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Beckham Miami stadium faces June 6 deadline – report

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham is set to learn next month whether his long-gestating plans for a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami will come to fruition, it was reported on Friday.

The Miami Herald said the Miami-Dade County Commission would rule on June 6 whether or not to approve the transfer of a three-acre site valued at $9 million that is key to a proposed stadium project.

Beckham MLS group adds Dodgers part-owner: reports

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Miami (AFP) – David Beckham has added Todd Boehly, a part-owner of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers, to his investment group seeking a Major League Soccer club in Miami, newspapers reported Thursday.

The Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald reported that Beckham’s long-delayed project, facing new pressure to become a new club soon or risk termination, will be boosted by a US investment banker whose holding include Hollywood Reporter, Billboard and Dick Clark Productions.

Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

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London (AFP) – David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood.

The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would not be made “Sir David” by Queen Elizabeth II because of concerns about his tax affairs.

Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

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London (AFP) – David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood.

The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would not be made “Sir David” by Queen Elizabeth II because of concerns about his tax affairs.

Beckham denies using charity to boost image

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London (AFP) David Beckham on Saturday blasted reports that he used his children's charity work to boost his public image and chances of getting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

A spokesman for the football icon claimed "hacked and doctored" private emails had given a "deliberately inaccurate picture".

Beckham denies using charity to boost image

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London (AFP) David Beckham on Saturday blasted reports that he used his children's charity work to boost his public image and chances of getting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

A spokesman for the football icon claimed "hacked and doctored" private emails had given a "deliberately inaccurate picture".

Rooney breaks England caps record

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Trnava (Slovakia) (AFP) Wayne Rooney became England's most capped outfield player when he was awarded his 116th cap by new manager Sam Allardyce in Sunday's opening 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Slovakia.

Team captain Rooney, 30, surpasses his former England team-mate David Beckham, who was capped 115 times by his country.

Frustrated England progress at Euro 2016 after Slovakia draw

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) Roy Hodgson's England secured their place in the last 16 of Euro 2016, but lost their status as Group B winners, after being held to a goalless draw by Slovakia on Monday.

Wales' 3-0 win over Russia in Toulouse meant the Three Lions finish second in Group B.

Slovakia must now wait to see if they qualify as one of four best third-place best teams after their goalkeeper Matus Kozacik pulled off a string of saves some more luck than judgement.

Frustrated England progress at Euro 2016 after Slovakia draw

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) Roy Hodgson's England secured their place in the last 16 of Euro 2016, but lost their status as Group B winners, after being held to a goalless draw by Slovakia on Monday.

Wales' 3-0 win over Russia in Toulouse meant the Three Lions finish second in Group B.

Slovakia must now wait to see if they qualify as one of four best third-place best teams after their goalkeeper Matus Kozacik pulled off a string of saves some more luck than judgement.

Five top fashion trends at Euro 2016

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Paris (AFP) With star footballers now doubling as fashion icons led by Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo who has his own underwear label we pick out the top five trends at the Euro 2016 championships.

Mohawk haircuts

Nothing gets you noticed more than a wacky haircut.

The hairdresser responsible for French star Paul Pogba's spiral cockerel hairdo has been hired by the Portuguese squad to shave patterns on its stars' heads.

Five top fashion trends at Euro 2016

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Paris (AFP) With star footballers now doubling as fashion icons led by Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo who has his own underwear label we pick out the top five trends at the Euro 2016 championships.

Mohawk haircuts

Nothing gets you noticed more than a wacky haircut.

The hairdresser responsible for French star Paul Pogba's spiral cockerel hairdo has been hired by the Portuguese squad to shave patterns on its stars' heads.

Icelandic Beckham propels Euro debutants

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Reykjavik (AFP) With his status as the star player of his country's golden generation and his prowess from a dead ball, it is no surprise that Gylfi Sigurdsson has been labelled the Icelandic David Beckham.

The 26-year-old attacking midfielder with a fierce right foot shot admits that he loved watching England stars Beckham and Frank Lampard when he was growing up.

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Adidas Revisit Classic ‘Champagne’ Predator Colourway To Coincide With David Beckham’s 42nd Birthday (Photos)

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To coincide with David Beckham's 42nd birth anniversary, Adidas have revisited one of the most coveted colourways to have adorned their Predator boots over the years.

Indeed, Adidas have launched a new 'Champagne Pack', which features a contemporary re-working of the classic off-white, sparkly boots worn by Beckham during his heyday.

10 Unlikely Footballers Who Have Had A Bash At Modelling (Photos)

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Football and fashion. It's an irresistible combination.

That said, for every David Beckham or Freddie Ljungberg, there is an equal and opposite reaction...

