Saturday links: it's preview time

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini shouts orders to his team during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Villa Park on August 12, 2012 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The new season is almost upon us and there has been plenty of news as the countdown to the weekend continues. Grab a coffee and check out the best of the links:

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