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Major Link Soccer: Dom Dwyer is joining Orlando City SC

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Dwyer switches jerseys, and the other dos Santos brother joins the Galaxy.

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Seattle

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MLS

Dom Dwyer is trading the heat and BBQ of Kansas City for the humidity and hurricane potential of Orlando. It’s unclear if Sydney Leroux with join her husband in Florida anytime soon. If you want to know what the Mane Land thinks, take a look. The deal was for a record breaking amount of allocation that could be up to $1.6m.

We know Dwyer left, but just in case the Blue Testament recently suggested what to do in the event he left.

With Orlando City SC getting their man, how will it help the Purple Lions? He’s a great scorer, but will he impact the expected goals at OCSC?

Orlando City wasn’t the only club to make a splash today; LA Galaxy signed Gio dos Santos’ brother, Jonathan dos Santos. Please settle in the comments if is Quatro dos Santos or dos Santos squared.

The Galaxy haven’t been able to find three points recently, while the Sounders have accumulated 9/9 over the last three matches, and that makes this weekend a “must-win” for the hosts.

After a poor start, Antonio Nocerino may not have improved his stats, but his spot with the team has definitely grown the more comfortable he has gotten.

An Atlanta United Supporter is suing Deadspin’s parent company after an article had a photo of him used incorrectly, definitely don’t disagree with him as it was tied to an article about fans using a homophobic chant.

USA/Canada

Blood and sweat are integral parts of soccer, but the US is using blood for more than just heart (pun intended) but in-depth blood analysis.

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The Canadian Premier League will happen in the near future, and here is what we know about it so far.

Online TV is growing as cable shrinks, but it is still just a drop in the bucket.

World

Turns out that making a full squad change does not improve your Gold Cup final chances; or at least it works that way if you are Jamaica. They went with a youth movement and are meeting the US in the final.

Fredy Montero and Gustav Svensson got out of China just in time, as 13 clubs have unpaid salaries that must be paid or they can’t play in the league.

Barcelona wants to replace Neymar and while you can’t really “replace” him, they plan on trying with Coutinho. They agreed with him on terms, but not yet with Liverpool, who really does not want to sell him.