15/08/2020 - Football News Headlines From UK & Europe (now includes The Athletic)

Daily headlines from UK & European media outlets with The Athletic added, following the Football Index Media Review.

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Media Review 2020: https://www.indexnotes.co.uk/media-review-2020

Full description of sample study and indicative points allocation here.

The Athletic

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Muller 100pts

The Athletic

‘Radio Muller’ led Bayern to an 8-2 win by 16 Mullers playing Muller football posted 2h ago by Raphael Honigstein via Bundesliga – The Athletic Cox: Barca’s first half-hour of agony against Bayern showed the gulf in class posted 6h ago by Michael Cox via Premier League – The Athletic Cox: Barca’s first half-hour of agony against Bayern showed the gulf in class posted 7h ago by Michael Cox via La Liga – The Athletic Barcelona broken and humiliated. Again. Change must happen now posted 10h ago by Dermot Corrigan via Premier League – The Athletic Barcelona broken and humiliated. Again. Change must happen now posted 13h ago by Dermot Corrigan via La Liga – The Athletic Moaning about Man City, PSG and Leipzig is mostly just jealousy posted 14h ago by Daniel Taylor via Bundesliga – The Athletic Moaning about Man City, PSG and Leipzig is mostly just jealousy posted 14h ago by Daniel Taylor via Premier League – The Athletic The Premier League 60: No 36, Michael Owen posted 14h ago by Nick Miller via Premier League – The Athletic


Seko Fofana 40pts

Kevin de Bruyne 80pts

Maxwell Cornet 80pts

Anthony Lopes 40pts

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Aouar 80pts

PODCAST | The Get French Football News Show – Episode 215 getfootballnewsfrance.com●10h

Lens agree €10m deal with Udinese to sign midfielder Seko Fofana getfootballnewsfrance.com●10h

Rudi Garcia: “We won the tactical battle.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●10h

Kevin de Bruyne on who stood out tonight: “Aouar, who had a good match today.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●10h

Maxwel Cornet: “I have succeeded once more against Man City.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●11h

Anthony Lopes: “We are clearly the surprise team.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●11h

Jean-Michel Aulas: “You have to have a little luck on top of talent, and we had that, that is why we have to remain humble.” getfootballnewsfrance.com●11h

Dijon in fee negotiations with Monaco for Jonathan Panzo getfootballnewsfrance.com●2h

Amiens in negotiations with Liverpool to sign defender Adam Lewis getfootballnewsfrance.com●2h


Lukasz Piszczek 20pts

Krzysztof Piatek 40pts

Daniel Caligiuri 20pts

Mijat Gacinovic 40pts

Krzysztof Piatek 20pts

Tahith Chong 20pts

Tahith Chong 40pts

Jude Bellingham 40pts

Tahith Chong trains with Werder Bremen; deal expected to be announced imminently getfootballnewsgermany.com●25m

Report: Werder sign Tahith Chong on loan from Manchester United bulinews.com●12h

Jude Bellingham shares his first impressions of Dortmund bulinews.com●12h

Lukasz Piszczek steps down as Borussia Dortmund vice-captain getfootballnewsgermany.com●3h

Hertha Berlin want more from Krzysztof Piątek getfootballnewsgermany.com●4h

Daniel Caligiuri wants attacking role at Augsburg bulinews.com●8h

Bayern not getting carried away by Barcelona rout bulinews.com●9h

Mijat Gacinovic explains decision to join Hoffenheim from Frankfurt bulinews.com●10h

Hertha expect more from Krzysztof Piatek bulinews.com●12h


Josip Brekalo 20pts

Karol Linetty 20pts

Timothy Castagne 60pts

Javi Martinez 20pts

Napoli in contact with Wolfsburg over signing winger Josip Brekalo as Callejón replacement - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●1h

Torino closing in on signing of Sampdoria's Karol Linetty - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●2h

PSG and Leicester interested in Atalanta's Timothy Castagne - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●2h

Fiorentina make enquiry for Bayern's Javi Martínez - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●4h

FEATURE | Serie A Season Review #6: Milan - Get Italian Football News getfootballnewsitaly.com●5h


Saul Niguez 40pts

Alphonso Davies 60pts

Frenkie De Jong -20pts

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Kounde 100pts

Suarez 20pts

Coutinho 120pts

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Marcelo 60pts

Victor Font calls for Josep Bartomeu to resign immediately - Football Espana football-espana.net●11h

Atletico Madrid fans run out of patience with Simeone marca.com●11h

Manchester United target Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez ahead of 2020-21 campaign - Football Espana football-espana.net●11h

Barcelona target Mauricio Pochettino as Quique Setien's replacement - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Real Madrid star Marcelo hails Bayern Munich defender Alphonso Davies - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Real Madrid stars dominate Golden Boy 2020 list - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Frenkie De Jong calls for major changes at Barcelona following Bayern Munich defeat - Football Espana football-espana.net●13h

