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Major Link Soccer: RSL extend Rusnak, highest-ever salary for franchise

Rusnak reportedly threatened a holdout. Mexican FA want Tata Martino. Obafemi Martins gives away a car.

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Seattle

New Membership Engagement Consultant with Seattle Sounders FC in Seattle, WA
Care to work for the Sounders?

EXTRA TIME: Obafemi Martins surprises entertainment star with new car | Soccer | Sporting News
Oba is giving away Toyota Corollas.

Five for Five - Seattle University
Seattle University men's soccer won, 5-2, at Houston Baptist for its fifth straight win, all on the road.

Washington Drops Pac-12 Opener 4-2 at Oregon State - Washington Huskies | University of Washington Athletics
Washington men's soccer getting off to a slow start.

Four Seattle Sounders Academy players named to U.S. U-17 national team for Four Nations Tournament in Mexico | Seattle Sounders FC
There are exciting players in the pipeline.

Major League Soccer

Report: Albert Rusnak, RSL agree to new DP deal - RSL Soapbox
Stu Holden broke the news in the lead-in to RSL’s match.

It’s time to talk about Anthony Hudson - Burgundy Wave
Things are grim in Commerce City right now - who should be held responsible?

As the playoffs loom, Columbus Crew SC is doing things differently - Massive Report
The goals aren’t coming as frequently for the Black & Gold. But Columbus isn’t leaking as many in 2018, either.

Luciano Acosta stars as D.C. United destroys Montreal Impact 5-0 - Black And Red United
Luciano Acosta’s 3 assists sparked a rout by the Black-and-Red.

Former Fire GM Peter Wilt: 'it's not fair to penalize innocent people for the actions of others' - Chicago Tribune
90 Minutes spoke with Peter Wilt, the first general manager and later president of the Chicago Fire, about his initiatives with supporters in the early days of the club and the current state of affairs between them and the club.

Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes as intense as they come | The Kansas City Star
Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes has led the club to an MLS Cup and three U.S. Open Cup championships. He also has the world’s highest blood pressure. That last part is probably not true.

McIntyre's 23 Thoughts: MLS's early CBA talks, Philly's silver lining, this weekend's biggest match
In his MLS column, Doug McIntyre reports on MLS labor talks, the Philadelphia Union, the big game nobody’s talking about.

22 Under 22 coming to MLSsoccer.com: Rankings unveiled on October 3-4 | MLSsoccer.com
Ranking the youths shall begin soon.

Report: Mexican FA want Tata Martino to manage El Tri - Dirty South Soccer
Taking you through the rapidly unfolding developments regarding Martino and the Mexican Football Federation.

USL and other leagues

Match Recap: Portland Timbers 2 0 Sacramento Republic FC 1 - Indomitable City Soccer
Cameron Iwasa’s header in the sixth minute, strong defensive effort propel Republic to win.

Trophy 'A Long Time Coming' For FC Cincinnati - Cincinnati Soccer Talk

FC Cincinnati sets USL single-game attendance record in home finale
In its last USL regular-season home game, FC Cincinnati set the single-game attendance record Saturday night against Indy Eleven.

Madison Pro Soccer names first head coach
Madison Pro Soccer has named the team's first head coach of the USL D3 professional soccer team.

United States

Mother files federal lawsuit after son doesn’t make varsity team | FOX2now.com
The mother of a Ladue High School student took her case to the federal courthouse after her son, called John Doe in legal documents, did not make the varsity soccer team and was not allowed to play on the J.V. team.

Las Vegas police pursue stolen vehicle on soccer field | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines | fox5vegas.com
Yakety sax.

World

Liga MX: Chivas goalkeeper Raul Gudino becomes newest Clasico Nacional hero with penalty save | Goal.com
Chivas goalkeeper Raul Gudino was the best player on the field in the Clasico Nacional, stopping a penalty in stoppage time and delivering a performance that will delight fans in Guadalajara.

N’Golo Kante isn’t the box-to-box midfielder Chelsea needs ... yet - SBNation.com
Kante may never become a true box-to-box midfielder, but he’s making a valiant attempt. And that he has been given the chance is something special.

Leganés vs Barcelona, La Liga: Final Score 2-1, Barça suffer comeback in embarrassing fashion - Barca Blaugranes
This was REALLY bad.

Cristiano Ronaldo: American Woman Files Complaint Against Ronaldo - SPIEGEL ONLINE
The affair surrounding the alleged rape of an American woman in 2009 will have a legal follow-up for Cristiano Ronaldo. The lawyer of the alleged victim is filing a complaint in Nevada.

Barcelona expect to earn €960m in income in 2018/19 - Barca Blaugranes
With a tidy net profit of €11m.

More

Holly Conrad on Making Friends For Life - Posts - D&D Beyond

‘FIFA 19’ release: Where to pick up your copy of the game online - SBNation.com
The new edition is finally live today. Here’s how you can scoop up a new copy online.

Mojang announces Minecraft: Dungeons - Polygon
Role-playing game is coming next year on Windows PC. To play it now, fire up Skyrim at VGA resolution.

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