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Major Link Soccer: Premier League hopes to resume by June 7

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A lot still needs to happen in the next two months for that to be a reality.

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Seattle

The charities that serve Tacoma’s needs aren’t shutting down, just shifting they ways they help #KickCovid. Tacoma’s Charities Lend Helping Hand, From A Distance - We R Tacoma

Wear the R while you farm those turnips in Animal Crossing: New HorizonsThis Is R Island: . Animal Crossing x Rainiers - We R Tacoma

Not able to raise a cold one at the park together, we’re finding new ways to enjoy a beer, or wine, or a cocktail. Sometimes all three. R Staff Picks: Adult Beverages - We R Tacoma

Howard Schultz joins forces with major Seattle chefs and nonprofits for The Plate Fund, which will provide one-time payments to workers in King County. The Plate Fund Gives $500 Immediate Payments to Laid Off King County Restaurant Workers - Eater Seattle

MLS/USL

The league has overcome crisis before, including a 2002 contraction that folded the Tampa Bay Mutiny. But it hasn’t faced anything like this. MLS 25th anniversary remains quiet milestone amid coronavirus

Jake Barford runs through the MLS Week 6 slate and how games could have finished if they weren’t suspended on account of COVID-19. Week 6 simulated on FIFA 20: Here's how MLS games could have finished | MLSsoccer.com

Atencio is undefeated in his four games over two matchdays.. USL eCup: Rocket League Edition – Matchday 4

Yes, that’s Josh Atencio’s 4 second goal. USL eCup Fans’ Choice Goal of the Week – Week 1

NWSL/Women’s Soccer

Two-time U.S. Olympic soccer player Carli Lloyd talks to Allure about the news that the summer Olympics in Tokyo would be postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19. Soccer Player Carli Lloyd on Tokyo Olympics Postponement Due to COVID-19 | Allure

Training moratorium extended through May 5. NWSL targeting late-June season start - Hot Time In Old Town

World

According to an indictment that federal prosecutors unsealed Monday, one former FIFA executive allegedly received $5 million to vote to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia. FIFA executives were offered millions to award World Cups to Russia, Qatar, prosecutors say - The Washington Post

Football across Europe remains suspended. UEFA president Aleksandar Ceferin says the Champions League must finish by August 3 - Barca Blaugranes

Liverpool will win the Premier League title. The only question is how and when it becomes official. UEFA President Says “No Way Liverpool End up Without the Title” - The Liverpool Offside

Manchester City Chief’s Mum Falls Victim To Killer Virus. Pep Guardiola Loses Mother to Coronavirus - Bitter and Blue

The Premier League is hopeful to resume play the first week of June. Premier League given ‘tentative green light’ to resume in June - We Ain't Got No History

West Ham have come up with a plan to tackle the financial problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. West Ham plan £30m rights issue to cover revenue shortcomings | Football | The Guardian

The SPFL “would have a case” to keep European placings if the Scottish campaign was called off, says former compliance officer Tony McGlennan. SPFL could challenge Uefa on Euro placings - Tony McGlennan - BBC Sport

The summer transfer window will be moved and expiring contracts extended under proposals agreed by football’s major stakeholders. Summer transfer window set to move & player contracts ending 30 June set to be extended - BBC Sport

England men’s manager Gareth Southgate and women’s boss Phil Neville are to take a 30% pay cut to their salaries as two of the FA’s highest earning employees. England managers Gareth Southgate and Phil Neville to take 30% pay cut - BBC Sport

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has said he wants the Premier League season to be scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Manchester United’s Luke Shaw wants Premier League season scrapped

Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min will complete mandatory military service in South Korea with the Premier League suspended due to the coronavirus..Tottenham's Son to complete military service in South Korea

Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o and Demba Ba slam “racist and contemptuous” comments from French doctors on testing coronavirus vaccine in Africa. "Africa Isn't A Testing Lab" - Drogba, Eto'o Slam Doctor Comments