Real Sociedad confirm two positive Covid-19 tests - Football Espana football-espana.net●29m

Former Barcelona president Joan Gaspart calls for calm over club elections - Football Espana football-espana.net●47m

Judge suggests that Fuenlabrada be relegated from LaLiga SmartBank marca.com●1h

Kounde: It's better for Sevilla to play a team like Manchester United, they'll leave space for us marca.com●1h

Angry Barcelona fans compare team to Espanyol following Champions League exit - Football Espana football-espana.net●6h

Spanish football's crisis: No Champions League semi-finalists for first time in 13 years marca.com●7h

Real Madrid midfielder joins Celta Vigo in five-year deal - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Thierry Henry on Barcelona shortlist as Setien replacement - Football Espana football-espana.net●9h

Barcelona to dismiss sporting director Abidal - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Barcelona call board meeting and will sack boss Setien - Football Espana football-espana.net●10h

Barcelona's Suarez made 24 passes against Bayern and were to restart the game - Football Espana football-espana.net●12h

Barcelona must pay Liverpool Coutinho clause if Bayern Munich win Champions League - Football Espana football-espana.net●13h


Julie Welch, Fleet Street's first female football writer: 'It felt like a dare' theguardian.com●2h

Solskjær hopes to make final the first of many for Manchester United | Paul Wilson theguardian.com●2h

Ex-Scotland manager Brown remembers football in WW2 bbc.co.uk●3h

Is Messi's time at Barcelona coming to an end? bbc.co.uk●3h

Why did Pep Guardiola suck the joy and freedom out of Manchester City? | Barney Ronay theguardian.com●10h

Exclusive: Stoke to sign John Obi Mikel as club target promotion bid telegraph.co.uk●11h

No excuses for Manchester City's defeat to Lyon, says Pep Guardiola theguardian.com●11h

How do you beat Bayern Munich? Three areas to focus on when playing the Champions League favourites telegraph.co.uk●12h

Dembélé at the double as Lyon crush Man City's Champions League dream theguardian.com●12h

The kids are the future: trend towards youth gives glimpse of W-League’s development | Samantha Lewis theguardian.com●13h

Mauricio Pochettino is prime candidate to replace doomed Setién at Barcelona theguardian.com●13h

Andrea Pirlo's vineyard is not a reason to think he will be a vintage manager | Jonathan Wilson theguardian.com●1h

Watford appoint Vladimir Ivic as new head coach to replace Nigel Pearson theguardian.com●1h

'Don't compare me to Cantona': Bruno Fernandes focuses on Europa League theguardian.com●2h

'I need to do much better' - Fernandes dismisses Cantona comparisons bbc.co.uk●4h

Raul Sanllehi, Arsenal head of football, leaves club in structural shakeup theguardian.com●4h

Newcastle deal collapsed because Saudi Arabia refused to deny that it would be in control of the club telegraph.co.uk●7h

Jadon Sancho latest: Borussia Dortmund chief says decision to keep player 'set in stone' telegraph.co.uk●7h

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer urges his side to channel pain from their two semi-final defeats this season telegraph.co.uk●7h

Sheffield United to sign Aaron Ramsdale from Bournemouth for £18.5m theguardian.com●7h

Power naps and big steaks: meet Sarina Wiegman, new England Women head coach theguardian.com●7h

Meet Sarina Wiegman - the coach who changed the face of Dutch women's football telegraph.co.uk●8h

How Memphis Depay went from Manchester United flop to Man City's biggest headache telegraph.co.uk●8h

Arsenal's post-Wenger vision has been dismantled within two years - what next? telegraph.co.uk●8h

Aaron Ramsdale on the brink of joining Sheffield United telegraph.co.uk●8h

Barcelona have gone from 'Mes que un club' to 'mess of a club'... so could Mauricio Pochettino now be tempted by the challenge? telegraph.co.uk●8h

Manchester United can look at Liverpool for proof - trophies are not as important to their rebuild as a successful transfer window telegraph.co.uk●8h

'Shameful end of an era': Spanish press reacts to Barcelona's battering theguardian.com●10h

Setién and Flick react to Bayern's Champions League humiliation of Barcelona – video theguardian.com●11h

Barcelona's disintegration and the decadence that can befall a superclub | Jonathan Wilson theguardian.com●11h

How Raheem Sterling has saved his best form for the Champions League this season telegraph.co.uk●12h

Arsenal announce shock departure of head of football Raul Sanllehi telegraph.co.uk●13h

The enigma of Memphis Depay, a man who dares you to misunderstand him theguardian.com●13h

Hibernian 0-0 Motherwell: Hosts go top of Scottish Premiership bbc.co.uk●20h

Champions League Table - Football - BBC Sport bbc.co.uk●20h


Carragher and Richards scream wildly as Raheem Sterling misses Champions League sitter talksport.com●25m

