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The Orlando Pride duo got engaged!

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Seattle

2020 in Cheney Stadium, and the loss of Bob Robertson, as told by Tacoma Rainiers staff, Seattle Mariners player Jarred Kelenic and more. 2020: R Year in Review, Part IV - We R Tacoma

MLS

Leaks say the kit will have an interesting new main color scheme. Report: Atlanta United to introduce third kit in 2021 - Dirty South Soccer

Versatile attacker will be back for fourth season at club. Orange County SC re-sign forward Darwin Jones for 2021 season - Angels on Parade

According to a source, five FC Dallas players are headed to Bayern Munich for the annual Homegrown training two-week stint at the German giants on Wednesday. Five FC Dallas Homegrowns headed to Bayern Munich for training - 3rd Degree

Andres Perea is coming off a successful rookie season in MLS that saw him become a regular contributor for an Orlando City SC side that experienced its best year in the league to date. Orlando's Colombian youth international Andres Perea "very close" to deciding whether to switch to USMNT | MLSsoccer.com

Newcastle United and USMNT defender is reportedly being pursued by a team from MLS’s Eastern Conference. Report: Eastern Conference club makes offer for DeAndre Yedlin | MLSsoccer.com

Some are pretty good calls, some are just meh. Every MLS team's 2021 New Year's wishlist | J. Sam Jones | MLSsoccer.com

WoSo

Brazil legend Marta announced her engagement to her Orlando Pride teammate Toni Pressley on social media on Monday. Brazil legend Marta announces engagement to Orlando Pride teammate Toni Pressley

Marta and Toni Pressley are getting hitched. Marta’s getting married!!! - All For XI

Orlando Pride stars Marta and Toni Pressley announced their engagement on Instagram Monday. Orlando Pride stars Marta, Toni Pressley get engaged - Orlando Sentinel

Rahman’s mission these days is simple: break records in soccer, but also break the world’s preconceived notions of what women can do in the sport. Rahman’s mission: smash Guinness world records and challenge soccer’s gender equality problem

Four of Manchester City women’s team have tested positive for coronavirus while Derby’s men’s team have closed their training ground due to an outbreak. Four WSL players from Manchester City test positive for Covid-19 | Manchester City Women | The Guardian

United States women’s national team players can now access National Women’s Soccer League allocation money, and it could change the future trajectory of the league — depending on who you ask. Why and how USWNT players will start accessing NWSL allocation money – Equalizer Soccer ($)

USA

Since March, the coronavirus pandemic has forced the NCAA to institute a mandatory dead period that bans in-person evaluations and prohibits college coaches from hosting recruits on on-campus. What’s it like recruiting during the coronavirus pandemic? We asked Arizona soccer assistant Sandy Davison - Arizona Desert Swarm

The private academy aims to help American and international students elevate their academics and soccer game to the highest levels. New private high school geared toward soccer coming to Mishawaka

Christian Pulisic has said that Chelsea are experiencing a “tough period” after losing 3-1 against Manchester City on Sunday at Stamford Bridge. USMNT's Pulisic: Chelsea in 'tough period' under Lampard

World

Professional sport in England will be allowed to continue behind closed doors, despite a new national lockdown announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Covid in England: Professional sport to continue in national lockdown - BBC Sport

Government announces lockdown in England, meaning grassroots football is no longer permitted. ‘Non-elite’ football suspended following latest COVID-19 restrictions

Jurgen Klopp feels his Liverpool side were denied “a clear penalty” in the defeat at Southampton and says other teams would have been awarded one. Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says ‘other teams would get a penalty’ at Southampton - BBC Sport

Luis Suarez and Diego Godin share a letter from Uruguay’s players’ union calling for Edinson Cavani’s suspension to be overturned. Edinson Cavani ban: Uruguay players want Man Utd striker’s punishment overturned - BBC Sport

Joey Barton has left his role as Fleetwood’s manager, the League One club have announced. Joey Barton leaves role as Fleetwood Town manager | Joey Barton | The Guardian

Celtic are not setting “a particularly great example” by flying to Dubai on a training camp, says Deputy First Minister John Swinney. Celtic: Dubai trip not 'great example' says Deputy FM John Swinney - BBC Sport

Sheffield United have said they are “making internal enquiries” after a Lamborghini believed to belong to striker Lys Mousset was involved in a suspected drink-drive crash._ Sheffield United investigate crash believed to involve Lys Mousset's car | Sheffield United | The Guardian

I really apologize for the story being over a week past when it was published but I just discovered it and it was truly a great end to what’s been a bizarre year for genitals-related soccer stories. Soccer: Paraguayan player sorry for exposing penis

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