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Major Link Soccer: Frank de Boer replaces Ronald Koeman at the Dutch National Team.

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With Koeman heading to Barcelona, the former Atlanta United boss is heading up the Netherlands side.

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Drown your sorrows from last night’s game in soccer news from across the US and the gloe from yesterday, including could a Sounder finally win MVP? How is NIKE is screwing up in Australia? What team is Ryan Reynolds trying to buy? And much much more

Seattle

OL Reign midfielder Quinn talks about their journey, activism, and goal of elevating more trans voices. Quinn on Coming Out as Trans and “Moving the Needle Forward” | The Victory Press

Quinn, a defender for Canada’s women’s football team, came out as transgender earlier this month. Quinn: Canada’s transgender footballer on being ‘visible’ and playing at the Olympics - BBC Sport

Find out why the soccer star is one of the most influential people of 2020, according to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Megan Rapinoe Is on the 2020 TIME 100 List | TIME

Jess Fishlock says it was ‘hard to take’ not being awarded two possible penalties in Wales’ 1-0 defeat to Norway. Jess Fishlock: Wales midfielder disappointed by no penalty award - BBC Sport

Even amid a season like no other, with a variety of external factors impacting life on the field, and with recent high-flyers LAFC and Atlanta United struggling, the Sounders are still relentlessly marching on. Why Seattle Sounders continue to have sustained success, even in this most unpredictable of seasons | MLSsoccer.com

MLS

It’s set for Sunday, November 1, the final marks the league’s first appearance on ESPN. USL Championship Final to Air on ESPN and ESPN Deportes

The Week 12 match between Nashville SC and D.C. United on Wednesday night will see referee Tori Penso officiate her first match as an MLS head referee. Tori Penso to become first female head referee for an MLS game in 20 years | MLSsoccer.com

Even with all the wild portions of 2020, someone still has to be named the Landon Donovan MLS MVP. Ranking 2020 Landon Donovan MLS MVP contenders by tier | Andrew Wiebe | MLSsoccer.com

Back healthy and scoring again, Aron Johannsson hopes to draw attention back with the US men’s national team. Hammarby's Aron Johannsson eyes future MLS move, US men's national team return | MLSsoccer.com

Charlotte FC president Tom Glick said the 2022 MLS expansion side have already received more than 30,000 season-ticket deposits, outpacing Atlanta United. Charlotte FC say they're outpacing Atlanta United with over 30,000 season ticket deposits | MLSsoccer.com

Former Atlanta United boss Frank de Boer has been named as Netherlands manager following Ronald Koeman’s departure to Barcelona. Ex-Atlanta boss De Boer replaces Barcelona's Koeman as Netherlands manager

After being benched, left home and discounted, striker Fredy Montero has had a hand in all of the Whitecaps last six goals. J.J. Adams: Montero says playoffs would be Caps’ payoff in weirdest year of MLS | The Province

NWSL

The second-year head coach had his contract option exercised for the 2021 season, after coronavirus threw a wrench in his vision for the Pride’s 2020 season. Orlando Pride exercise option to retain Marc Skinner through 2021 season – Equalizer Soccer

USA

Wealthy Americans are placing their bets on European soccer. Rich Americans Plow Fortunes Into European Soccer Bargains - Bloomberg

The All Whites are eyeing a blockbuster finish to 2020, with friendlies against world No 4 England and the United States in the pipeline for the November international window. All Whites eyeing blockbuster finish to 2020 with England friendly in their sights | Stuff.co.nz

Zack Steffen is set to make his City debut, ahead of the game the goalkeeper says he will continue to make a stand against racism. USMNT, Man City goalkeeper Steffen calls for more action against racism

World

Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds believed to be involved in a takeover bid of National League side, the club confirms. Ryan Reynolds: Hollywood star in Wrexham takeover bid - BBC Sport

The Hungarian government insists it is “safe” for fans to attend Thursday’s Super Cup between Bayern Munich and Sevilla despite opposition saying they will be “experimental rabbits”. Super Cup: Bayern Munich v Sevilla will see return of fans - BBC Sport

It comes after the football team’s new away kit was revealed last week, but without women’s sizes. Nike to make Australia away football kit in female sizes 'by 2021' - BBC News

The Premier League is to end 8.15pm, 12:15pm PT, kick-offs in order to allow fans to comply with new pub curfew laws. Premier League scraps 8.15pm kick-offs with pubs forced to close at 10pm | Premier League | The Guardian

What’s on TV?

11:00 AM - Skendija 79 v. Tottenham - UEFA Europa League - B/R Live

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11:45 AM - Lincoln City v. Liverpool - Carabao Cup - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Manchester City v. AFC Bournemouth - Carabao Cup - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Bayern Munich v. Sevilla - UEFA Super Cup - CBS Sports Network, TUDN

1:00 PM - Citadel vs Pittsburgh - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Alebrijes de Oaxaca vs Atlético Morelia - Liga de Expansion MX - TUDN

4:00 PM - Georgia Southern vs Mercer - NCAA Women’s Soccer - ESPN+

7:00 PM - Portland Timbers II vs Tacoma Defiance - USL Championship - ESPN+

7:00 PM - Pachuca v. Toluca - Liga MX - TUDN