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Puget Sound soccer

News & culture you can use

Seattle is finally getting the NHL team it dreamed of - SBNation.com
Adrian Hanauer is now part owner of a NHL team.

Uni Watch delivers the winning entries for the Seattle NHL design contest
Now that the NHL is headed to Seattle, our readers offer their best ideas on everything from names to uniform designs.

Redmond artist makes mouse-sized books you can wear | king5.com
When searching for the perfect gift, go big by going small.

MLS

Playoffs

Atlanta United embracing MLS Cup expectations - Dirty South Soccer
Unburdened by the city’s past sporting failure, Atlanta United is poised for greatness ahead of MLS Cup.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium sold out for MLS Cup Final between Atlanta United and Portland Timbers - Dirty South Soccer
Do you have your ticket?

Want details on the MLS Cup tifo for Atlanta United?
Domer Donaldson seems like more an attorney this chosen profession as a geologist when queried about...

General news

Report: Eales, Bocanegra look toward Argentina for Tata Martino’s replacement - Dirty South Soccer
While hype is building around Saturday’s match, it appears that Bocanegra and co. are already looking towards the future.

Dennis te Kloese move appears imminent - LAG Confidential
Looks like Galaxy are about to make a BIG hire.

Expansion/relocation

SaveDTheCrew Smoke Signals
Serious rumblings that we could get a formal SaveDTheCrew announcement this week. After the chaos on October 12, I reported the deal was "largely done."

#SaveTheCrew: Mapfre stadium plans to be redeveloped into practice facility - Columbus - Columbus Business First

NWSL and other women’s leagues

The 100 best female footballers in the world 2018 | Football | The Guardian
Our judges have selected their top players from 2018. Click on an individual to read more about their year.

USL and other men’s lower leagues

Rowdies Announce Four Returnees for 2019 Campaign
Sounders 2nd round pick in 2017 Dominic Oduro will play a second season with the Rowdies.

United States national teams

Dissecting the potential "DNA" of Gregg Berhalter's USMNT — Bobby Warshaw

World soccer and things that don’t make sense

Maradona confronts fans after losing Mexico 2nd-tier final
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Manager Diego Maradona confronted opposition fans after his Dorados team lost to Atletico San Luis 4-2 in the second leg of the Mexico second-division final. Dorados of Sinaloa won the first leg 1-0, and saw a 2-0 lead slip away on Sunday after an own-goal. Maradona used a walkie-talkie while watching the final from the stands because he had been banned from the field during the first leg for arguing.

Sarri: "It's Not Professional" To Discuss Pulisic
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri responds to rumors of Christian Pulisic's arrival from Borussia Dortmund and Alvaro Morata's departure

Sergio Ramos makes surprise claim about Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona - Barca Blaugranes
Sergio Ramos is pretty good at making headlines and he made a few more with his comments after Spain’s narrow 1-0 win over Iran on Wednesday.

Telemundo to broadcast historic River-Boca Copa Libertadores final - World Soccer Talk
Telemundo Deportes has acquired the Spanish-language rights in the United States along with FOX Deportes for the historic River Plate-Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores final, which will be played on Sunday, December 9 live from Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, Spain. The much-discussed and twice

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