Germany mulling deal for China under-20s to play in 4th tier

BERLIN — The German soccer federation is mulling a proposal to allow China’s under-20 team to compete in the fourth tier of its league system. Because the Southwest Regional League is comprised of 19 clubs, each currently has two match-days free that can be used for friendly games. The one-off action would allow China’s under-20…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/germany-mulling-deal-for-china-under-20s-to-play-in-4th-tier/wcm/030dd758-528c-4005-9e36-437a9b7fcfab

Real Madrid: Perez does not broach Ronaldo issue in press conference

Perez was expected to speak about Ronaldo’s future during the press conference.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/06/19/real-madrid-perez-does-not-broach-ronaldo-issue-in-press-conference/

FIFA’s Infantino ‘extremely happy’ with maligned VAR

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called video assistant refereeing “the future of modern football,” lauding its role in the Confederations Cup to date. The system has had its detractors too. http://ift.tt/2rJVFI1 #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Sports 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/06/19/3novicesfifas-infantino-extremely-happy-with-maligned-var/

Toulon face threat of relegation from the Top 14 in a move that would send shockwaves through French rugby – reports

Reports emerge of probe into Toulon’s finances via Wales http://ift.tt/2rR3Duf

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/06/20/toulon-face-threat-of-relegation-from-the-top-14-in-a-move-that-would-send-shockwaves-through-french-rugby-reports/

Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

Two of the top contenders for the Confederations Cup title are meeting early in the tournament, with Portugal and Mexico making their Group A debut on Sunday in Kazan.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/06/16/favorites-portugal-mexico-meet-early-in-confederations-cup/

Formula One: Hamilton wins in Montreal as Vettel battles back to claim fourth

Lewis Hamilton closed the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel with a pole to flag victory in a Mercedes one-two in Canada. Vettel suffered damage to his Ferrari after a poor start but battled back to fourth. http://ift.tt/2r8dZ9d #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Sports 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/06/11/3novicesformula-one-hamilton-wins-in-montreal-as-vettel-battles-back-to-claim-fourth/

Bayern Munich steal Gnabry from Werder Bremen, for $9 million

From Arsenal, to Werder Bremen, and finally, Bayern Munich — all in 10 months’ time.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/06/11/bayern-munich-steal-gnabry-from-werder-bremen-for-9-million/