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NWSL continues to ride the World Cup wave, the MLS All-Stars have their captain, and more!

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Real Madrid v Arsenal - 2019 International Champions Cup Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images

Even though it’s preseason for European teams, things can get pretty heated between teams. Oh, and be sure to stick around for the end...

NWSL/Women’s Soccer

Megan Rapinoe scores again, this time with a book deal. Penguin is calling the book a “perfect vehicle” for an “honest, thoughtful, unapologetic” take on everything from soccer to nationalism to gay rights.

The USWNT star striker, Alex Morgan, didn’t mince her words when asked about the state of youth soccer in the United States. Spoiler alert: it’s gotten worse.

Reign FC's Celia Jiménez Delgado is more than just a soccer player. The first-ever Spanish soccer player to be drafted in the NWSL, Celia is also the proud owner of a degree in aerospace engineering.

The World Cup bump can be a nebulous concept, but the Chicago Red Stars made it a reality on Sunday, drawing over 17,000 fans. What did that take, and what does marketing an NWSL club looks like in 2019?

A crowd of 5,003 — the highest this season and the third highest in Sky Blue history — shows that interest in the National Women’s Soccer League is growing. But for how long? Carli Lloyd thinks it can be a turning point.


Calen Carr travels to Seattle to find out how the Sounders are fighting to save orcas and combat carbon emissions, and how MLS is promoting sustainability efforts across North America.

Two-plus weeks after the MLS transfer window opened, Sporting Kansas City is making its first addition, signing left back Luis Martins of Portugal to a contract.

There is no avoiding it: this the lowest moment in the Whitecaps’ history.

LAFC forward Carlos Vela has been voted captain of the MLS All-Stars for the second year running.

MLS was the first to adopt VAR in late-2017. The system will never be perfect or foolproof but watching the system up close shows how it works.

LAFC are set to break bank for another Peñarol star.

A combined MLS-Liga MX competition could be on the horizon. But as a first step toward that goal, the Leagues Cup accomplishes little.


Gareth Bale enjoyed a dream first season at Real Madrid but his relationship with the manager and fans is badly damaged after a difficult few years.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino apologises for his players' tackling in the defeat to Manchester United in their pre-season friendly.

Everton unveil plans for £500m new stadium in Liverpool docklands area. The Club hope 52,000-seat arena will be ready for the 2023-24 season and intend to build the stands as close as possible to the pitch

Bury’s current owner, Steve Dale, has not shown he has sufficient funds to clear their debts and their fixtures could be suspended over safety concerns

Arsenal's Ozil, Kolasinac escape attempted carjacking by armed thieves

What’s on Today?

Toronto II v. Richmond Kickers - USL One - 1:00 p.m. - ESPN+

NY Red Bulls II v. Tampa Bay Rowdies - USL Championship - 4:00 p.m. - ESPN+

Real Madrid v. Atletico Madrid - International Champions Cup - 4:30 p.m. - ESPN

NYCFC v. Sporting KC - MLS - 4:30 p.m. - ESPN+

North Texas v. Greenville Triumph - USL One - 5:00 p.m. - ESPN+

LAFC v. Atlanta United - MLS - 7:00 p.m. - ESPN

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