The Offside Daily – Football legend signs for New York Cosmos, Fastest Premier League player survey and Manchester United/City bosses as pumpkins


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Real Madrid legend Raul has joined the New York Cosmos in the North American Soccer League.

2. Newcastle United’s Ryan Taylor made his first appearance in 26 months in last nights 2-0 Capital Cup win over Manchester City.

3. Top European clubs will next week ask FIFA to hold the 2022 Qatar World Cup in April and May.

4. Nottingham Forest have signed Hull City winger Tom Ince on loan.

5. Rio Ferdinand has been given a three match ban and a fine after responding to a twitter troll.

6. These two Indonesian sides have been disqualified after a five goal, 3-2 thriller, all the goals being own goals. (BBC Sport)

7. It is the annual ‘what would the premier league table look like if only Englishman scored’ article. (Daily Mail)

8. Kent University football team has been banned from wearing their new kit as the sponsors are X-rated. (Mirror)

9. The fastest player in the league, yes you guessed it, is Phil Jagielka. (Metro)

10. A man has carved the face of Manuel Pellegrini and Louis Van Gaal into pumpkins. (Metro)

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

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