The Offside Daily – Neymar turned down Manchester City for weird reason, Manchester United man in match-fixing defence and no unrest at Liverpool says Rodgers

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10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Brendan Rodgers has dismissed reports of dressing room unrest at Liverpool.

2. Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has retired from football.

3. Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied claims that he was involved in match-fixing.

4. The Scottish FA have accused Rangers and Mike Ashley of breaching competition rules.

5. Derby County boss Steve McClaren believes the FA should target ‘divers’ retrospectively.

6. The Football Foundation is funding £1.5m to the ‘Grow the Game’ scheme aimed at grassroots football. (Football Foundation)

7. A burglar has returned stolen cash to a football club, with added interest. (Daily Mail)

8. Despite being placed under transfer embargo, Nottingham Forest have won £250,000 to spend on transfers. (Eurosport)

9. Former Arsenal and England defender Sol Campbell is set to run for parliament. (Eurosport)

10. Neymar refused to move to Manchester City because of ‘muddy’ English pitches. (Guardian)

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

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