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Major Link Soccer: Racism must stop for the love of the sport.

Jadon Sancho and Romelu Lukaku each speak out about racist incidents.

1. FC Union Berlin v Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images

Multiple players speak out against racism and there was Nazis attacked in Dresden, as Jadon Sancho said when talking about racism, “the love of the sport will go very soon if it doesn’t stop.”

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Could Beckham beat out Real Madrid? Sources: Beckham's Miami eyes River Plate star
Inter Miami CF is in talks to acquire River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios but there is "a long way" to go to get a deal done.

Congrats, when you go to MLS you can’t play in it anymore which will likely lead to no more trophies. Austin Bold FC wins first-ever 'Copa Tejas' trophy |
Supporters of Texas-based USL teams created the trophy this year. This marks the first trophy Austin Bold has earned as a team.

We are talking almost 8-figures. Houston Dynamo receive hefty transfer offer for Mauro Manotas from Europe |
The Houston Dynamo have received a significant transfer offer for star forward Mauro Manotas from an unnamed European club, sources confirm.

Is LAFC not good without Vela or was this just a hiccup? Vela was missed, LAFC admit, but so was "sharpness" in loss to Minnesota |
“The ideas were there, I don’t think the execution was great." Bob Bradley


NWSL is split on the World Cup bump it seems but the WSL in England is struggling. Jade Moore frustrated at failure to capitalise on World Cup hype | Football | The Guardian
England midfielder Jade Moore believes poor scheduling has resulted in the new Women’s Super League not capitalising on this summer’s World Cup momentum.

Orlando Pride head coach Marc Skinner upset a lot of people with his comments about equal pay. We gave him a chance to talk in more detail. NWSL coach clarifies controversial comments about equal pay in women’s soccer -


Megan Rapinoe or Alex Morgan, who would you pick? USWNT stars named as finalists for top FIFA award – ProSoccerTalk
USWNT duo up for big award. Who will win it?

Is Serie B a step-up? Lateral? Down? USMNT forward Novakovich leaves Reading, moves to Serie B – ProSoccerTalk
USMNT forward Andrija Novakovich shone brightly in loan moves to the Netherlands. Now, he begins the next chapter of his career in Italy.

This is not good. USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter: Tim Weah has 'a very bad hamstring tear'
United States men’s national team coach Gregg Berhalter revealed Monday that young striker Tim Weah "has a very bad hamstring tear.”

Former Sounder Oniel Fisher and former Sounders U-23 winger, Niko Hansen, both played for the Lobos. New Mexico's final season: The Decision | College Soccer
As the men's college soccer season begins in 2019, one storied program didn't take the field. TDS takes you inside the final season of the New Mexico men's soccer program.


All the deals that got across the line as the clock wound down. No, the Jadeveon Clowney deal is not in here. Transfers in Europe: Final deals done before deadline – ProSoccerTalk
Yannick Bolasie left Everton, on loan to Portugal. Mario Lemina left Southampton, on loan to Turkey.

Well that was short lived. Skrtel leaves Atalanta after just 24 days with club
Martin Skrtel, signed by Atalanta to boost their defence as they make their Champions League debut this season, has left the club after 24 days.

Don’t. Cross. The. Line. This is serious. Sancho: Racism will cause players to lose ‘love of the sport very soon’ – ProSoccerTalk
"It is hard to see things like this, because it feels like, 'Why should we play football?'"

Jadon Sancho isn’t the only star speaking out about racism. Romelu Lukaku: Ex-Man Utd striker says ‘we are going backwards’ on racist abuse - BBC Sport
Romelu Lukaku says “we are going backwards” on racism after he was racially abused by Cagliari fans while playing for Inter Milan.

Racism isn’t the only problem in soccer with fans, this MUST stop. Dynamo Dresden ‘seriously damaged’ by security wearing Nazi attire – ProSoccerTalk
The stewards removed their work attire, revealing T-shirts bearing a skull commemorating an SS division.

Can you blame them? Now what about “purposely” handling the ball to avoid a goal from counting. Some players taking advantage of new handball rules – ProSoccerTalk
Some players appear to be taking advantage of newly implemented handball rules to deliberately win penalties.

On the list of things you should NOT do at a match. Celtic: Club charged for fireworks and throwing objects - BBC Sport
Celtic are charged by Uefa for disturbances during their Europa League match against AIK Stockholm last week.

Sport as song and song as sport: a night at the Basque derby | Sid Lowe | Football | The Guardian
Poets and panache were on show in Bilbao as Athletic maintained their strong start, against Real Sociedad.

Will Union Berlin be good? Can they fight for a Champions League spot? Or at least make a headache for everyone pushing for one. Union Berlin rock German football with the scalp of Dortmund | Andy Brassell | Football | The Guardian
It hasn’t taken Union long to make an indelible mark that threatens to change projections for the Bundesliga as a whole.

The Costa Rican keeper trades Champions League sides. PSG sign Navas from Real Madrid in Areola swap
PSG have completed the signing of goalkeeper Keylor Navas from Real Madrid with Alphonse Areola moving in the opposite direction.

Mkhitaryan moves to Roma on season-long loan
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined Roma on a season-long loan deal, the clubs announced.

What’s on Today?

4:00 PM - Louisville v. Kentucky - NCAA Men’s Soccer - ESPN App, ACC Network

4:00 PM - Iowa State v. St. Ambrose - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN3

5:00 PM - USWNT v. Portugal - International Friendly - ESPN2

5:00 PM - Morelia v. Cimarrones de Sonora - Liga MX - ESPN Deportes

7:00 PM - Potros UAEM v. Atletico San Luis - Liga MX - ESPN Deportes

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