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Current Newcastle player and former Seattle Sounder has said he’d like to return to his hometown club one day.

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As the Bundesliga grows ever closer to being the first soccer league to resume play, all eyes turn towards them to see what can be learned from the German league’s approach. Elsewhere, potential restarts are pushed back as health officials caution against sporting events. Still, the rumor mill is a-grindin’, with Americans mostly being reportedly pursued by German teams. DeAndre Yedlin is one of those Americans, but he’s said he wants to someday return to play for the Seattle Sounders again.

Seattle/Tacoma

Jordan Morris talked to ESPN about his experience as someone with Type 1 Diabetes dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Seattle Sounders' Jordan Morris is managing his diabetes in the face of the coronavirus pandemic

Hope Solo’s family has been in the NICU during the COVID-19 crisis. Hope Solo announces birth of twins, thanks health care workers

And 100 percent of tips from apps like Grubhub must go to delivery drivers. Seattle Issues Order to Cap Delivery App Fees for Restaurants at 15 Percent - Eater Seattle

If all goes to plan, US men’s national team outside back DeAndre Yedlin would wrap up his playing career where it all began. DeAndre Yedlin: "100 percent" my plan to return to the Seattle Sounders someday | MLSsoccer.com

MLS/USL

Youngster chats about his journey in exclusive. Interview: Orange County SC’s Cammy Palmer on Rangers FC, growth as pro - Angels on Parade

Unlike major leagues with billionaire owners and lucrative TV deals, USL, NPSL and NISA are hit in a profoundly different way by the coronavirus pandemic. The Varying Degrees of Coronavirus's Impact on U.S. Soccer's Lower Club Tiers | Sports Illustrated

I’d watch the Tampa Bay Mutiny version of “The Last Dance.” Five MLS teams deserving of “The Last Dance” treatment | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.co

No LAFC home games until 2021, apparently. Los Angeles mayor says no concerts or sporting events until 2021 | KRON4

The importance of the college game in the American soccer ecosystem may have waned as players turn pro younger and younger out of MLS and USL academies, but the college game being in jeopardy does no one any good. Men’s college soccer finds itself in a strange, fragile spot | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.com

Ryan Raposo’s path to MLS was long and painful. Se Deus quiser: The underdog story of Ryan Raposo | Vancouver Whitecaps FC

NWSL/WoSo

An Athletic investigation reveals several areas in which the Liverpool women’s team have been left behind compared to the men... Liverpool FC Women. Second-class citizens – The Athletic

With Phil Neville to leave as England’s head coach in 2021, BBC Sport take a look at his potential successors and who you think will replace him. England women: Who could replace Phil Neville as Lionesses coach? - BBC Sport

It seems like it would be best for just about everyone if Neville and the England Women’s National Team parted ways sooner rather than later. Phil Neville, England and the long goodbye – The Athletic

Maybe England could consider a woman? Or at least not a straight white dude. The FA are looking for a suitable England manager...again - All For XI

USA

Three potential US internationals make the list. NxGn 2020: The 50 best wonderkids in football | Sporting News Canada

Germany seems like it could potentially be a good destination for both players. Report: DeAndre Yedlin, Reggie Cannon receiving Bundesliga interest - Stars and Stripes F

World

Each member association will receive an additional $500,000 to help mitigate the financial impacts of the pandemic. FIFA starts financial support to member associations in response to COVID-19 impact - FIFA.com

Plans are being put in place for football to return La Liga to be played behind closed doors until 2021 - report - Barca Blaugranes

The 2019-20 season in the Netherlands has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, with Ajax denied the league title. Coronavirus sees 2019-20 Dutch season cancelled with Ajax denied title

Germany’s Bundesliga may be the first European league to resume its suspended season and is taking careful steps with safety in mind. The soccer world watches the Bundesliga | US Soccer Players

Leagues One and Two could be decided by the top eight sides from each division taking part in a mini-tournament to decide who is promoted. Coronavirus: Leagues One and Two considering contingency plans if season cannot be finished | Football News | Sky Sports

It remains to be seen if Rangers actually have receipts, or if it’s just a bunch of scraps of paper with “1 donut, $1, I guess?” Rangers: Club intend to provide evidence supporting inquiry ahead of SPFL meeting - BBC Sport

It sounds like Spain won’t be playing again until the Summer, which really isn’t that far away at this point. Spanish season unlikely to resume before summer, says health minister - Reuters

Jordan Antonio Brown’s career has taken him all around Europe, but now that he’s landed with FC Cavalry of the Canadian Premier League he’s hoping for some smoother sailing. Jordan Antonio Brown: Ex-West Ham man making waves in Canada

Culture

According to data from Wizards of the Coast, 2019 was the best year in history for their legendary tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons. 2019 Was Dungeons & Dragons' Best Year In 46 Year History