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FIFA is urging common sense and not sanctioning players

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FIFA might be moving away from yellow cards for a protest during celebration, at least for now, so players donning an undershirt like Jadon Sancho did and remove their jersey will not see a card. Players continue to speak out across the world. Leagues are looking to return.

Seattle

Budding Malawian soccer standout Lughano Nyondo was planning to visit friend and OL Reign Academy player Ruby Settle for two weeks in March, but that has turned into 2+ months due to the coronavirus shutdown. For teen soccer star from Malawi, getting stuck in Seattle amid coronavirus pandemic has silver lining | The Seattle Times

The guys chat with Dave Clark, YES THE DAVE CLARK WE LOVE. The Grit City Podcast: Dave Clark - We R Tacoma

Learn about youth sports and protecting health during COVID-19. Considerations for Youth Sports | CDC

It started with an email from OL Reign Associate General Manager Brynn Sebring to Montana Department of Athletics officials on Tuesday. Reign land in Missoula - University of Montana Athletics

WoSo

“We’re going to use the full breadth of our reach,” says CBS. NWSL sees CBS, Twitch deals as ‘monumental leap forward’ for women’s pro soccer – The Athletic ($)

Arsenal Women’s captain Kim Little says she has taken a step away from football during the coronavirus pandemic. Arsenal Women's Kim Little making most of life outside football during unexpected break due to coronavirus pandemic | Islington Gazette

The Houston Dash’s secondary jersey this season will feature a retro-inspired design. Houston Dash jerseys a salute to Oilers' Luv Ya Blue era

USL

Hugh Roberts of the Charlotte Independence asks why should he stick to sports? He doesn’t and he explains why in a great piece. From the Pitch - Justice

World

FIFA has urged competition organizers to apply “common sense” and consider not sanctioning players demanding justice for George Floyd. Players demanding justice for George Floyd should not attract regular sanctions - FIFA

The chairman of Kick It Out has urged every Premier League player to protest against the killing of George Floyd by police by taking a knee when the season resumes. Kick It Out urges all players to take knee over George Floyd and no FA sanctions | Football | The Guardian

We knew Serie A was going to start up later this month. Now we know what the schedule will look like. OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: Serie A releases its new-look fixture list - Black & White & Read All Over

Optional atmosphere of sorts. Real Premier League broadcast to include fake crowd noise from FIFA 20 - We Ain't Got No History

Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez is being a big tease and the midfielder’s cryptic messages have got Manchester United fans very excited. Saul Niguez: Atletico Madrid midfielder teasing Twitter with ‘new club’ announcement - BBC Sport

Danish club FC Midtjylland turn their stadium car parks into a drive-in for fans for their first game back, but lose 1-0 to AC Horsens. FC Midtjylland provide drive-in for return game against AC Horsens - BBC Sport

Former Brazil striker Fred is leaving Cruzeiro to return to his previous team Fluminense and said he’d travel to his new team by bicycle. Former Brazil striker Fred cycling 600 km to rejoin Fluminense

The Spanish government will still have to give the green light, according to El País. La Liga considering 30% capacity in stadiums from September - Managing Madrid