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Major Link Soccer: Christen Press waited for her time to shine

A former Sounders’ coach lands elsewhere, Manchester City spends big, and more!

Soccer: Womens World Cup-England vs USA Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports


Christen Press subbed for Megan Rapinoe and got her big World Cup moment -
It was worth the wait.

The USWNT is exactly as arrogant as you perceive it to be -
It is a near-universal truth of the English sporting summer: whatever the sport and however England are doing, someone else must be doing things not quite right.

U.S. Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Responds to Critics, Saying She’s ‘Deeply American’ - WSJ
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to critics, saying she is ‘deeply American,’ and defended the goal celebration by teammate Alex Morgan during Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal.

World Cup Reporters Find Huge Audiences and Familiar Challenges - The New York Times
The Women’s World Cup set records for television audiences worldwide, but the growth magnified challenges for reporters who started chronicling the sport before its big breakout.

NWSL secures TV deal with ESPN; includes Carli Lloyd, Sky Blue FC vs. Megan Rapinoe, Reign in August
“In the leadup to and through the Women’s World Cup, there’s been a lot of building of momentum and interest in exposure for women’s soccer and for the NWSL,” NWSL president Amanda Duffy said.


BREAKING: Ezra Hendrickson named Columbus Crew assistant coach - Massive Report
Former Sounders and S2 coach had been with the Galaxy prior to Schmid's firing.

Giovani dos Santos close to Club America deal
Former LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos is on the verge of joining Liga MX giant Club America, ESPN's John Sutcliffe is reporting.

World Soccer

Check out the brand spanking new NFL facilities in Tottenham’s stadium - Cartilage Free Captain
Ooooh shiny!

Report: Man United offers to make De Gea highest paid goalkeeper – ProSoccerTalk
The two sides have been locked in unsuccessful contract negotiations for quite some time.

Man City activates release clause of Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodrigo
The two sides have been locked in unsuccessful contract negotiations for quite some time.

Atletico complete signing of Mexico's Herrera
Atletico Madrid have confirmed the signing of Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera on a three-year contract.

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