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Major Link Soccer: Amy Rodriguez one of three women up for Puskas Award

Houston has a problem, VAR will take time to be perfect, Reign FC and Sky Blue play in front of record crowd at Red Bull Arena and more.

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Things are looking bleak for Beckham, Houston has a problem, Women’s ICC is rolling, VAR will take a look time to be perfect. and a lot more for your Tuesday morning links. Enjoy!

Seattle

A record crowd saw your Reign FC and Sky Blue play to a 1-1 draw this past weekend. Sky Blue FC and Reign FC face each other at Red Bull Arena
Sky Blue FC, Reign FC play to draw in front of record-setting crowd

Zulily & Reign FC present: AT THE TOP OF YOUR GAME Tickets, Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 5:30 PM | Eventbrite. Eventbrite - Zulily presents Zulily & Reign FC present: AT THE TOP OF YOUR GAME - Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Zulily, Seattle, WA.

MLS

Could it get any worse for Beckham FC? Soil pollution at Beckham stadium site worse than expected | Miami Herald

Houston, we have a problem. Smith: Frustrated fans sound off about declining Dynamo - HoustonChronicle.com. John Walker, president of business operations, made it clear that the Dynamo know they have serious work to do in multiple areas.

NWSL/Women’s Soccer

It’s about time the women have a chance to showcase themselves like the men. The Women's ICC is a spectacle, and that’s exactly the point – Equalizer Soccer. While the national women’s soccer media debated the (in)significance of the whole thing, the clubs involved knew it was a big deal.

Hopefully, we will see more NWSL games in MLS stadiums over the years to come. How Sky Blue FC's Game At Red Bull Arena Changes Their Calculations | Forbes. The easiest summary of what Sky Blue FC, the NWSL and the larger women's soccer conversation in America learned from Sunday's game against Reign FC at Red Bull Arena was as simple as it was jarring, compared to the space Sky Blue has operated in recently.

It’s time for the UEFA Champions League again — the Women’s Champions League. UEFA Women’s Champions League FAQ - All For XI. Guess who’s back, UWCL’s back, back agaaaaain

There are some damn good goals scored here. Three women nominated for Puskas award - All For XI. Amy Rodriguez, Ajara Nchout, and Billie Simpson are among the 10 nominees for FIFA’s Puskas award, given for the best goal scored.

USA

Meh. USMNT to begin CONCACAF Nations League play at Audi Field - Stars and Stripes FC. The home opener takes place October 11th against Cuba.

World

VAR has its good and bad, but some think it may take a long time to get it right. VAR could take 10 years to perfect, warn football law-makers IFAB | FourFourTwo. Checks out.

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