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Women’s Soccer/Reign FC

Lyon's Jess Fishlock and Lucy Bronze want Champions League glory against Barcelona - BBC Sport
Lyon's Jess Fishlock and Lucy Bronze prepare for Saturday's Women's Champions League final against Barcelona.

Former Reign FC player Elizabeth Addo Wins First Trophy With Jiangsu Suning
Black Queens captain Elizabeth Addo made history when her Chinese club, Jiangsu Suning, defeated Dalian Quanjian 3-0 in the finals of the competition.

MLS

Recap: Toronto FC break MLS record for most shots without a goal in draw with D.C. United - Waking The Red
So many chances, but it wasn’t enough

MLS and the LGBTQ Community: Room for Improvement
MLS is an industry leader when it comes to its relationships with the LGBTQ community; yet, many LGBTQ soccer fans are routinely left cold by the league, alienated by what some perceive as tone-deaf and ham-handed responses to topics that matter to them.

World Soccer

Bareman: FIFA takes positive steps in women's game strategy

CONFIRMADO: Antoine Griezmann to leave Atlético Madrid - Into the Calderon
Barcelona is expected to be the Frenchman’s next stop.

Goodbye to Xavi: The pure definition of Barcelona - Barca Blaugranes
The midfielder will retire at the end of the season

Arsenal face prospect of having to leave Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan at home for Baku final | The Guardian
There is significant anger that one of their players feels effectively forced to miss such a major match over safety issues due to ongoing political tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Sheffield United funded by £3m loan from Osama bin Laden's family, court hears
Sheffield United Football Club was funded by a £3million loan from Osama bin Laden's family, a court has heard.

Kylian Mbappe, Christian Pulisic and Frenkie de Jong lead soccer's 30 best players under 21
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the dominant forces in soccer, but who will one day take their places? We pick the 30 best players under 21.