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Major Link Soccer: George Benson vlog reminds us why we love Seattle

Also, catch Shane Evans' interview with Kasey Keller re: Leicester.

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Seattle's 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union had a unique YouTubeing visitor from the UK. Mr. George Benson chronicled his flight in and his gameday experience on a video blog and shared it for all to see, and it's excellent fun. Also an excellent reminder of how good we have it. (Day one: Friday) (Day two; Saturday)

In case you forgot, Saturday was a win for Seattle Sounders FC. The Brotherly Game has a recap from the opposition perspective.


NWSL is the first American women's soccer league to make it to a fourth season, in part thanks to the influence of NWSL Commissioner Jeff Plush. Plush spoke on the state of the league, whose tenth team (Orlando Pride) played their first game yesterday.

Meanwhile, new-boss-same-as-the-old-boss Gianni Infantino is still trotting out the same lines about women's soccer and the money involved within.


Those waiting for Leicester's other shoe to drop may have felt it yesterday, with a stunning second yellow on a Jaime Vardy "flop" removing him from a tight match versus West Ham United and for their next match. But Leicester managed to pull out a draw despite being down a man, and that extra point keeps them at least six points clear with four to play (pending a result for Tottenham.)

Local favorite Shane Evans sat down with Kasey Keller to talk about his time with the soon-to-probably-be Premier League champions, serving as another reminder that we've actually had a few connections to that club. Man, that could have been an exciting summer friendly...

Christian Pulisic is on the record for Borussia Dortmund with his first Bundesliga goal. Must have seen Jordan Morris get in on the action.

A 500th goal from Messi couldn't stop floundering FC Barcelona from dropping a match to Valencia at as inopportune a time as any.

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