clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Major Link Soccer: Sergiño Dest picks United States

New, 29 comments

In a shocking move, Sergiño Dest decides to play for the United States rather than the Netherlands.

Ajax v Feyenoord - Eredivisie Photo by Federico Guerra Moran/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Reign FC now need a new coach, Messi would rather start on the bench, take a look back at the previous Sounders/LAFC matches and more.

Seattle

Looking for a job? Looks like the Seattle Seahawks are looking for someone. Social & Digital Media Content Manager [Employer: Seattle Seahawks at VMAC] - Seattle Seahawks / First & Goal Inc. / First & Goal Hospitality - Career Page. The Social & Digital Media Content Manager oversees content distributed on the Seattle Seahawks social and digital media channels.

They did finish strong. Lets hope they start 2020 strong. Tacoma Defiance Finishing Strong to Start Strong in 2020. The way the 2019 Tacoma Defiance season ended is a sign of things to come.

MLS

Important stuff right here. MLS monitoring wildfires ahead of LAFC-Sounders playoff match. MLS said it is monitoring the situation related to the wildfires currently raging ahead of Tuesday's Western Conference final.

Do they really or are they just saying that? LAFC "have a lot of respect" for Jordan Morris' comeback season at Seattle Sounders | MLSsoccer.com. Jordan Morris has enjoyed a terrific 2019 season, and LAFC say the Seattle Sounders star will be hard to contain in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Any surprises in your mind? 2019 MLS Best XI | MLSsoccer.com

I’d rather not but here you go. Looking back at LAFC’s games against the Seattle Sounders - Angels on Parade. What’s the history been like between the teams?

NWSL/Women’s Soccer

It was a tough final for Chicago but their supporters were there for them the entire time. Meet Chicago Local 134, the Chicago Red Stars' passionate fans - Chicago Tribune. There weren't many bright spots for the Chicago Red Stars in their 4-0 loss in the NWSL final, but their fans earned praise for their passion.

Is more good? NWSL franchise owned by Blank in Atlanta a possibility | AJC. The club is interested in joining as early as 2021, pending information about U.S. Soccer's role with the league going forward.

Sad day hear for Reign FC fans. Highlights from Vlatko Andonovski’s first official press conference as USWNT head coach - Stars and Stripes FC. USSF makes it official with Vlatko Andonovski.

Grassroots women’s football is booming – but where are the pitches? | Football | The Guardian. The Women’s World Cup has attracted thousands of new players but space to play is at a premium

Perfect ending to a career. Heather O'Reilly ends relentless career with Courage's NWSL title - Sports Illustrated. The USWNT great goes out as a champion after her ruthless NC Courage cemented back-to-back NWSL titles.

Who really knows? It was confusing as hell. What the heck happened with the NWSL Best XI? - Backline Soccer. The NWSL released its Best XI and Second XI and the lists were immediately dragged by everyone: fans, media, and players alike. Even moms got involved.

North Carolina is good. Don’t need the other two takeaways. Three Takeaways From The 2019 NWSL Championship - All For XI. North Carolina ran roughshod over Chicago to win back-to-back championships

Let’s make it ten in NWSL again. Sacramento ‘99 percent’ likely to joint nwsl next year - Sports Illustrated. According to sources, the soon-to-be-named USWNT head coach could be focusing more on Europe, including American English national Alana Cook.

USA

In a shocking turn of events. Sergiño Dest officially commits to USMNT - Stars and Stripes FC. He had the choice of representing the USMNT or the Netherlands for his international career.

World

At least something good came out of this game. Southampton players, coaches donate wages from blowout – ProSoccerTalk. Boss Hasenhuttl hopes this will help the team move on.

Does anyone really like VAR? James Milner: ‘I’m not a fan of VAR … the atmosphere is being ruined’ | Football | The Guardian. The Liverpool midfielder talks to Donald McRae about the trouble with refereeing technology, the title race and why he talks in Spanish in his sleep

Good luck. Supporters’ groups want clarification from Premier League over VAR chaos | Football | The Guardian. The Football Supporters’ Association is seeking information from the Premier League on VAR guidelines and use of clips inside grounds

Huh? La Liga withdraws pink ball after fans complain they can't see it. La Liga has announced the pink ball used at the weekend in Spain's top two divisions will now only appear in games with adverse weather conditions.

Okay? Lionel Messi: I prefer to start on the bench than being substituted. Lionel Messi has revealed he does not like to be substituted and would rather start the game from the bench.