Watch: Jamie Carragher exposes intriguing Manchester City weakness - Planet Football planetfootball.com●1h

Who is Diego Carlos? Arsenal and Chelsea linked with Monchi's latest bargain buy for Sevilla | Goal.com goal.com●1h

Gossip: Man Utd target 'disillusioned' £70m man; Arsenal 'fear' triple blow football365.com●1h

Gossip: Man City 'in pole' for Messi; Chelsea 'close in' on £200m trio - Football365 football365.com●1h

Manchester United, Mourinho and football heritage: Solskjaer can prove his predecessor right by beating Sevilla | Goal.com goal.com●2h

Sancho will have choice of Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and more if he waits a year, claims Murphy | Goal.com goal.com●2h

'I tried to cover our weak points' - Pep explains Man City tactical choices and rues Sterling miss goal.com●4h

Barca-linked Garcia refuses to discuss Man City future after Champions League elimination goal.com●4h

Dembele pushing for Lyon starting spot after Champions League heroics | Goal.com goal.com●4h

Unique Champions League semi-final fixtures ends 24-year domination of English and Spanish sides | Goal.com goal.com●7h

Embarrassing! Man City pay for Pep's terrible tactics goal.com●7h

Celebrate UCL return by joining world’s biggest digital wave! goal.com●7h

FIFA 21 goal.com●7h

Lineker explains shocking Sterling miss in Man City defeat | Goal.com goal.com●8h

'They are too far ahead of us' - Solskjaer calls on Man Utd to spend money on better players | Goal.com goal.com●9h

Pep explains Man City tactical choices and rues Sterling miss | Goal.com goal.com●10h

Barca-linked Garcia refuses to discuss Man City future after Champions League elimination | Goal.com goal.com●10h

'We won the tactical battle' - Lyon boss Garcia delighted after shock Man City win goal.com●11h

'I need to go home' - Father-to-be De Bruyne hurting after shock Champions League exit goal.com●11h

Guardiola adamant Man City will eventually break Champions League curse goal.com●11h

Mbappe mocks 'Farmer's League' criticism after Lyon beat Man City to join PSG in Champions League semi-finals goal.com●11h

'We won the tactical battle' - Lyon boss Garcia delighted after shock Man City win | Goal.com goal.com●11h

Manchester City pays price for Pep Guardiola's terrible tactics with Champions League exit sportingnews.com●11h

Farmers' league? Mbappe hits back at Ligue 1 jibes as PSG and Lyon make semi-finals talksport.com●11h

Bellingham unfazed by £25m price tag after completing Dortmund move | Goal.com goal.com●37m

Sanllehi 'frustrated and powerless' but has 'no anger' after Arsenal departure | Goal.com goal.com●1h

Watford appoint Vladimir Ivic as new head coach on two-year deal talksport.com●1h

Fernandes rejects comparisons to Man United icon: 'I need to do much, much, much better' talksport.com●2h

'That's not true, I like you' - Carragher and Schmeichel hilariously end their 'feud' talksport.com●2h

Tottenham midfielder set for permanent move to QPR talksport.com●3h

Spurs begin negotiations for Sweden and Mainz forward Quaison football365.com●3h

Lyon reject Arsenal offer of £44m plus Guendouzi for Aouar talksport.com●3h

Arsenal legend linked with Barcelona hotseat after Bayern Munich drubbing talksport.com●3h

'Absolutely brilliant' Bayern are setting the standard, says Solskjaer | Goal.com goal.com●3h

Arsenal star claims he is wanted by 10 clubs in Europe talksport.com●3h

United unveil new away kit designed for 'club's legendary travelling faithful' talksport.com●4h

Barcelona: Henry and Pochettino linked with managerial job football365.com●4h

‘Disaster, shame, humiliation’ - Spanish press slam Barcelona’s thrashing by Bayern Munich talksport.com●4h

'Unstoppable' Neymar praised by former PSG favourite goal.com●4h

Solskjaer calls on big-game players to push Man Utd into Europa League final goal.com●4h

Herrera: If PSG don't win the Champions League, it wouldn't be a failure goal.com●4h

Lille owner confirms Man Utd & Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer goal.com●4h

Bubble Boys! Inside Man Utd's bizarre preparations for Europa League semi-final with Sevilla goal.com●4h

'It was a no-brainer!' - Young explains decision to swap Man Utd for Inter goal.com●4h

Van Persie warns Man Utd to be wary of Europa League 'fighters' Sevilla goal.com●4h

Sarr would be good signing for Liverpool - Former Watford striker Phillips goal.com●4h

Arsenal confirm Sanllehi departure as Venkatesham takes over goal.com●4h

Chelsea target Havertz wants to take the 'next step' in his career, admits Leverkusen chief goal.com●4h

Liverpool boss Klopp scoops Premier League Manager of the Season award goal.com●4h

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