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Major Link Soccer: Players get creative to stay busy

Improving the USMNT through technology, replays of classic Sounders games.

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Puget Sound

In partnership with JOEtv, the team will re-air four of their favorite games on Saturday evenings over the next month. Sounders FC Classics: relive the best matches in club history |

Did your favorite make the list? Top 100 breweries in Washington by production volume 2019 – Washington Beer Blog


Ryan and Taylor Hollingshead talk about the night he was nearly paralyzed while trying to help a stranger in an ice storm. Blessed, even with a broken neck: How is Ryan Hollingshead still standing? – The Athletic ($)

NWSL / women’s soccer

Several clubs in the FA Women’s Championship fear that the coronavirus pandemic and resultant extension of the football season could leave a large majority of their players out of contract, with some even having to finish the season at other clubs. FA Women’s Championship players facing uncertainty over contracts | The Times ($)

US soccer

As the USWNT suspends play during the coronavirus pandemic, coach Vlatko Andonovski is still weighing his options for the 18-player Olympic roster. The state of the U.S. women's national team on and off the field

What if we ran a club with the sole goal of developing young American stars? Building a better USMNT together using Football Manager 20 -

Oopsies... Christian Pulisic’s first TikTok was a bit of a disaster - We Ain’t Got No History

World soccer

A harsh winter and government push to end midweek sport to drive up post-war productivity put the season in doubt and led to a mid-June finish. The forgotten story of ... English football’s suspension dilemma in 1947 | The Guardian

La Liga hopes to return by the middle of May, but in the meantime it is staging a computer game competition for top-flight clubs. La Liga switches to consoles to keep players busy amid Covid-19 shutdown | The Guardian

Southgate has highlighted the challenge to mental health posed by the coronavirus pandemic and made plain that football is no longer uppermost in his thoughts. 'We must work together': Gareth Southgate's message to England fans | The Guardian

Italian clubs, players and fans have raised millions of euros to support the country’s stretched health system amid the devastating coronavirus outbreak. Serie A clubs, players and fans raise millions of euros to fight coronavirus | The Guardian

Borussia Monchengladbach players will waive part of their salary in an effort to ease fears over the Bundesliga collapsing. Gladbach players partially waive salaries over Bundesliga collapse fears | ESPN

For all the creative ideas to get us through this – Fifa marathons, free Football Manager, James Milner’s Instagram – I will never moan again when Super Sunday is ‘only’ West Ham v Everton. You don’t know what you’ve got as a sports fan till it’s gone | The Guardian

What’s on TV?

Believe it or not, there’s still one game happening tonight — the Grand Final of the W-League season, featuring several OL Reign players, and an overnight A-League game.

9:30 PM: Melbourne City vs. Sydney FC (W-League) — ESPN+

1:30 AM (3/21): Western Sydney Wanderers vs. Sydney FC (A-League) — ESPN+

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