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Major Link Soccer: Decision Day shuffles the deck for the playoffs

An exciting final day knocks out the Galaxy, crowns NYRB, keeps Columbus Crew in the mix for a title.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at Los Angeles Galaxy Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

Emerald City Supporters - Raise Your Cups to 10 Years

Reign FC's Naho Kawasumi and Rumi Utsugi called up for Nov. 11 friendly against Norway
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Renton’s resurgence: Built on Boeing’s back, this city is poised for a tech boom in Seattle’s shadow – GeekWire

Seattle comic convention celebrates the female geek | king5.com
'GeekGirlCon' is a convention in Seattle celebrating women in science, tech, gaming, and comics.

37 superstars inducted into Edmonds-Woodway Athletic Hall of Fame - My Edmonds News
Including Ben Somoza, who helped lead the Sounders to their first USL First Division Championship title in 2005.

STARS RE-SIGN VINCE “BIZZ” MCCLUSKEY FOR 2018-19 - Tacoma Stars

Major League Soccer

5 takeaways from LAFC’s 2-1 loss at Sporting Kansas City - Angels on Parade
Do some reading on the team the Sounders are most likely to face in the conference semis.

Red Bulls win third supporters shield with help - Once A Metro
After a hard-fought one-goal victory over Orlando City and Toronto FC taking out Atlanta United, NYRB collect their 3rd supporters shield in six years.

Recap: Atlanta United loses to Toronto, 4-1 - Dirty South Soccer
Existence is pain.

Whitecaps Post Match: Reflections on the season - Eighty Six Forever
How will we remember the 2018 season?

Game Recap: Colorado Rapids 2, FC Dallas 1 - Burgundy Wave
Thanks for doing us the solid.

At the end of a season full of distractions, the Columbus Crew just need a win - SBNation.com
Thoughts from before their match Sunday.

Columbus Crew SC defeats Minnesota United 3-2 - Massive Report
Thoughts from after their match Sunday.

RSL through to playoffs after 3-2 Houston miracle over Galaxy - RSL Soapbox
It’s an October surprise!

San Jose Earthquakes end season with 2-1 loss in Seattle
The San Jose Earthquakes give up two goals in the final 12 minutes to lose the season finale to the Seattle Sounders.

Bořek Dočkal wins MLS assist crown with 18th of the season - Brotherly Game
Dočkal became the 10th player in MLS history to finish a season with 18 or more assists after setting up Cory Burke’s 14th-minute goal.

Chris Canetti stepping down from Houston Dynamo, Dash - Dynamo Theory
The club president will step down to work on Houston’s World Cup bid.

MLS clubs staffing up for success as robust front offices paying dividends
Not long ago, MLS managers handled everything. Now staffs are growing, and the league's success stories are run by well-stocked front offices.

USL

Green Bay To Launch USL League Two Club In 2019
Green Bay joins the Heartland Division.

United States

A new Hall of Fame faces American soccer’s generation gap | US Soccer Players
The new National Soccer Hall of Fame at Toyota Stadium in Frisco pushes technology while telling the complicated story of American soccer.

French Soccer Hunts for American Money - The New York Times
The World Cup champions have a so-so league at home. The league’s chief executive wants to change that with American owners who have experience in sports.

2019 USWNT Women’s World Cup jersey leaked - Stars and Stripes FC
An all red kit with a sublimated pattern appears to be the look for defending a title.

Five logical candidates for USMNT coach not interviewed - Stars and Stripes FC
U.S. Soccer can’t claim a thorough search process when these names were not even contacted.

World

Leicester City owner’s helicopter crashes outside of the King Power - Fosse Posse
Frightening news developing in Leicester.

Alba: Beating Real Madrid is like winning the Champions League - Barca Blaugranes
The left-back was superb at the Camp Nou on Sunday

A British Tradition Is Challenged by a Soccer Insurgent - The New York Times
A streaming service wants to bring an end to the longstanding rule against showing soccer games on Saturday between 2:45 and 5 p.m. in England. Smaller clubs, who rely on attendance to their games during that window, could suffer.