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Major Link Soccer: England manager under investigation

Could Bob Bradley make the coaching move from Ligue 2 to the EPL?

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Seattle

Jordan Morris might not be perfect, but after his performance against LA on Sunday, it's hard to deny that he's a big-time player.

MLS/NWSL

When you score a goal as good as Alejandro Bedoya's against TFC this weekend, you're allowed to get a little braggadocious about it.

Galaxy fans weren't fooled by the soft PK call this weekend: the LA Galaxy are a better team with Sebastian Lleget on the field over Steven Gerrard.

Chicago is in the running to host the 2017 MLS All-Star Game, though the league could elect to play the game at the Bears' Solider Field, which is much larger and more centrally located.

Residents in Southern California who are MLS fans were surveyed about their interest in an MLS team in San Diego, as well as other questions indicating that the league is considering a joint-stadium project with San Diego State University.

Commissioner Don Garber will make a visit to Cincinnati at the end of November, furthering speculation about the USL attendance giant could make the leap to MLS in the future.

If you're a fan of the Other Sheriff's posts keeping up with the Sounders' scouting staff and identifying potential targets they could be evaluating, then check out Fifty Five One's similar series on Minnesota United's scouting in Scandinavia.

ESPN's One Nación featured Revs defender Andrew Farrell and his bicultural roots between America and Peru.

With a playoff berth looking likely, NYCFC will try to stay in a rhythm during MLS' upcoming international break in October, scheduling a friendly against Mexican-side Nexaca.

USA

Widely known as a cerebral and thoughtful head coach, long-time San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich recently spoke at Spurs media day about his respect for athletes that are protesting the national anthem.

It's been easy to see the superclubs of the world fight for American eyeballs and market share as more and more flock to the Beautiful Game, but it's the mid-sized European clubs that are missing the boat when it comes to selling themselves to the American market.

World

English manager Sam Allardyce is under investigation after being caught on film explaining to businessmen how to get around FA rules on player transfers, including how to circumvent recent laws that prohibit third-party ownership of players. The businessmen were undercover reporters as part of a 10-month Telegraph investigation on corruption and bribery in English soccer.

Swansea's American owners reportedly have Bob Bradley on their shortlist, but Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is the top choice for the manager job.

In the wake of Brexit, some in English football have taken the moment to call for a quota on foreign players in the Premier League, citing that the purpose of a domestic league is to develop players for its national team.

Canada may be a small nation in population, but that never held back Uruguay, arguably one of the most successful soccer nations in the world, per-capita.

Soccer to Watch Today:

NCAA

4:00pm Manhattan vs Monmouth ESPN3, WatchESPN

4:00pm Campbell vs Georgia Southern ESPN3, WatchESPN

4:00pm Saint Joseph's vs St. John's ESPN3, WatchESPN

4:00pm Wright State vs Nc State WatchESPN, ACC Network

4:00pm Cornell vs Virginia WatchESPN, ACC Network

4:00pm Georgia State vs Duke WatchESPN, ACC Network

4:00pm Wofford vs Mercer ESPN3, WatchESPN

CONCACAF Champions League

5:00pm Antigua GFC vs New York RB fuboTV, Univision Deportes

UEFA Champions League

11:45am CSKA Moskva vs Tottenham Hotspur Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer 2Go

11:45am København vs Club Brugge ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go

11:45am Sporting CP vs Legia Warszawa ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go

11:45am Monaco vs Bayer Leverkusen ESPN2 USA, ESPN Deportes

11:45am Leicester City vs Porto Fox Soccer 2Go

11:45am Dinamo Zagreb vs Juventus ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go

11:45am Sevilla vs Olympique Lyonnais ESPN3, Fox Soccer 2Go

11:45am Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid Fox Sports 1, Fox Soccer 2Go

FIFA Futsal World Cup

5:00pm Iran vs Russia  Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer 2Go

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