Slaven Bilic

Smouldering in monochrome, hewn from purest Croatian granite...

Andy Carroll

When Alexander McQueen debuted his new line of Victorian PE kit for centaurs, there was only one man-pony he could call.

Major League Soccer

D.C. United wins, the 2026 World Cup may have 3 hosts, and more: Monday Freedom Kicks

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Also, a former D.C. player likes snowballs.

Hi, hopefully the warmer weather is treating you well.

Recaps of D.C. United's win over New York City FC from us (with more from us here), MLS (with more from them here) and WaPo. Hudson River Blue has the enemy's side.

United States will bid for 2026 World Cup alongside Mexico and Canada (SB Nation): A 48 team, 3 country World Cup?

Miami-Dade commissioner 'hasn't heard anything' on MLS stadium

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As the weeks and months tick by for David Beckham and his ownership group,city and county officials are growing restless with the team's search for a stadium.

According to the Miami Herald, Miami-Dade commissioner Audrey Edmonson "hasn't heard anything" regarding a stadiumsite proposal, with another commissioner wondering if the county can build affordable housing in its place.

Major Link Soccer: Beckham FC contemplating a Vegas move

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With his initial South Beach offering on the rocks, could a Las Vegas pivot be in the cards?

MLS

While pre-seaon MLS play can be up and down in terms of quality and pace, goodness gracious, this Chicago Fire goal:

Is this good? #cf97 pic.

Major Link Soccer: Has MLS left Beckham FC behind?

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In all the expansion talk, there's little mention of Miami these days. Alvaro Saborio retires from soccer. Hope Solo will be back on TV soon, but not necessarily in goal.

Major League Soccer:

Alvaro Saborio has retired from soccer, shortly after his move back to his first club, Costa Rica's Saprissa.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Talon’s New Year’s resolution

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Get aggressive.

Greetings, friends! I'm still very much in holiday/vacation mode, and I hope many of you are, too. If you're not, though, I hope real life is treating you well.

Let's talk soccer, yes?

MLS has way too many white jerseys | Black and Red United

Hard agree.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/3/16

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So many links, so little time.

Philadelphia Union News

It's time for the Philadelphia Union to sell their best player
With Monday night bringing news of Andre Blake's graduation from the Generation Adidas program, the most obvious move of the offseason became much clearer.

Manchester United star reveals rejecting MLS offer, won't rule out future move

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Manchester United summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic has admitted that he would never rule out a move to Major League Soccer (MLS) in the future.

The 34-year-old was signed by the Red Devils as the striker became Jose Mourinho’s second addition of in the current transfer window. He joined the 20-time English champions after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expire at the end of June.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/12/16

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Links for your Sunday viewing pleasure.

Philadelphia Union News

U.S. Open Cup 101: Taking a deeper look at America's oldest soccer tournament
The Union return to action in the US Open Cup this coming Wednesday against Harrisburg City. Here is some information and stats to get you excited.

Philadelphia Union

Stewart says Union looking for “controlling midfielder,” Simpson notes, league news, more

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Earnie Stewart says Union still searching for new signings. Insight on Jay SImpson. Union second most popular MLS team among Combine participants. More news.

Blake named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, more news

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Blake wins MLS Goalkeeper of the Year. More Union bits. Area teams eliminated from NCAA tournament. Stadium plan for St. Louis MLS expansion bid. US Soccer considering Klinsmann replacements since late in 2015. More news.

Union bits, USA-Mexico and the election, more

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Alberg reflects on adjusting to MLS, looks ahead to 2017, and other Union news. New dimension to USA-Mexico game following Tuesday's presidential election. More.

Union bits, Academy results, Conference semifinals results, more

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News and such.

LA Galaxy

On MLS: Winter signings crucial for Galaxy's identity

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With Los Angeles shaping up to be a winter wonderland of DP signings, there maynever have been a more crucial time for the Galaxy in terms of determining their identity.

The Galaxy have always been at the forefront of the DP conversation in MLS.The team's signing of David Beckham was the impetus for the launch of the rule as a whole, and since then the team has, coincidentally or purposefully depending on your level of conspiracy belief, been the benefit of many changes to the rule over the years.

Leslie Jones, MLS Cup Playoffs, and David Beckham: Freedom Kicks for 31 October 2016

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You need to see Leslie Jones' tweets

Freedom Kicks are having a hard time transitioning to the offseason, just like the staff and you are, I assume. We will get to drowning our pain in delight at David Beckham's misfortune, but first, the MLS Cup Playoff links.

Impact gets important 1-0 win over the Red Bulls thx to Matteo Mancosu - Mount Royal Soccer: If D.

