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Major Link Soccer: USMNT says USWNT should earn “triple” the pay

The USMNT firmly is standing behind the USWNT

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Canada v United States: Final - 2020 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images

Yes, the USMNT finally spoke up and the players are backing the USWNT, trading Zimmerman was never in the plans for LAFC, Dallas scored the easiest goal you have ever seen, and Chelsea is after an Ajax winger.


After some time away from women’s soccer, the USL has made another significant step forward in its commitment to that side of the sport. USL hires Angela Hucles to lead potential women’s soccer efforts – The Athletic ($)

“It wasn’t necessarily in our plans, but we always have to evaluate these things,” LAFC EVP & GM John Thorrington LAFC GM John Thorrington explains Walker Zimmerman trade to Nashville SC |

Could Rodolfo Pizarro be heading to Inter Miami CF? The protracted transfer saga has taken another turn. Report: Rodolfo Pizarro could soon be with Inter Miami |

A new season brings a fresh slate of games to MLS fans starved for action through the winter, but some dates on the calendar are more special than others. Your team's top rivalry matchup for the 2020 MLS season | Greg Seltzer |

eMLS has proven itself to be one of the top leagues in the world for FIFA esports. Assessing what makes eMLS the top FIFA league in the world |


She has scored more goals than anybody else in soccer and played more games than any other active player, but retirement isn’t on the immediate horizon for Christine Sinclair. Retirement not on the mind of Canadian soccer great Christine Sinclair | CBC Sports

Of the NWSL’s nine head coaches, eight are men. Six of them are white, British men. Can We Fix the NWSL’s “White”, “British” and “Male” Gridlock? | Backline Soccer


”Yes, the Federation continues to discriminate against the women in their wages and working conditions,” the USMNT players association wrote. Statement about the USWNT 2017-2021 CBA | US Soccer Players

The union representing the players on the USMNT issued a strong statement in support of their counterparts on the women’s team. USSF accused of ‘false narrative’ by men’s union in USWNT CBA dispute

More games to help Andonovski make tough roster cuts. USWNT to face Australia and Brazil in April - Stars and Stripes FC

Christen Press on striving to be the best without losing yourself in the process. Christen Press doesn’t have it all figured out - All For XI


Mauricio Pochettino, who was sacked by Tottenham Hotspur in November, has said that he would “love” to return to the Premier League. Ex-Tottenham boss Pochettino 'would love' Premier League return

Often used against Jewish people as an offensive term, it can now also mean a Tottenham fan, the OED says. Dictionary includes Spurs fans in Yid definition - BBC News

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial has said that he was determined to prove former manager Jose Mourinho wrong during the 2017-18 season. Man United's Martial was determined to prove Mourinho wrong at Old Trafford

Bournemouth have asked the Premier League to investigate comments made by referee Jonathan Moss. Bournemouth ask Premier League for referee investigation

Elections are expected to take place in September or October of 2020. Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas to run for Spanish FA presidency vs Rubiales - Managing Madrid

Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech next summer, with a £38m deal likely to be announced in the coming days. Hakim Ziyech: Chelsea in advanced talks to sign Ajax winger for £38m - BBC Sport

Last July, Adrian was training alone on local pitches in the south of Spain. In August he made his debut for European champions Liverpool. Liverpool's Adrian on Jurgen Klopp, the Anfield dressing room, & landing on your feet - BBC Sport

German club Schalke will use part of a 50,000 euro (£42,139) fine imposed for racist abuse by their fans to fund anti-discrimination workshops. Schalke: German club to fund anti-discrimination workshops with fine for racist abuse - BBC Sport

Coverage of lower-ranked teams is often abundant at the World Cup and then disappears. So what’s happened with Thailand in the 8 months since that historic 13-0 loss to the USWNT? Thailand navigates realities of life after the World Cup — on and off the field | Equalizer Soccer ($)

What’s on TV?

9:30 AM - Go Ahead Eagles v. Utrecht - KNVB Beker - FS1 (This is a quarterfinal between a top division side and a 5th division side.)

11:45 AM - AC Milan v. Juventus - Coppa Italia - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Real Sociedad v. Mirandes - Cope del Rey - ESPN+

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