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Major Links Soccer: Josh Sargent to start for US against Cuba

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Big match coming up for the striker getting his second senior NT start

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Feel good story right here at home involving Jordan Morris, Crew break ground on new downtown stadium, 2020 CONCACAF Champions League draw to be held in Mexico City, Chevy may practically be buying Neymar for Manchester United and more!

Seattle

Always love hearing these stories. Sports Radio KJR host Ian Furness shares uplifting story of his son, Kiefer, meeting Jordan Morris | Seattle Sounders FC. As a radio host for Sports Radio KJR in Seattle, Ian Furness has endless stories of pro athletes, teams and the impact of sports in the local community and region. Last Sunday at CenturyLink Field, though, provided perhaps the most special sports moment of his career. Furness’ son, Kiefer, a high school student who was recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, met up with Seattle Sounders star forward and T1D advocate Jordan Morris.

Bob Robertson: Looking Back with R Beloved Broadcaster - We R Tacoma. Hall of Fame broadcasting legend Bob Robertson catches up with the Tacoma Rainiers and covers broadcasting and his iconic interview with Keith Jackson.

MLS

Looks like the Crew have begun building their new stadium. Columbus Crew break ground on new downtown stadium - Massive Report. The Black & Gold’s new home began the construction process on Thursday.

Will find out who is playing who for next years tournament. 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Draw to Take Place in Mexico City on December 9. 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Draw to Take Place in Mexico City on December 9

What are your thoughts on this list? Top 10 coaching candidates for MLS vacancies | MLSsoccer.com. Three MLS clubs are currently without permanent head coaches. Here are the top candidates from around the world.

Any of your favorite players on this list? The MLS players most likely to be sold during the winter transfer window – The Athletic. With the regular season over, some notable MLS performers could be on their way out.

NWSL/Women’s Soccer

This is pretty cool. Esprit signs up to become UEFA Women’s Football Partner | Inside UEFA | UEFA.com. Global fashion brand Esprit has become Official Branded Apparel Partner of UEFA Women’s Football to reinforce the strength of the women’s game.

Good, fill that damn stadium. NWSL Fans Across The Country Are Working To Make Sure The Red Stars’ Playoff Game Is Packed - Hot Time In Old Town. Fans have taken to Twitter to buy each other tickets— and build up the WoSo community

I have a few thoughts but I will keep them to myself. USWNT: Why Nike fell short of jersey demand after World Cup | Yahoo Sports. As the American women fight for change in social issues, change is also clearly needed in the system of production and distribution of apparel, too.

USA

United States to start Josh Sargent in CONCACAF Nations League vs. Cuba. The future is now for the United States' forward-in-waiting Josh Sargent, who will get a second start for the national team against Cuba.

Why Sergino Dest should represent Netherlands instead of the U.S.. Sergino Dest finds himself in a tug of war between Netherlands and the U.S. for his services. Simon Kuper says the Dutch are the logical choice.

World

Should be more. Serie A: Atalanta fined $11,000 for racist abuse – ProSoccerTalk. Atalanta's measly fine adds to the notion that Italian soccer authorities are doing little to combat racism.

Sometimes playing angry is good. Sometimes playing angry is not. Bale admits to playing with “anger” at Real Madrid – ProSoccerTalk. "You play with a lot of emotion. Anger comes into it of course."

I’m almost betting that they won’t. Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier – ProSoccerTalk. South Korea said it's unclear if North Korea will allow a live broadcast for a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang.

Guess Chevrolet has to spend their money somewhere. Report: Chevrolet to help Man United fund Neymar transfer – ProSoccerTalk. Chevrolet to help Man United sign Neymar?

Early season sacking. Reading sack manager José Gomes after Royals' descent | Football | The Guardian. Reading have sacked manager José Gomes after a disappointing run left the club 22nd in the Championship.

Couldn’t agree with this statement enough. Don’t applaud Iran for letting some women watch football – it is not enough | Football | The Guardian. Around 3,500 women will see the World Cup qualifier against Cambodia but a complete end to the ban and other important steps are needed.

Iran won by two touchdowns....Iran 14-0 Cambodia: Women attend Tehran match for first time in 40 years - BBC Sport. Iran thrashed Cambodia 14-0 in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on the day women were officially allowed into the ground to watch the match.

More accusations of racism in the world of soccer.Bulgaria union president accuses England of ‘derogatory’ comments | Football | The Guardian. Comments by Gareth Southgate and England players about possible racist abuse in Sofia have been described as ‘offensive’ and ‘derogatory’.

Real Madrid’s injury crisis proves the football calendar is broken - Managing Madrid. Real Madrid have suffered thanks to a broken calendar and their injury crisis is one reason why change is desperately needed

What’s on Today?

11:45 AM - Montenegro v. Bulgaria - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Czech Republic v. England - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Ukraine v. Lithuania - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Portugal v. Luxembourg - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Turkey v. Albania - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Iceland v. France - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+, TUDN

11:45 AM - Andorra v. Moldova - UEFA Euro Qualifier - ESPN+

4:00 PM - USA v. Cuba - CONCACAF Nations League - FS1, TUDN

5:00 PM - Texas v. OK State - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+, Longhorn Network

6:00 PM - Bermuda v. Mexico - CONCACAF Nations League - TUDN

7:00 PM - Portland Timbers II v. San Antonio FC - USL Championship - ESPN+

11:00 PM - Western Sydney Wanderers v. Central Coast Mariners - AUS A-League - ESPN+

NCAA Men’s Soccer from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on ESPN+, ACC Network, and FoxSports.com.