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Major Link Soccer: Harry Kane wants out of Tottenham

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As the club struggles and goes through another manager change, the top English striker is setting his sights elsewhere.

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Seattle

The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a measure to allow for free permitting of streetside cafes, extending a pilot program. Seattle's streetside cafes may become permanent after program extended | king5.com

Pike Brewing Company joins Seattle Hospitality Group (SHG), holder of Ethan Stowell’s restaurants, the Space Needle and more. Pike Brewing announces a new partnership with SHG

MLS/USL

The ownership of the Haslam and Edwards families and the front office listened to Crew fans by changing name from Columbus SC back to Columbus Crew. Columbus Crew: Name changed back, logo to be redone after fans revolt

Getting the lay of the land a few weeks into the season. Around the Pacific Division: Defiance look good, San Diego slumping - Indomitable City Soccer

Going three games undefeated after Sunday’s 1-0 home win against Orange County SC is something new for Tacoma, though, and could be a sign of the growing maturation the side has undergone through its growing pains the past two seasons. WESTERN TALKING POINTS: Toros’ Victory Adds to Building Belief

Owners are still TBD. United Soccer League Hopes to Be Playing at Downtown Stadium By 2023 | Spokane Public Radio

Two years ago, Sacramento was awarded an MLS franchise, setting the stage for the California capital to join the league after years of delayed attempts to secure a place. Two years later, Sacramento feels further away from Major League Soccer than ever. Don Garber on Sacramento: “They’re not the primary location for us”

Week 5 in MLS is a wrap, which means that it’s time for another edition of 27 Takeaways as we take stock of what it all means looking ahead to the rest of the season. Let’s jump right in. 27 Takeaways: One observation on every MLS team after Week 5 | MLSSoccer.com

USA

The myth of the even playing field. Anti-trans bills purport to address “fairness” in sports. But sports have never been fair. - Vox

Bad news for a key USMNT player. USMNT center back Aaron Long reported likely out until 2022 with ruptured achilles - Stars and Stripes FC

Santa Clara completed a dramatic comeback to upset No. 1 Florida State 4-1 on penalty kicks in the NCAA College Cup final in Cary, NC on Monday. Santa Clara upsets top-ranked Florida State to win NCAA women's soccer title - The Athletic

Another FC Dallas homegrown product could be on the move to the Italian top flight, according to a report from CBS Sports’ Roger Gonzalez. Report: Ex-FC Dallas defender Reggie Cannon could be on the move to Serie A | MLSSoccer.com

World

The Mexican soccer federation is warning fans that FIFA has authorized referees to stop play and suspend matches if they keep using a homophobic slur. Mexican soccer warns of sanctions if fans use anti-gay slur - Los Angeles Times

Emma Hayes will need to lift her players and consider the example set by Barcelona, who suffered a similar humiliation at the hands of Lyon in the 2019 final. Test for Hayes’s Chelsea is bouncing back from Barcelona trouncing | Women’s Champions League | The Guardian

The Catalans showed that their dominance in Spain is not a fluke with a performance for the ages against Chelsea. It’s time to put some respect on FC Barcelona’s name - All For XI

La Liga’s title-deciding final round has seen kickoff times moved over concerns about a clash with the Eurovision Song Contest. Real Madrid, Atletico La Liga title-deciders moved, avoid Eurovision clash

Update: Three conflicting reports in the span of an hour add to the long saga of Kane’s possible exit. Harry Kane either did or did not tell Tottenham Hotspur he wants to leave this summer - Cartilage Free Captain

A parliamentary petition calling for an independent regulator in English football passes 100,000 signatures. Petition calling for independent regulator in English football passes 100,000 signatures - BBC Sport

Manchester United players have been affected by the fan protests about the club’s ownership, according to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United boss says fan protests have affected team - BBC Sport

Rangers hit out at what the club calls an attempt to ‘discredit’ them in a statement while the Scottish justice secretary called for players to be sacked if found guilty. Police investigate claims of ‘sectarian language’ in Rangers’ title celebrations | Rangers | The Guardian

Kiyan Prince, the most promising talent in the QPR academy, would have been 30 this year and his life is commemorated in the Fifa 21 video game. Kiyan Prince’s legacy lives on for Queens Park Rangers in Fifa 21 | Soccer | The Guardian

Barcelona are exploring replacements for Ronald Koeman, multiple sources have told ESPN. Barcelona exploring Ronald Koeman replacements; want successor in place first - sources

What’s on TV?

10:00 AM - Manchester United v. Fulham - English Premier League - Peacock

10:00 AM - Southampton v. Leeds United - English Premier League - Peacock

10:00 AM - Oxford United v. Blackpool - EFL League One - ESPN+

11:00 AM - Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester City - English Premier League - Peacock

11:30 AM - Lazio v. Torino - Serie A - ESPN+

12:15 PM - Chelsea v. Leicester City - English Premier League - NBCSN

12:15 PM - Newport County v. Forest Green Rovers - EFL League Two - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Loudon United v. Red Bulls II - USL Championship - ESPN+