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Major Link Soccer: Luis Suarez has an MLS offer.

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Unclear who it is from but Seattle and Miami both make some sense per the rumor.

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A bunch of random transfer rumors, an update on the USWNT lawsuit, COVID issues in the USL, and Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha talking about racism and social media.

MLS/USL

Could Atlanta United and Club Tijuana do yet another transfer deal? Report: Erick “Cubo” Torres weighing transfer to Atlanta United - Dirty South Soccer

Silly season is lit. Jonathan Gonzalez hints at Monterrey exit; next stop Atlanta United? - Dirty South Soccer

The Barcelona striker wants to stay. Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has offer from MLS club - report - Barca Blaugranes

Looks like Nico’s pressure only got him halfway here. Luis Suárez has an offer from the MLS

The game was postponed due to positive test(s), unclear if it is just one or more and if it is both teams or not. USL Championship Postpones Galaxy II vs. SD Loyal

Game called roughly 30 minutes before kickoff. Sacramento Republic’s game postponed due to coronavirus tests elsewhere - Indomitable City Soccer

Sac Republic FC is committed to developing its youth soccer talent within the club’s soccer academy. Since the academy’s inception in 2015, 3 players have signed first team professional contracts with the club. Sac Republic’s academy program develops young players | The Sacramento Bee

At the start of 2020, Charlie Lyon nearly gave up on professional soccer. Now he’s back in the sport, serving as the pool goalkeeper at MLS is Back. Charlie Lyon's life as MLS pool goalkeeper has him swimming in the deep end of the Orlando bubble

No this is not real but it is funny and worth it. Don Garber Recovering From Collapse After Thinking Of Possible Orlando/Cincinnati Final — The Nutmeg News

WoSo

If you can’t parade past crowds of people to celebrate your victory, let the people parade past you. Houston Dash to celebrate championship win with drive-by parade Thursday | Click2Houston

As the new Girls Academy prepares to start its inaugural season next month, the league has finalized its membership and conferences. Girls Academy approaches kickoff of inaugural season with 69 member clubs - SoccerWire

If U.S. women’s soccer players want a jury trial on their claim of discriminatory working conditions, they must wait until next year. USWNT told to wait until 2021 for jury trial due to coronavirus

USA

Former UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo pleaded guilty Monday for his role in the college admissions scandal, the US Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts said. Former UCLA soccer coach Jorge Salcedo pleads guilty in college admissions scandal - CNN

World

Bayern Munich play Chelsea on Aug. 8 and Jerome Boateng hopes they can use their platform to send more anti-racism support to the watching world. Champions League the perfect platform for anti-racism message - Bayern Munich's Boateng

A group of club members says it is fed up with the current administration. Barcelona members set to launch vote of no confidence against president Bartomeu - Barca Blaugranes

Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha admits he is “scared” to check his social media accounts because of racial abuse. Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace forward 'scared' to check social media accounts because of abuse - BBC Sport

BBC Sport takes a dive into some of the more obscure stats from an English top-flight campaign like no other. Premier League: The best stats from the strangest season - BBC Sport

The academic and former Athletic Bilbao head of talent ID Ignacio Palacios-Huerta explains why the issue is not as simple as it appears. Football's five substitutes rule doesn't benefit the big clubs – and here's why | Ignacio Palacios-Huerta | Football | The Guardian

UK football fans to return for first time since lockdown at the Irish Cup final | Football | The Guardian. UK football fans to return for first time since lockdown at the Irish Cup final | Football | The Guardian

Without supporters, Saturday’s FA Cup final will likely be the worst of all time. Never before have fans held such influence. Imagine if fans wielded their power by staying away when grounds reopen | Barry Glendenning | Football | The Guardian

Saudi Arabia appeals against WTO ruling in twist to Newcastle takeover bid. Saudi Arabia appeals against WTO ruling in twist to Newcastle takeover bid | Newcastle United | The Guardian

Brentford beat Swansea City in the EFL Championship playoff semifinals to reach the final at Wembley, as they said farewell to their 116-year home at Griffin Park in style. Brentford beat Swansea, reach Championship playoff final

What’s on TV?

11:45 AM - Fulham v. Cardiff City - EFL Championship Promotion Semifinal - ESPN+

5:00 PM - Philadelphia Union v. Sporting KC - MLS is Back Quarterfinal - ESPN