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Major Link Soccer: Danny Rose has had enough of racist abuse

PL clubs top $341 million in agent fees, Weston McKennie returns to training, and Zlatan says he will play on turf.

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MLS

So About Those Rebrand Rumors - Hot Time In Old Town
Our friends at Hot Time in Old Town have some very mixed feelings about the latest Fire rumors, especially about the potential rebrand.

MLS cult heroes: The players who stood out for reasons other than soccer
MLS has been home to superstars throughout its history, but Fredy Montero and many more have made a name for themselves for reasons beyond soccer.

Sacramento offers millions in incentives for MLS soccer stadium | The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento, California, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and City Hall are proposing a $33 million incentive package deal to build a stadium and lure a Major League Soccer expansion franchise owned by Ron Burkle.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will play on artificial turf this season - LAG Confidential
Looks like we'll get to see Zlatan in person, after all.

USA/Canada

Timothy Weah - 'Amazing' to score goal in rare Celtic start
United States forward Tim Weah scored in his first start in two months, helping Celtic win 2-0 at St. Mirren in the Scottish Premier League.

Weston McKennie returns to training for Schalke - Stars and Stripes FC
Could the road to recovery be shorter than originally expected?

Canadian Premier League reveals inaugural 2019 kits – Canadian Premier League
Will say this, no one will mistake them for MLS uniforms.

Women’s Soccer

Abuse allegations resurface as Canada fly in to play England
Canada arrive in England for a pre-World Cup friendly against Phil Neville's side at Manchester City's Academy Stadium on Friday amid controversy at home over decade-old abuse allegations made by national team players.

Can North Carolina continue to dominate NWSL in 2019? - All For XI
Will Paul Riley’s tactics be enough without his key pieces on the board?

Briana Scurry is worried about the USWNT’s goalkeepers as the World Cup looms
"It's a question mark, and I'm just being honest about it," said the superstar goalkeeper of the 1999 Women's World Cup.

U.S. women’s soccer players get sponsor money to fix World Cup bonus pay gap
The U.S. women’s soccer team has received a pledge from the maker of LUNA brand nutrition bars to pay $31,250 to each of the players who makes the 23-woman World Cup roster.

International

'I have had enough': Tottenham's Danny Rose slams football's failure to combat racism as a 'farce' | London Evening Standard
The Tottenham defender said he would play on for five or six years and then quit football altogether, and claimed it was no surprise that racism persisted when authorities punish nations with fines the equivalent of what he spends on a night out.

Moise Kean: Raheem Sterling says Leonardo Bonucci racism comments laughable - BBC Sport

PL clubs top $341 million in agent fees amid consideration of stricter rules – ProSoccerTalk

Seattle Events

Chuck’s Greenwood 9th Anniversary Party!! – Welcome to Greenwood Chuck's Hop Shop
For nine years Chuck's has been growing, serving, and celebrating our local Seattle community and we want to invite you to our little party! Rolling out this Saturday, April 6th — Chuck’s First Crush! We are so tremendously honored to have teamed up with @reubensbrews for our 9th Anniversary! We’ve had a crush on Reuben’s since day…

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