Manchester United

The 32 Manchester United academy graduates to play for England

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On Saturday, Jesse Lingard became the 32nd graduate from Manchester United's academy to play for England.

Stan Pearson, Johnny Aston, Johnny Morris, Roger Byrne, Bill Foulkes, Duncan Edwards, David Pegg, Bobby Charlton, Wilf McGuinness, Dennis Viollet, Nobby Stiles, David Sadler, Brian Kidd, Brian Greenhoff, Jimmy Rimmer, Mike Duxbury, David Platt, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, Wes Brown, Kieran Richardson, Danny Welbeck, Fraizer Campbell, Tom Cleverley, Ryan Shawcross, Danny Drinkwater, Tom Heaton, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard.

€100m Manchester United transfer target hints at Premier League move

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The influx of world class superstars atManchester United is unlikely to end it seems, as France and Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann has probably hinted that he would fancy a move to Old Trafford in the future.

The 25-year-old signed acontract extension and a new deal will keep him with his current employers until the summer of 2021.

David Beckham gives his verdict on Jose Mourinho's appointment at Man Utd

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Manchester United legend and former midfielder David Beckham has backed Jose Mourinho to be an instant hit at the Theatre of Dreams.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss was officially appointed as Louis van Gaal’s successor in May and is currently with the Man Utd squad in China for the club’s pre-season tour.

VIDEO: Stone Roses dedicate United song to Beckham

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Wow I have no words.... Unbelievable night on Manchester with the boys

A video posted by David Beckham (@davidbeckham) on Jun 16, 2016 at 12:10am PDT


David Beckham attended The Stone Roses concert at the Etihad Stadium this week. The band dedicated 'This Is The One', the song Manchester United walk out to at Old Trafford, to Beckham.

Beckham: Mourinho appointment is perfect

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Following Jose Mourinho's appointment as Manchester United manager, David Beckham has talked about his happiness, and says he hopes to be at the first game of the season.

I think it is perfect. Bringing him back to the Premier League needed to happen. It's not the same without him.

England

On This Day In 2001: David Beckham Rescues England With Last-Ditch Freekick Against Greece (Video)

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Remember when, with immediate effect, David Beckham erased the memory of 92 shoddy minutes of tripe by sticking his 93rd-minute freekick past the Greece goalkeeper to sendEngland to the World Cup?

Yeah? Recall it? Well that was 15 years ago, buddy. Fifteen. Bloody. Years. Celtic now have players on their books who weren't even born at the moment Beckham's curler rustled into the net at Old Trafford.

Win Tickets To Watch England In France With Pies And Continental

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It's Euro 96. Thoughts turn to past England trips to France, chief among them that World Cup 98 quarter-final match against Argentina. A match that ended in defeat under the tyranny of penalties, featured David Beckham's red card for his brainless kick at the conniving Diego Simeone, two more spot kicks and a sensational goal from Michael Owen on his debut.

The Rest

Report: Beckham group adds new investor to Miami project

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David Beckham's Miami project reportedly has a new partner involved

According to ESPN,banker Todd Boehly has been added to Beckham's Miami MLS push, adding another investor to the ownership group. Boehly, a part-owner of Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers with a net worth in the billions, joinsBeckham, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiwekeand Beckham's business partner, Simon Fuller, as investors.

The lost art of the winger

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There is no right or wrong way to support your football club. It's a deeply personal journey for us all. Yet every club has certain characteristics to which those that love them can all relate. Manchester United is no different.

If every United fan was asked to pick a defining image, a single moment in time, one that summed up what the club meant to them, the images would fill volumes.

UNICEF: David Beckham And His Numerous Tattoos Star In Poignant Anti-Child Abuse Video

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In his role as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, David Beckham has lent his tattoo-strewn torso to the campaign designed to raise awareness aboutchild abuse, and cruelty.

Indeed, Beckham's exhaustive body art is used as the basis for the accompanying video which sees the former Manchester United midfielder's ink spring to life to showthat 'some marks are easier to see than others'.

H&M Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham featuring Kevin Hart

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David Beckham and Kevin Hart spent some quality time together wearing their favourite new pieces from H&M in this short movie hilarious campaign for the Swedish multinational clothing-retail company.



They also reunited for a second film that picks up after the release of the fictional film I, David Beckham, in which Hart plays David in a biopic about Becks' illustrious career.

Icelandic Beckham propels Euro debutants

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Reykjavik (AFP) With his status as the star player of his country's golden generation and his prowess from a dead ball, it is no surprise that Gylfi Sigurdsson has been labelled the Icelandic David Beckham.

The 26-year-old attacking midfielder with a fierce right foot shot admits that he loved watching England stars Beckham and Frank Lampard when he was growing up.