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Major Link Soccer: Club America crushes Saprissa

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FC Dallas lost in Panama, Luis Robles is now NYRB’s captain, and Mark Geiger takes a cell phone away

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Seattle

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MLS

If you’re keeping track, this means Luis Robles will be traded next offseason. New York Red Bulls name Luis Robles as new club captain

Former NBA start Steve Nash is a part-owner in two professional soccer clubs, is the GM of the Canadian National Team, and is now going to be telling viewers what’s going on. Steve Nash to become soccer analyst for Turner Sports

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CONCACAF Champions League

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Dallas couldn’t find the back of the net even though they had the better chances. At least they have a home game up next, and a 1-0 deficit isn’t the worst result. Recap: Tauro FC vs. FC Dallas

Club America’s keeper also had to give Mark Geiger a cell phone during the match. Club America cruise to 5-1 win over Saprissa

USA

Jurgen Klinsmann earned the most of any US Soccer employee last year. While there are some circumstances that include Jill Ellis not meeting incentives and executives getting bonuses from the Copa America Centenario that affect the totals, there’s a large disparity still. USWNT Coach Jill Ellis was paid less than several U.S. Soccer Federation employees

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World

It stems from their final year in the EFL Championship when they won the league. Leicester City to pay Football League £3.1m to settle Financial Fair Play dispute

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