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Major Link Soccer: Euro 2020 and Copa America pushed to 2021

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The continental tournaments are moving back a year with coronavirus impacting this summer’s hosting abilities.

General Views of Wembley Stadium As Euro 2020 Is Postponed Until 2021 Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

US Soccer’s new president pushes new argues in the USWNT case and disavows the old ones, a lot of news on COVID-19, Cesc Fabregas gave his keeper a “new” Range Rover, and much more.

Seattle

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood breakdown of which places are making adjustments. Seattle Restaurants Expanding Delivery and Takeout Due to Coronavirus Measures - Eater Seattle

MLS

Take a virtual tour of the world through these soccer programs. Soccer documentaries: What to watch and what to skip - Angels on Parade

The refs, like the players, worked through preseason to fine tune their match sharpness, as well as peak physically for opening day after individually passing the FIFA-mandated fitness test, which includes 10 laps on an Olympic track of 75-meter sprints followed by 25-meter recoveries. How PRO is helping referees through suspension of MLS play | MLSsoccer.com

Just over one month after mayor John Cooper and lead owner John Ingram agreed upon a revised deal, Nashville SC began demolition. Nashville SC begin demolition at fairgrounds site for soccer-specific stadium | MLSsoccer.com

NWSL

MN United FC opened one of the most revered soccer venues in North America. But there hasn’t even been a whisper of NWSL expansion chatter in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. In order to kickstart the conversation, I present my free plan for bringing NWSL to Minn. A free plan for bringing the NWSL to Minnesota - Equal Time Soccer

USA

As a different set of lawyers took over for the U.S. Soccer Federation, new USSF President Cindy Parlow Cone disavowed papers submitted by the previous attorneys against the women’s national team. Parlow Cone says US Soccer argument vs women was mistake

The latest USSF and USWNT legal filings still aren’t all rainbows and flowers, though. New USSF president Cindy Parlow Cone tries to get equal pay lawsuit back on track - Stars and Stripes FC

Should the USWNT’s gender discrimination case vs. U.S. Soccer go to trial, the use of expert testimony could prove vital. USWNT disputes US Soccer's expert witnesses in equal pay case - Sports Illustrated

World

The competitions will take place in June and July next year. Euro 2020 and Copa América postponed due to coronavirus crisis - SBNation.com

UEFA made the right decision with delaying Euro 2020 until next summer, but their toughest challenges around concluding club competitions remain. UEFA postpones Euros, but Champions League and Europa League rescheduling could prove impossible

The Season Could End With 1⁄4 of Games Left to Play. Here’s How We Fix That! Ending the Season: How Should the DFL & DFB Finish the Bundesliga Season? - Fear The Wall

Amidst this global nightmare, John Oliver takes 30 seconds to lament Liverpool’s bad luck. Liverpool Super Fan John Oliver Says What We’re All Thinking - The Liverpool Offside

Barnet FC have placed all non-playing staff on notice for redundancy as they consider the impact the coronavirus is going to have on football. English fifth-tier side Barnet FC laying off all non-playing staff over coronavirus

Belgian international defender Thomas Meunier has agreed to join Borussia Dortmund next season, sources have told ESPN. Thomas Meunier to leave PSG for Dortmund in summer - sources

The suspension of Liga MX due to the coronavirus could mean a financial loss to the Mexican economy of $700m per week, according to a report. Liga MX coronavirus suspension could cost Mexican economy $700 million each week - report

Rangers chairman Dave King says he has no plans to sell his Ibrox shares but has confirmed plans for a share issue. Rangers: Dave King has no plan to sell shares - BBC Sport

Anthony Burke, 41, is accused of making racist gestures at Brazilian midfielder Fred during a match. Man City fan charged over racist abuse at Manchester derby - BBC News

The football industry could ‘turn ugly quickly’ as it deals with coronavirus, says Fifpro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffman. Coronavirus: Football industry 'could turn ugly quickly', says Fifpro general secretary - BBC Sport

A second Juventus player has tested positive for COVID-19. Blaise Matuidi tests positive for COVID-19, Juventus announce - Black & White & Read All Over

Cesc Fabregas bought Willy Caballero a Range Rover... but it wasn’t quite the new car Caballero was hoping for. Cesc Fabregas: Monaco and ex-Chelsea star shares hilarious bet with Willy Caballero - BBC Sport

The head of Japan soccer, who is also the vice-chairman of the Japan Olympic Committee, has tested positive for the coronavirus and apologized for possibly infecting others. Japan soccer chief gets coronavirus after Europe, US trip | Associated Press

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