The Offside Daily – Respects paid to South African captain, Sunderland life Super League 2 title and Manchester United/Chelsea half and half shirt abomination

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10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa has died after being shot in a burglary.

2. Newcastle United chairman Mike Ashley continues to show an interest in the goings on at Rangers.

3. Sunderland Ladies have earned promotion to the FA Women’s Super League 1 after wining the FAWSL 2 title with a 4-0 win over Millwall.

4. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was disappointed in some of the decisions given during his sides 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

5. The FA has revealed a new ‘fuse-welded’ yellow football that has been ‘six years in the making.’

6. Guernsey FC had to cancel an away game due to arriving at the airport for the wrong flight. (BBC Sport)

7. To emulate the feeling U10’s have playing on a full sized pitch, the Sussex FA have super-sized a football pitch for adults, with 10 foot goals. (Mirror)

8. A boy who ‘died’ twice has come out of a coma after falling ill during a football session. (The Courier)

9. Who fancies a game of Headis, a mix between table tennis and football. (Daily Mail)

10. Half and half football shirts are back in the news, this time a Manchester United/Chelsea monstrosity. (101 Great Goals)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Stuart Dick

You can find all of Stuart’s Offside Daily contributions here.

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