Today’s rumours, gossip and social media round-up from around the web
Arsenal fans and players past and present could not help but revel in former Gunner Serge Gnabry’s four-goal rout of Tottenham in the Champions League group stage.
Twitter says it has taken action on more than 700 examples of “hateful conduct” in the past two weeks following several cases of racist abuse involving Premier League footballers.
England manager Gareth Southgate insists social media platforms cannot take all of the blame when footballers are racially abused online and believes it is up to society to stamp it out.
World Cup winner Paul Pogba has vowed to fight against racism “for the next generation” after finding himself the target of online trolls.
Kick It Out has called for “decisive action” after Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford was subjected to racist abuse on social media moments after missing a penalty against Crystal Palace.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford was subjected to racist abuse on social media moments after missing a penalty during Saturday’s Premier League match against Crystal Palace.
Twitter remain “deeply committed to improving the health of the conversation” on the social media platform following criticism from Kick It Out after Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse.
The Prime Minister praised Phil Neville’s England side for their performance both on and off the field after the Lionesses were knocked out of the World Cup by the USA.
The Women’s World Cup group stage has come to an end, and while all eyes have been on the games, social media has produced its fair share of intriguing moments too.
A former Crystal Palace youth team colleague of Aaron Wan-Bissaka does not begrudge his team-mate’s success, after a post on social media about the contrast in their lives went viral.
Retired footballer Jonathan Walters made reference to one of his worst individual displays in the Premier League in a humorous bid to replace Eden Hazard at Chelsea.
Arsenal hero Thierry Henry described former teammate and fellow ‘invincible’ Jose Antonio Reyes as a “wonderful player, superb team mate and exceptional human being” after the 35-year-old died in a car crash.
A video of a Brazil training session shows the moment Neymar fouled a 19-year-old immediately after being nutmegged by him.
A referee accidentally scored a goal then allowed it to stand in a Dutch league game on Saturday.
Liverpool produced the best Champions League comeback of the week, according to an unofficial poll conducted by Press Association Sport.
Liverpool sent social media into a spin during an epic Champions League encounter against Barcelona in which the Reds prevailed against the odds.
Leicester midfielder Hamza Choudhury has apologised after a series of offensive historic Twitter posts came to light.
Manchester United’s fortuitous victory over West Ham on Saturday was attended by an unlikely lucky charm.