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United States v Jamaica: Final - 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

MLS

Why are Minnesota United called the Loons? - E Pluribus Loonum
Minnesota United is represented by the Common Loon, but why is the loon important?

Debut dazzlers: Top 5 stadium opening goals
Susannah Collins counts down the best goals from stadium opening games in MLS history.

The inside story of Sebastien Lletget’s emotional comeback
You may think you know the story of Sebastian Lletget’s emotional comeback from a career-threatening foot injury.

USA

CONCACAF Gold Cup groups unveiled - Stars and Stripes FC
A T&T rematch awaits the USMNT in Group D.

No VAR at Gold Cup? Concacaf chief explains why
Concacaf are making tweaks to the 2019 Gold Cup, but VAR isn’t one of them.

Welcome to American Soccer: Here’s the Entrance Fee – Backline Soccer
The United States should have an over-abundance of top-level soccer talent. Many have suggested that the United States could be one of the best soccer countries in the world if we made the game accessible to all people, from all walks of life. But because of pay-to-play, all kids aren’t being given the same opportunities.

World

Bibiana Steinhaus interview: Life as Europe's leading female referee in a male-dominated world
Like a modern-day Samson, Bundesliga referee Bibiana Steinhaus draws strength from the length of her hair.

Chelsea boss Sarri doesn't know why out-of-favour Drinkwater still with club
Maurizio Sarri said he does not know why Danny Drinkwater is still at Chelsea after the midfielder was charged with drink-driving this week.

AC Milan face potential Champions League ban after latest FFP breach
AC Milan's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been thrown into doubt after breaching FFP regulations for a second successive term.

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