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Barcelona’s academy system is adding female players for the first time.

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Seattle

Seattle Kraken fans attending games at Climate Pledge Arena will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before entering the area. COVID-19 vaccination to be required for Climate Pledge Arena events | king5.com

Spectators over the age of 12 will need to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event. Washington Athletics To Implement Vaccine Verification Beginning Sept. 25 - University of Washington Athletics

Majorities of Americans now favor requirements for proof of vaccination for business customers and employees. Update: American Public Opinion and Vaccination Requirements

MLS

What a week in MLS. Power Rankings: Colorado Rapids, Nashville SC keep climbing after Week 23 | MLSSoccer.com

WoSo

Female players will attend Barcelona’s famous footballing school. La Masia welcomes its first female students - Barca Blaugranes

New manager Sarina Wiegman has opted for a blend of youth and experience in naming her first England squad as the side look ahead to next summer’s delayed home European Championship and the 2023 World Cup. Wiegman names first England squad as Euros and World Cup countdown begins | England women's football team | The Guardian

Four of the opening weekend’s matches took place at clubs’ main stadiums with several factors affecting the low turnout. WSL should keep staging games at men’s stadiums despite small crowds | Women's Super League | The Guardian

Kim Little has called time on her international career after spending an incredible 15 years playing for Scotland. Rachel Corsie: Caps and goals don’t do justice to huge impact Kim Little has had on Scottish football and women’s sport - Evening Express

USA

That’s ... not a good look. Weston McKennie returns to Turin early after USMNT suspension - Black & White & Read All Over

Weston McKennie was dismissed by U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter for bringing an unauthorized individual inside the team bubble, sources have told ESPN. McKennie dismissed by USMNT for two COVID protocol violations, including bringing unauthorized individual into bubble - sources | ESPN

USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter spoke more about the events that led to Weston McKennie’s suspension on Tuesday. USMNT vs. Honduras predicted XI; info on McKennie suspension – The Athletic

The U.S. had abundant experience in the last World Cup cycle and failed. Now it has young talent and is struggling. But there’s still time. USMNT's World Cup qualification is off to a rocky start, but here's why it's not time to panic

The USMNT hosted Canada in World Cup Qualifying and played to a disappointing 1-1 draw. Here’s what we learned from the game. United States v Canada, 2022 World Cup Qualifying: What we Learned - Stars and Stripes FC

World

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin detailed today why the body is against the proposal. Less Football is Good: UEFA Reject Biennial World Cup Plan - The Liverpool Offside

Spurs are set to fine Cristian Romero and Giovani Lo Celso after they travelled without permission to play for Argentina, sources have told ESPN. Tottenham to fine Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso for unauthorised Argentina trip - sources

The president wanted the Brazilian back at the Camp Nou. Laporta reportedly tried to sign Neymar for Barcelona after being elected - Barca Blaugranes

Spain’s National Sports Council (CSD) have ruled in favour of LaLiga and postponed two of this weekend’s matches in the Spanish top flight: Sevilla vs Barcelona and Villa. Sevilla vs Barcelona and Villarreal vs Alaves postponed | Marca

Fifa says disciplinary proceedings have been launched against Brazil and Argentina after the events that saw their World Cup qualifier abandoned. Brazil v Argentina: Disciplinary action started against both nations after abandoned qualifier - BBC Sport

What’s on TV?

9:00 AM - Armenia v. Liechtenstein - UEFA WC Qualifying - ESPN+

9:30 AM - Bulgaria v. Georgia - International Friendly - ESPN+

11:00 AM - Manchester City v. Real Madrid - UEFA Women’s Champions League - CITY+

11:45 AM - Kosovo v. Spain - UEFA WC Qualifying - TUDN, UniMas, ESPN+

11:45 AM - 10 Other UEFA WC Qualifying Matches - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Czech Republic v. Ukraine - International Friendly - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Loudoun United vs Charlotte Independence - USL Championship - ESPN+

4:00 PM - Chattanooga Red Wolves vs North Texas - USL League One - ESPN+

4:30 PM - Canada v. El Salvador - CONCACAF WC Qualifying - Paramount+

5:00 PM - FC Tulsa v. Indy Eleven - USL Championship - ESPN+

5:05 PM - Panama v. Mexico - CONCACAF WC Qualifying - Universo, Telemundo Paramount+

5:05 PM - Pumas Tabasco vs Atlante - Liga de Expansión MX - TUDN

6:00 PM - Costa Rica v. Jamaica - CONCACAF WC Qualifying - Paramount+

6:00 PM - Colorado Springs v. Real Monarchs - USL Championship - ESPN+

7:00 PM - Las Vegas Lights FC v. Oakland Roots - USL Championship - ESPN+

7:05 PM - Honduras v. USMNT - CONCACAF WC Qualifying - Universo, Paramount+

7:05 PM - Dorados vs Alebrijes de Oaxaca - Liga de Expansión MX - TUDN

Various NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM on ESPN+