The Offside Daily – Do you know where the lost Liverpool man is? Stoke City sign defender and Former Manchester United man get managerial job


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. FIFA Presidential candidate Luis Figo has withdrawn from the race.

2. Rafa Benitez is said to be in the running for the Real Madrid job, should the side move one from Carlo Ancelotti.

3. Former Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United striker Teddy Sheringham has been given the Stevenage job.

4. Liverpool youngsters Jordan Ibe and Jon Flanagan have signed new contracts at the club.

5. Stoke have signed defender Philipp Wollscheid from Bayer Leverkusen.

6. Poole Town fans could win thousands from a bet placed on Charlie Austin scoring for England back in 2010. (BBC Sport)

7. German police are investigating a bad tackle on Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus after it was decided the tackle was a form a GBH. (Metro)

8. Organisers of an anniversary event for the 2005 Champions League final are having trouble finding Liverpool full back Steve Finnan. (Liverpool Echo)

9. Paulo Maldini got the jump on David Beckham as his Miami franchise has been approved. (Telegraph)

10. The League Managers Association have sent football managers a 120 page guide on how to deal with stress. (Daily Mail)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Julian Myles.

Find more of Julian’s Offside Rule contributions here.


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