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Wigan Athletic strikes again, Amazon might be coming to soccer, and DC United made history

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MLS

DC United broke a barrier in 2007, becoming the first club majority-owned by a minority. Black History Month: Majority-minority owners make history - Stars and Stripes FC

I’ve got a scarf wall with about 20 scarves on it, and another 10 or so that I just couldn’t fit on it or wear more often. I’ve had more seasons than the Atlanta fans to find all of mine, which makes their collections all the more impressive. Making sense of the booming Atlanta United scarf market - Dirty South Soccer

Another way to say this is “expansion side has a lot to work on before playing their first game”. Carlos Vela says LAFC looking good but still has plenty to improve - ESPN

Striker Enzo Martinez has twice been named to the All-USL First Team and was a finalist in 2017 for USL MVP. Now he’s getting his shot in the bigs. Independence Standout Martinez Joins Rapids - USL Soccer

USA

“Uber-professional” is how Becky Sauerbrunn described the first preseason under Laura Harvey with the expansion side Utah Royals. Utah Royals open 'uber-professional' preseason under snowy skies, indoor facility | KSL.com

Diehard fans say they’ll support the team no matter what (I don’t doubt that, at least), but will it be a blow to general attendance in the California capital? Will an MLS snub kill attendance for Sacramento Republic soccer team? | The Sacramento Bee

Carlos Cordeiro is committed to bringing in a GM for each the USMNT and USWNT, so what are the possibilities for the USMNT? A look at possible USMNT GM candidates - American Soccer Now

World

It was so much more than just a commercial for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Black History Month: Puma highlights the beauty of African soccer - Stars and Stripes FC

Manchester City bowed out to Wigan Athletic, who is currently in League One, and things only got worse as their striker shoved a pitch invader. Sergio Aguero gets in altercation with fan after Wigan topple Man City - SBNation

Amazon money in streaming could take the Premier League to yet another level of profits. Here’s How the Premier League Could Still Lure Amazon to Soccer - Bloomberg