Put
Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020
After guiding the Three Lions to a World Cup semi-final, the 48-year-old says he is unfazed by links to Premier League clubs.
# english football
Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players
The FA has reportedly put forward a proposal that would ensure each squad is made up of at least half ‘homegrown’ players.
# english football
West Ham head of recruitment given 12-month ban for block on African players
Tony Henry admitted to the misconduct charge and is banned from all football activity.
# Claim
'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'
Graeme Souness has defended the Premier League’s growing excess in recent years.
# Interview
'There is still a deep-rooted superiority complex with English football'
Football journalist Michael Cox chats to The42 about the evolution of tactics in the Premier League era.
# Impact
Watch: Daryl Horgan scores his first goal in English football
Aiden McGeady also impressed for Preston, scoring a brilliant brace.
# Police
All five London Premier League clubs linked to sex abuse probe
Some of the claims go as far back as the 1960s.
# English clubs
83 suspects and hundreds of victims identified in football sex abuse scandal
98% of the victims identified so far are male – with their ages at the time of the alleged abuse ranging from seven to 20.
# Criticism
Eamon Dunphy had a go at the state of English football last night
Meanwhile, fellow panelists John Giles and Liam Brady disagreed to an extent.
# promise
Liverpool are reportedly close to signing one of English football's hottest prospects
The Reds are understood to be closing in on a 22-year-old midfielder.
# Anniversary
It's 50 years since a teenage George Best and Man United took English football by storm
The late Northern Irishman’s 10 goals in 41 league appearances helped inspire the club’s title triumph.
# title race
Premier League preview: How to fill out your weekend football accumulator
Liverpool and Chelsea look to take control at the top while a host of clubs will attempt to secure safety.
# Opinion
Why David Moyes is the William H Macy of English football
The coach oversaw another highly disappointing performance from Manchester United last night.
# Interview
16-goal Mooney ready to lead Orient to league title after dream comeback
The Dublin-born striker scored minutes into returning from injury in midweek and says he is desperate for promotion to the Championship.
# Complaint
One poor Stockport fan was sent a letter claiming he 'stinks'
The identity of both the writer and the recipient of the note is currently unclear.
# Probe
DJ Campbell arrested as part of match-fixing investigation
The Blackburn Rovers striker is one of six people taken into custody by the National Crime Agency in the UK.
# Reaction
'It was not a nice feeling to think my daughter saw me assaulted like that' - Kirkland recalls shock at fan attack
The goalkeeper described the incident as “scary”.
# Wantaway
'I am a man. I can only take so much. I want to leave' - Barton set for QPR exit
The QPR midfielder has criticised the manner in which his ostensibly imminent departure is being handled.
# continuation
Under pressure: FA urged to act on Terry
There are growing calls for English football’s governing body to apply the same standards that banned Luis Suarez earlier this year.