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The USWNT union calls it just a PR stunt.

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Seattle

Likkit is participating in this huge worldwide celebration of the social impact of gamers of all kinds from video games to board games and tabletop RPG’s on November 2nd and 3rd! Likkit Pocinwong - Fundraising For Extra Life

Lindo Mfeka had two goals and one assist and Wal Fall also found the net as Oakland Roots SC took a 3-1 victory against Tacoma Defiance on Wednesday night. Matchday Report: Mfeka, Fall Lead Roots SC Past Tacoma

Jess Fishlock believes this can be the campaign when Wales’ women reach a major tournament for the first time. Jess Fishlock: Wales' most-capped player has qualifying hope - BBC Sport

MLS

It’s Groundhog Day again. MLS’ 13-year Concacaf Champions League schneid continued on Wednesday night as the Philadelphia Union raged and raged, but could not stop the dying of the light at Subaru Park, falling 2-0 to Club América and 4-0 on aggregate in their semifinal series. Three takeaways from Philadelphia Union's CCL semifinal loss to Club América | MLSSoccer.com

Inter Miami CF have revealed the club’s first-ever jersey sponsor, announcing Wednesday a multi-year partnership with XBTO, a prominent, global cryptofinance firm. Inter Miami CF announce XBTO as first-ever jersey sponsor | MLSSoccer.com

The former USA star on his own managerial growth, connecting with his players, and the homophobic and racist incidents that his team dealt with one year ago. Landon Donovan: ‘Soccer means nothing when my players suffer’ | Soccer | The Guardian

Toronto FC are perhaps the highest-spending club in MLS, but results-wise they’ve been the worst. Toronto FC are on pace for their worst season in franchise history - Waking The Red

NWSL

Matthews has two young boys and her husband is Jordan Matthews, an eight-year NFL veteran currently on the practice squad for the San Francisco 49ers. Racing Louisville FC's Cheyna Matthews on sports, motherhood | whas11.com

USA

The union for the USWNT called U.S. Soccer’s offer of identical contract proposals to the men’s and women’s teams a ‘PR stunt.’ USWNT Players Association - U.S. Soccer's identical deals proposal is a 'PR stunt'

De La Fuente had limited minutes at Barcelona, but he backed himself to make a move and is thriving so far in Marseille. There’s more to come, too. Konrad De La Fuente left Barcelona to chase his dream and U.S. forward is just getting started

The US Soccer Federation offers identical contracts to the men’s and women’s national teams in an attempt to end a long-running equal pay dispute. Equal pay in sport: US Soccer offers identical contracts to men's and women's teams - BBC Sport

The USWNT are back in action. USWNT vs. Paraguay, 2021 friendly: What to watch for - Stars and Stripes FC

World

Their departure comes as part of a wider exodus of female stars after the Taliban takeover. Afghanistan women's youth soccer team escapes to Pakistan - BBC News

More than 96 female footballers and their family members have fled across the border of Afghanistan to Pakistan with the help of the Pakistan football federation. Dozens more female footballers and family members escape Afghanistan | Soccer | The Guardian

Breathless, beautiful and brilliant - the Champions League announces its return with a dramatic night across Europe. Champions League drama as Liverpool win, Man City hit six and Messi disappoints - BBC Sport

Jack Grealish scores a wonderful goal on his Champions League debut as Manchester City put the pain of losing last season’s final behind them to beat RB Leipzig. Manchester City 6-3 RB Leipzig: Last season's runners-up off to flying start - BBC Sport

After downing FC Barcelona, Julian Nagelsmann thinks Bayern Munich could be built for Champions League. Julian Nagelsmann thinks Bayern Munich can be one of the favorites in Champions League race - Bavarian Football Works

It was easy to count how many passes a player attempted and completed, but not all passes are equal. What were those actions really worth? Possession Is The Puzzle Of Soccer Analytics. These Models Are Trying To Solve It. | FiveThirtyEight

What’s on TV?

7:30 AM - Kairat v. Omonia Nicosia FC - UEFA Conference League - Paramount+

9:00 AM - Denmark v. Malta - Women’s World Cup Qualifying - Paramount+

9:00 AM - Norway v. Armenia - Women’s World Cup Qualifying - Paramount+

9:45 AM - Galatasaray v. Lazio - Europa League - TUDN, Paramount+

9:45 AM - Real Betis v. Celtic - Europa League - Galavision, Paramount+

9:45 AM - Additional Europa League matches - Paramount+

9:45 AM - 8 UEFA Conference League matches - Paramount+

12:00 PM - PSV v. Real Sociedad - Europa League - Galavision, Paramount+

12:00 PM - Leicester City v. Napoli - Europa League - TUDN, UniMas, Paramount+

12:00 PM - Additional Europa League matches - Paramount+

12:00 PM - 5 UEFA Conference League matches - Paramount+

4:30 PM - USWNT v. Paraguay - International Friendly - ESPN2

5:00 PM - Atlético San Luis v. Tijuana - Liga MX - TUDN

7:00 PM - Cruz Azul v. Monterrey - CONCACAF Champions League - FS2, TUDN

Various Men’s and Women’s College Soccer on ESPN+ from 12:00 to 7:00 PM.