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Stefan Cleveland spoke with Sounders Nation about his experience so far in Seattle, how he’s growing on and off the pitch and winning the Concacaf Champions League. Stefan Cleveland remains focused on growth, goalie and competition with the Sounders | fan side

Raul Ruidiaz seems somewhat distracted by all the festivities surrounding him as the first day of activities unfolds ahead of Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game. Don’t be fooled. Playoff worries for the Seattle Sounders? Raul Ruidiaz says ‘it doesn’t matter’ | MLS Soccer.com

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Somehow, Yea’s Wok didn’t make the list. 20 Breathtaking Chinese and Taiwanese Restaurants in the Seattle Area | Eater

Down to 15 for the Sounders. Power Rankings: FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew soar after Week 24 | MLS Soccer.com

The New York Red Bulls are finalizing a deal to sign Canadian winger Tyler Pasher, who reportedly beat interest from the Sounders. New York Red Bulls finalize deal for former Houston Dynamo winger Tyler Pasher | 90 minutes

Like the NFL, which has several owners who also own football teams, MLS faces racial discrimination complaints regarding the hiring of coaches. NFL and MLS: football, wealthy owners and complaints of racial discrimination | USA today

Riqui Puig should have been the latest in a long line of Barca stars raised at the academy. He wasn’t. Now the 22-year-old is relaunching his career in Los Angeles. LA Galaxy can offer ex-Barcelona prospect Riqui Puig a reset after struggles, coaching carousel | ESPN

Conflicts are brewing between MLS and USL, highlighted by a recent dispute between LA Galaxy and Orange County SC. Is there a conflict between USL and MLS NEXT Pro? – Back heel

The MLS club is breaking silence after allegations of finding an exclusive home for Los Dos. LA Galaxy says they don’t want to kick Orange County SC out of venue – Angels on Parade

Lioness & European Champion becomes Villa’s seventh summer signing. Rachel Daly joins Aston Villa Women! | AVFC

Daly has scored 42 goals and 12 assists in 116 appearances for Houston. Houston Dash sends forward Rachel Daly to Aston Villa

NJ/NY Gotham FC did something in 2021 the franchise hadn’t done since the NWSL began in 2013: qualify for the playoffs, but now Gotham is 11th in the 12-team table, with the worst league goal difference. As losses pile up, Gotham searches for identity – and joy – Equalizer Soccer ($)

Following England’s victory at the 2022 European Women’s Championship, Fanatics saw an increase in sales of women’s sporting goods. Women’s sporting goods are flying off the shelves | Front Office Sports

Also: There’s a new team at the top of the table, while the Spirit remains in free fall. Alex Morgan, Sophia Smith duel for Golden Boot, KC Current make a run, and more NWSL mayhem – Reuters

Affordable ticket prices are key to providing football fans with a live experience that can turn into a lifetime commitment. Women’s Euro 2022 showed how to attract disengaged younger audiences | The Guardian

The working assumption, health permitting and given his importance to the program over the past year, is that Walker Zimmerman will be in the starting XI when the United States Men’s National Team begins the Group B match on November 21 against Wales at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. . Walker Zimmerman: ‘It’s not always easy’ balancing World Cup anticipation | MLS Soccer.com

Derby County was a founding member of the Football League in 1888. This year they were saved from possible liquidation. Derby County: How one of England’s historic clubs was saved from a mad dash to ruin – BBC Sport

Rangers headed into the Champions League play-offs after overcoming Union Saint-Gilloise and a two-goal first-leg loss in a driving performance. Rangers 3-0 Union Saint-Gilloise (agg 3-2): Scots stun Belgian visitors to make play-offs – BBC Sport

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara suffered a hamstring injury in the 2-2 draw at Fulham in their Premier League opener on Saturday. Thiago Alcantara faces several weeks out with hamstring injury – BBC Sport

Aurelien Tchouameni went from being a Monaco midfielder to an €80million move to Real Madrid this summer. But who could be the next star? William Saliba, Harvey Elliott, Benjamin Sesko? Who could be the next big football star in Europe? | ESPN

Manchester United have ended their interest in former Bologna West Ham and Stoke striker Marko Arnautovic. Marko Arnautovic: Manchester United end interest in Bologna striker – BBC News BBC Homepage

The 20-year-old becomes the fifth player to join the Toffees this summer. Everton sign midfielder Amadou Onana from Lille – Royal Blue Mersey

RB Leipzig have completed the signing of Chelsea striker Timo Werner on a permanent deal, two years after leaving the club. RB Leipzig re-sign Chelsea striker Timo Werner on a permanent deal – BBC News BBC Homepage

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has said he has no intention of “wearing the shirt any more” until Mikel Arteta persuades him to stay. Granit Xhaka: Arsenal midfielder says manager Mikel Arteta is the reason he didn’t leave the Gunners – BBC Sport

Bayern Munich are one of the best teams in the world, but the totally unique style of play in their home league, the German Bundesliga, doesn’t help them prepare for their European rivals. Is the Bundesliga too weird for champions? Bayern Munich and the Bundesliga – Is the strangeness of German football harming its dominant team? | ESPN+ ($)

11.45am: Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland (League Cup) – ESPN+

12:00 p.m .: Real Madrid against Eintracht Frankfurt (UEFA Super Cup) – CBSSN / Paramount +

1:00 p.m.: New Zealand vs Mexico (U-20 Women’s World Cup) — UNIVERSO

4:00 p.m.: Spain vs Brazil (U-20 Women’s World Cup) — FS2

4:00 p.m.: Miami FC vs. FC Tulsa (USL Championship) – ESPN+

4:30 p.m.: Washington Spirit vs. Portland Thorns (NWSL) – Paramount+

5:30 p.m.: MLS All Stars vs. Liga MX All Stars – ESPN

6:00 p.m.: San Antonio vs. Loudoun United (USL Championship) – ESPN+

7:00 p.m.: San Diego Loyal vs. Monterey Bay (USL Championship) – ESPN+

7:00 p.m.: Costa Rica vs Australia (U-20 Women’s World Cup) — FS2

7:00 p.m .: Angel City FC against Tigres UANL (friendly of women’s clubs) – ViX

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