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Major Link Soccer: Jordan Morris is ready to spread his wings with Swansea City

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A loan to the Championship is just the first step in Morris’s long awaited European adventure.

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Jordan Morris is really going to be playing for Swansea City. Back home we’re working on figuring out how to get people vaccinated, and one US national team has flexed their muscles while another hopes to be able to do the same when the USMNT faces Trinidad and Tobago. Oh, and there’s a bunch of Liga MX Femenil games on today, you should watch one.

Seattle/Tacoma

Two free drive-thru clinics on January 28 and 29 in Pierce County. Two public vaccination events increase access to COVID-19 vaccine in Pierce County | Health Department News | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

What you need to know about getting the COVID-19 vaccine in King County. Getting vaccinated in King County - King County

I’ve got to agree with Steve, a very smart soccer man. Why Swansea City is the right move at the right time for Jordan Morris | Steve Zakuani | MLSsoccer.com

You read this website, so you surely already know, but Jordan Morris is taking the next step in his career. Seattle's own Jordan Morris embarks on the next chapter of his soccer journey | Seattle Sounders FC

MLS/USL

A tribute for an Atlanta icon. Atlanta United, Atlanta Falcons honor Hank Aaron by retiring No. 44 for 2021 seasons - Dirty South Soccer

The Montreal Foot Club is, apparently, a part of a movement. Montreal’s Major League Soccer Rebrand Aims To ‘Build A Movement’

Torres has a new club. Former Seattle Sounders center back Roman Torres signs with Costa Rica's Cartagines | MLSsoccer.com

Cincinnati are apparently ready to splash serious cash, but one player won’t fix an embarrassingly bad team. MLS Side FC Cincinnati To Offer Inter Target Papu Gomez Around €10M A Year, Italian Media Reports

Atlanta’s continuing their approach of throwing darts at a board covered with South American players’ names. Report: Atlanta United has signed midfielder Franco Ibarra from Argentinos Juniors - Dirty South Soccer

16 organizations have already received $1000 grants through this initiative, with potential for even more. Sacramento Republic, Boards for Change to hold February benefit auction - Indomitable City Soccer

Add another name to the list of potential MLS exports to Europe. Report: Serie A side Benevento interested in Aaron Herrera - RSL Soapbox

Helping to found the USL Black Players Alliance was only part of a whirlwind 2020 for Hugh Roberts. Hugh Roberts Is Just Getting Started

NWSL/WoSo

The US u20 captain and 2020 US Soccer Young Player of the Year discusses her present and her future. Stanford’s Naomi Girma is staying focused on the present — Just Women's Sports

Trinity Rodman has a famous dad, but she deserves to be the one who defines her legacy. Trinity Rodman, Dennis Rodman's daughter, is ready to make her own name in pro soccer

Wales’ most capped player Jess Fishlock says the squad were “sad, surprised and emotional” when they heard about the departure of boss Jayne Ludlow. Jayne Ludlow: Wales players 'sad, surprised and emotional' - Fishlock - BBC Sport

Seven years on from their reformation, and Manchester City Women are a super club to match their men’s team counterpart. Manchester City Women: the making of a superclub – The Athletic

It’s not been all good for Atlético Femenino, but it’s fair to call the season a success in the making at this point. Atlético Femenino update: Supercopa win highlights a strange season - Into the Calderon

USA

U.S. women’s national soccer team head coach Vlatko Andonovski said the four-time World Cup-winning team is in a constant state of evolution, with the COVID-19-delayed Tokyo Games on the horizon at long last. Andonovski praises 'incredible' mindset on ever-evolving U.S. women's team | Reuters

Hank Aaron may have passed on, but his legacy on both baseball and life itself will live on forever. Hank Aaron’s legend lives on, both in and beyond baseball - Talking Chop

Cristian Roldan is one of the most-capped players on Berhalter’s all-MLS USMNT roster for next week’s game. Berhalter Names 25-Player Roster ahead of USA-Trinidad and Tobago on Jan. 31 in Orlando

Accio scudetto. Weston McKennie reveals Harry Potter goal celebration as Juventus beat Bolonga to cut AC Milan lead - Eurosport

Gregg Berhalter will have one less option to choose from on January 31. Tristan Blackmon leaves USMNT camp after concussion - Angels on Parade

World

For the first time in 14 years, Serie A tops the charts. Serie A named world's best league | Football Italia

NBC has told distributors and some sports leagues that it plans to shut down its NBCSN sports channel by the end of the year. NBC Plans To Shutter NBC Sports Network By End Of Year

It’s been a rough stretch for the Reds. Manchester United 3, Liverpool 2 - Match Recap: The Reds Bow Out Of The FA Cup - The Liverpool Offside

Martin Odegaard’s move back to Madrid didn’t work out how anyone involved would have hoped, but maybe he can find new life (again) with his move to Arsenal. Arsenal are the winner of Real Madrid’s mishandling of Martin Odegaard - Managing Madrid

What’s on TV today?

11:45 AM - Wycombe Wanderers vs Tottenham Hotspur (FA Cup) - ESPN App

1:45 PM - Toluca vs Queretaro (Liga MX Femenil) - TUDN

3:00 PM - Guadalajara vs Santos Laguna (Liga MX Femenil) - YouTube

5:00 PM - Tigres UANL vs Puebla (Liga MX Femenil) - TUDN

5:00 PM - Tijuana vs Atlas (Liga MX Femenil) - Fox Sports App

7:00 PM - Pachuca vs Cruz Azul (Liga MX) - ESPN Deportes