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Major Link Soccer: AC Milan duo test positive for COVID

The Italian side had just played against Celtic FC

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The MLS transfer deadline is heading to a close with Thursday being the final day to make signings and trades. November is election season for US Soccer’s Athletes’ Council. Two AC Milan players have tested positive for COVID just days after playing Celtic FC, is international soccer too risky?

Seattle

The Warren Moon era, not Seattle’s Warren Moon, started in earnest last week, as the Brisbane Roar got their pre-season preparations underway at their new training base in Carrara. Former Defiance midfielder, Jesse Daley, is starting up in pre-season with the Roar. Moon to bring in a 'Queensland mentality' back to the Roar

Drive-up entrance at 2100 S Royal Brougham Way. Walk-in entrance on the corner of Occidental Ave S and S Royal Brougham Way. King County Elections Voting Center at CenturyLink Field Event Center

Gene Simmons, the legendary bassist for rock band Kiss, is selling his Beverly Hills estate and moving to a 24-acre estate near Mount Rainier, he said. The California estate is for sale for $22 million. Kiss bassit Gene Simmons moving from CA to Mount Rainier | Tacoma News Tribune

MLS

The Secondary Transfer Window in MLS closes on Thursday. Here are a few moves to keep an eye on. Trades, Allocation Order and more: What to watch for as transfer window closes Thursday | Tom Bogert | MLSsoccer.com

A Sounders player is tied for the most Big Chances Created. 2020 MLS advanced stats leaders | MLSsoccer.com

Atlanta United had one player test positive for COVID-19 Monday and has cancelled in-person activities at its training facility for Tuesday. Atlanta United confirm one positive COVID-19 case, cancel Tuesday activity at training facility | MLSsoccer.com

WoSo

Chicago Red Stars receive full protection from the upcoming expansion draft for their remaining roster. Racing Louisville acquire McCaskill, Nagasato from Chicago Red Stars - All For XI

The league carried out two tournaments amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a new broadcast deal with CBS sparked broad growth. NWSL Grows TV Audience 500% in 2020 - Front Office Sports

Letter to My Younger Self: Demi Stokes reflects on her first game and first experience of racial abuse for Black History Month Letter to My Younger Self: Demi Stokes

USA

Lower-league soccer in the U.S. may not be replacing minor league baseball at the moment so much as providing many of the same community feel the older generations find in going to the minor league baseball game. Is Lower-Division Soccer Replacing Minor League Baseball?

November is election season in the U.S. Soccer world, too. Voting for the U.S. Soccer Athletes’ Council will take place from Nov. 5-18 with 10 positions on the 20-member council up for grabs. Five young players aim for seats on US Soccer Athletes’ Council; Smith Hunter shares her story – Equalizer Soccer

Sergino Dest says he made the jump from Ajax to Barcelona in order to play against the best in the world. USMNT's Sergino Dest - I joined Barcelona to play against the best

World

A campaign in support of natural black hairstyles is a step towards greater understanding, explains one 14-year-old footballer. 'No one with Afro hair should be punished for wearing it naturally'

Manchester City have paid tribute to former academy player Jeremy Wisten following his death at the age of 17. Ex-Man City youth player Jeremy Wisten dies at 17

Real Madrid midfielder Isco has been caught on camera complaining about his limited role in the team under coach Zinedine Zidane. Real Madrids Isco caught on camera criticising Zidane with teammates in Clasico

Premier League fans boycotting pay-per-view games raise almost £300,000 for charity - but the controversial TV scheme is set to continue. Pay-per-view: Premier League fans raise £300,000 as scheme set to continue - BBC Sport

West Bromwich Albion manager Slaven Bilic says the club assured him defender Ahmed Hegazi would not leave. Slaven Bilic: West Brom manager angry over Ahmed Hegazi Al-Ittihad move - BBC Sport

Two AC Milan players - Gianluigi Donnarumma and Jens Petter Hauge - test positive for Covid-19 three days after facing Celtic in the Europa League. Celtic: AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma & Jens Petter Hauge test positive for Covid - BBC Sport

The FA chairman, Greg Clarke, raised the threat of a European breakaway at the start of his development of Project Big Picture with Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United. Greg Clarke raised breakaway threat at start of Project Big Picture talks | Football | The Guardian

The Danish champions – who play Liverpool on Tuesday – have been the poster child for using metrics to gain an advantage, with some techniques in common with their English counterparts. 'What we do isn't rocket science': how Midtjylland started football's data revolution | Football | The Guardian

What’s on TV?

10:55 AM - Lokomotiv Moscow v. Bayern Munich - UEFA Champions League - Galavision, CBS All Access

10:55 AM - Shakhtar Donestk v. Intern Milan - UEFA Champions League - TUDN, UniMas, CBS All Access

1:00 PM - Atletico Madrid v. RB Salzburg - UEFA Champions League - Galavision, CBS All Access

1:00 PM - Borussia M’gladbach v. Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League - TUDN, UniMas, CBS All Access

1:00 PM - Porto FC v. Olympiakos - UEFA Champions League - CBS All Access

1:00 PM - Marseille v. Manchester City - UEFA Champions League - CBS All Access

1:00 PM - Liverpool v. Midtjylland - UEFA Champions League - CBS All Access

1:00 PM - Atalanta v. Ajax - UEFA Champions League - CBS All Access

4:00 PM - Montreal Impact v. Nashville SC - MLS - ESPN+

7:00 PM - Whitecaps FC v. Sounders FC - MLS - JoeTV, Amazon Prime (WA), ESPN+