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Major Link Soccer: Deandre Yedlin reveling in Newcastle’s form

Also, MLS stopped paying Marvell Wynne,

Newcastle United v Stoke City - Premier League Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images

Seattle

Newcastle United have had a strong start to the Premier League season, currently sitting at fourth on the young season. Former Seattle spark plug Deandre Yedlin attributes this success in part to their team’s spirit shining through in their play.

MLS

The Chargers opened their new temporary LA home this week, showcasing why the 27,000 seat StubHub Center is the best place to catch an NFL game live.

As a counterpoint, The Ringer argues that stadiums engineered to add emotion to a goal scored aren’t as conducive to a game where scoring is far more frequent.

Marvell Wynne has not received a paycheck from MLS since June, when he had season-ending heart surgery.

A historic number of people attended Atlanta’s 3-3 tie of Orlando City, who have the U.S. pro soccer attendance record in sight.

FC Dallas has been on a brutal slide of results of late, which has Big D Soccer wondering how Fernando Clavijo’s acquisitions have returned on their investment.

United States

In case you haven’t finalized your plans yet for summer 2019, FIFA has you covered with the release of the date window for the Women’s World Cup.

There will undoubtedly be plenty of new faces for the USWNT that summer, but a surprising inclusion might be former Mexican international Sofia Huerta, who is now training with the team and expected to play for the United States.

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When you misspell Montpellier on a jersey, you give those jerseys to Montpelier, Vermont.

The World

The Belgian second division is getting an influx of foreign investment, in part because the country’s soccer scene represents the ideal clean slate to bring the perfect vision of the game’s future to fruition.

Wanted to know everything about the CONCACAF league? Big D Soccer has you covered on both semifinal matchups leading to the championship.

EA Sports’ FIFA franchise has been unbelievably influential in the sports gaming industry. Just as important as the gameplay is their soundtracks, which have included some bangers.

Monday’s are tough. Here are some mascot memes.

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