100 British teenagers given lengthy football bans, reports suggest Rooney, Kane and Alli set to be rested for Slovakia game, and Irish fans sing lullabies to French baby

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1. Figures realised by the British police force reveal that in the last three years over 100 people under the age of 18, the youngest of which being a 12-year-old, have been issued with football banning orders which prohibit recipients from attending matches for between three and ten years.

2. Roy Hodgson is reportedly set to make six changes to England’s starting line-up for their final Euro 2016 group game against Slovakia, with Tottenham Hotspur duo Harry Kane and Dele Alli set to be joined on the bench by Wayne Rooney.

3. Manchester City have made a £16m bid for Palmeiras striker Gabriel Jesus. The 19-year-old is considered one of Brazil’s most exciting prospects and has also attracted interest from clubs including Juventus and Barcelona.

4. New Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo will remain in control of new signings for the time being, but the club continue to work on a new management structure at Villa Park.

5. Tottenham have agreed a fee of between £11m and £12m for Southampton’s Victor Wanyama, with the player set to undergo a medical today ahead of a switch from St Mary’s to White Hart Lane.

6. Wales boss Chris Coleman has reportedly been refusing to talk to BBC reporter Jason Mohammad since arriving in France, meaning the other members of the coaching staff have been answering questions instead (DailyMail).

7. Chelsea transfer target and French international Antoine Griezmann denies he plays as the Stamford Bridge club on the Football Manager computer game (Independent).

8. Switzerland’s final group game against France descended into farce as three Swiss players’ shirts had big holes ripped in them, and even the match ball burst (FoxSports).

9. Pictures from inside the Argentina dressing room following their 4-1 win over Venezuela in the quarter-finals of the Copa América make the players look like moody teenagers (WhoAteAllThePies).

10. And finally…in possibly the sweetest act ever by a group of football supporters, a host of Republic of Ireland fans sang lullabies to a baby on a tube train in Bordeaux (Joe.ie).

By Chris Horricks (@chrishorricks31).

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About Ben Wheatland (121 Articles)
Ben is a supporter of Swindon Town FC. He is an aspiring sports writer, and his ramblings can be found on TheBootRoom and TheFootballForecast. He is also the editor of TheOffsideDaily. In his spare time he reads and writes about corruption in FIFA, and in football more generally.

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