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Major Link Soccer: What if Garth Lagerwey had stayed at Real Salt Lake?

As the GM solidifies his legacy in Seattle, it’s worth wondering what might have happened in Rio Tinto had he stayed in Utah.

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Garth Lagerwey’s legacy has already been well defined in Seattle since making his move northward, but RSL Soapbox wonders how he would be remembered if he had instead stayed in Salt Lake in 2014.

Here’s what Drew Carey had to say about the Sounders Western final, and how he feels about the Sounders cup defense.

Megan Rapinoe clocks in at number four on FourFourTwo USA's 50 Best American Women's Players of 2017 list.

If you missed Diagon Alley when it appeared in Ballard on Halloween, fear not: it will be back for the holidays.


MLS has been a league of era-defining teams, and this Cup rematch will give the winner a strong case for the dominant team of this iteration of the league.

The biggest question mark for Toronto FC will be the health of Jozy Altidore, and while he hasn’t participated in training because of his ankle, Toronto FC expect him to play.

Franco Escobar’s long speculated move to Atlanta United appears to be just about wrapped up.

Justin Meram’s peak has long been a highlight in Columbus, and the club’s uncertain future could lead him to make the jump to a European league.

Sporting KC hired Meghan Cameron onto their technical staff, the first woman to ever hold such a role in an MLS club.

A hat tip to Eugene at The Brotherly Game, as he hands the managing editorial reins over after three seasons.

United States:

With the NASL on the ropes, the National Independent Soccer Association has pushed their inaugural season back, in an effort to potentially partner with the NASL, if it were to survive.

Jurgen Klinnsmann is apparently looking for a return to international soccer, inquiring through a third-party about managing Australia in Russia.

While incumbent USSF president Sunil Gulati is still on the fence to run for re-election, his preferred successor, Soccer United Marketing President Kathy Carter, presents her own issues.

The World:

While Arsenal-Manchester United lived up to its top billing this weekend, the upcoming Manchester Derby may just go above and beyond that, with City on the verge of Premier League history

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