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Major Link Soccer: Tom King sets Guinness World Record for longest goal scored in a competitive match

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King’s 105-yard (96.01-metre) shot helped Newport County draw 1-1 with Cheltenham Town on Wednesday in League Two.

Newport County v Brighton And Hove Albion - FA Cup Third Round Photo by Athena Pictures/Getty Images

Seattle

Tacoma Defiance’s season will start at some point between April 24th and May 15th. USL Championship Announces 2021 Season Format

Washington Huskies produce two CBs in top 11 of the draft. Bartlow, Kleemann Drafted In MLS SuperDraft - University of Washington Athletics

MLS

To the surprise of some, Austin FC took Virginia Tech midfielder Daniel Pereira, who will forever go down in MLS history as one of the No. 1s. He isn’t worried. Daniel Pereira admits he was surprised to be No. 1 SuperDraft pick by Austin FC

Los Angeles Football Club have permanently acquired center back Jesus David Murillo from Deportivo Independiente Medellin. Murillo was on loan with LAFC in 2020. LAFC complete permanent signing of Jesus David Murillo

The true winners (or success) of the MLS SuperDraft 2021 presented by adidas won’t be known until a ball is kicked. And at this stage in the draft’s development, in a year’s time, a draft class can be judged by how many players remain on a roster. MLS SuperDraft 2021 Grades: Rating every team’s picks

Do you see any of your favorite players on this list? All-time MLS SuperDraft Best XI

NWSL/WoSo

Kneeling for the anthem is not a meaningless gesture, and neither is standing. When is standing for the US anthem still a problem? - All For XI

USA/USL

Student: Jonathan Abraham, Brotherly Game, “How Rejection Paved Carli Lloyd’s Road to Stardom”. United Soccer Coaches Announces Annual Media Contest Award Recipients | United Soccer Coaches

The U.S. U-23 team is currently holding its first full camp in nearly 10 months after COVID postponed that qualifying tournament. ASN article: As Olympic qualifying approaches, what could the U-23 roster look like?

World

FIFA has said players who feature in any breakaway European Super League would be banned from playing in FIFA competitions. Breakaway 'Super League' players would be banned from World Cup - FIFA

Newport County goalkeeper Tom King has broken the Guinness World Record for longest goal scored in a competitive football match. Newport County keeper breaks Guinness world record for longest goal

West Ham United forward Michail Antonio has said he had to get car insurance through a specialist company who charged him $27,000 (£20,000) following his Christmas Day crash in 2019. It's snow-joke: West Ham star Antonio's $27k insurance bill after Christmas Day car crash

Gareth Bale’s 21 goals and nine assists in the 2012/13 Premier League season join his 19 and 11 in 2015 La Liga as his top league seasons. Spurs chairman reportedly met with Real Madrid about Gareth Bale

Fans and politicians alike have made Mesut Ozil’s arrival “home” to join Fenerbahce a sporting and political spectacle. Mesut Ozil: How the politicised playmaker is already causing a stir in Turkey | Middle East Eye

The biggest promotional event of the EA Sports FIFA gaming calendar kicks off today. FIFA 21 Team of the Year: Nominated players and what to expect from gaming event - CBSSports.com