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Tom Brewitt recalls his Liverpool days.

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Seattle

The now-Defiance starter talks about his time with Liverpool and his ambitions for Seattle. ‘Suarez pressed me like a maniac’ - Ex-Liverpool youngster Brewitt on ‘the ultimate winner’, Gerrard & Seattle | Goal.com

MLS/USL

Will it change the team’s trajectory? The San Jose Earthquakes are 100 percent Matias Almeyda’s team now - Center Line Soccer

The French Guianan international signed an extension with Birmingham. SD Loyal trades Thomas Vancaeyezeele to Birmingham Legion FC for undisclosed cash considerations

Reportedly Rangers-bound wonderkid Francis County turned out for Orange County in the USL Championship earlier this week despite being just 16. Reportedly Rangers-bound wonderkid turns out for Orange County despite only being 16 | Rangers News

NWSL

The two-time Olympic medalist aims to continue to help evolve the women’s game in Canada with plans for a new league. Diana Matheson's plans for Canadian soccer – The Athletic

Nahas is currently an assistant coach with the North Carolina Courage and has extensive experience across the club’s youth system. Angel City FC targeting Sean Nahas for first head coach: Sources - The Athletic

The Spirit have let Jacobs depart, while adding two NTRPs in Aylmer and Goff. Washington Spirit waive Natalie Jacobs, add Taylor Aylmer and Morgan Goff - Black And Red United

USA

Conservative media spread a debunked lie that USWNT players disrespected a war veteran. It’s not the first time they’ve found themselves in the bizarro right-wing disinformation vortex. A viral lie about the USWNT was amplified by right-wing media. It wasn’t the first time | USA women's football team | The Guardian

The race to fill the starting centerback role next to John Brooks on the U.S. men’s national team is wide open, and if it feels like Miles Robinson has been a bit late to the party, it is because circumstances have held him back like few other top centerback prospects in the player pool. Miles Robinson enters Gold Cup with a chance to secure a USMNT starting role | SBI Soccer

World

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has signed a new deal through 2024, the club announced on Thursday. Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone extends deal until '24

La Liga president Javier Tebas has said only “financial doping” would enable Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City to sign Lionel Messi. Barcelona's Lionel Messi to Man City, PSG would be financial doping - La Liga's Tebas

Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers will referee Sunday’s European Championship final between England and Italy. Euro 2020: Dutchman Kuipers to referee Sunday's final - BBC Sport

As Gareth Southgate prepares for the European Championship final, those who know him best reveal the real England manager. Gareth Southgate: The England manager - by those who know him best - BBC Sport

Lucky holders of €610 tickets will have to fly in and out on Sunday, remain in a bubble and quarantine on return. 1,000 Italy fans to be allowed in to UK for Euro 2020 final at Wembley | Euro 2020 | The Guardian

For Sam Borden, the overwhelming emotion of covering Euro 2020 has been gratitude for a spectacle that has brought people together. Euro 2020, from North Macedonia to Denmark and London, has been a soccer road trip unlike any other

New Roma manager Jose Mourinho bristled at the idea of his slide away from the coaching elite after stints at Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham. Mourinho looking to revive struggling Roma and his own career

Weary of scandal and neglect from the country’s soccer federation, Brazil’s biggest teams are plotting an independent future that they argue will unleash billions in revenue. Brazil’s Top Clubs Are Planning a Breakaway League - The New York Times

After a difficult few years, Paul Pogba and Manchester United are on the up. So why would he pick this moment to leave the club for Juventus? Why would Pogba leave United for Juventus, a club in turmoil? | Colossus Blog

England have been charged by UEFA after fans targeted Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel with a laser in England’s Euro 2020 semifinal victory. Euro 2020 - England charged after Kasper Schmeichel lasered prior to Harry Kane penalty

What’s on TV?

4:00 PM - Orlando Pride v. Racing Louisville FC - NWSL - Twitch

4:00 PM - New England II v. Toronto FC II - USL League One - ESPN+

4:30 PM - FC Cincinnati v. Columbus Crew - MLS - ESPN+

5:00 PM - Colombia v. Peru - Copa America 3rd Place Match - FS2, TUDN, UniMas

6:30 PM - New Mexico United v. Colorado Springs - USL Championship - ESPN+

7:00 PM - Real Monarchs v. El Paso Locomotive - USL Championship - ESPN+