The Offside Daily – Champions League draw, Chelsea boss on Lampard, Liverpool drop ‘keeper and three FL clubs embargoed


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. The Champions League draw has been made with Manchester City drawing Barcelona.

2. Liverpool have dropped goalkeeper Simon Mignolet ‘indefinitely.’

3. Jose Mourinho has backed his decision to allow Frank Lampard to leave the club last summer, despite is good form.

4. Leeds United, Nottingham Forest and Blackburn Rovers have been placed under transfer embargo.

5. The BBC is set to lose its rights to highlights of the Football League to Channel 5.

6. A new kickstarter funded project is set tackle homophobia in football head on. (Telegraph)

7. A Saudi Arabian women has been arrested for dressing up as a male and attending a football game. (Independent)

8. The Premier League could introduce Friday night games in 2016. (Daily Mail)

9. Yaya Toure hit another girl in the face with an errant shot this weekend. (Mirror)

10. A 14-year-old has died after making a sliding challenge in a PE lesson in London. (Daily Mail)

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

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