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OL Reign went down and got the job done against the Portland Thorns.

Nikita Taparia

OL Reign may have been the only Puget Sound club to get the win on Sunday, but the Reign, Seattle Sounders and Tacoma Defiance are all still undefeated to start their regular seasons. Tacoma was off this weekend, but the Sounders wound up dropping points against a visiting Atlanta United side. Elsewhere in the world DeAndre Yedlin is becoming a club owner, Atletico Madrid won La Liga, and US Soccer is going to handle their own marketing!

Seattle/Tacoma

That’s a baller move, if you ask me. DeAndre Yedlin Joins San Diego Loyal SC Ownership Group

When Stefan Frei, eight-year anchor of the defense, went down, low-profile GK coach Tom Dutra helped newbie Stefan Cleveland to a clean sheet. The secret is out. Frei out, but Sounders’ Dutra helps with the save | Sportspress Northwest

How Alex Roldan finally caught up to his big brother Cristian in Seattle | MLSSoccer.com

Slow and steady, baby. Seattle teams take cautious approach to increasing fan capacity despite easing COVID-19 restrictions in Washington | The Seattle Times

The 21 year-old earned her first ever full national team call-up. Angelina Named to Brazil Women’s National Team Roster for June Friendlies — OL REIGN: WE ARE THE BOLD

Megan Rapinoe and Shirley Cruz provided the necessary goals to take home three points for OL Reign. National Women's Soccer League Official Site | NWSL

It certainly wasn’t the result anyone wanted, but the Sounders remain undefeated through seven games. Recap: Seattle Sounders 1, Atlanta United 1 | MLSSoccer.com

MLS/USL

Tough news for veteran duo, club. Orange County SC announce Adam Jahn, Seth Casiple out for season - Angels on Parade

The difference between NYCFC and the Crew was Lucas Zelarayan kicking the ball real good. Saturday Takeaways: What we learned from Week 6's action | MLSSoccer.com

Phil Neville is not a good coach, and it seems like maybe his team takes after him. Phil Neville slams Inter Miami performance in loss to Chicago Fire FC | MLSSoccer.com

I’ve always said that MLS needs more beef. Houston's Tim Parker: Marc dos Santos' guarantee "disrespectful" | MLSSoccer.com

NWSL/WoSo

Just because there weren’t goals doesn’t mean that this one was necessarily boring. Red Stars 0 - Gotham 0; Fans Are Back, the Goals Are Coming - Hot Time In Old Town

Racing Louisville is for real, maybe? Washington Spirit waste chances in 2-0 loss at Racing Louisville - Black And Red United

Washington Spirit are getting a raw deal here, but every team that’s not Houston is kind of getting screwed too. Washington Spirit’s 5/26 game at Segra Field moved by NWSL to Houston - Black And Red United

It’s all of our responsibility to kill football in our own way. Orlando Pride at North Carolina Courage: Final Score 2-1 as Pride Get First Road Win of the Season - The Mane Land

USA

This is probably a move that’s been over-due for some time. U.S. Soccer to end partnership with Soccer United Marketing – The Athletic

World

If you like snakes, you’ll love this kit! Inter 2021/22 Away Kit Leaked - Serpents of Madonnina

At least it’s not Real Madrid or Barcelona, right? Atlético Madrid beat Valladolid 2-1, win LaLiga for 11th time - Into the Calderon

Manchester United’s kids finished the season out with a solid win. Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Manchester United: Anthony Elanga scores first goal as United end with a win - The Busby Babe

I’m here for the chaos. Gareth Bale coy over “chaos” in his footballing future - Cartilage Free Captain

A solid send-off for Gini Wijnaldum. Digging Deeper Into Liverpool’s Massive 2-0 Win Over Crystal Palace - The Liverpool Offside

What’s on TV today?

8:00 AM - Brøndby vs Nordsjælland (Danish Super Liga) - ESPN+

11:00 AM - Aston Villa U18 vs Liverpool U18 (FA Youth Cup) - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Kilmarnock vs Dundee (SPL) - ESPN+