The Offside Daily – No Team GB at Olympics say Scots, Tottenham star to miss Euro U21’s and Liverpool boss feared sack.


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. The Scottish FA are opposing a Great Britain entry into the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

2. Mauricio Pochettino wants Harry Kane to miss this summers U21 European Championships.

3. Former Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has described his scuffle with current Black Cats boss Gus Poyet as ‘childish.’

4. Sky Bet League One and Two clubs have been asked whether they would like Premier League U21 sides to enter a Football League Trophy.

5. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feared the sack before his sides timely return to form.

6. This Chinese player tried to emulate Diego Maradona’s ‘hand of god’ goal, he failed. (Mirror)

7. Every goalkeepers nightmare, the dreaded bobble as you’re making a clearance leading to a goal. (Blyth Spartans)

8. Is this the fastest football injury ever? Chilean Marco Medel got hurt as he ran on as a substitute. (Mirror)

9. Another scandalous dive, this time in the South African Premier League. (Metro)

10. Gareth Bale has said he doesn’t want to shoot any more because Real Madrid fans are mean. (Telegraph)

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

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