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The Swede was sent off for slapping a player, Arsenal is getting a new manager and OCSC suspended some fans.

MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Montreal Impact Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

Seattle’s two best female athletes are a thing and it is awesome. Get to know Powerhouse Seattle Couple Sue Bird & Megan Rapinoe | Seattle Refined

Nate Bowling joined the podcast for the night. Ep 77: … Fine. We’re a Sounders Podcast – Hands Free Football

MLS/NWSL

Professional soccer across the country is embracing the community. Majority of MLS, NWSL teams set to hold LGBT Pride games - Outsports

Michael Petrasso stepped on Zlatan’s foot who responded by slapping him. He should get an extra game for this but he won’t. Running joke on Twitter is that Dempsey will somehow get a game for this because MLS. LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off for slapping Montreal Impact's Michael Petrasso

Plenty of suspensions because DO NOT THROW THINGS ON THE FIELD was not obvious. Orlando City Addresses Atlanta Match Incident and Announces New Stadium Policies - The Mane Land

The Crew couldn’t sell tickets but #SaveTheCrew can. Michael Arace | Crew SC supporters score again with ticket pledge - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH

USA

In the 2018 - 2019 season, Epic Games will provide $100,000,000 to fund prize pools for Fortnite competitions. Epic Games' Fortnite

The South African Federation holds a lot of sway in the voting for the 2026 World Cup, so both bid committees are doing their best to get their vote. 2026 World Cup bidders Morocco and US both heading back to woo SAFA

World

The former Paris Saint-Germain boss is likely trading one Emirates side for another. Emery set to replace Wenger at Arsenal – ProSoccerTalk

I mean New York is like putting it in York, or Amsterdam. Let’s just go back to it being New Amsterdam and then it’ll feel right. Champions League Final Is a Tight Fit in Kiev. So How About New York? - The New York Times

Thousands are protesting in Peru to get their captain to the World Cup. Paolo Guerrero’s Fight to Reach World Cup Spurs Protests in Peru - The New York Times

The Italian goalkeeper may have mafia ties. Reina faces hearing over links with trio connected to mafia – ProSoccerTalk

"But a coach and a player don't have to be best friends, we don't have to go to restaurants together," Pogba said. Pogba: Mourinho “made me progress in leadership” – ProSoccerTalk

Under Mourinho and co. the assumption is that United can just win trophies without trying much and it is coming back to bite them. Man United's on-field complacency will allow rivals to close the gap off it