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They’ll name a stadium section after him.

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Seattle

Goals! Eugénie Le Sommer Named NWSL Player of the Week — OL REIGN: WE ARE THE BOLD

OL Reign have just completed their first regular season under the Olympique Lyonnais banner. qualifying directly for the semifinals of the NWSL. Coming from the Olympique Lyonnais women’s team and integrated into OL Reign during the season, Eugénie Le Sommer, Sarah Bouhaddi and Dzsenifer Marozsàn all played their part in the success of the team. OL Reign: A succesful first season under the banner of OL

MLS/USL

What’s most hilarious, SKC lost to Austin. “Ready or not,” it all comes down to Decision Day. After months of games, a season start delayed by the pandemic, gradual return to full crowds across the United States and a return to market for the three Canadian teams, the 2021 MLS regular season is almost in the books. What's at stake on Decision Day: Playoff places, seeding, Golden Boot & more | MLSSoccer.com

“I don’t (think it’s fair) at all,” Schantz said. “I think it’s disrespectful and I’m tired of it. We won the (division) six weeks ago.” Rising coach Rick Schantz hits back at ESPN commentator's take on club's uneven finish ahead of playoffs

Kyle Beckerman, former Real Salt Lake legend and current Utah Valley University men’s soccer coach, is just trying to keep pushing head. Real Salt Lake legend Kyle Beckerman doesn’t have time for nostalgia

WoSo

Former Whitecaps player Carey Gustafson said she’s been diagnosed with PTSD and has had night terrors ever since being coached by Bob Birarda — who is up on criminal charges relating to his coaching misconduct. The trauma from the past still haunting ex-women's Whitecaps players | The Province

Aston Villa defender on speaking up for others, being kicked by boys in cage football and why the US was an eye-opener. Anita Asante: ‘People say I’m an activist but I just believe I found my voice’ | Aston Villa Women | The Guardian

NWSL announced today, Los Angeles will host both the Expansion and College drafts in December. Los Angeles to host 2022 NWSL Draft and expansion draft in December - LAG Confidential

Adding a professional tier to women’s soccer in Japan could have a far-reaching impact on the sport. Japan’s new women’s pro soccer league aims to attract players from U.S., France and more – The Athletic

A tough set of friendlies to finish out the year. USWNT to play Australia in pair of November road friendlies - Stars and Stripes FC

The United States national women’s team will head to Australia this month for a two-friendly series against the 2023 World Cup co-hosts. USWNT to play two-game series against Matildas in November

World

World football governing body Fifa joins the IOC and other sporting organisations in signing up at COP26 for new climate change targets for sport, despite current proposals for a biennial World Cup. COP26: Fifa signs up to new UN climate targets for sport despite proposing biennial World Cup - BBC Sport

How can sports fans help to reduce their carbon footprint and play their part in saving the planet? COP26 summit: How to be a sustainable sports fan - four ways to reduce your footprint - BBC Sport

During the 2018 World Cup, Zito Madu pointed out the racially coded language commentators used to describe a match between Poland and Senegal. Soccer Looks Different When You Can’t See Who’s Playing | FiveThirtyEight

Unai Emery rules himself out of contention to be Newcastle United’s next manager, saying he is “100%” committed to Villarreal. Unai Emery: Newcastle United target rules himself out, saying he is ‘100%’ committed to Villarreal - BBC Sport

Newcastle United will consider whether to make ex-Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe their next manager after Villarreal’s Unai Emery rejected the club’s advances. Eddie Howe: Newcastle United consider making move for ex-Bournemouth manager - BBC Sport

Xavi could replace the recently fired Ronald Koeman, but his current team might be committed to keeping him. Xavi to Barcelona? Al Sadd coach appears to say goodbye to players as Barça execs engage in contract talks - CBSSports.com

Before his landmark match the Scot reflects on nearly crying at Preston, player power and being on the fast train at West Ham. David Moyes on 1,000 games: ‘I am going to keep throwing some punches’ | David Moyes | The Guardian

A man has been jailed for 10 weeks after racially abusing England stars Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka following the Euro 2020 final. Man jailed after racially abusing England trio following Euro 2020 final penalty defeat

It feels like Cristiano Ronaldo is scoring more late, decisive goals this season than at any stage in his career. But he’s been doing it for years. How Man United’s Cristiano Ronaldo became soccer’s ‘Mr Clutch’

Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer called Cristiano Ronaldo the best goal scorer alive and compared him to basketball legend Michael Jordan. Cristiano Ronaldo goal 'a Michael Jordan moment' - Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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8:30 AM - 2 UEFA Conference League Matches - Paramount+

10:45 AM - AS Monaco vs PSV - UEFA Europa League - Paramount+, Galavision

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6:00 PM - Pumas UNAM vs Santos Laguna - Liga MX - TUDN

7:00 PM - UCLA vs UW - NCAA Men’s Soccer - Pac-12

8:00 PM - Atlas vs Querétaro - Liga MX - TUDN