Jill Ellis to step down as USWNT head coach

After winning back-to-back World Cup titles, the U.S. manager is departing following the team’s victory tour U.S. women’s national team manager Jill Ellis will step down as head coach following the completion of the team’s World Cup victory tour in October, U.S. Soccer has annnounced. Click Here: New Zealand Rugby Shop Earlier this month Ellis…

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‘We need to make Old Trafford a fortress’ – Maguire wants Manchester United to build on Chelsea thrashing

The England centre-back has called on his team-mates to be strong at home this season Harry Maguire has called for Manchester United to turn Old Trafford into a ‘fortress’ this season after thrashing Chelsea 4-0 in their first Premier League game of the 2019-20 season . The England international centre-half joined from Leicester City in…

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Luxury group Kering to steer clear of too-young models

French luxury group Kering said Wednesday that it would only hire models aged 18 and over “to represent adults” from 2020 on, reinforcing its ethical stance in a sector-wide issue. “We are conscious of the influence exerted on younger generations in particular by the images produced by our houses,” chairman and chief executive Francois-Henri Pinault…

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River Island rolls out tech to make Instagram feed shoppable

River Island is rolling out new technology to power discovery-driven purchasing. The high street retailer teamed up with social commerce specialist Curalate to “to align social shopping experiences on and away from its website.” A new Like2Buy feature makes River Island’s Instagram feed shoppable, while harnessing user generated content tagged #ImWearingRI by displaying it on…

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Man Utd complete £9m signing of Monaco wonderkid Mejbri

The Red Devils announced a string of new signings for their Under-23 and 18 teams, including the highly rated France youth international Manchester United have confirmed the arrival of Monaco hotshot Hannibal Mejbri, one of several teenage talents who will continue their development in the club’s academy.  Mejbri, 16, has a burgeoning reputation thanks to…

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Target and Jockey team up on underwear for "the young, millennial family"

Jockey is targeting the millennial shopper. The premium underwear and apparel brand has partnered with Target to launch Jockey Generation, a new line of men’s, women’s and children’s items designed with the “young, millennial family” in mind, according to a company press release. “Jockey is an internationally recognized brand with family values and an approachable…

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