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Neymar hit a player after a racial slur was reported used, now the league is investigating the purported racist act that led to the hit.

Paris Saint-Germain v Olympique Marseille - Ligue 1 Photo by Mehdi Taamallah/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Liga MX teams used to loan players to each other just to have an all-star team to compete in Copa Libertadores, should the Premier League be saving the English Football League and its clubs, and Austin FC has a head commentator now.

Seattle

Olympic Soccer Center opens its doors for Tacoma’s women’s professional soccer team. OL Reign soccer team training in Bremerton

The 1990 Cascade alum was an All-American soccer player in high school and in college at UCLA. County Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Sean Henderson | HeraldNet.com

Minor, Barry, and Kingston are former Sounders Academy players. Grant Balcer’s famous sister was the NWSL Rookie of the Year with Reign FC in 2019. Seattle University men's soccer announces group of 11 newcomers - SoccerWire

The special pop-up features Jordan’s take on the iconic chain’s menu, while Dick’s plans its first food truck this fall. Edouardo Jordan Plans Pop-up at Dick’s Drive-In for October - Eater Seattle

“We have this fixture list, and it’s just about adapting. It will be good to get in a rhythm of work. All the other teams are in similar situations. We adapt and get on with it.” - Coach Chris Little. Defiance Can Display Tacoma’s Soul to End 2020 - We R Tacoma

MLS/USL

Several MLS clubs on the West Coast have been affected by the dozens of horrendous wildfires burning across more than four million acres, blanketing much of the region in smoke that has reached hazardous levels in many areas. How wildfire smoke is taking a toll on West Coast teams in MLS | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.com

The long-time soccer commentator will start a new chapter next year. Adrian Healey Named Executive Director of Broadcast and Content | Austin FC

USA

Dan McNeil of Chicago’s 670 The Score was fired after a tweet criticizing the attire of ESPN analyst Maria Taylor. Dan McNeil fired for misogynistic comments on Maria Taylor's attire - Sports Illustrated

Swiss bank FIFA: Bank linked to corruption by former FIFA officials in talks with U.S. authorities about paying a settlement of at least $10 million. Swiss bank FIFA: Talks over payment of at least $10 million to U.S.

After an issue with his work visa, it is unclear when and where Cappis will be able to play. ASN article: After a promising start to 2020, Olympic hopeful Cappis now stuck in limbo

World

As if the rampant human rights abuses of the past few years weren’t enough, the latest HRW report tells of an economy that runs on the labor extorted from duped economic immigrants. 2022 FIFA World Cup: Why is Qatar still hosting?

There used to be a real lore surrounding Liga MX clubs competing in the Copa Libertadores. Remembering Liga MX’s unique player loan practice in the Copa Libertadores - FMF State Of Mind

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar is banned for two games after being sent off against Marseille - but French football authorities will investigate his accusation of racial abuse. Neymar receives two-match ban as French league investigate claim he was racially abused - BBC Sport

The club owed nearly £190,000 in tax to HMRC, having been relegated to the National League at the end last season. Macclesfield face extinction after being wound up with debts of over £500,000 | Football | The Guardian

The Football League says time is running out to save clubs from bankruptcy as the financial hit of crowdless matches continues to bite. Football League rings alarm for Premier League to help save clubs from ruin | Football | The Guardian

Football across the world lost £11.1bn during the coronavirus crisis, analysis conducted by Fifa suggests, with 150 of its 211 member associations applying for emergency grants. 'It’s a huge number': Fifa believes football has lost £11.1bn to Covid | Football | The Guardian

Glittering playing careers give former stars clout as they transition to management, and many are finding success as the game’s progressive coaches. Pirlo at Juve, Lampard at Chelsea, Arteta at Arsenal: Why so many top clubs are going with former stars

What’s on TV?

7:00 AM - Teuta Durres v. Granada - UEFA Europa League - B/R Live

9:00 AM - Lokomotiv Plovdiv v. Tottenham - UEFA Europa League - B/R Live

9:00 AM - Juarez v. Monterrey - Liga MX Femenil - TUDN

11:00 AM - Kukesi v. Wolfsburg - UEFA Europa League - B/R Live

11:45 AM - Osijek v. FC Basel - UEFA Europa League - B/R Live

11:45 AM - Brighton & Hove Albion v. Portsmouth - Carabao Cup - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Citadel v. Mercer - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

2:00 PM - Appalachian State v. Georgia State - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

3:00 PM - Duke v. Virginia - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

3:00 PM - Botafogo v. Vasco de Gama - Copa do Brasil - FS2

4:00 PM - North Carolina v. Wake Forest - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Clemson v. Virginia Tech - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Miami v. Louisville - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Pittsburgh v. Syracuse - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Univ. of Kentucky v. Norte Dame - NCAA Men’s Soccer - ESPN+

5:00 PM - Tigres UANL v. Atletico San Luis - Liga MX Femenil - TUDN

5:00 PM - Florida State v. Norte Dame -NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

7:00 PM - Tampico Madero v. Atletico Morelia - Liga de Expansion MX - TUDN