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Major Link Soccer: Nick Rimando is back in Salt Lake, as an academy coach

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The RSL legend is coming back to the club as an Academy Coach.

HOUSTON DYNAMO V REAL SALT LAKE Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images

Seattle

As a professional athlete, you’re always looking for a competitive edge. Every morning, you wake up and ask yourself, how can I be better today than I was yesterday? Lauren Barnes: Leading by Example on Sustainability – Just Women's Sports

MLS

Rimando will serve as the academy’s goalkeeper coach as well as a club ambassador. RSL announces Nick Rimando joins academy coaching staff - RSL Soapbox

Nick Rimando is returning to MLS in a new role, as Real Salt Lake announced Wednesday that their longtime stalwart goalkeeper has been hired as a coach for the club’s youth academy. Real Salt Lake legend Nick Rimando returns to club as academy coach | MLSSoccer.com

Week 1 went into the books and the worst team in the league that actually played, per our Power Rankings Politburo, was the San Jose Earthquakes. Only Real Salt Lake \-\- who were idle in Week 1 — finished lower, as the Quakes dropped from 16th to 26th. San Jose's mistakes, Josh Atencio's promise and Second Spectrum highlights | MLSSoccer.com

Costa Rican top division club Deportivo Saprissa announced a coaching change three times in the space of five hours. Costa Rican team Deportivo Saprissa announce three coaches in five hours

Could the Venezuelan attacker be Toronto FC’s third designated player? Report: Toronto FC make bid for 23-year-old Santos attacker Yeferson Soteldo - Waking The Red

NWSL

When it’s time for listening and learning to become action. Turning learning into action: Kaiya McCullough talks Anti Racist Soccer Club - All For XI

Purce leads way in shootout at Montclair. Gotham 4-3 North Carolina: frenzied first night in front of fans - Once A Metro

Huster’s midfield brilliance last week came with an NWSL history lesson. Tori Huster provided a history lesson on top of sparking a Washington Spirit winning goal - Black And Red United

The Courage need to find solutions — internally or externally – Equalizer Soccer

There was a lot to celebrate. Unfortunately, something was missing — a social justice banner, made by Gotham supporters’ group Cloud 9. Why a Social Justice Banner was Removed at Gotham FC - Beyond Women's Sports

World

Munich, Dublin and Bilbao are all at risk of losing games at Euro 2020, sources have told ESPN. Sources - Euro 2020 sites Dublin, Bilbao, Munich may lose matches

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has admitted the Super League is “on standby” and claimed the reaction was “as if we’d killed football.” Real Madrid's Florentino Perez - Super League is on 'standby,' Champions League 'obselete'

Liverpool’s owner John W. Henry has issued an apology to fans after his club were forced to back out of the crumbling European Super League. Liverpool owner Henry apologises to fans after Super League debacle: 'I alone am responsible'

Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says the European Super League project cannot proceed as AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid join the six Premier League clubs in withdrawing. European Super League: Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says project cannot proceed - BBC Sport

BBC Sport looks at what the rise and demise of the European Super League within 48 extraordinary hours means for football. European Super League Q&A: Why it failed - and will clubs try again? - BBC Sport

European football’s dirty dozen must not be allowed to slip back into their routines. Now is the time to get vindictive. ‘Back to normal’ will simply not suffice: the Super League 12 need to be punished | European Super League | The Guardian

Standard Ethics downgrades US bank from ‘adequate’ to ‘non-compliant’ in light of ESL backing. JP Morgan given lower sustainability rating after funding failed European Super League | JP Morgan | The Guardian

After Tuesday’s loss to Arminia Bielefeld, Schalke 04 have been officially relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in more than 30 years. Schalke 04 officially relegated from the Bundesliga - Bavarian Football Works

Schalke have been forced to condemn a section of their own fans after players from the German club were attacked with eggs following relegation from the Bundesliga. Schalke players including Arsenal loanee Sead Kolasinac attacked with eggs by own fans as hundreds protest against Bundesliga relegation

It’s as good an apology as one could hope for, but the rift caused this week by the club’s owners may never fully heal. Breaking Down John W Henry’s Apology to Liverpool Fans - The Liverpool Offside

The six English soccer clubs who joined the breakaway European Super League exploded the project just 48 hours after British politicians lined up to oppose the plan, sources on both sides of the battle have told Reuters. Soccer-Politics sank Super League | Reuters

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11:15 AM - Midtjylland v. Kobenhavn - Super Liga - ESPN+

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12:00 PM - Leicester City v. West Brom - English Premier League - NBCSN, Peacock

7:00 PM - Tapatio v. Tlaxcala - Liga de Expansion MX - TUDN