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Seattle

Now playing for two different national teams, Alex Roldan’s path to success has been different than Cristian’s. Sibling, teammate, opponent: How Alex Roldan has differentiated himself from older brother Cristian – The Athletic

Before the NHL’s newest franchise take home ice for the first time, take a tour of the reconstructed arena that puts sustainability at the forefront. First look at the Seattle Kraken's home, Climate Pledge Arena

MLS

The updated 2021 MLS salary numbers are here, and they reveal a lot about which teams are spending efficiently. MLS salary breakdown: Top spenders struggling in 2021 as new signings add to wage bills – The Athletic

Major League Soccer is paying tribute to Walt Konopka, an original employee of the league since its beginning in 1996, who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 65. A moment of silence will be held before MLS games tonight to honor Walt and his commitment to Major League Soccer. MLS remembers original league employee Walt Konopka | MLSSoccer.com

D.C. United needed points as the MLS-leading New England Revolution hit Audi Field on Wednesday night, and they had a decent plan for doing it. Relentless Revs keep marching toward first-ever Shield & MLS record | MLSSoccer.com

NWSL

Deborah Ross, a Congresswoman from the 2nd District in North Carolina, along with 40 of her colleagues penned a letter to the NWSL urging it to more thoroughly address the systemic issues that have come to light in the wake of several sexual harassment scandals in the last few months. Rep. Deborah Ross leads group of 41 U.S. House members urging NWSL to address systemic harassment :: WRALSportsFan.com

Midge Purce stopped by the Snacks podcast, giving listeners a behind-the-scenes look into the start of the Black Women’s Player Collective. Midge Purce says BWPC came out of NWSL kneeling debate – JWS

USWNT defender Becky Sauerbrunn described the last several weeks, in which allegations have roiled the NWSL, as “heavy” and “really tough.” U.S.'s Sauerbrunn: 'Heavy' days among Portland Thorns squad after NWSL fallout

Caprice Dydasco discusses reaching 100 NWSL appearances and what she hopes to see from the league going forward. Gotham FC's Caprice Dydasco Celebrates 100 NWSL Appearances - Nets Republic

USA

The USWNT are back at it against a tougher opponent. USWNT vs. South Korea, 2021 friendly: What to watch for - Stars and Stripes FC

World

Jill Ellis is heading a technical advisory group on the future of women’s football but how much say will it have on the World Cup decision? A biennial Women’s World Cup is not a good idea – Fifa must ask the right people | The Guardian

Barcelona’s teenage forward Ansu Fati signs a contract extension which includes a 1bn euro (£846m) buyout clause. Ansu Fati signs six-year Barcelona deal with a 1bn buyout clause - BBC Sport

European football is expanding, with more games in more countries than ever before. So how does that tally with the sport reducing its climate impact? More games, more countries, more travel: Does European football care about its climate impact? - BBC Sport

The president of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, has signalled he is willing to step away from the divisive plan to launch a men’s World Cup every two years. Fifa’s Infantino signals willingness to abandon biennial World Cup plan | World Cup | The Guardian

Bayern Munich hit Benfica with four late goals to seal an emphatic 4-0 win in Portugal while Barcelona claimed their first points. Champions League roundup: Sané free-kick sparks Bayern’s 4-0 win at Benfica | Champions League | The Guardian

Newcastle have asked fans celebrating the club’s Saudi-backed takeover not to wear Arabic-style clothing at matches in case it causes offence to others. Newcastle urge fans to avoid ‘culturally inappropriate’ clothing at games | Newcastle United | The Guardian

Newcastle United will consider Frank Lampard and Paulo Fonseca as the next permanent manager at St. James’ Park, sources have told ESPN. Frank Lampard, Paulo Fonseca in Newcastle frame as Steve Bruce departs by mutual consent

A quarter of the way in, and the season has not disappointed - here’s our rundown of the best performers so far. Women's Super League 2021/22 quarterly report: The 10 best players of the campaign so far

Exact dates not yet confirmed however. FIFA confirm United Arab Emirates as new host of Club World Cup - We Ain't Got No History

What’s on TV?

7:30 AM - HJK vs Maccabi Tel Aviv - UEFA Conference League - Pararmount+

9:00 AM - Denmark vs Bosnia and Herzegovina - UEFA Women’s World Cup Qualifying - Paramount+

9:45 AM - Lazio vs Olympique Marseille - UEFA Europa League - Galavision, Paramount+

9:45 AM - Real Betis vs Bayer Leverkusen - UEFA Europa League - TUDN, Paramount+

9:45 AM - 4 More Matches - UEFA Europa League - Paramount+

9:45 AM - 9 Matches - UEFA Conference League - Paramount+

10:30 AM - Argentinos Juniors vs Colón - Argentina Primera Division - Paramount+

12:00 PM - PSV vs AS Monaco - UEFA Europa League - Galavision, Paramount+

12:00 PM - Napoli vs Legia Warszawa - UEFA Europa League - TUDN, UniMas, Paramount+

12:00 PM - 6 More Matches - UEFA Europa League - Paramount+

12:00 PM - 6 Matches - UEFA Conference League - Paramount+

12:45 PM - Newell’s Old Boys vs Aldosivi - Argentina Primera Division - Paramount+

3:00 PM - Independiente vs Sarmiento - Argentina Primera Division - Paramount+

3:00 PM - Tapatío vs Dorados - Liga de Expansión MX - TUDN

4:00 PM - Internacional vs RB Bragantino - Brasileirão - Paramount+

5:00 PM - USWNT vs South Korea - International Friendly - ESPN2, TUDN

5:00 PM - Deportivo Saprissa vs Comunicaciones - CONCACAF League - FS2

5:15 PM - Talleres Córdoba vs River Plate - Argentina Primera Division - Paramount+

7:00 PM - Marathón vs Motagua - CONCACAF League - FS2, TUDN

NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer from 12:00 PM through 8:00 PM on ESPN+, Pac-12 Network, and BTN+