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Major Link Soccer: Senate aiming to deny funding for men’s World Cup till equal pay exists

A bill was introduced to deny funding till US Soccer pays the USWNT equally, Rapinoe interviews, and more!

Soccer: Women’s World Cup Champions-Airport Arrival Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s Soccer

World Cup and Gold Cup viewership and bonuses highlight women’s pay disparity - Stars and Stripes FC
The women got 8 times the money as the men this summer. Fair?

Five not-so serious improvements to the next Women’s World Cup - All For XI
32-team Women’s World Cup? Why stop there! Why not 76!!

What critics get wrong about the US women’s soccer pay debate
The national debate over American soccer’s gender pay gap is at full boil—here are all the numbers.

Women’s league seeks more fans, sponsors after US title | Tacoma News Tribune
In the wake of the Americans' record-setting fourth World Cup title, the hard part remains the weekly work of boosting the National Women's Soccer League.

Womens soccer and the changing global market for USA, top players | SI.com
While the international women's game is evolving, the same can be said for the club side. As things continue to grow and as more top European clubs invest in women's teams, how will that change the equation for the top U.S. and international players?

Joe Manchin: No Federal Money For 2026 World Cup Until Women's Team Gets Equal Pay | HuffPost
The Democratic senator introduced a bill that would cut off all federal funding when the U.S. hosts the men's international soccer tournament.

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sport - The Washington Post
The lasting impact of the World Cup champions could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues.

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer | Tacoma News Tribune

USWNT’s Rapinoe on MSNBC: I spoke with Infantino about equal pay
The four brightest American talents in Europe all have new coaches.

MLS

MLS-Liga MX Leagues Cup confirms domestic rights deals - SportsPro Media
ESPN and Univision to air inaugural North American club tournament.

Captain Morgan becomes MLS's exclusive spirits partner through 2022 | MLSsoccer.com
Captain, Captain.

Official: Fire Agree To Amended Stadium Lease With Bridgeview - Hot Time In Old Town
The agreement is the first step toward a reported move back to Soldier Field

Remi Garde on Ignacio Piatti rumors: "For now, he is here" in Montreal | MLSsoccer.com

Pity Martinez not going anywhere, says Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer | MLSsoccer.com

Portland Timbers GM Gavin Wilkinson explains summer transfer plans | MLSsoccer.com

MLS shopping lists: Who needs what in the summer transfer window?
The summer transfer window is now open in MLS, and there are assuredly some teams in the market for reinforcements. We break down who needs what.

USMNT

U.S. goalkeeper Steffen leaves Man City on loan
Fortuna Dusseldorf have loaned United States men's goalkeeper Zach Steffen from Manchester City on a one-year loan.

What’s next for the USMNT? – ProSoccerTalk
The four brightest American talents in Europe all have new coaches.

World

Neymar 'annoyed,' will return on Monday - father
Neymar will report to PSG's preseason on Monday, something the French club had been informed of weeks ago, according to the player's father.

Pogba’s agent slams Man United: “He’s done nothing wrong” – ProSoccerTalk
Pogba defended by his agent as move away from United still seems likely.

Daniel Sturridge: Former Liverpool striker offers reward for missing dog - BBC Sport
Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says he will pay whatever is necessary to be reunited with his dog, which disappeared during a break-in at his house in Los Angeles.

Edu: Arsenal appoint former player as technical director - BBC Sport
Former Arsenal midfielder Edu is appointed the club's first technical director after stepping down from his role as general coordinator of the Brazil national team.

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