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Fan chants could scuttle Mexico’s World Cup ambitions; the dire state of NWSL officiating.

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Salish Sea

Raul Ruidiaz: Power walker? MLS' running leaders: Who tops the stats in sprints, distance covered & more | MLSSoccer.com

The province declined to take part in the 2026 World Cup bid process with FIFA three years ago, but B.C. Premier John Horgan’s tune appears to have changed. 2026 FIFA World Cup in Vancouver back on? Premier seems to suggest so | The Province

MLS / USL

Dallas, which got worse by selling talent, continues to sell talent. FC Dallas announces Thomas Roberts loan to SK Austria Klagenfurt - 3rd Degree

He hasn’t played a second for the Union since his arrival last year. It seems he wasn’t going to anytime soon. Philadelphia Union loan Matej Oravec to FK Železiarne Podbrezová in Slovakia | Inquirer

NWSL / women’s soccer

Red Stars head coach Rory Dames let loose on the state of NWSL officiating in a weekend that included a fair number of impressive plays. NWSL weekend roundup: Refereeing issues, LeRoux’s stunner – The Athletic

Gotham FC and OL Reign have led the way in pregame fashion, a growing trend that represents a possible future for the NWSL. Behind the NWSL’s gameday fits and the power of self-expression – Just Women’s Sports

The 19-year-old will join her brother, Reece, who plays for the men’s side. Chelsea agree a deal to sign Manchester United forward Lauren James - BBC Sport

US soccer

The USMNT looks for three points against the island nation. CONCACAF Gold Cup: Scouting Martinique - Stars and Stripes FC

The bitter memory of defeat is driving Megan Rapinoe and the United States women’s football team as they chase an unprecedented double at the Olympics. Rapinoe spurred by Olympic 2016 exit as US chase double | MSN

The action gets underway in Japan on July 21. Tokyo Olympics: Women’s soccer TV schedule, dates, live stream, how to watch, start times, scores, results - CBSSports.com

The keeper is a Red. Ethan Horvath signs with Nottingham Forest - Stars and Stripes FC

Injuries ended his once-promising career at 29. He remade himself as a psychologist and a student of dreams. John O’Brien Dreams of Soccer - Soccer Stories ($)

World soccer

The Football Association has been charged by UEFA over the conduct of England supporters at the Euro 2020 final. England could be forced to play without fans after UEFA investigates final chaos | The Guardian

‘Pablo’, 24, estimates at least 5,000 ticketless fans got into Wembley on Sunday and explains how they did it. England fan who stormed Euro 2020 final at Wembley defends his actions | The Guardian

Boris Johnson to demand that tech firms do more to tackle online abuse. Tech chiefs called in to No 10 over racist posts to England players | The Guardian

England’s Harry Maguire, Kyle Walker and Raheem Sterling, plus five players from champions Italy, are named in the Euro 2020 team of the tournament. Euro 2020: Harry Maguire, Kyle Walker and Raheem Sterling in team of tournament - BBC Sport

The players who battled for the Euro 2020 title will walk away from the tournament and right into a new season. Euro 2020 Is Over. Next Season Starts Now. - The New York Times

Sancho’s £73m move to Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund edges closer. England winger Jadon Sancho has medical ahead of Manchester United move - BBC Sport

Is a four-letter slur in Spanish deployed at stadiums capable of sinking El Tri’s World Cup fortunes for the next two cycles? How allegiance to an anti-gay fan chant at Mexico soccer games might sink El Tri’s World Cup fortunes | ESPN

Culture

G4 and Wizards of the Coast put together an 18-hour celebration of D&D and it’s newest products. This is what you need to know. What you need to know about D&D Live ’21 | Full Moon Storytelling

What’s on TV?

4:00 PM: Chattanooga Red Wolves vs. South Georgia Tormenta (USL League One) — ESPN+

4:30 PM: Louisville City vs. OKC Energy (USL Championship) — ESPN+

4:30 PM: Trinidad and Tobago vs. El Salvador (Gold Cup) — FS1

6:30 PM: Guatemala vs. Mexico (Gold Cup) — FS1

7:00 PM: Oakland Roots vs. Phoenix Rising (USL Championship)postponed

7:30 PM: San Diego Loyal vs. Orange County SC (USL Championship) — ESPN+

7:30 PM: Las Vegas Lights vs. Sacramento Republic (USL Championship) — ESPN+