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Major Link Soccer: Christine Sinclair makes history

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The Canadian striker bagged international goal 185.

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Congrats to Christine Sinclair on goal 185. Manchester United make a signing the day after the riot at Ed Woodward’s house. Bryan Meredith was traded for PASS to Vancouver and plenty more news.

Seattle

This is reportedly not true, per responses on Twitter but... I love it. RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!! That would be amazing to yell at games. If you don’t think so, in the spirit of hockey, fight me I guess? Report: Seattle Kraken believed to be name for NHL Seattle franchise

No player is more Tacoma than Australian midfielder Jesse Daley. Jesse Daley Is The Defiant - Tacoma Defiance

MLS/USL

After surviving other leagues collapsing around them, The Miami FC is positioning itself to be an “accessible and inclusive” community club. The Miami FC owner Riccardo Silva on joining the USL, promotion/relegation and Inter Miami – The Athletic

Former Manchester United forward Giuseppe Rossi is training with Real Salt Lake as he looks to earn a contract with the MLS side. Ex-Man United forward Rossi training with RSL eyes contract - sources

When Thierry Henry takes the reigns in his first competitive match in charge of his new club, he’ll do so without a club legend, TyC Sports reports. Ignacio Piatti to leave Montreal Impact for Argentina? Conflicting reports emerge | MLSsoccer.com

Former Sounder and expansion draft pick, Bryan Meredith, traded to Vancouver Whitecaps FC in return. Thank you Miami for not taking someone else from us then, good job effectively wasting your pick on a future player named PASS. Inter Miami CF Acquires Fourth-Round Pick in 2021 MLS SuperDraft from Vancouver Whitecaps FC | Inter Miami CF

Sources close to the Crew’s front office have told The Dispatch that the team is thinking seriously about changing its name, colors and logo by the time its new stadium opens in the summer of 2021. Columbus Crew considers changing name, colors as part of rebranding - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH

Any USL game that makes big ESPN is good for soccer. ESPN Adds Miami, Indy Clash to National TV Schedule

WoSo

India top scorer Bala Devi’s groundbreaking move to Rangers “can be inspirational for players everywhere,” says manager Amy McDonald. Bala Devi: Rangers' new signing is India's first female professional footballer - BBC Sport

Just absolutely amazing record and with her goals vs. Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sinclair now has 185 international goals. Christine Sinclair goal record: Canada star passes Abby Wambach - Sports Illustrated

The new Pride boss looks to wrap up duties with NWSL before transitioning to the club. Incoming Orlando Pride EVP Amanda Duffy focused on NWSL before joining the Pride | Orlando Soccer Journal

Carli Lloyd doesn’t fit the USWNT. She’s delusional. And she scores clutch goals. What the heck is the USWNT supposed to do with Carli Lloyd? - SBNation.com

The Matildas’ qualification tournament for this year’s Olympics is in doubt amid fresh concerns about the potentially lethal coronavirus. Ticket sales on hold as coronavirus casts doubt over Matildas Olympic qualifiers | The Guardian

USA

Reading and U.S. international defender Matt Miazga is looking at significant spell on the sidelines after suffering a torn ankle ligament. U.S. defender Matt Miazga out for 'significant' amount of time with ankle injury

Crossfire did win their first round match to make it into the second round, with 25 Division II and 14 Division III pro teams facing 19 First Round winners and each other April 7-9. 2020 U.S. Open Cup Second Round Pairings and Host Scenarios

World

You may have seen this yesterday, you may have missed it, but fans have started to rebel. SB Nation’s site talks about it. Man Utd fans protest outside Woodward’s home - The Busby Babe

Since the deal got done, do they need to rebel anymore? Manchester United agree a deal to sign Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon. Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United agree deal with Sporting Lisbon - BBC Sport

Police Scotland are examining the vehicle of Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos after a man was allegedly found “tampering” with it. Alfredo Morelos: Police Scotland investigating car 'tampering' - BBC Sport

Former RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick has hit out at the club’s players after they flew in a celebrity hairdresser from London ahead of a match. Ralf Rangnick fumes at 'decadent' RB Leipzig stars over hairdresser

What’s on TV?

10:00 AM - Barcelona v. Leganes - Copa del Rey - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Mirandes v. Sevilla - Copa del Rey - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Real Sociedad v. Osasuna - Copa del Rey - ESPN+