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Major Link Soccer: Will the US, Mexico and Canada automatically qualify for World Cup 2026?

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Kelyn Rowe draws interest in Israel, PSG might have to have a fire sale and MLS mid-week action.

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Seattle

Eddie Vedder dedicated Pearl Jam’s European tour opener in Amsterdam Tuesday night to the late Anthony Bourdain, as well as David and Andy Spade–brother-in-law and husband, respectively, of designer Kate Spade. Pearl Jam Pay Tribute to Anthony Bourdain: Watch | SPIN

MLS

A crazy night for the Reds at BMO Field. FT: Toronto FC 4-4 D.C. United — Hagglund double completes wild comeback - Waking The Red

Orlando City SC weren't able to hand the Montreal Impact last night and the Lions couldn’t overcome a slow start in Montreal. Orlando City vs. Montreal Impact: Final Score 3-0 as Lions Still Can’t Finish - The Mane Land

Atlanta United FC defeated Columbus Crew SC 2-0 last night. Atlanta is highlighted throughout, which is pretty damn cool. Columbus Crew vs. Atlanta United: Final score 2-0, Post-match reaction - Dirty South Soccer

The worst team in MLS, the Colorado Rapids, were able to pick up one point last night in their 2-2 draw against the Chicago Fire. Game Recap: Colorado Rapids 2, Chicago Fire 2 - Burgundy Wave

For the second straight year, an Israeli team has reportedly expressed interest in Kelyn Rowe. Report: Israeli team looks at New England MF Kelyn Rowe but no offer made | MLSsoccer.com

USA

Talking about the best possible team is easy. Let’s take it to the next level. The WORST soccer team we could build out of U.S. pro athletes - SBNation.com

The United Bid won and now we all wonder if all three teams, the United States, Mexico and Canada, will automatically qualify. It’s still to be determined how the auto-bid will work. World Cup 2026: Will USA, Canada, or Mexico get auto bid? - SBNation.com

Check out where the United Bid’s 134 votes came from!. 2026 World Cup voting: FIFA members that voted for the United Bid - Waking The Red

The Las Vegas Lights acquired forward Omar Salgado, who was selected No. 1 in the 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft, on loan from the expansion team El Paso USL on Wednesday. Lights FC picks up former No. 1 pick Omar Salgado on loan – Las Vegas Review-Journal

There are some reasons to be worried about D.C United hitting the ground running in their new home. D.C. United Is About To Get A New Home. Is The Team Ready For Its Close-Up? : DCist

John Strong always knew what he wanted to do. From the North End to Russia | John Strong is ready to represent his Portland roots at the 2018 FIFA World Cup | Portland Timbers

Reno 1868 FC became the latest USL club to unveil its own official beer on Wednesday, with its collaboration with the award-winning Great Basin Brewing Co. Reno’s ‘1868’ Ale Unveiled Ahead of World Cup

World

Paris Saint-Germain could be on the hook for $70 million by the end of the month. Report: PSG told to sell millions worth of players by end of June – ProSoccerTalk

FiveThirtyEight’s World Cup forecasting model calculates each team’s chances of winning each match and reaching each round.. 2018 World Cup Predictions | FiveThirtyEight

Staff Picks: World Cup Predictions on the Pitch and in Fantasy - Never Manage Alone
We’re letting you know which teams and players we think will do well, something that has certainly impacted how we have made our recommendations and chosen our World Cup fantasy teams. Which predictions do we agree on, and where do we diverge? And how do you expect things to turn out?

Anthony Martial has decided he wants to leave Manchester United, according to his agent. Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United - agent | Football News | Sky Sports