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Major Link Soccer: Premier League’s Project Restart is pushing forward

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The EPL hopes to be back in session, like the Bundesliga, soon.

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The Bundesliga came back and finished it first set of matches yesterday, the Premier League hopes to be back soon, a Korean side used “premium mannequins” to fill seats, and much more.

Seattle

On May 18, 2019, Justin Dhillon scores the Fastest Goal in USL History. We R Tacoma. Tacoma Defiance. Justin Dhillon Scores Fastest Goal in USL History - We R Tacoma

MLS

High-level soccer officially returned Saturday when Bundesliga games got underway for Matchday 26. Bundesliga: How MLS, United States national team exports fared as games returned | MLSsoccer.com

Matthew Doyle’s latest column explores each MLS team’s best bet for this year’s 22 Under 22 list. Armchair Analyst: The best 22 Under 22 contender on each MLS team | MLSsoccer.com

The union’s offer exceeds $100 million, and sources say it includes salary reductions, salary deferrals and a significant reduction of bonuses. MLS players' union proposal offers $100M in economic relief

World

The show would make fun of Chadwick’s appearance as he was breaking through at United and, 20 years on, the now 39-year-old has spoken about the effect the mocking had on him. Nick Hancock says he is ‘appalled’ at himself for mocking Luke Chadwick | Football | The Guardian

In the latest Off Script, and as we mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, Craig Bellamy opens up on his battle with depression, and how his demeanour was shaped from childhood. Off Script: Bellamy’s battle with depression | Football News | Sky Sports

Chelsea winger arrested on Sunday morning. Hudson-Odoi questioned by Police, released on bail after rape accusation - We Ain’t Got No History

Clubs can expect surprise inspections during training as they prepare for the resumption of the Premier League under new safety guidelines. Project Restart: Premier League plan surprise inspections during training - BBC Sport

The Football Association says it is “continuing to consult” with clubs on the “possibility of terminating” the WSL season. Women's Super League: FA 'continuing to consult' clubs over terminating season - BBC Sport

As the Premier League contemplates a few rule changes on its potential return, BBC Sport looks back on some of the best playground rules. Playground football: Which rules would make Premier League better? - BBC Sport

A company that produces sex toys gave the club 30 mannequins to fill some of their empty seats. This is just great, seriously just great. Coronavirus football: FC Seoul apologises for 'sex dolls' in stands - BBC News

The top flight will be allowed to restart in June despite concerns over whether it will be safe for players, officials and stadium staff. Premier League will be allowed to ride shotgun into unknown frontier | Football | The Guardian

The Premier League has confirmed that fans may not be able to return to matches for a year, even if Project Restart is successful. Premier League admits fans may not be allowed to return for a year | Football | The Guardian

Saturday’s resumption of play in Germany was markedly different from what we’re used to, but it was still wonderful to have soccer back.Bundesliga return looked different but felt great PLUS - Haaland dazzles for Dortmund, Bayern dominate, Emery opens up about Arsenal

Liverpool could be in danger of not having a trophy presentation should they clinch the Premier League title once the league resumes. Liverpool may not get Premier League trophy presentation after winning title - Masters

A trio of Mexican second division clubs are taking the country’s football federation to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over pro/rel. Ascenso MX clubs take Mexican federation to sports court over pro rel issue